October 21, 2020

New Model: Summit 54

Kadey-Krogen renowned for its trawler explorer cruisers and yachts from 44 to seventy feet enters the World of planning motor yachts with the Summit 54. A design of Michael Peters from top to bottom with interior by Espinosa, the Summit 54 presents itself a comfortable flybridge motor yacht, with American looks and finishing, influenced by latest European trends.  Below deck the Summit 54 offers a three double cabins layout with full beam master cabin, forward VIP suite and a bunk twin berth cabin to starboard.  Living is a split level layout with a large astern L-shaped galley to starboard.  Exterior spaces are abundant and owners will appreciated the easy full walk around deck movement, which makes you think you are on a bigger to a seventeen meter yacht.  The Summit 54 is powered by twin Cummins 550hp engines which give her max speed up to 25 knots.  Like all Kadey-Krogen since 25 years she is built by Asia Harbor Yachts in Taiwan. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 17.83 m (58.5ft)
Beam - 4.6 m
Draft - 1.09 m
Displacement - 25129 kg
Fuel Capacity - 2839 l
Water Capacity - 814 l
Accommodation - six berths in three cabins, one crew cabin berth
Engines - 2 x Cummins QSB6.7 550hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 25 knots max, 23 knots fast cruise, 9 knots long range 
Range - 330 nm at 23 knots, 606 nm at 9 knots
Hull Shape - planning
Project - Michael Peters exterior and naval architecture, Espinosa interior, Katie Astra decor

October 20, 2020

Project: Austin Parker 44 Ibiza WA

Austin Parker present the project for the 44 Ibiza WA project, a sport cruiser shaped for those seeking outdoor comfort and convenience combined with all the indoor amenities required for day trips or medium-range cruising. The design is attractive, rational and modern: details such as the small side door for easier access from the quay, the comfortable seats in the bows, the large cockpit-living area, the tender garage and the central console all reflect the meticulous originality of this yacht’s design, by architect Fulvio De Simoni. The Austin Parker 44 Ibiza WA is also versative inside with two different layouts available both sleeping four, but an option to have a U-shaped dinette forward or an island double berth. The Austin Parker 44 Ibiza WA is available with three propulsion set ups; outboard, Volvo IPS, and or classic line shaft. Of the data provided the Volvo twin 480hp IPS set up is the fastest with speeds up to 37 knots announced, while twin Cummins 550hp on line shafts deliver up to 32 knots. No outboard data is provided but expect the version with triple engines to be the fastest.

October 19, 2020

New Model: Ferretti 500

Ferretti continue to renew itself and towards the end of Summer 2020 they launched the new 500 model.  Designed by Filippo Salvetti, the 500 is the third Ferretti for the Italian designer having started with the 670 in 2018.  The new 500 is pure Ferretti DNA, see low profile flybridge a style which has characterized the brand since ever.  The Ferretti 500 features a three double cabins accommodation, full beam midships master cabin, and VIP forward, and a bunk twin berth cabin to starboard.  A two cabin version is also available this featuring larger shower heads, but also a walk-in wardrobe for the VIP suite forward.  A single berth crew cabin is located aft.  All living is located on the main deck which features the today popular, but Ferretti introduced in 2005 on the 630 astern galley layout.  The Ferretti 500 is powered by twin Cummins 550hp in line shaft propulsion giving top speeds up to thirty knots.
Technical Data:
LOA - 15.33 m (50.4ft)
Waterline Length - 13.8 m
Beam - 4.33 m
Draft - 1.23 m
Displacement - 18500 kg unloaded, 22000 kg loaded
Fuel Capacity - 1400 l
Water Capacity - 600 l
Max Persons - 12
Accommodation - six berths in three cabins, or four berths in two cabin, one crew cabin berth
Engines - 2 x Cummins QSB 6.7 550hp
Propulsion - line shaft
Speed - 30 knots max 25 knots cruise
Project - Filippo Salvetti exterior, Ferretti engineering for naval architecture
Certification - CE B, modules B + F + Aa IMCI

