Boot Düsseldorf 2024: 7 new boats (8 meters) for all tastes


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Make way for watercraft! In a shipbuilding industry that seems to be projecting more and more toward the high-end, is there still room for a boat of 8 meters or less? The answer is yes! The first boat show of 2024, the
Boot Düsseldorf
, promises to be an event where even the “small” ones return to center stage. And 8 meters seems to be the size where design efforts for the upcoming season have been concentrated.

Boat 8 meters, why it is a “cool” size

In Italy, this size falls within the
, that is, boats that do not require registration and tends to have fairly low operating costs. At the same time, however, we can already have a large enough deck for daily outings and also enough volume below deck to take weekend cruises. Obviously it depends from model to model, but the 8-meter is perfect both for starting out as “newbies” and for approaching cruising.

An ideal size, then. And at Boot Düsseldorf 2024 , as many as eight for all tastes will debut. We go in order of size from 8 to 8.95 meters.

X Shore Pro – 8 m

We start with an atypical model promising readers that we will return to the more classic recreational market sooner rather than later. X Shore Pro is a model from the Scandinavian shipyard X Shore, a pioneer in electric boating for diveris years. This model in the Cabin version is a kind of 100% electric pilot boat with a dashboard in the center and a large protected salon behind. A working water base with the unmistakable X Shore line, as well as colors. It is also available in an open version.

LOA length 8 m
Beam width 2.6 m
Draught Draught 0.85 m
X-Shore Pro


This is a treat for lovers of open sports. It is called the Cormate Super Utility 27 and is the newest addition from the Norwegian shipyard Cormate. The yard’s preliminary tests say this: 1.14L per mile at 40 knots of speed with a 350-hp Mercruiser 6.2L V8. If you want to see it live, we recommend a trip to Boot Düsseldorf 2024.


Cormate Super Utility 27
Cormate Super Utility 27

Boot Düsseldorf 2024 – Rand ROAMER 29 – 8.82 M

A small boat for exploring? Roamer 29 promises this. In keeping with the Scandinavian trend of building adventure boats comes this new model from the ambitious Danish shipyard Rand. Customizable from layout to powertrain (electric or fossil fuel) it will debut in 2024 at the Düsseldorf Motor Show.

Boot Düsseldorf 2024 Rand Roamer 29
Rand Roamer 29
Length (Lenght) 8.82 m
Baglio Massimo (B.max) 2.72 m
Displacement 2,300 kg (no engine)
Motorization Electric / Petrol
Batteries up to 117.5 KWH
Maximum Speed 45 kn (petrol petrol)
Cruising Speed 8 kn (electric / electric)
People Scope 10

Windy Huracan 29 – 8.91 m

A fun and practical sports cruiser. Boot Düsseldorf is always an opportunity for Windy to launch a new model. The new Huracan 29 was also born as a practical and fast first boat. What does it look like? We will see it on its debut at the show.

windy 29 Huracán
Windy 29 Huracán
Length Over All (LOA) 8.91 m
Baglio Massimo 2.70 m
Fishing 1.0 m
Displacement 3,400 kg
Fuel Tank 400 lt
Standard Motorization Inboard Volvo / Yanmar
Beds 2
Bathroom 1
Categoria CE: C

Boot Düsseldorf 2024. Frauscher X Porsche 850 Fantom Air – 8.6 m

One of a kind. Those who love quality powerboats certainly know Frauscher, an Austrian shipyard imported to Italy by Nautica Feltrinelli. Everyone, however, knows about Porsches. Together they created a unique 8-meter boat . It is the
Frauscher X Porsche 850 FANTOM AIR
, 100% electric and powered by the Porsche e-Macan engine. Already presented to the press, it makes its debut among the general public in Germany at Boot Düsseldorf 2024.

Frauscher X Porsche 850 Fantom Air Boot Düsseldorf 2024
Frauscher X Porsche 850 Fantom Air
Length Over All (LOA) 8.67 m
Baglio Massimo (B.max) 2.49 m
Displacement 2800 kg
Motorization 170-400 kW
Batteries 100 kWh
Maximum Speed 46* kn
Cruising Speed 22 kn
People Scope 9

Boot Düsseldorf 2024 – Axopar 29 (8.95 m)

The giant moved, again. At Axopar, the research and development team never stops, and for the Scandinavian shipyard’s 10-year anniversary, it couldn’t be any less. The Axopar 29 arrives and is already, hands down, among the most anticipated boats of 2024. A “reissue” of the Axopar 28? Probably, but a lot has changed since the launch of the 28. The brand that invented the “
adventure boat
” puts the turbocharger on one of its most successful models. The Axopar 29 will be available in three versions: Cross Cabin, Sun Top and Spyder. Ready to push on the gas? The new series will be equipped with the outboards
Mercury Verado V10
and with a larger internal fuel tank, the range will also be increased. Happy birthday, Axopar!

Boot Düsseldorf 2024 Axopar 29
Axopar 29
LOA length 8.95m / 29ft
Beam width 2.98m / 9ft 8in
Draught Draught 0.80m / 2ft 8in
Category Classification B-offshore / C-coastal
Berths 2+2 persons
Engine Engine 300-450hp (Outboard – Outboard)
Serb. fuel Fuel tank 400 liters / 105 gal





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