Summer is just around the corner and the yachting season can already be considered to have begun. The desire for the sea and relaxation is now stronger than ever. Issue 25 of MotorBoat Magazine starts with a Rib special, an annual dossier dedicated to the most interesting models for 2022. Then, an interview with Andrea Piccione, Head of Sales for Volvo Penta marine engines in various European markets, to see the state of the art in marine propulsion. Lastly, presentations and sea trials of the latest most interesting powerboats of the market:
First things first. Yachting is going strong and growing, so it is only right that Italian cities should make sure they have this at the centre of their territory. The striking cases are Genoa and Venice. Director Matteo Zaccagnino tells us about them in his editorial from page 7.
After this general introduction, let’s take a look at some of the main features of MotorBoat Magazine No 25 (read here) in preview
The true history of the Riva Lamborghini, from its birth back in 1968 until today. From page 62
How much room is there for innovation in boating? Still plenty. You only have to see how much Volvo Penta has done in just under 20 years to be sure of that. A path that promises to be full of more surprises. From page 66
An XL bow cabin, a 30-knot top speed and maximum comfort on every deck. The new 60-footer of Absolute Generation 2022 is a cruiser with generous volumes and appealing lines. From page 72
Jeanneau wants to stand out in the day boat premium scenario and launches the new 13m DB/43. From page 78
For lovers of sport fishing or for those who want to enjoy the pleasure of cruising without giving anything up. Just unveiled, the new 11-metre centre-console has already won the hearts of many yachtsmen. From page 90
An 11.52 metre walkaround yacht with maximum liveability below deck and above. The Seawalker family expands and continues to reap success. From page 96
The recreational RIB is a Mediterranean and, in most cases, Italian speciality. There are many boat builders capable of producing top quality units. Which one should you choose for your holiday? We have identified ten excellences to tell you about the main novelties on the market. Performance or comfort? Cabins or open? Maxi rib or boats? Fibreglass or aluminium? Have a look at this selection and then make your choice! From page 102
We’ve tested the Axopar 45 Cross Cabin, one among the most eagerly awaited boats of 2022. Its promise? To be a reference in the 45m segment with outboard propulsion
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