October 18, 2020

Web: Bayliner New Web Site

Bayliner presents its new World wide web showroom.  Bayliner was founded in 1957 by J.Orin Edson, coming previously to this from a boat racing hobby and opening two years before Advanced Marine Outboard shop.  The first Bayliners where plywood boats, but in 1966 the fiberglass move is made. In 1968 Bayliner has one hundred dealers in the US and Canada and moves its production locality to a previous World War Two hangar outside Washington.  In 1974 feeling the rising gas prices Bayliner debuts a sailing boat line with three models named Bucaneer. 1982 Bayliner presents it first Capri model the 1600 which also comes with the Total Value Package including an 85hp outboard and a road trailer in the retail price.  1986 proves to be a super year for Bayliner first by selling a record 43,000 boats, and second for joining the Brunswick Corporation which features more then fifty dealers World wide. Bayliner largest build to date was the fourteen meter 4788 Pilothouse, an explorer motor cruiser produced from 1994 up to 2002. Today Bayliner features four lines; Bowriders, Center Console, Deck Boats, and Hey Day which build a total of 23 models from the five meter Element E16 to the seven meter Element XR7.  Bayliner new website takes you around with the following main buttons; Boats, Build and Price, Shopping Tools, Resources, and About.  The new website also features link to social network hubs; Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

October 17, 2020

New Model: Horizon Custom FD90

Horizon Yachts announces the launch of a custom FD90 motoryacht. Commissioned for experienced American owners, this voluminous build features a unique three-stateroom layout with a country-kitchen configuration and numerous customizations to suit the owners, as well as their dogs cruising preferences. When the experienced owner of an enclosed bridge Horizon E88 decided it was time to upgrade, the Fast Displacement FD Series caught his eye. This particular owner has a strong technical and space planning background and often brainstorms with Horizon’s RandD department, so he approached the yard directly to design and build a yacht based on the FD Series voluminous profile and hull form that would suit his family’s onboard lifestyle.
Technical Data:
LOA - 27.44 m (90.1ft)
Waterline Length - 26.7 m
Beam - 7.11 m
Draft - 1.65 m
Displacement - 96.1 t
Fuel Capacity - 13173 l
Water Capacity - 1514 l
Accommodation - custom six berths in three cabins, two crew cabins with four berths
Engines - 2 x Cats 1136hp
Propulsion - line shaft

October 16, 2020

Project: Lynx 29-metre Orion

Inspired by the constellation of Orion in name and design, this 29-metre is a strong example of Lynx Yachts strong understanding for what the market wants, which is to sail anywhere in the world safely and comfortably. It offers a voluminous interior with an open living area the equivalent length of a tennis court, while guests can admire the exterior detailing, influenced by the stars. Orion answers the call for those in search of a super yacht that can match their sporty and active lifestyle, with numerous features and design ideas, while simultaneously reflecting the extensive research and analysis conducted by Lynx into the demands and wishes of the modern-day client. With this research comes features that enhance the experience on board a yacht this size, such as the relationship between spaces. From the beach platform with its Sea Theatre seating, through the main deck, saloon and on to the forward lounge, these areas are configured to offer an unobstructed flow from one to the other. Purposeful separation between the wheelhouse and upper deck saloon ensures privacy for the enjoyment of the dining area, which offers panoramic views and can be opened up to the fresh sea air thanks to floor-to-ceiling sliding windows. Accommodation is offered on the lower deck and consists of four guest cabins; two twin suites, a VIP suite and a full-beam master room reserved for the owner. One of the defining features of Orion is the Sea Theatre, which transforms the staircase from the main deck to the beach platform into a grand theatrical seating area that extends to cushioned sofas. This original idea allows for a six-metre tender to be stowed on the beach platform without compromising on sea views. Orion also offers a carefully considered layout that keeps crew and guest areas separate. The galley is located forward on the main deck and has a dedicated crew entrance, in-line with the characteristics of larger boats. While crew quarters are located aft of the engine room, accessible via a hatch in the staircase and includes two cabins for four crew.

