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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...