Norwegian boat-builder Windy Boats is to unveil a major new model at the 2013 Düsseldorf Boat Show (19-27 January) which combines the comfort and protection of hard-top cruising with the exhilaration of an open sports boat. Involving a considerable investment in design, tooling and customer research, the new 45 Chinook, a development of the 44, boasts a massively enlarged hardtop that offers more shelter to the cockpit and main deck seating areas.
Its an historic day for Sunseeker International, manufacturer of the world’s some of the finest luxury motoryachts, today reached another landmark in its illustrious history when founder Robert Braithwaite laid the first gelcoat on the mould of the new Sunseeker 155 Yacht, due for completion in December 2013.
With 80,000 m2 of exhibition space on land and in water, and more than 500 boats on display, the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes is Europe’s leading in-water boat and yacht show and no doubt one of the world’s most prestigious. It attracts more than 54,000 visitors from the four corners of the globe, to discover close to 200 new international models, presented in their world debut. This extraordinary event is being held in Cannes and kicks off from 6th – 11th September, a favourite spot where glamour and luxury meet.
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.
Haines Marine have announced the completion of the latest model in their range of luxury bespoke offshore cruisers. The 400 was officially launched at Coldham Hall in July with its first International debut showing at Southampton Boat Show in September 2010.
The Bertram 511 is the latest breakthrough sport-fish yacht from Bertram which captures the classic spirit of earlier Bertram models. The 511 exudes a new edge and modern appeal from its previous predecessors, without compromising the traditional look of a Bertram boat.
Australia’s youngest luxury boat building company, Maritimo, has launched its new flagship, the spectacular Maritimo 73 Motoryacht. Stretching a little over 80 feet in overall length, this new boat leads a fleet that has expanded to 14 models in just seven years.
Sunseeker International will launch the brand-new Manhattan 63 at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show. With a range of interior and engine options, the vessel is an exciting addition to the Flybridge range. Sunseeker has achieved that rare thing among motoryacht manufacturers – a popularity that quite literally spans the globe.