Boats

More than just a boat show, Hobart turns on a treat

The Takacat dinghies range from 2.4m to 3.8m with either an open bow or closed tapered bow.

The Open Day will feature an extensive range of new and pre-owned multihulls, set within a festive atmosphere of food, wine tastings and a floating art gallery.

The 200ft Classic is an offshoot of the 200ft Reichel/Pugh-designed Hetairos.

She is described as the ideal day sailor or a cruising yacht for an owner who wants to enjoy the sailing experience of a superyacht without the need for numerous crew.

The latest collaboration is described as a high performance design for inshore and offshore racing.

It's happened - a production cruising yacht with DSS foils to keep the boat more upright, reduce motoring time and shorten passage time by as much as 30%.

The French designer looks at progress in Vendee Globe design since 2007.

In 2016 2.6 million people lived in a household with a boat but only 166,000 (down from 176,000) were yachts or other sailboats.

Roger McMillan tests the little sports boat tha is a lot of bang for your buck.

In 1966, at the age of 17, the New Zealand yachting legend started to build his first keel yacht in the backyard of his family home on Auckland's North Shore.

Production will be at the same facility that McConaghy is already building for many leading brands, including its partnership as builder of the MACH2 foiling Moth and the WASZP.

The canting keel Melges 40 represents the first Melges keelboat built entirely of carbon material.

The 8 metre long vessel was sealed in a shipping container ready for transport to Hobart, Tasmania.