News about motor yachts and boats
The new family of yachts is expected to encompass a range from 27 to 48 meters. Additionally, there is the stunning 35-meter pictured below. Burger Boat Company is trying wants customers to really enjoy yachting without the restrictions that with owning large yachts. In other words, the new range is keeping it small and simplified.
The French sail and motorboat builder has released details on earnings for its 2012/13 financial year. Sales in the Boat division were up by 2.4 per cent to ˆ624.4m for the full year ended August 31, 2013, compared to fiscal 2012. Operating income came to -ˆ1.3m versus an initial forecast of -ˆ5.5m, thanks to business exceeding the targets set and a positive trend for margins on direct costs.
The proven hull platform provides accommodation for eight guests in a master suite, VIP stateroom and two guest cabins with. There are also three separate crew cabins located aft for up to five crew members. Power comes via dual 2,000 horse power MTU engines that provide a cruising speed in the region of 22-knots.
Marlow presents a new project which replaces the 78, a successful model in this US brand China build range of yachts. For this new challenge the US firm was challenged by two previous owners to provide for specific needs difficult to meet in the 78 despite its long term position as the most popular large Marlow ever conceived.
One of the scourges for those who wish to go to sea is seasickness. Even the most experienced of sailors can be overwhelmed at times. Now a company which has created an amazing new solution has been nominated for a DAME Award, the world's number one international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories.
With fourteen meters plus in length overall, the new 48 Offshore is certified to carry up to 12 people. It is a sportive yet sophisticated boat. It was developed by Intermarine´s team for the owner who wants a boat for the day use with performance and refinement, but in all this also featuring a nice overnight cabin for two persons.
Innovation and invention has already brought us an incredible increase in ocean safety for the cruising sailor over the last few years with EPIRBs, PLBs and generally better mousetraps in many areas. Now a final year student has been putting his mind to work on how to stop overboard crew from dying of hypothermia before help arrives.
Covering six locations and over 3 million square feet of space, the show's transportation network of bus shuttles, water taxis, and riverboats ensures attendees can easily navigate the boat show and its expansive waterways system. Added attractions include The Blue Wild Dive Show, IGFA's School of Sportfishing and Hook the Future's Kids Fishing Clinics. The novelties at this year shows, and the latest new models from the fall in Europe already transported to the US, show a healthy boating market at the moment
People try some pretty quirky things in boats, but this must be some kind of world record for quirkiness. A vegetable artist has become the first person to sail a giant hollowed out pumpkin across the Solent from Stokes Bay in Hampshire in the south of England to the Wootton Creek Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight.
Back Cove launches its new Downeast, a renewed 37 featuring a larger longer cockpit and a redesigned interior. The Downeast is in fact a longer boat, boasting an overall length of four feet more to the standard 37 Back Cove. It is for a short time being also the Back Cove flagship, that is till the Rockland builder launches its new upcoming 41.