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Gran Turismo 40: A Giant Step Forward in the Universe of Sport-Cruisers

Elegance, quality fittings, top-level finish and sensations guaranteed. The Gran Turismo range developed by Beneteau is full of surprises. Harmonious throughout, many of the details on the new Gran Turismo 40 boat underline the balance between her strong sporting character and the type of functions you might expect for a pleasant, luxurious yet practical life on board. In creating this boat, Beneteau sought out the well-known designers Nuvolari and Lenard who have already designed several ...

Grand Large 360: New Grand Large Generation

Millesime Grand Large 2018 Dufour Yachts team keeps developing new models and presents the latest addition of the range, the Dufour 360 Grand Large. Efficient and Spacious Hull The hull of the Dufour 360 Grand Large has been designed to provide the best balance between sailing experience and space onboard, both above and below deck. The optimization of the rudder, the wide aft beam and the long chines ensure maximum stability at any speed. A New Roof Design The Dufour 360 Grand ...

Barracuda 27: Bold and Dynamic

The Barracuda pilothouse boat oozes with temperament. She is built on the unique concept of multiple uses, with the interior and exterior layout, choice of hull architecture and engine, and powerful style, available in four different models from 21 to 27 feet. A popular dynamic outboard day boat with good sea-keeping behaviour, she has lots of features that will appeal to keen explorers and divers. Robust Versatile Boat The Barracuda is a tough multipurpose boat and will withstand just ...

Oceanis 55.1: The Blue-Water Cruising Standard

The Beneteau Oceanis range of sailboats has long been known as the market leader because of their adaptability to blue water cruising or around the buoy racing in your local harbor. The newest and most luxurious to join this family of open ocean adventurers is the Oceanis 55.1. The 55.1 follows on the heels of the hugely successful Oceanis 55, but offers even more performance and innovation. Her lines are both contemporary and classic, which make her look as fast anchored as she is under ...

Fountaine Pajot MY37 Motor Yacht

The MY37 replaces the successful Highland 35 and is set to revolutionise 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, ...

Beneteau Swift Trawler 35: A Market Revolution

Ten years ago, Beneteau took another tack into the Trawler world and started a market revolution. What once was a converted bare-bones fishing boat known for its steady but lumbering pace was transformed by Beneteau into a sleek, modern cruiser with new levels of performance and luxury. Since then Beneteau has been bringing more advances, innovations and refinements to this revolution while holding close the qualities that boaters have always loved about trawlers — their ruggedness, stability ...

X4(9): New for 2018

Following on the success of the X43 and the X65, X-Yachts recently launched the new X49 at Boot Düsseldorf in January 2018. The X range displays a true embodiment of the key features which set X-Yachts apart from the competition. The new X49 offers a wealth of features which enables the crew easy handling in all conditions. Whether doing family sailing trips, long distance blue water cruising or competitive sailing, the X49 offers the best combination of everything X-Yachts has developed ...

Dufour: Building on it’s Heritage

Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne…distinguished French wines inseparably connected to their locality of origin. Developed over generations to perfection, these names are now brands of their own. Perhaps less well-known to the terrestrial public is a region of France on the Atlantic coast called the Charente-Maritime. Here, sailors and boatbuilders have proudly passed down their skills to successive generations like heirlooms. This region of France, distinguished by a rich shipbuilding heritage, ...

Beneteau: An Entirely New Concept

When Beneteau launched its Sense range almost eight years ago, it introduced the sailing world to an entirely new concept of what a large sailing yacht could be and do. She was designed to be a cruising yacht for all horizons — equally at ease on the open ocean as well as bays and inlets and more than ready to handle anything from a casual day cruise to months-long expeditions. Since then, this range of luxury cruisers has become known for their drama-free, low-heel angle sailing characteri...