Teams competed on Lake Michigan this past weekend during the 6th Annual Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix with a crowd that appeared to exceed last year’s reported attendance of 110,000 people. Team Broadco (Superboat Class) excited the crowd by leading green flag to checkered flag in both heats on a spectacular summer August day. Red Lucas Oil Silverhook won unchallenged in the Superboat Extreme Class. The WSB team take a closer look into the days racing at Key West.
Another sun filled, performance packed, Super Boat International weekend, crowned 7 winners in the fleet of 41 boats for the running of the 30th Annual Suncoast Superboat Grand Prix this past weekend. All the class winners included Two Cruel (P4), Black Pearl (P3), The Hulk (Superstock), Sun Print (Superboat Vee), Team STIHL (Superboat), Team Instigator (Superboat Extreme) and Miss GEICO (Superboat Unlimited). The WSB team were lucky to be ring side to take in the action.
The Princess 60, is now one of the most versatile flybridge yachts on the market thanks to a whole host of upgrade improvements for 2014. The 60’s smart exterior profile has been lifted with an exciting and incredibly deep window line, sharpening the profile and delivering one of the most panoramic views from the beautifully appointed saloon. Whether seated or standing, the view out is well designed and thought through. The WSB team take a look into the new upgrades for the 2014 Princess 60.
The Azimut 40 Sports Cruiser is the entry model to the Flybridge collection and modelled after traditional flybridge motor-yachts: it is a great cruiser, with plenty of space inside and out, and comfort levels that reflect years of refinement. This line has been the focus of the Avigliana boatyard since the beginning, forming the basis for its considerable experience. Twelve metres, two cabins, two bathrooms, a lifting stern swimming platform (standard), and a huge fly: these are just some of the strong points of the newest member of Azimut’s flybridge range.
The newly launched Polish Galeon 780 Crystal is more than just a flagship model – it is a showcase of the company’s potential in terms of engineering, design and technology. The stunning exterior, a work of Galeon designers, offers an abundance of space on all three decks.
Introducing the smallest of the Brazilian built Intermarine range, the all new Intermarine 42. Its been a very busy and aggressive year of growth for Intermarine and this looks to continue well into 2012. The 42 exterior was designed by the Miami and Viareggio based studio Luiz de Basto Designs, while the interior was projected by the interior designer Karol de Paula.
Queen yachts have launched their new Queen 86. Designed by Architects Vienna & Locarno of the TDF Studio in Milan, with the support of the technical staff of Queens Yachts, and built by Flag Marine shipyard. The flagship model from Queen Yachts has been another step forward for the Italian brand and encapsulates new design and innovation.