Taiwanese boat builder Horizon Yachts announced the launch of their brand new E56XO sport yacht this summer break; this model, unveiled in December 2015, is based on the E56 motor yacht but features a lower profile for a sleeker, more sporty look. The WSB teams takes a closer look at this sports cruiser from down under.
Launching in 2016, the Princess 49 cleverly combines high performance, with economical sea-keeping qualities. Manoeuvrability sits at the heart of the 49, with a first of its kind handling associated with the very latest IPS pod drive system. This is the very first Princess flybridge with IPS drive. The WSB team take a closer look at this new innovation addition to Princess.
US boat builder Sea Ray have showcased their “Next Wave” program in true style and wrapped it all up in the new 400 Sundancer. Next Wave is their aggressive commitment to innovation across all Sea Ray platforms. The goal is nothing short of re-imagining the boating experience again and again. By developing and championing new technologies such as Quiet Ride™, Dynamic Running Surface™ and Digital Dash™, and design breakthroughs including SkyFlow Design™, Sea Ray is asserting itself as the dominant global presence and a company of forward thinkers.
Azimut the Italian yacht-manufacturing company kicked off the year with a world premiere launch of their Azimut 66 Flybridge, a shining new example of their ability to innovate to the next level. The Azimut 66 is part of the Flybridge Collection, the most classic of Azimut’s collections, and the one which has seen the most important renewal of its stylistic and technical content.
Sunseeker International has released the first exclusive CGI images of the eagerly anticipated new 95 Yacht currently under production in Dorset, UK. The magnificent luxury performance yacht is set for launch in Spring 2016, underlining the brand’s commitment to bringing more exciting new products to market in the year ahead. Its striking lines and innovative layout also showcase the fresh design direction that Sunseeker’s next generation of larger models will take.
The first model will be available starting in the summer of 2015, but the design of the Magellano 66 started long ago. It is built on the same foundation that makes all Magellano Collection yachts so special: the Dual Mode hull. The goal is to offer a versatile boat that provides a comfortable ride even in moderate to rough seas. Accomplishing this required developing keels that were profoundly different from those found on planing hulls.
This Summer will see the flagship launch Haines 400, as it makes its debut at the Southampton boat show in September. The 400 will feature a large master aft cabin and an equally spacious guest en-suite forward cabin. A split level saloon, galley, dining area and a spacious aft upper deck makes this model an all-round craft for entertaining and comfortable weekend aways.