JULY 2014


New Oceanis 35 Unveiled
The NEW Oceanis 35 is being introduced on the heels of the world-acclaimed Oceanis 38, which made its debut last fall and was awarded European Yacht of the Year 2014 along with Best Boat 2014.Taking up the appealing idea of a ‘three-in-one’ cruising boat, the Oceanis 35 is a cruiser that can be adapted to her owner’s sailing lifestyle with three starting configurations from which to choose: Daysailer, Weekender or Cruiser.
She will make her first North American appearance at the Annapolis U.S. Sailboat Show, October 9-13.
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Video: BoatTest.com tests the Monte Carlo 5 in Chicago
Last week, Captain Steve conducted a full sea trial of the Monte Carlo 5 on Lake Michigan.

  • Great performance
  • Top visibility at helm station
  • Best flybridge on the market
Watch the video to learn more.
Congratulations to the Thirsty Crew!
Sailing For ALS
Charly and Fred, who raced the Pacific Cup to honor their friend Gilles, crossed the final line on July 21st after sailing 2,000 miles and raising over USD 14,000. All donations are going to the ALS association.We couldn’t be more proud of them.
Read their Story.
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Beneteau Celebrates 130 Years
Beneteau Celebrates 130 Years
Beneteau celebrated its 130 Years anniversary during its International Dealer Meeting on July 2nd.Congratulations to Denison Yacht Sales and to Annapolis Yacht Sales for winning “Beneteau Best Turnover 2014 award” in the Powerboat and Sailboat categories.
This is the first time American dealerships have won the award.
Groupe Beneteau Acquires Rec Boat Holdings
On June 23rd, Groupe Beneteau acquired the Rec Boat Holdings family of brands including Four Winns, Glastron, Wellcraft and Scarab.”This acquisition is in line with the Groupe’s development strategy for the North American powerboat market.”
The Alexandrov brothers tell us all about their Swift Trawler 44 delivery
“After some deliveries, we are absolutely exhausted. Not so, on this trip!  When we arrived, we were relaxed, comfortable, and felt like we could have kept going.The Swift Trawler 44 is a great, safe, easy-to-handle boat that is perfect for a family to go cruising.”

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