Big Cat Poker Run At 80 Registered Boats

<!– In the News: Big Cat Poker Run At 80 Registered Boats –> In what was a challenging transitional year at the organizing level, the 2021 Big Cat Poker Run in Northern California still attracted 70 boats and raised more than $100,000, which netted $50,000 for the Discovery Bay Lion’s Club to donate to various […]

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Schaefer V33 first look: Brazilian brand set for UK debut at Southampton show

Gibbs Quay Boat Sales has become the exclusive UK importer of Brazilian-built Schaefer yachts and will bring the Schaefer V33 to the 2022 Southampton Boat Show. The V33 weekender features walkaround decks and outboard power The 14-model Schaefer Yachts portfolio extends from 30-85ft (9-26m) and includes seven flybridge motoryachts and seven sportscruisers. The initial shipment […]

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Extraordinary boats: the new radical PRB IMOCA 60

The new PRB IMOCA 60 is one of the latest to launch in a flurry of new launches. Originally designed for The Ocean Race, it will be Kevin Escoffier’s boat for the next Vendée Globe As if the new PRB IMOCA 60 were not eye-catching enough, the story behind it is truly remarkable. The reason […]

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New wallywind range proves luxury and speed do mix

Relax on a cruise and challenge round the cans with the new wallywind range, Wally’s new sailing range, which allies cruising comforts to slick performance Iconic sailboat builder Wally is returning to its roots with its breathtaking new range of cruiser-racers. The wallywind series runs from 110ft up to 150ft LOA, and holds out the […]

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Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks

<!– In the News: Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks –> Nor-Tech owners headed to Lake of the Ozarks for Shootout week, August 24-28, will have an event of their own to enjoy on the Central Missouri waterway. Dubbed the Lake of the Ozarks Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run, the Midwest Boating […]

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MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas

  MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas Expanding Global Marina and Services Business MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (“IGY Marinas”), which owns and operates a collection of iconic marina assets and a yacht […]

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MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas

MarineMax, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which owns and operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key global yachting destinations. MarineMax will acquire IGY Marinas for $480 million in cash, with an additional potential earnout of […]

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Flying High: What Pip Hare Did Next

After her incredible Vendée Globe, life has changed for solo sailor Pip Hare. She reveals what it’s like to live your dreams We hit a wave, the bow bouncing into the air. The roar reverberating from inside the covered cockpit intensifies and I look out of the bubble window to a wall of seemingly solid […]

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Keep Your Cool on the Water

With heat waves growing longer and more intense every year, hot, humid weather is becoming the norm during boating season. Whether you’re fishing with friends, cruising with family, or overnighting in a distant port, the option to escape into an air-conditioned cabin can keep you out on the water enjoying your boating experience. If your […]

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Fairline Announces New Targa 40

PHOTO COURTESY OF FAIRLINE Following the success of the popular Targa 38, Fairline announced the brand new Targa 40, featuring bold exterior design, sporty and contemporary interior spaces and the latest in technology. “The Targa 40 announcement comes at an exciting time for Fairline and marks a major milestone in our new model development programme. […]

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Countdown to Cannes 2022: Sealine S390

The Hanse Group is to launch a new Sealine S390 model at Cannes 2022 to plug an obvious gap in the former British brand’s Sports line-up. The open sportscruiser design fits neatly into the slot between Sealine’s existing S335 and S430 Bill Dixon’s latest design for Sealine is all about making the most of the […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Pardo GT52

Pardo has released a wide range of new renderings and additional details of the forthcoming Pardo GT52 ahead of its Cannes 2022 debut. This elegant party platform can be specced with a galley-up or galley-down layout A key element of the new Pardo GT52 ‘crossover’ design is its ability to deliver a more sociable boating […]

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Bridge vs superyacht dispute concludes

A long running dispute over the dismantling of an old bridge in order to allow for the movement of a superyacht reported to be owned by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos seems to have come to a close Plans to dismantle a 95-year-old railway bridge in Rotterdam in order to allow the launch of a new 400ft […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Absolute 56 Fly

Absolute has revealed new renderings and details of the all-new Absolute 56 Fly ahead of its public debut at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival. The slick new design integrates plunging windows with see-through gunwales for outstanding views out The new Absolute 56 Fly is exactly the kind of boat we tend to associate with this […]

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Countdown to Cannnes Yachting Festival 2022: Fairline Phantom 65

British yard Fairline Yachts has released more details and images of the Fairline Phantom 65 ahead of its debut at next month’s Cannes Yachting Festival… Revised windowline and sleek new superstructure look very elegant While Fairline is planning to unveil a revised Squadron 68 at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival, the more noteworthy and radical […]

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Kadey-Krogen 58 EB Boat Test

  The Krogen 58 Is Ready for Your Adventure of a Lifetime The Krogen 58 EB is the embodiment of beauty and function. Comfortable, capable, safe and sure, her Pure Full Displacement hullform and superior-quality materials and systems result in an unrivaled passagemaker in this size range. While many builders today focus on building much […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Numarine 22XP

Securing its spot at the entry point to Numarine’s fleet of long-distance explorer yachts, the new Numarine 22XP retains all the key features that make the larger boats so effective. Though relatively compact, the ‘entry-level’ Numarine is an authentic long-distance explorer In spite of its relatively modest length, the Numarine 22XP comes with a choice […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: De Antonio D36

The replacement for the D34, the new De Antonio D36 exhibits a lot of the traits we’ve come to enjoy from the Barcelona-based yard… The stylish D36 is one of the most original multi-purpose day boats around While the De Antonio D36 features a longer hull then the D34, with twin steps and a deeper […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Sirena 78

According to Turkish builder, Sirena, its extraordinary new Sirena 78 is designed to be “the yacht that can do it all”. Class-leading volume for flexible guest entertainment? Check. Long-range capabilities for adventurous voyages? No problem. A customisable interior for an easy ownership experience? All part of the Sirena 78 package. But one of the keenest […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Nerea NY40

Nerea Yachts’ new NY40 certainly looks the part. Alex Smith explains why it’s worth a closer look at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival… The NY40 is the second boat to emerge from this ambitious young Italian builder Like the original Nerea NY24, the Nerea NY40 is designed to combine naval tradition and hi-tech innovation with […]

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