Every year, new boats and products make their debut at the Newport International Boat Show. While the show had to unfortunately be cancelled this year due to COVID-19 caution, there is still an impressive lineup of new sailboats and cool products that would have been presented. Take a look! (and see you at the show next year!)
Built for comfort, designed for performance. Hylas build quality with natural light in abundance. There is a walk-in engine space and a galley with appliance space that would suit any lifestyle. All this with a level of personal service that will satisfy the most discerning of cruisers.
Comfortable in all latitudes, the new Oceanis 40.1 offers unrivalled deck volume and interior space, with zero concessions to performance. Available in various layouts, drafts and rig options, she adapts to the most demanding sailor’s cruising requirements.
Oceanis Yacht 54
The Oceanis Yacht 54 is a step towards easy sailing. Her redesigned, innovative center cockpit offers maximum safety and noticeable comfort on blue water. Her many user-friendly navigational aids make cruising easier and more accessible for everyone to enjoy.
A bluewater capable, performance cruiser with intelligent, yet simple-to-use systems, lightweight, carbon construction, spacious interiors and luxurious finish. Offering the best of all worlds in a compact, easy-to-manage package; robustly built and fully equipped to take you around the world, in comfort and style.
Salona S380Z (Electric)
S380Z is one of the fastest and most luxurious electric sailboats available under 40 feet. Built upon 2,000 years of Roman shipbuilding tradition, Salona produces high performance sailboats, and uses steel support systems to create the rigidity to slice through waves upwind without the flex or reverberation of reinforced fiberglass.
14′ Arey’s Pond Racing Catboat
The 14′ AP Racing Catboat features a complete hull redesign. A modern racing rig, fully battened sail, two-part carbon mast, and reengineered blades, make this catboat one of the fastest in her class. This design is cold molded and includes touches of wood finish to keep with tradition.
Raymarine Axiom+ Multifunction Navigation Displays
The new Axiom+ are smarter, brighter, faster, and tougher than ever. Each model features fast quad-core performance, an upgraded LightHouse 3 OS, and 25% brighter displays. A new HydroTough™ nano-coating, which provides impact resistance, repels water and oils and enables accurate touch control in all weather conditions.
Fendertex Fenders are the first and only textile fender in the world. They are lighter, stronger, and more stowable than any fender on the market today. The fenders can be deflated for minimal storage footprint, are machine washable, and are available in a multitude of colors and with customizable options.
McMurdo Smartfind G8 AIS
The McMurdo G8 AIS is the first EPIRB to have 406MHz, 121MHz & GPS AND include AIS. This combination uses AIS as a search and rescue tool, with accelerated alert detection. The G8 EPIRB can be purchased as a Category 2 or Category 1 configuration. The G8 is MEOSAR compatible.
WeatherMAX Cover Fabric
For the marine canvas industry WeatherMAX® is designed to be water tight and breathable. The exclusive HydroMax™ finish delivers unsurpassed water repellency and mildew resistance while maintaining the fabric’s natural breathability. Engineered for long-term color and strength retention, WeatherMAX® outperforms and outlasts many other marine fabrics.