This Year’s Boating Scene: It’s Looking up!
At the US winter shows, the boating industry puts its best foot forward. Between Miami and Palm Beach, the region hosts no fewer than five major boat shows. The Yacht & Brokerage Show on Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show, and related Strictly Sail, run February 14 to 18. These three shows mark the debut of dozens of new models and showcase hundreds of craft, from small center consoles to megayachts.
Fort Lauderdale 2012: Sunseeker 34M
With a raked hull and raised wheelhouse, the newest hull of Sunseeker’s 34m line is engineered for reliability and low maintenance. To help with this goal, Sunseeker installed a system to integrate ship’s management and monitoring with navigation and control.
Sunseeker 155: Lifting The Veil On The New Flagship
Sunseeker’s founder Robert Braithwaite marked an important day in his company’s history when he laid the first gelcoat on the new Sunseeker 155’s mold. Due for launch in 2013, this new 155-foot flagship is another significant development in the history of the Poole, UK-based shipyard.