Power and Motorboats

  • The SolarisPower 55 has a base price of around €1.5m

    Solaris Yachts launches new lobster-style yacht series


    Italy’s Solaris Yachts has launched a new series of motorcraft called SolarisPower in an initiative that sees Norberto Ferretti, former head of the Ferretti Group, return to the yacht-building market.

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    Jeanneau delivers insight into current model development


    Erwin Bamps, the new CEO of Prestige Yachts, offered an insight into Jeanneau’s current model development during the company’s spring press conference for the boating media in Cannes.

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    2019 Motor Boat Awards - finalists revealed


    The UK’s Motor Boat Yachting magazine has announced the finalists of the 2019 Motor Boat Awards, sponsored by Side-Power.

  • Tohatsu pleasure fishing boat TF-23X

    Tohatsu-Yanmar tie-up


    The two Japanese companies will partner on production of a new fishing boat targeted to the domestic leisure market

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    US wholesale powerboat shipments up in 2018


    2018 closed as the ninth consecutive year of growth for the US boating industry, according to the latest statistics from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

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    US powerboat registrations up in 2018


    2018 saw a 4.2% increase in new powerboat registration in the US, according to data released by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • Pachoud's 18m powercat Sojourn is capable of high-speed ocean passages

    Roger Hill-designed asymmetric foiling powercats prove a hit for Kiwi builder


    Pachoud Motor Yachts’ innovative Roger Hill-designed asymmetric foiling powercat is proving a hit, with the New Zealand builder just announcing that it has just sold two more. Hulls #4 and #5 are now in production.

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    True North Powerboats sold


    Catalina Yachts in Largo, Florida has acquired Downeast cruiser manufacturer True North Powerboats for an undisclosed sum. The moulds for the True North 34, True North 34 Outboard Express and True North 38 are being moved to the Catalina plant and production will begin this year.

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    Sunseeker on track for strong financial year


    The UK’s Sunseeker International is said to be on plan for the current financial year. Sean Robertson, Sunseeker’s sales and marketing director, told IBI at boot Düsseldorf that the company is “lining up for a good, clear profit year”.

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    2019 European Yacht of the Year Award winners revealed


    The winners of the 2019 European Yacht of the Year and European Powerboat of the Year awards were announced during the opening weekend of this year’s Düsseldorf boat show.