NeptunusNeptunus Yachts delivers another new custom built 625 MotorYacht to an experienced Ontario Yachtsman. The vessel features large deck salon with galley up and dinette for 6.

Hanse Crossover SailThe Hanse CROSSOVER SAIL was developed by Elvstrøm specifically for Hanse yachts. It has an asymmetrical cut and consists of lightweight CZ laminate.

Bavaroa r40BAVARIA MOTORBOATS opens the trade fair season with two world premieres in Cannes. The new semi-displacement yacht BAVARIA E40 FLY and the planning hull BAVARIA R40 FLY will be presented to a large audience for the first time at the Cannes Yachting Festival from the 6th to the 11th September.

Beneteau Oceanis 38Beneteau representatives announced recently that in addition to the Oceanis Yacht 62, they will introduce two more new sailboat models, the Oceanis 35.1 and Oceanis 38.1 at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis on October 6-10, 2016...




Boat RadioClipperTelemd+ Medical Director, Doctor John Ross, will be sharing his dynamic telemedicine stories hosting “Medical Emergencies at Sea” on the recently launched and highly anticipated, Boat Radio...



iNax 2iNavX, the benchmark marine navigation mobile application, announced today the release of iNavX v4.7.4. The new iNavX release includes a full modernization of its back-end architecture...




Blue DreamThe Blue Dream Project launched its 60 foot schooner in Lunenburg on July 23rd. The vessel is being built by master shipwright David Westergard who has several traditional schooners under his belt...



New From JeanneauJEANNEAU is proud to announce the new models that will be unveiled at the upcoming Autumn shows...





Prestige 2017The new PRESTIGE YACHTS 630 will be launched in September 2016 at the Yachting Festival of Cannes (France)...





Monte Carlo 6sThe launch of the Monte Carlo 6 S at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September marks the success of the...




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Hanse 418By Katherine Stone

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