Grand Soleil 42 LC, reach the destination fast
It is the new entry-level boat in the Long Cruise range from Cantiere del Pardo. It is very easy to handle, and its performance makes it fun. The lines are by Nauta Design and the hull by Marco Lostuzzi by Luca Sordelli – photo by F. Taccola Let’s go out, and... Read more
Excess 15, simple and essential
It is the first model of an ambitious new Bénéteau brand: “exaggerated” catamarans, different from all the others, which are quick and fun to sail. They have come to the market to attract mono-hull users, and also those who already use cats but are looking for both excitement and... Read more
Bénéteau Oceanis, two new models on the way
Cruising first: Bénéteau has announced the launch of the new Oceanis Yacht 54 and Oceanis 40.1. One is 17 meters long, the other 12 meters, both are perfect holiday “machines”. Last year was marked by the arrival of the new First 53, a pure fast-cruiser. Now everything at Bénéteau... 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
Lagoon, Deep-Sea cruising
Whether powered by sail or motor, catamaransoffer undisputed advantages in their size, comfort, range and customisation, the Lagoon shipyard in Bordeaux produces a range of megayachts that includes two motor models and an impressive twelve sailing boats by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Nicolas Claris LAUNCHING A BOAT IS... Read more
Bénéteau Oceanis 46.1, always at the top
The new Oceanis 46.1 performs very well, even in light winds. The new addition to the Oceanis range continues to appeal to people who enjoy comfortable cruising, but is also aimed at people who truly like to sail by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Guido Cantini / Bénéteau The Oceanis... Read more
Lagoon 46, to be or not to be…
Lagoon 46, good performance and comfort. One thing doesn’t necessarily preclude the other. The search for this balance has been the guiding light in the development of the Lagoon catamarans by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Nicolas Claris Comfort or performance? I can imagine product managers and designers struggling... Read more
Bénéteau Oceanis 51.1, never nervous 
Bénéteau Oceanis 51.1: space, performance and comfort. The Oceanis range has been updated, starting from the hull and the waterlines, so as to meet the needs of modern owners  by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Guido Barbagelata and Gilles Martin-Raget The 51.1 is the seventh generation of the Oceanis range.... Read more
Bénéteau Sense 51, more comfortable that ever

A cruise according to Bénéteau. Aboard the 51 you can find all the comfort already available on the 57 thanks to the designer’s magic touch which seems to multiply the available space

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Bénéteau Sense 57, a cockpit of “Science”
It’s the most used area while cruising. The solution designed by Bénéteau makes it comfortable for both sailing and mooring THREE BY TWO – SUCH ARE THE MEASUREMENTS IN METRES OF THE SALOON IN THE COCKPIT OF BÉNÉTEAU’S NEW SENSE 57. To be precise, it measures 308 by 217... Read more