Dufour 530, primus inter pares
The Dufour 530 is the first model of the new course at La Rochelle. The cruising vocation is indisputable, as well as Umberto Felci’s high-performance hulls. It is the first model of the new course, the first project to see the light since Dufour was purchased by Fountaine Pajot.... Read more
Moody DS41, living on one level
Cockpit and lounge, without distinction: presented at the Boot, the Moody DS41 is the latest addition to the British brand. Design by Bill Dixon with space research at its core. by Luca Sordelli Everything smaller, everything more compressed, but the philosophy is the one we’ve seen in the past... Read more
From Neel to Leen: now the French tri are also motorized
A real revolution for the shipyards of La Rochelle, which was announced at the Düsseldorf show, the Neel sailing range will be flanked by the motorized Neel range. Starting with the Leen 72 (in the opening photo) and the Leen 56.  by Luca Sordelli There are always three hulls,... Read more
Fountaine Pajot Alegria 67, a joy to sail
We tried Fountaine Pajot ’s flagship offshore from Florida, near Miami. A catamaran measuring more thant wenty metres long and just under ten metres wide. Designed by Berret-Recoupeau Yacht Design by Fabio Massimo Bonini – photo by Gilles Martin-Raget  WE’VE ARRANGED TO MEET AT 1 P.M. AT THE QUAY... Read more
Privilège Signature 510 Essential, accessible luxury
17 meters long, 8 meters wide, the new 510 Essential from Privilège is the simplified version of the super-equipped Signature from the Les Sables d’Olonne shipyard.  The 510 Essential is a true Privilège catamaran and shares the same basic characteristics as the Signature version, starting with the sophisticated construction... Read more
Swan 48, little big Swan
The yard had received as many as 16 orders for the Swan 48, the  smallest boat in its classic line, even before it hit the water. It was formally presented at the autumn boat shows by Niccolò Volpati photo by Karolina Isaksson /Bildbolaget Du&Vi IT DOESN’T HAVE “SWAN” WRITTEN... Read more
Euphoria 68, Balance is the key feature
Cruising without any restrictions: space, comfort, safety under way and a lot of range, the Euphoria 68 is a 21-metre boat designed by German Frers to sail anywhere. The interiors are by Design Unlimited by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Jeff Brown, Breed Media COMFORT AND SAFETY. THE MEDITERRANEAN, BUT... Read more
Perini Navi S/Y 47 m, here comes the third unit of the E-volution series
The external lines of the new 47-meter Perini Navi, entirely made of aluminium, are designed by Franco Romani, Style & Design Director of Perini Navi, while the interior design will be developed by Perini Navi, in collaboration with Marco Costanzi Architects studio. Destined for a ship owner, it was... Read more
Lagoon Seventy7, infinite spaces
The Lagoon flagship, the new Seventy7,  is just under 24 metres long and 11 metres wide. VPLP design was behind the naval architecture, Nauta Design developed the interiors andPatrick le Quémentdesigned the deck by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Nicolas Claris TO GET AN IDEA OF THE SIZE OF THE LOUNGE,... Read more
Excess 12 and 15, the important thing  is to exaggerate
The first two Excess  catamarans from the new Bénéteau brand are making their debut. The idea is to bring together comfort and on-board space, as is to be expected from a multi-hull, but without doing without the pleasure of sailing by Niccolò Volpati CATAMARANS ARE NOT ALL THE SAME.And... Read more