Modifications included transforming part of the floats, and the structure accommodating the foil casings in particular, ready to host a new pair of foils.

The public appearance at SIBS will be the first since the Dusseldorf premier.

Windcraft this year will have more yachts on display than ever before. Six premieres will be in the line up including the Hanse 548 with its distinctive hard top bimini, plus the Italian Solaris 47 and the racy Dehler 42.

Multihull Central announce their biggest ever showcase of multihulls at this year’s Sydney International Boat Show.

It’s going to be an incredible five days at this years Sydney International Boat Show with the ANZ Beneteau dealers group presenting the most impressive display of Beneteau yachts ever-assembled in Australia.

Designed by Marc Lombard, the 410 benefits from all the latest advances in technology.

The parallel hybrid IPS is currently in early stage development, with the system being validated at the company’s test center in Gothenburg, and a test boat planned to enter sea trials in early 2020.

Ian Douglas, from Jeanneau’s Queensland sail dealer Mooloolaba Yacht Brokers, has just returned from France where he handed over a new Jeanneau 64 to her owners preparing for a Mediterranean cruise.

A dedicated team of Tasmanians has sourced and milled the finest Tasmanian celery top pine and the finished boat will be displayed and auctioned at Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

Jeanneau Australia dealers will be displaying the multi-award winning Sun Odyssey 440 and holding the premiere of the new Sun Odyssey 490.

Beneteau has chosen Sydney for the world premiere of the new Oceanis 46.1 – the second model in the new generation of the best-selling Oceanis range.

Multihull Solutions will also have a dedicated Pre-Owned Brokerage display on its stand for buyers interested in quality used catamarans and trimarans.

The Beneteau Figaro 3 Southern Championship looks to take local offshore sailors and immerse them in a genuinely exciting class with pathways to some of the world’s leading offshore events.

With the aim of offering fly sailing to a wider general market, Briand and his team have scaled down the America's Cup 75 concept to 6.5 metres.

The carbon rigging is set on a modern foiling hull, equipped with mobile foils that create the vertical force, therefore lifting the sailboat without completely leaving the water.