Boat Review 25 results

Xc 45: Discover the New 40 Years Anniversary Edition

The Xc 45 was the first model in the Xcruising range to be launched, and was named European Yacht of the Year, praised for her combination of cruising comfort, performance under sail and responsive handling. As with all the Xc models which followed, the Xc 45 incorporates the X-Yachts steel hull/keel girder for strength and resistance to grounding, with deck and sail layouts designed for ease of handling when sailing two-up. Following extensive feedback from a large group of Xc owners, as well ...

X4: Winner of the European Yacht of the Year Award 2020!

The all new X40 is the smallest model in the Pure X range; blending quality, performance and styling with cruising capability. Hot out of the X-Yachts Design Office came the X40, a forty-foot performance cruising yacht that is just as capable for some serious mileage as it is blasting around the cans on the weekend. The new baby Luxury X-Yacht joins the hugely successful and critically acclaimed Pure X range. The design philosophy was very clear from the outset — like all our yachts, we ...

Barracuda 8: Cruise. Explore. Enjoy. Repeat!

With a striking line, a determined look and a well-thought-out deck and wheelhouse layout with comfortable installations, escape from it all on the Barracuda 8, suited to a wide range of programmes. The Barracuda 8 is a highly seaworthy sport fishing boat, thanks to the latest generation of Airstep® hull. She is protected and also very spacious and welcoming. A fisher and an adventurer, her Scandinavian spirit makes her perfect for any kind of break.   Exterior Design With her ...

Antares 11: A Weekender that Hits the Right Note

The Antares 11 is the epitome of a safe, seaworthy and spacious family powerboat, retaining the long-standing signature features of a top-quality range, suited to all kinds of boating. The Antares 11 is the evolution of over 40 years of Antares heritage passion and know-how. With a length overall of just over 36 feet, the new flagship of the Antares fleet is the perfect illustration of a family cruiser. Safe, ideal for cruising, and seaworthy, the contemporary design of this powerboat focuses ...

Gran Turismo 40: Love at First Sight

The Gran Turismo range of sports cruisers will charm and thrill you. Racy lines draw the eye while the airy, spacious and secure cockpit is a delight. Whether in ‘dolce vita’ or sporting mode, her high-performance twin engines ensure that those who step aboard will live life to the full. The Gran Tursimo 40 recreates the sport cruiser concept. Designed by the talented hands of Nuvolari and Lenard, this novel variation offers as much pleasure to the eye as sensations and driving. The ...

First 18: Sailing Reinvented

Competitive sailing is entering a new era with high-spirited boats designed for family and friends. Fun, Intuitive, tough, simple, smart: a brilliant reinvention of the FIRST legend! There’s an air of adventure about the First 18. Combining all the pleasures of dinghy sailing, her versatility appeals as much to expert regatta racers as it does to novices who dream of coastal raids with family or friends. Stable and lightweight, with a planing hull and high-performance rigging, the First ...

Oceanis 41.1: Performance at Sea

Living on board an Oceanis is a lifestyle in its own right. Her swiftness and safety find an echo in her elegance, comfort and a feeling of well-being. Each new Oceanis requires the passionate commitment of architects and designers, whose challenge it is to extend the limits of space, while increasing the craft’s performance at sea. FINOT-CONQ ARCHITECTS: In forty years, Jean-Marie Finot and Pascal Conq have forged the reputation of designing perfectly balanced and admirably seaworthy ...

MY37: Unprecedented Power, Space and Economy

MY37 replaces the successful Highland 35 and is set to revolutionize the entry-level segment of the world’s power catamaran market with its impressive features, performance and value for money. The Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts team has meticulously designed a spectacular multihull that will be lauded for its superior comfort, outstanding views and beautiful luminosity. The MY37 also possesses the key attributes of the shipyard’s range, including excellent offshore performance, stability, ...

Oceanis 38.1

The Oceanis 38.1 cleverly combines practical features, performance, and elegance on boat sizes where function generally outweighs personalization. Designed to suit a variety of sailing programs and increasingly different lifestyles on board, she is available respectively in six versions with varied layouts: number of cabins and bathrooms, modularity of the saloon, choice of galley, storage capacity, etc. The Oceanis 38.1 offers a performance to habitability ratio second to none on this ...

Antares 27: The Ultimate Weekender

With an innate sense of detail and comfort, the Antares 27 is an invitation to spend more time at sea. Modern and stylish, she preserves the traditional elegance of an established range. Autonomy, habitability, panache: she has everything to make short cruising a great experience. Thanks to her Airstep® hull, the Antares 27 cuts gently through the waves offering a comfortable ride and safe navigation. With up to 2x200 hp power, the Antares 27 has the latest technological developments in ...