Boat Launch News – Page 9

  • Fipa

    Gruppo Fipa expands Maiora 30 superyacht series


    Gruppo Fipa, Italian builder of the Maiora, AB Yachts and Cbi Navi brands, has announced the launch of its new Maiora 30 Convertible superyacht model. Along with the AB 80 and Maiora 30 Walkaround, the group has introduced three new models this year.

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    Boston Whaler extends Dauntless line


    The Dauntless 220 and 250 (pictured) feature an 18-degree deadrise and a full-beam aft casting platform Among a cadre of Americans of a certain age, the word “boat” conjures images of the Boston Whaler Dauntless, often the first vessel a young boater would skipper. Building on that ...

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    X-Yachts launches new X5⁶ model


    Danish builder X-Yachts launched the new X5⁶ for the first time yesterday, last evening, putting her afloat for the first time. The new X56 model afloat for the first time ”It was a tremendously glorious sight to see the new beauty hit the water,” stated Thomas Mielec, ...

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    Gulf Craft launches "world’s largest" composite yacht

    2020-11-26T15:26:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Delivery of the Majesty 175 is scheduled for March 2021 Gulf Craft, the Middle East’s largest yacht and boat builder, has launched the Majesty 175 – the world’s largest composite megayacht currently in production, the yard claims. Gulf Craft chairman Mohammed Hussein Alshaali told IBI’s Middle East ...

  • Sunseeker 90 Ocean

    Sunseeker to launch a record five new models


    The five premieres will be unveiled in January 2021

  • Hodgdon electric tender

    Hodgdon to offer all-electric superyacht tenders

    2020-11-23T10:04:00Z IBI , by Dag Pike

    The 10.5m and 12m tenders are part of the Venetian line US boatbuilder Hodgdon is now offering what it claims will be the world’s first superyacht tenders powered entirely by electric power. The electric versions will be based on the company’s Venetian designs which are based on ...

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    Sanlorenzo introduces new SD118; four units already sold


    Italian superyacht-builder Sanlorenzo has expanded its line of semi-displacement models with the launch of the SD118, a 35.8m yacht with wide-body hull. Four units have already been sold, says the company.

  • X5Plus

    Xquisite/Phoenix Marine announce arrival of new X5 Plus


    The new model builds on the success of the 50ft Xquisite X5

  • Alia Yachts Atlantico

    Alia Yachts unveils 27m chase boat


    Turkey’s Alia Yachts has unveiled a new 27m aluminium chase boat that fully matches its 55m mothership in terms of look, quality and function.

  • Majesty Yachts

    Gulf Craft launches third Majesty 122


    The third 37m Majesty 122 was launched last week by UAE-based yacht builder Gulf Craft in a private ceremony attended by the owners and company officials.


    Plans unveiled for new dayboat powered by lithium sulphur batteries

    2020-11-18T15:19:00Z IBI , by Dag Pike

    The 400kwh lithium sulphur battery is projected to offer a range of 70-100Nm at a cruising speed in the region of 20kt A plan to exploit the benefits of using lithium sulphur batteries instead of normal lithium ion batteries in a marine application is being developed by ...

  • Sunreef 60 Power Eco

    Sunreef launches new Eco 60 featuring new solar power technology


    Polish catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts has launched the 60 Sunreef Power Eco, a new motoryacht featuring Sunreef’s proprietary state-of-the-art solar power system that covers up to 68.6sq m of surface onboard, extending the solar energy generation to 13kWp.

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    Spirit Yachts delivers yard’s first fully electric yacht


    The UK’s Spirit Yachts has delivered its first fully electric yacht, the 13.4m (44ft) Spirit 44CR[e], to its Canadian owner. Based on the Spirit cruiser racer (CR) design, the 44CR (e) was commissioned for an eco-conscious customer who set Spirit Yachts the goal of “near total energy self-sufficiency”.

  • Tankoa 50

    Tankoa sells fourth unit in all-aluminium 50m series


    Italian superyacht builder Tankoa Yachts has announced the sale of the fourth unit in its all-aluminium 50m series after Vertige, Bintador and Olokun. Started on speculation, the build is now over 40% complete and scheduled for delivery at the end of 2021.

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    First visuals of new Oyster yacht


    The UK’s Oyster Yachts has unveiled the first visuals of its latest model currently in production, the Oyster 885GT Grand Tourer.

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    Sunseeker announces ‘limited edition’ Predator 74 and 74 Sport Yacht models


    The UK’s Sunseeker International has revealed its Predator 74 and 74 Sport Yacht will now be available as an XPS limited edition. Both yachts will feature dramatic new styling and numerous luxurious appointments which are only available together, as part of an optional package.

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    Solaris introduces four new sailing yacht models

    2020-11-03T11:55:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Despite Covid-19, Italian builder Solaris Yachts has experienced a very busy summer period through July-September with the launch of four new sailing yacht models. The delayed Genoa Boat Show proved both timely and successful for the brand.

  • Morgana

    Southern Wind launches 100ft full-custom cruiser-racer


    Southern Wind Shipyard has launched a new 100ft full-custom, high-performance cruiser-racer in the Port of Cape Town, South Africa.

  • LBV35

    World’s first recyclable, solar-electric boat in production


    La Bella Verde (LBV), a Spanish developer of eco-friendly catamarans, is to launch what it describes as “the world’s most sustainable boat” in 2021.

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    VICTA: surface submersible aimed at ‘aqua tourism,’ defense

    2020-10-19T14:46:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    SubSea’s VICTA 1200: Sea trials will begin next year A British company is set to launch next year what it is calling “one of the world’s most technologically advanced and cutting-edge surface submersible craft” following a US$15m investment. Bond-like in its concept and design, SubSea ...