Buying and selling a recreational marine vessel can be, in some cases, even more complicated and problematic than a real estate transaction.
Organizers said the event, held September 15 through 18, is the largest boat show in New England and it kicks off the fall boat show season. The show provides visitors from around the world a venue to see the latest boats and products from hundreds of manufacturers and dealers.
Beneteau launched the first Swift Trawler, a 34-footer, in 2010. Since then, with more than 350 boats built, the line has grown to include 44- and 50-foot models. And now the 30.
A big day for the folks at the company's Clearwater, Florida, headquarters, the 76 fills a niche in the american trawler market by aiming to mix luxe, European styling with hardcore cruising-range and seaworthiness.
The Northwind, a 130-foot yacht built in the 1930s and thought to have hosted Winston Churchill, Jackie Kennedy and Princess Elizabeth, was found to be listing and taking on water April 14.
There have been some great success stories in the realm of green boat-building, but hyrbids continue to be imperfect and in uncharted territory. Beneteau and Elco may have struck gold.
The construction of hull no. 1 of the latest addition to the Nordhavn fleet is almost finished and will be launched this spring.
I'd been following this boat project for years, knew that it motivated Kees's valuable CANboat work, and given that CANboat helped birth Signal K, I figure that Merrimac may earn a special spot in marine electronics history.
As I sped across the flat-calm waters of Howe Sound, not far from Coastal Craft’s home port of British Columbia, I felt like I was drivin’ a big, broad-shouldered, bluewater-capable, all-aluminum motoryacht while kicked back in cushy comfort.
Designed as a coastal cruiser with long-range abilities, the B70 features a relatively shallow draft (4' 6") coupled with a reported range of 2,500 miles at a cruising speed of 8 knots.
Technically, the bitter end is the part of a rope that’s tied off. And from that definition has sprung more dire meanings. But for Amy and I, its meaning is something else altogether.
In May 2014 Bäden sank upon launch in Anacortes, Washington, exacerbating a spate of bad luck for CEO and general manager Andy McDonald, who had just returned to work after an extended illness.