Volvo Penta’s new electromobility technology will be installed in a Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40 sailing catamaran, which will then act as the first demonstration boat fitted with the system.

Launched in the spring of 2018, she is the second yacht from Andre Hoek’s Truly Classic 128 series, and her Swiss owners took a keen interest in all aspects of the design, both technical and aesthetic.

As well as providing two SUPs, the craft is a high-performance foiling catamaran with twin sails.

The Sun Odyssey 319 utilises a modern hull that incorporates a sharp chine to give stability, performance, and good control.

It is claimed to be both stable and safe, while being easy to rig, launch and sail, making it suited to sailors of all ages and abilities.

A faithful replica of 1939 Bounty and a kindred spirit to last year’s overall winner, 72ft Ticonderoga, the Herreshoff design ketch Arrluuk was built in 1997 by Legendary Yachts.

Industry experts will explain the ins and outs of charter boat ownership programs for both Sydney Harbour and the Whitsundays at a live seminar at the show.

The Concours d’ Elégance is a tribute to timelessness and the effort it takes to keep a vessel close to the standards with which it was built.

The Kraken 50 features unique ‘Zero Keel’ construction: An all-in-one hull and keel with scantlings to match.

JPK 10.80 and 11.80 models have taken overall handicap and divisional wins in most major events in Europe over the past few years..

Multihull Solutions will be exhibiting the exceptional catamaran, which recently won the 2019 European Yacht of the Year, with test sails also available on the following Monday and Tuesday.

Six boats were sold on the day, including a new Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 and five pre-owned multihulls.

Committing redundant GRP hulls to landfill is not an environmentally acceptable option, as they will still be there in hundreds of years’ time.

The boat is the first from the Bellissima series, offering both cruising and racing options.

Laser Performance (Europe) has been terminated as an approved builder, but Chris Caldecoat of PSA (Australia) said he had capacity to supply boats into Europe until a new builder is appointed.