October 15, 2020

New Model: Burger 48 Cruiser

The Burger 48 Cruiser is a custom fourteen meter aluminium cruiser developed in conjunction with her owner and Vripack Naval Architects in The Netherlands. Every detail of the 48 Cruiser reflects Burger's quality craftsmanship and attention to detail, as well as her owner's desires for a highly personalized yacht. Powered by twin 600hp Volvo Penta with IPS pod propulsion, the Burger 48 Cruiser incorporates Vripack's revolutionary Slide hull design. This hull provides her owner a 27 knots cruising speed and a top speed of approximately 32 knots in comfort and reduced fuel consumption.  The Burger 48 Cruiser features a Celeste Wegman Interior with two ensuite staterooms, unobstructed views in the open salon/galley area and exceptional exterior spaces for entertaining friends and family.  The Burger 48 Cruiser has been a success with another unit delivered, and a 50 variant currently under construction.
Technical Data:
LOA - 14.83 m (48ft)
Beam - 4.62 m
Draft - 1.22 m half load
Displacement - 22.6 t half load
Fuel Capacity - 2196 l
Water Capacity - 511 l
Accommodation - four berths in two cabins
Engines - 2 x Volvo D8 600hp
Propulsiuon - Volvo forward looking IPS800 dual propeller pod drives
Speed - 32 knots max 27 knots cruise
Range - 300 nm at cruise
Construction - welded alustar aluminium
Project - Vripack exterior and naval architecture, Celeste Wegman interior

October 14, 2020

Project: Solaris Power 57 Flybridge

Solaris Power present the project of the 57 Flybridge, which means all the characteristics of the Lobster model with the addition of the fly deck and a second helm station on top.  Launched in early 2019, the Solaris Power 55 Lobster now renamed as 57 was the entry by the famous sailing yacht builder into the motor boating sector.  Since then Solaris Power has launched three other models, with a new 44 to be completed by the end of this year.  The 57 Flybridge entry into the fly-deck will come from a staircase to starboard, with preliminary designs showing a layout offering a central helm station and a sun-pad aft. The Solaris Power 57 is a semi custom product with two layout available for the main deck and a choice of a galley up or down, and three lower deck offers with two or three double cabins.  A single berth crew cabin is located forward.  The Solaris Power 57 Flybridge will be powered by twin Volvo 600hp engines with IPS pod drives as standard which give top speeds up to thirty knots.  An option of bigger Volvo's 725hp with same IPS propulsion will increase top speed by about five knots.

October 13, 2020

New Model: Magazzu MX-13 Gran Coupe

Magazzu present the new MX-13 Gran Coupe, a further evolution of the 13 Coupe which launched in 2007.  The MX-13 Gran Coupe is a novelty and at the same time a restyling of the 13 Coupe which lasted thirteen years in production.  The new MX-13 Gran Coupe improves cabin space to the previous version thanks to an extended re-designed deck house which is longer and also a bit higher.  The Magazzu MX-13 Gran Coupe hull one is powered by twin Mercruiser 430hp gas petrol engines with stern drive propulsion which give top speed up to fifty knots.  Further engines up to twin 600hp are possible with estimates of top speeds up to 55 knots.  The first unit of the Magazzu MX-13 Gran Coupe was commissioned by popular Italian celebrity Jerry Cala who is a fan of the brand.
Technical Data:
LOA - 13.30 m 
Beam - 4,6 m
Draft - 0.5 m exl drives and props
Displacement - 7000 kg
Fuel Capacity - 1000 l
Water Capacity - 400 l
Accommodation - four berths in two cabins
Engnies - 2 x Mercruiser 430hp, up to a total of 1200hp available 
Propulsion - stern drives
Speed - fifty knots max 35 cruise with Mercruiser 430hp, up to 55 knots possible
Project - Magazzu
Certification - CE B

October 12, 2020

Project: Esposito Positano Cabin 32

Nautica Esposito from Naples in Italy, present the project for the Positano Cabin 32. A traditional gozzo cruiser the Positano Cabin 32 presents itself with an over-all length over ten meters, and offering an accommodation of four berths in a lower deck interior. The exterior of the Positano Cabin 32 is fully usable with walk around side deck, twin L-shaped settee dinette aft, and starboard side helm station.  The Esposito Positano Cabin 32 is to be powered by twin Volvo 270hp with line shaft propulsion, giving estimated top speeds up to 29 knots.