Yacht Boat News

Equipment & Accessories

Boat Equipment News and Yacht Accessories News – technical information from Boat Equipment reviews and testing of Yacht Accessories news and new events in the field of yachts equipment industry

RescueME EDF1

rescueME EDF1

rescueME EDF1 the world’s most compact Electronic Distress Flare Traditional handheld flares are still mandatory in some legislations; however, they are technologically obsolete, potentially dangerous to use, sensitive to humidity and their operating time is limited to 60 seconds… a good reason to “double” them up with an LED light such as this EDF1 developed by British equipment manufacturer Ocean ...

Read More »

135-foot Superyacht Ocean Emerald

Camper & Nicholsons

This Rule-Breaking 135-Foot Superyacht Has Been Turning Heads for More Than a Decade Love it or loathe it, there are no half-measures when it comes to the polarizing, mind-bending lines of the 135-foot superyacht Ocean Emerald. That arching sweep of its steely-gray superstructure. The awkward, uncomfortable roofline as it swoops down to meet the pinched bow. Those harsh horizontal bars along the ...

Read More »

New Contest 55CS

Contest 55CS sailing © Contest Yachts

Contest Yachts is delighted to announce that the newly launched 17-metre Contest 55CS has been nominated in the Luxury Cruiser section of the European Yacht of the Year 2021. Of the dozens of new sailboats launched yearly, only the exceptional receive such recognition for this most prestigious of yachting awards. The sailing trials take place over the last weekend in ...

Read More »

Cannes Yachting Festival

Cannes Yachting Festival © Cannes Yachting Festival

Traditionally the first show on the nautical calendar and Europe’s leading in-water boat show, in this year unlike any other, the 2020 Yachting Festival will also be the first event on an international scale to reopen in the post-lockdown period. This new year remains true to the show’s DNA with almost 400 boats presented ranging from 3 to 43 metres, ...

Read More »

Sixth Sirena 88

Sirena 88 - photo © Jeff Brown

Sirena Yachts has sold its sixth Sirena 88 after the 26.81m/88ft model, the largest in the Sirena range, was first presented at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival. With naval architecture by German Frers and interior design by Cor D. Rover, it is the 3rd unit in the Turkish brand’s flagship line to be acquired by an American customer. The list ...

Read More »

Sunreef MM460 CAT

Sunreef MM 460 CAT ©Sunreef Yachts

With a constantly growing demand for large luxury sail catamarans, Sunreef Yachts teams up with one of the world’s best yacht designers Malcom McKeon to present a radical superyacht concept – the Sunreef MM460 CAT. Globally-known for in-house manufacturing and designing, Sunreef Yachts now engages in a special collaboration focusing on one the industry’s most exciting multihull concepts. The design ...

Read More »

Nova Luxe hybrid Elite 50

Elite 50 - photo © Nova Luxe Yachts

Nova Luxe is pleased to announce our first new yacht built as a hybrid electric, Elite 50! Over the past three years we have searched for the perfect marriage between a catamaran hull and our hybrid electric system. Our strategy was to evaluate the performance of existing hulls in the market to find one that would be superior with a ...

Read More »

New Jeanneau Yachts 60

Jeanneau Yachts 60 © Jeanneau

It is an all-new phase that Jeanneau Yachts is embarking on this year. This iconic line will be enriched with the addition of the new Jeanneau Yachts 60, to be presented in its world debut at the Dusseldorf Boat Show in January 2021. A surprising model, she ushers in a new look, an unparalleled design, offering a pure and unique ...

Read More »

Gunboat 68 Sea Tilt

Gunboat 6803 Sea Tilt © Gilles Martin-Raget

Spirits were high at the Gunboat factory as we launched the third Gunboat 68 of the series! This launch carried particular significance as a marker of adaptability beyond the typical call of duty, even for yacht building. Gunboat Managing Partner, Benoit Lebizay explains, “Completing 6803 in the current environment definitely was not business-as-usual amidst lockdowns and border closings. Nevertheless, the ...

Read More »

New Garcia Explocat 52

Garcia Explocat 52 ©Garcia Yachts

Garcia Yachts presents the Explocat 52, the ultimate aluminum exploration catamaran. Already sold in six units, she completes the range of Garcia Exploration monohulls. Solid, safe, comfortable and performant Solidity and structural rigidity of aluminium: The choice of aluminium increases the safety margin of the Explocat 52, designed to navigate off the beaten track. The rigidity of the platform, beyond industry ...

Read More »