New Williams Sportjet 520 yacht tender to be launched at London Boat Show 2015 The Sportjet 520 superyacht tender offers a brand new concept for the sport RIB, combining the safety and fun of a jet drive with the high performance of the industry-leading BRP Rotax® 4-TEC 150 engine. Speed and practicality are both key to this beautiful craft, which has been designed to thrill any keen water skier or wakeboarder.
Swan owners all over the world have been busy planning their winter getaways, and the second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean in Virgin Gorda is one not to be missed. The first edition of this biannual event attracted 25 Swans representing ten countries and this year’s entry list is expected to include Marco Rodolfi’s Swan 80 Berenice Bis (ITA), Don Macpherson’s Swan 90 Freya (USA), Wendy Schmidt’s Swan 80 Selene (USA) and Devin McGranahan’s Swan 56 King Daddy (USA).
New Oyster sailing yacht Oyster 745 with launch in late 2015. With tooling starting and expected to launch in late 2015, the all-new sailing yacht Oyster 745 replaces the exceptionally popular 72/725 yacht, with an amazing 16 constructed. Based on a new hull format and with the Oyster signature deck saloon extended in clean symmetry with a sweet, clean sheer line, Oyster 745 yacht also presents a sense of coupé sailing, pointing to power as well as adventure.
An established exhibitor at the London Boat Shows, Princess Yachts International will continue to launch new motor yachts at the event and use the Show as an opportunity to build their growing base of international clients. The commitment to the London Boat Show confirms its place as one of the key events in the annual schedule for the leisure marine industry, and helps position the UK as a major destination for buyers of luxury yachts.
Wally 55 is another beauty from our favorite shipyard, Wally Yachts. Wally has an unconventional approach to yacht and powerboat design, and the Wally 55 is no exception. With a distinctive military look, Wally 55 is the ultimate open sports cruiser,
The Pink Lashings project will see boats delivered with coloured straps to show their owner's support for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials (BCCT). Boat owners are being encouraged to add the pink lashings to their shipment in return for a £5 donation per strap, a sum that will be matched by Peters & May. The company estimates that this could raise as much as £500 a time, based on a shipment of an average-sized 80ft yacht.
Support for the 2015 edition of the Singapore Yacht Show continues to build, as 11 further companies have signed up in recent weeks to display their products and services. Many of the newly confirmed exhibitors are returning to the Show next year, however it will be the first time display at the Show for boat dealer Boatlab, marine stabiliser manufacturer Seakeeper and modern classic yacht builder Spirit Yachts (Asia).