This Summer will see the flagship launch Haines 400, as it makes its debut at the Southampton boat show in September. The 400 will feature a large master aft cabin and an equally spacious guest en-suite forward cabin. A split level saloon, galley, dining area and a spacious aft upper deck makes this model an all-round craft for entertaining and comfortable weekend aways.
2014 was packed with exciting product launches from many of the world’s leading sports cruiser and sports yacht manufacturers. The World Sports Boats team chose 12 of our favorites and put them up for the public vote. After 1000’s of votes from our visitors during April, a winner has emerged.
It’s our great pleasure to announce the World Sports Boats, Boat of the Year for 2014, as the Riva 88 Florida.
Numarine International, the Istanbul based shipyard has been very busy increasing its range of yachts in the past 12 months, and one of those new arrivals is the smallest model in their range, the 70 Fly. Delivering the space and comfort normally only associated with much larger models, the 70 Flybridge is a culmination of Numarine’s tireless quest for market leading design and innovation. The WSB team steps on-board to take a closer look at this entry-level to the Numarine range.
The all new Predator joined its famous siblings as the most flexible yacht in the range, offering limitless options from top-end sports performance through to long distance cruising, and everything in between. The stunning range of options available on the Predator 80 truly makes it a yacht to suit every lifestyle but is it a match for the sublime Lamborghini Aventador or the perfect complement?
It took the Swedish company Delta Powerboats precisely 10 years to grow from a 25 footer to the new 26 meter flagship. The WSB team take a closer look at what is set to be a new era in sports yacht design.
Ferretti Custom Line, a brand of the Ferretti Group specialising in the production of fibreglass planing and semi-displacement maxi yachts between 28 and 38 metres in length, is introducing the Custom Line 108’. The new project, which is part of the planing line, will make its debut this summer and is the heir of its successful 100-foot predecessor, which was largely appreciated all over the world, as proven by the 14 models sold in only three years.
Grandezza has being expanding its range consistently this past 24 months and one that stands out is the new 40 FLY is based on the Grandezza 39 CA. In addition to second helm position the flybridge delivers a huge sunbed, another wetbar and dinette with extensive seating and a great view. The design goal was to create, for the North and Central European markets, a motor boat suitable for family use that will be internationally top ranked in its size class for its design, functionality, safety, and quality. The boat has a clear and functional layout, with the features accustomed to a traditional sport cruiser. The WSB takes a closer look at this new arrival.
Although slightly more compact, reinforcing a sense of intimacy and well-being, the new Velasco 37 F is just as elegant as the Velasco 43 F states Jeanneau. Inside, every detail has been designed to increase window area, for a bright living space with magnificent 360° views, so the WSB team step on-board to check out if the Velasco 37 F is the perfect match for an F-Type Jag.