Dubbed the “ultimate party” boat by Galeon, the new 500 Fly has a new innovative dynamic in movable platform features which set it apart from the rest of the competition, but is it a true party boat? The WSB team step on-board to check out if gimmicks ring true.
With the launch of the new Dominator 640, the Dominator shipyard and its staff, take another step towards implementing their brand-new philosophy. This 20 meter long and 5 meter wide sports yacht represents some of the best Italian hand-crafted products around, the style of the interior and exterior ooze class challenging credibility at first glance, so the World Sports Boats team step on-board to take a closer look at this new arrival to the Dominator range.
Team Abu Dhabi wrapped up a near-perfect start to their 2015 title challenge with Gary Ballough and John Tomlinson taking their second win in race 2 in Salerno. “This has been a fantastic few days for Team Abu Dhabi and a perfect way to start the season,” said team spokesman Salem Al-Remeithi. “The team is very focussed and we really feel we can win the Championship this year.”
The first model will be available starting in the summer of 2015, but the design of the Magellano 66 started long ago. It is built on the same foundation that makes all Magellano Collection yachts so special: the Dual Mode hull. The goal is to offer a versatile boat that provides a comfortable ride even in moderate to rough seas. Accomplishing this required developing keels that were profoundly different from those found on planing hulls.
This year’s 6th annual Thunder on Cocoa Beach Super Boat Grand Prix gave spectators a front row seat to fierce competition accompanied by heart-dropping roll overs and brutal waters. As a result of talent and exceptional hard work, the CMS 52’ MTI team came out ahead, earning first place in the Superboat Unlimited Class.
Princess Yachts has announced the latest addition to the S Class range – the Princess S65. This exciting new model will be launched in the autumn and joins the S72 in this range of dynamic high-speed sportbridge yachts. The S65 will benefit from a spacious interior which will feature a galley aft of the saloon, with separate dining area opposite. An electrically opening aft window will convert the galley into a cockpit bar creating a sociable cockpit area.
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.