Mar 8, 2016

Le BoatLaunch of New ‘Horizon’ Cruiser and Expanded Dates for Boating Flotilla in Italy Among Latest Offerings as Le Boat Preps Fleet for New Season

Le Boat, Europe’s number one self-skippered boating vacation company, is introducing a sleek new cruiser and expanding its popular boating flotilla cruises in Italy as part of its diverse offering for the 2016 season.  The company is currently conducting routine maintenance while completing scheduled upgrades and refurbishing throughout its extensive fleet.  It also continues to provide unique services such as price matching and a boat ownership program that allows customers to purchase a boat that the company can rent out and maintain for them when not in use.

“The 2016 season is shaping up to be a very successful one for us, with more vacationers in the U.S. and Canada discovering the distinctive experience of driving their own boat through the scenic canals and waterways of Europe and the British Isles,” said Shannan Brennan, Le Boat’s head of Distribution and Marketing, U.S., Canada and Latin America. “We’re particularly pleased with the exceptional popularity of the Horizon cruiser.  It has yet to make its maiden voyage, but it is already nearly booked for the 2016 season.”

The Horizon’s modern design is exclusive to Le Boat andis available in 11 regions throughout Germany, Italy, Holland, England and France. It has a spacious interior with panoramic windows that’s perfect for a couple or small family. It includes a second smaller cabin that is suitable for young children, a bathroom with a separate stall shower and comfortable spaces for dining and other activities. The new cruiser also has a rear cockpit and roomy sundeck, complete with furniture, sink and barbeque. 

Guided Boating Flotillas

New for 2016 is Le Boat’s boating flotilla option in Italy, which is available for a total of five dates in 2016.  As part of the itinerary, week-long boating groups will travel together throughout Venice. A guide will help plan the itinerary, organize optional group activities and provide assistance to new boaters, if needed. The guide will also be on hand to suggest places to see and visit en route as a group or independently. 

“Le Boat Flotillas offer the best of both worlds, especially for new boaters. Travelers can be as independent as they want, while also enjoying the expert assistance of our knowledgeable and experienced guides,” said Brennan.

Le Boat offers a free app that can be downloaded from the Apple and Google Play stores that provides information and advice for getting the most out of a Le Boat vacation.

www.leboat.com

 

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It is a stunningly surreal morning.

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Welcome to another simply glorious day at Bayfield Inlet on Georgian Bay.

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