OUTBOARD for summer, better a 7-meter open or a 9-meter with cabin?

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With the arrival of good weather and the desire to go out boating comes the dilemma, what is the right boat to buy with the aim of making the best day trips?

Two outboard boats for the summer

We went hunting for clues in our virtual boat show, Milano Yachting Week – The digital boat show and discovered two boats that fit the bill. The first clue followed, of course, is that they must be outboard. Then they must have plenty of livable space, and to top it off they must have easy access to water. Not forgetting, of course, that they have to be beautiful and fast .

The surprising result fell on two very different boats from two prestigious shipyards, Axopar and Beneteau united by the features we have just described with in addition the possibility of two different choices, with or without a cabin?

Here is a preview of what you will find when you visit the two boats at Milan Yachting Week – The digital boat show.

Axopar 22 Spyder: the sports car you can do what you want with

The brand new Axopar 22 Spyder (7.22 x 2.23 m) is truly an extraordinary boat that lends itself to every use, a miracle of modularity, in just 7 meters.

For example, on the deck you can choose three different layouts to decide which one is right for you. There is so much well-used space in the stern that you find a six-seat U-shaped sofa that also converts into a sunbed.

There is also an enclosed toilet in the central part of the console and just to say, an extra-large umbrella/bimini. What’s more, Axopar 22 Spyder is also the ideal boat for water sports: water skiing, knee boarding, SUP boarding, and you name it. See here what you can do for fun

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Axopar 22 Spyder reaches 40 knots propelled by the motorization of a 175 hp outboard, but even 115 hp is enough to reach speeds above 30 knots.

Discover Axopar 22 Spyder HERE


Beneteau Barracuda 9: this nine-meter is a small yacht

How did Beneteau combine the three fishing/daily outing/cruising use options in one hull of the Barracuda 9 (9.10 x 2.95m)?

First, it started with the hull, the latest version of Beneteau’s patented Air Step, which combines fuel economy, performance, and an extremely comfortable sea passage. Motorization can be up to 500 hp with two outboards with large tank capacities (up to 600 liters of fuel).

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Then Beneteau’s engineers exploited for the new Barracuda 9 space to the fullest, starting with the openable and modular cockpit that can be equipped for large fishing, wide walkways, large aft window, side and partition doors that lead to a real proper sheltered living room with open kitchen With control cabin.

Below deck, a large cabin and bathroom as well as a second two-bed cabin that can also become a storage area. But there are many other clever solutions in this boat, all to be discovered.

Discover Beneteau Barracuda 9 HERE

News by Milano Yachting Week

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