Tag Archives: Beneteau

Mercury Marine sees record number of engines on display at FLIBS 2018

Mercury Marine continues to grow its presence in key saltwater markets including a record-setting presence at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Mercury outboards accounted for almost half of all engines in the on-water display at last week’s show and had more outboard engines on display throughout the entire show than any other engine manufacturer. For two consecutive years, Mercury’s ...

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Beneteau launches new US outboard boat line

Beneteau has announced it is bringing its Antares range of boats to the U.S. market for the first time. The Antares 21, 23 and 27 outboards are the new generation of coastal cruising boats from Beneteau. The Antares 21, 23 and 27 were designed entirely by the Beneteau design team. The tulip-shaped hull design of both new models in the ...

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Beneteau celebrates top yacht, powerboat dealers

Beneteau honored its top dealers of the year at its annual dealer meeting in mid-July. More than 35 dealerships from North and South America gathered for the awards gala at San Diego Yacht Club. Three awards honored the company’s best sales performances: Best Performance Overall went to South Coast Yachts (San Diego & Newport Beach, Calif.) Best Performance for Sailboats ...

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Denison Yachting announces acceptance of Bitcoin

Prior to the beginning of the Miami Yacht Show, Denison Yachting announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment for all new boats, including Hatteras, Beneteau and Fountaine Pajot.   Denison had recently sold three yachts to clients that converted Bitcoin to purchase brokerage yachts, and had recently facilitated a yacht charter for a Bitcoin client.   The newly launched Hatteras M90 ...

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Beneteau, Annapolis Yacht Sales donating sailboats to persons with disabilities

Beneteau America and Annapolis Yacht Sales are proud to announce the donation and unveiling of two adapted sailboats to Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing adaptive sailing programs to persons with disabilities, wounded warriors and kids from at-risk neighborhoods. The adapted sailboats, named Beneteau First 22A’s, are adapted from the Beneteau First 22 and will help ...

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SailTime announces five-year partnership extension with Groupe Beneteau

SailTime announced a five-year extension of their partnership with Groupe Beneteau. The partnership allows SailTime bases throughout the United States to sell Beneteau boats into their local fleet via SailTime’s yacht ownership program. “We couldn’t be happier to extend this terrific partnership,” SailTime CEO Todd Hess said. “Beneteau is known throughout the world as the premier brand of sailing and ...

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Beneteau partners with LH-Finance at the Miami boat shows

Beneteau America announced the start of a new strategic partnership with LH-Finance, with boat show special retail conditions and the launch of the unique VIP Program LH-Finance developed with partner Active Interest Media and the National Marine Manufacturer Association at the 2017 Yachts Miami Beach & Miami International Boat Show/Strictly Sail on Feb. 16-20. The new program gives applicants the ...

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Beneteau to launch Sense 51 and 57 in Miami

Beneteau announced the American launch of the new Sense 51 and Sense 57 at the upcoming Strictly Sail Miami boat show in February. The new models remain loyal to the line’s basic concept. All the cabins located in the bow, which brings the cockpit closer to water level. “By making some design and functionality changes to the Sense range, Beneteau ...

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METS 2016: Boat Builder Awards winners announced

U.S.-based manufacturers were recognized with two category wins and three honorable mentions at the second annual Boat Builder Awards, held Thursday at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam in conjunction with the annual METS trade show. More than 280 delegates attended the gala ceremony, which recognizes excellence in boat building, design and marketing in eight different categories. The evening began ...

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Denison wins third consecutive national powerboat award from Beneteau

Beneteau America has named Denison its 2016 "Powerboat Dealer of the Year" for the third consecutive year. The award was presented at Beneteau’s dealer meeting in Sarasota, Fla., where more than 300 dealers gathered to hear about the company's plans for its American and European boat brands and hear from new Beneteau Americas CEO George Armendariz. "It was really exciting ...

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