The 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show on the seven seas produced by Informa Markets, is celebrating its 60th annual premier exhibition of yachts, boats, marine products, and accessories. Located in the “Yachting Capital of the World” and recognized as the pinnacle of all nautical exhibitions, this year’s show will feature over 1,500 boats on display and 1,200 exhibitors spanning over three million square feet of exhibition space and six miles of floating docks. More than 110,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend.
Luxury hand-built Turkish boatbuilder Mazu is set to showcase their first Mazu 82 flagship less than 12 months after taking their first order. The Mazu 82 is built of a carbon composite in a lightweight sandwich construction for maximum rigidity and strength and for the first time has collaborated with a dedicated stylist, the celebrated Turkish designer Tanju Özelgin, for the interior layout and design, making Mazu elevate to new standards in customisation and innovation.
Pearl Yachts has officially revealed the new Pearl 62 model at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019. The first hull in the new Pearl 62 line-up is currently under construction with exterior design by revered English yacht designers Bill Dixon, and interior design by multi-award-winning designer Kelly Hoppen MBE. The new Pearl 62 will be officially presented to the industry at boot Düsseldorf 2020. So what new features can we expect from this new arrival?
Sunseeker International has released details of the all-new 65 Sport Yacht. Launching in autumn 2020, the yacht showcases the fresh design philosophy of Sunseeker’s next generation of models and underlines the brand’s commitment to bringing even more exciting new products to market. Sunseeker’s Design and Technology Centre based in Poole, Dorset, has been developing this new model for over 12 months, so what can you expect of the latest model innovation from Sunseeker?
The all-new Bluegame BGX70 marks a collaboration between Luca Santella and Bernardo Zuccon, and was launched at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival. The new 21-metre-long boat has some new striking features and marks the start of a new Bluegame season. Luca Santella’s iconic brand, established in 2005 and acquired by Sanlorenzo in 2018, continues to focus on the owner who wants to fully experience the sea, a concept that stems from Zuccon International Project’s constant research and development of new approaches to boat design. So what does the new thinking behind BGX70 deliver?
Slovenia yacht builder, Greenline Yachts, will expand their range of eco-conscious motor yachts with the introduction of the groundbreaking Greenline 45 Fly. This all-new model is already proving a hit, with 25 confirmed orders and production capacity doubling to two units per month. A smart combination offering of solar, electric, and hybrid propulsion coupled to conventional engines means Greenline can offer their customers a wide range of eco-friendly choices highly demanded in today’s climate aware buyers. The WSB team takes a closer look at this welcomed addition.
Ring powercraft chose Southampton International boat show as their global launch platform for the new Ranger 25 Vengeance. A stunning 25-foot centre console sports boat designed to deliver ultimate performance with a sprinkling of day boat luxury. Fans of the iconic 50-year-old Ring brand will not be disappointed by the race-bred hull providing superb performance and tracking capabilities, so what can you expect from the new 25 Vengeance?
As 2020 fast approaches, Cranchi Yachts is preparing to celebrate 150 years of its history. This is an extraordinary achievement by any company in any industry and gives Cranchi huge accolade to their celebrations starting in January of 2020. To mark this celebration Cranchi Yachts has planned the worldwide premiere of its new flagship, the Cranchi 78 Settantotto at the Boot Düsseldorf. The 78 Settantotto has a huge spotlight of occasion set upon it, so what can we expect from the new Cranchi flagship?