The Sunsail 464 (Lagoon 46) and Sunsail 424 (Lagoon 42) are two new additions to the Sunsail charter fleet this year. The Clearwater, Florida-headquartered company, known as a world leader in the luxury charter industry, has added these yachts as ...

The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, is pleased to welcome Martinique to their expansive menu of top-rated vacation destinations. Bareboat and skippered charters aboard sail and power yachts are bookable now for winter 2019 departures. The Martinique fleet ...

New Sales Office for Dream Yacht Charter Dream Yacht Charter has opened a sales office at its Fort Lauderdale, Florida, charter base, at the Royal Palm Marina in Dania Beach. By November, the office will be fully operational when its ...

Yacht Brokerage Opens 20th Office in South Florida Denison Yacht Sales opened its 20th office, and seventh office in Florida, this summer at the Miami Beach Marina, in Miami. “Boating has been a huge part of the culture in Miami for ...

THE TENNIS MATCH CONTINUES IN MIAMI The dispute over the Miami International Boat Show moving to the Miami Marine Stadium on Key Biscayne continued in October with a pivotal match point thwarted by a crushing overhead shot down the line ...

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Some boats leapt into the lead while others strengthened their front-runner status on the third and final day of racing in the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), presented by TAG Heuer. The 62-boat fleet, ...

Growing up in Rhode Island, Vince Morvillo wanted to play baseball with his buddies. His mom bought a glove, dropped him at the Little League field and drove off. After the tryouts, she asked, “How did it go?” Morvillo cried. ...

Launched in 2013, the Oceanis 38 is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning sailboat built in the United States. Marion, South Carolina to be exact. Designed for single-handling, couples and family sailing enthusiasts, this Bénéteau 38-footer boasts a choice of three layouts. ...

On June 23rd, 2014, the Bénéteau Group acquired RecBoats in the US. This company is specialized in designing, building and selling motorboats and owns the Four Winns, Glastron, Wellcraft and Scarab brands. This acquisition is in line with the Group’s ...

Imagine twenty football fields of carpeted floor space covering two floors of a convention center. Now throw in two separate in-the-water venues with miles of docks. That is the sheer size of the Miami International Boat Show in February. I ...

Starting small and growing bigger. This is the secret to success that has led Club Nautico de San Juan’s (CNSJ) director of sailing and head coach Jose ‘Yoyo’ Berrios to put Puerto Rico on the map as a global sailing ...

Seaway Yachts, the Prius of yachts, is taking the U.S. by storm. Seaway’s Greenline 33 is their latest hybrid yacht, capable of running on diesel, electric and/or solar power, and using an innovative central control device. The yachts are built ...

Show includes Free Seminars and The Sailing Village Presented by GEICO, the Southwest’s largest in-Water Boat Show returns to the South Shore Harbour Marina, Bay Area Houston, for the sixth year in March 2014 with over 400 boats in-water and ...

Hinckley Adds Pod Drive Option “If it isn’t broke, fix it anyway” could be the rationale behind Hinckley’s decision to make Volvo’s popular IPS pod-drive system available on its 2014 Talaria 48 and Picnic Boat. For more than 20 years, ...

Beneteau will reveal its newest concept in sailboat design when it launches the Oceanis 38 at the United States Sailboat Show, October 10-14, 2013 in Annapolis, MD. “The Oceanis 38 offers a level of customization no other builder has ever ...

World’s largest Solar Boat visits St. Martin MS Tûranor Planet Solar, the World’s largest solar-powered boat, paid a visit to St. Martin in May. The unusual craft beat her own record for a transatlantic crossing, taking 22 days, 12 hours ...

Bonaire is an island with a rich maritime past. For generations, its sailors left for jobs in the merchant marine, first on sailing schooners and then on conventional freighters. The Bonaire International Regatta came later and is now in its ...

Charleston Race Week, hosted and organized by the Charleston Ocean Racing Association, is rounding the buoys to rack up more new records April 18-21. Last year, 252 sailboats actually raced. As of the end of February, 250 boats – from ...

Editor’s Note: Last issue we took a look at the history of Beneteau, their factory in South Carolina and their popular sailboats in French Style for American Fun – The Beneteau Story. This month, we look at their powerboat strategy. ...

Groupe Beneteau is a powerhouse in the world of boat building – the largest builder of production boats in the world, whether power or sail, and a big part of the company is a state of the art manufacturing facility ...