Category: Boat Business

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PALM BEACH GT50 OPEN

PALM BEACH GT50 OPEN

The Palm Beach GT50 Open will make her European debut at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival starting September 10, following her successful world debut at the Miami Yacht Show last February. With a focus on efficiency and strong, lightweight construction, the yacht is capable of 40-plus knots with an economic cruise speed of 35 knots....

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TWO NEW CUSTOM ELITES

TWO NEW CUSTOM ELITES

Weber Marine has successfully secured the build of an Elite 18m Sportfisher for a local owner. Braden Weber and his team are no strangers to the Elite brand, having worked on many when employed at previous yards. The vessel, to be launched early 2021, will be highly customised to suit the experienced owner who is...

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Platinum X-Yachts Dealer

Platinum X-Yachts Dealer

Laurie Collins Westhaven are proud to be appointed a Platinum Dealer for X-Yachts in New Zealand and look forward to selling from the wide range of X-Yachts’ available models. With almost 40 years of experience, there is a reason why X-Yachts have established an enviable customer loyalty – quality. A heritage of designers and naval...

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Amer 94 with Easy Connect

Amer 94 with Easy Connect

Italian boatbuilder Amer Yachts has installed Volvo Penta Easy Connect in their 94-foot superyacht, D’aria, the largest yacht to be connected to the app so far. Volvo Penta Easy Connect provides users with data related to the engine, boat and routes taken – sent directly to their smartphone or tablet – which can be viewed...

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Hanse Yachts purchases Privilège Shares

Hanse Yachts purchases Privilège Shares

HanseYachts AG has acquired all shares in Privilège Marine Holding GmbH from HY Beteiligungs GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, and thus indirectly acquired 97.43% of the shares in Privilège Marine SAS, France. Privilège Marine has been manufacturing luxury sailing and motor catamarans s for over 30 years, making...

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Princess Yachts at Cannes Yachting Festival

Princess Yachts at Cannes Yachting Festival

Princess Yachts, the UK’s leading luxury yacht manufacturer, is launching two exciting new yachts at the Cannes Yachting Festival that reinforce the British brand’s focus on elegant and beautiful design, and attention to detail across its core F Class and S Class ranges. The new F50 flybridge and S66 sportbridge (together with the S62 which...

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Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot reveal electric sailing catamaran

Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot reveal electric sailing catamaran

Cannes Yachting Festival will serve as the backdrop for Volvo Penta’s unveiling of a new take on its Saildrive system – an electric Saildrive prototype. Offering the prospect of onboard comfort, near-soundless, low vibration operation, and silent mooring, the initiative is a collaboration with long term boat building partner, Fountaine Pajot. A twin installation of...

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NEW Beneteaus at Auckland On Water Boat Show

NEW Beneteaus at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Award winning sailing yachts, genre re-defining Trawlers and new generation Powerboats are set to take center stage at the Beneteau stand for this year’s Auckland on Water Boat Show with 36 Degrees Brokers. On show will be a diverse display of Beneteau’s signature models, renewed and reimagined, highlighting how far the brand has come in...

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Sealegs vs Orion ruling

Sealegs vs Orion ruling

Smuggler Marine and Orion have thanked boaties across the country for their support following a Court of Appeal decision in August, which will free up production of amphibious boats in New Zealand. The Court of Appeal decision found that the High Court judge made key errors in 2018, in finding Orion, Smuggler and others had...

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MARITIMO’S X SERIES ENJOYING STRONG SALES

MARITIMO’S X SERIES ENJOYING STRONG SALES

The very latest in the revolutionary X series of sport yachts from Australia’s leading luxury motoryacht manufacturer, Maritimo, the X50, has seen the success of the range continued with total sales since its launch in May now in the double figures. The X50’s success follows on from the record-breaking response to the X60 sport yacht...