Norberto Ferretti and Solaris Power
Norberto Ferretti makes his return to design and works with Solaris on the joint development of a new range  of 46’ to 88’ lobster boats by Francesco Michienzi The ingenious, highly dynamic and very charming Norberto Ferretti is considered a real icon on the international yachting scene. A great sailor himself,... Read more
Invictus 200 HX: small, but full of character
Invictus 200 HX is a nice design by Christian Grande who in just six metres  has managed to come up with  a very original product.  Its looks are refined, but its soul is that of a professional craft which can do anything. Even fishing, proper fishing by Luca Sordelli It isn’t that... Read more
New Otam 85 to make its debut at Cannes 2019
Otam, the Genoa-based shipyard, has announced the launch, ahead of schedule, of its new Otam 85 GTS full custom version. The yacht, which has achieved greater speeds than the ones established in the contract, will make its official debut at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival (10-15 September 2019). “The 85... Read more
Marlin 24 X: originality in power, even in the FB version
Always very particular in the design and in the Marlin 24 X lines is the outboard version of the SR version with stern drive .  The deck is a bit more traditional than the one, but the performances are practically the same, even with 100 hp less by Niccolò... Read more
Fjord: Viking strength, Germanclass
The Fjord range boasts seven different size models, which share unmistakeably clean lines and a highly-functional deck. Their strong points include fast hulls and excellent technological content by Luca Sordelli  The directness of a vertical bow, the angular shape, the large T-top, the central control panel and then the... Read more
Quicksilver Activ 675 Cruiser, well-designed details 
A small motorboat with classic lines at an interesting price,  Quicksilver Activ 675 Cruiser is produced in large numbers, but with notable attention to detail. Using a 225 hp Mercury V6 Fourstroke engine we did over  forty knots  by Luca Sordelli The Quicksilver brand is American and is part of the... Read more
Dynamiq unveils Global 330, its first explorer yacht
Dynamiq, the Monaco-based superyacht builder, revealed the 33m Global 330. It is the first model of the new explorer yachts series. This range was designed with long-range travel in mind, and it will be available in three versions of 30m, 33m, and 40m. Dynamiq’s G330 is a full-aluminum vessel with a beam of 8.5m... Read more
Bénéteau First 27, first love
We tried out the largest of Bénéteau’s small First series: the First 27 is an eight-metre boat that is fun to sail and is very easy at the helm. It is an excellent way to try out competitive sailing di Luca Sordelli Get them young and don’t let them... Read more
Cantieri Codecasa launched the superyacht Construction-F74
Cantieri Navali Codecasa has launched, in its headquarters in Viareggio, the new Codecasa 65 – Construction F74. Designed for maximum environmental sustainability, it is built on 5 decks, with two owner’s suites and four guest cabins. The new Codecasa 65 – Construction F74 is a steel and aluminum motor... Read more
Ilumen 28 Cadet V, absolutely  tailor made
We tested the Cadet V, which is almost identical to the Kalienteand Zalanka, but with V-drive in-line transmissions. Powered with two Man engines of 1200 hp each, the yacht travels at a top speed of over 20 knots  by Francesco Michienzi – photo by Mark Sims This type of... Read more