Dear readers, issue 17 of Motorboats (by Barche a Motore) is now available in paper and in digital format (click here)! Summer is far away, but boating is a passion that lasts 365 days a year, in every season. And to enjoy it sometimes you just need to be comfortable on the couch, while the north wind blows outside with a little sleet, with an open issue of Barche a Motore in front of you. What do we talk about in this issue? Here you can read the free preview (full english text) while below you will find the intro of all the main articles!
We begin this issue of the magazine with nine boats from 10 to over 25 meters, united by a characteristic. They are designed to navigate a lot, in all conditions, all year round. From the big yacht like the new Magellano by Azimut to the family boat by Nimbus, passing through the sporty all-weather Axopar 37. In short, nine boats for all tastes, to be enjoyed all year round. From page 19
What’s coming next year and the year after? Shipyards are working to increase offerings and embrace potential new market segments. Here are the highlights from flybridges to new long-range cruisers to special rib boat and tenders. From page 42
Our interview with Gennaro Giliberti, Torqeedo sales manager, and key account for Italy. What’s the situation like, what are the critical points and how can they be overcome. From page 49
This is a story full of meanings as told in this interview by Paola Cranchi, who together with her brothers Guido and Elena, and the partner Franco Monzino, represents the fifth generation at the helm of the shipyard. It’s been in the same family for 150 years. It’s an important piece of Italian nautical history. Today, the Lombardy shipyard is projecting itself into the future with a product range from 26 to 80 feet that is increasingly innovative and has a strong identity. From page 64
Always more sustainable and better performing. Those who get on board don’t want to come back to monohulls. What are the most popular powercatamarans in the world? And how much is this market expanding? Why do they like them so much? All the answers can be found on page 70 of the new issue.
This boat is the cover of this issue and it is one of the Italian boats of the moment. The new gozzi by Cantieri Mimì are collecting a really resounding success. The recipe for this achievement? Adapting the classic boat par excellence to the language of young owners without denying its origins. From page 98
The refit allows to update and revalue a dated boat, adapting it to new styles, technologies, and new needs of the owner. But how much does it cost? Let’s see it in detail in this article from page 104