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.
The all new Portofino 40 has been launched following an intensive study of this highly competitive sector culminating in the creation of a truly class-leading all rounder. The spacious four+one berth layout boasts two exquisitely designed cabins, a luxurious central saloon, galley and twin access head and shower room. We at WSB take a closer look behind the classic Portofino name of Sunseeker’s newest arrival.
Jaguar Cars has unveiled an exciting and unique styling concept at the international driving debut of the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake. ‘The Concept Speedboat by Jaguar Cars’ showcases the design DNA of the British premium luxury and sports car manufacturer in an unexpected and spectacular package.
A day trip on the 33 SeaWalker, with its unique open spaces, feels like going for a stroll on water. The walk-around by Fiart, premiered at the Milan Fashion Week and the Genoa International Boat Show, features a surprising variety of colours and Fiart Mare’s hallmark versatility, with a multifunctional cockpit and 4 berths. WSB takes a closer look at this Italian designed Fiart.
Sunseeker International revealed the much anticipated new Predator 80 at the Southampton International Boat Show in September 2012. The all new Predator will join 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, so we at WSB take a closer look into this new Predator.
The new Atlantic 56HT from british boat builder Sea Ranger yachts is a full customisable sports cruiser and is this very competitive market is a huge usp for any potential customer. Atlantic say ”its important that when you have your free time and you are onboard the Atlantic 56 HT you feel relaxation is the dish of the day”. We at WSB take a closer look to see if the 56 HT meets that statement.
The world of Semi-displacement aluminium hulls made using advanced technologies, with hybrid propulsion systems is a widely discussed topic in the yachting industry. The innovative new fleet born out of Sergio Cutolo’s master craftsmanship and talent for design marks an important step forward in the evolution of yachting, increasingly tied to the needs of owners who are careful to watch their consumption and their impact on the environment, but don’t want to make any compromises when it comes to safety and performance. Speed and performance with environmentally friendly technologies: these are the outstanding features of Sergio Cutolo’s innovative new Alubrid series.