Victory’s Arif Al Zafeen and Nadir bin Hendi completed the perfect weekend winning race 2 of the Italian Grand Prix to clinch the 2011 Class 1 European Championship in an incident-filled afternoon which saw Italians Luca Formilli Fendi and Giovanni Carpitella crash out.
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® Offers the complete boating experience, with everything from luxurious Super Yachts to fun for the whole family. Whether you are traveling to Fort Lauderdale on vacation or already live in the “Venice of America,” the 52nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® is a must-see event for everyone who enjoys anything marine related. From Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, 2011, the City of Fort Lauderdale welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to the largest in-water boat show in the world.
London’s biggest and best-loved boating experience, the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show 2011, returns to ExCeL London today, running from 7 – 16 January, bringing a host of brand new features and attractions as well as regular Show favourites to the capital. The new look Show is an unmissable day out, where everything to do with activity on, in and under the water is there to be discovered.
It’s that time of year again for the world’s largest international boat show to raise its gates, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, lives up to its nickname as “Yachting Capital of the World”, hosting the 51st Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 28-November 1, 2010. With more than 3 million square feet of space over five locations, the show’s transportation network of bus shuttles, water taxis, and riverboats ensures attendees can easily navigate the boat show and its expansive waterways system. Here is a sneak preview to some of the new boats and yachts that will be launched at the this year’s show.
Some products are developed with the precise aim of carrying out a function, others go far beyond this, Riva’s new 86’ Domino is one of these.
In a highly anticipated collaboration, Marc Newson has partnered with Riva and their official designers, Officina Italiana Design, to reinterpret the ‘Aquariva’ speedboat. ‘Aquariva by Marc Newson’ will be launched as a limited edition of 22 units in September 2010, available worldwide through Gagosian Gallery.
Founded in 1966 the Norwegian built Windy range has grown over the years from sports boats to Sports cruisers and now into the realm of Sports Yachts with the Windy 52 Xanthos.
The 52 Xanthos combines sleek, low profile styling with luxurious three-berth accommodation, she has an outstanding helms position and quality about her that few in this market segment will be able to match.
Windy has a certain edge of elegance not to over powering though and just enough to compliment its sporting pedigree. Stepping on board the 52 Xanthos aft will provide you with the reason why.
Confronted with a large bathing platform and an accommodating aft deck leads you onto the triple glass sliding doors which take you through to a beautifully layout spacious cockpit saloon.
You will feel the subtle style and elegance of the 52 Xanthos creep up on you now as you scan the fit and finish from the expansive U-shaped sofa and well-equipped wet bar to a world-class helmsman’s position. Look up and you can enjoy heavenly skies above day and night through the huge sunroof in the hard-top from the electrically operated foot rest.
Walking through the saloon going below deck, the quality of the Windy’s fit and finish is even more impressive, high-gloss woodwork, light tanned furnishings, coupled with technology such as flat screen TV’s and an ultra-modern galley, will have you amazed
Below the cockpit are twin cabins, one with two single beds, and one with a double which has direct access to a bathroom equipped with a Rondell shower. In the bows, the owner’s suite has a king-size double bed, en-suite bathroom and dressing table.
Windy’s 52 Xanthos achieves that perfect balance of luxurious fit & finish coupled with a smooth delivery of high performance. This is achieved through a detailed designed deep V-hull combined with state-of-the-art technology and materials resulting in impressive seakeeping qualities, assuring security in comfort and speeds the that set the Windy apart from its nearest competition.
See the Windy 52 Xanthos in video action at
Pictures courtesy of Windy Boats