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Powerboat.World North America Features

In conversation with Jelte Liebrand
by Mark Jardine
The tech-savvy navigation entrepreneur savvy navvy is the boating app that puts all your essential marine information in one place: tidal graphs, weather forecasts, automatically updated chart data, routing, GPS tracking, marina information and more. We spoke to founder Jelte Liebrand...
Posted on 6 May
How terribly fitting - ISOLAtion
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
And such good use of time, too! As a word, ISOLA could mean a lot of things And such good use of time, too! Now as a word, ISOLA could mean a lot of things. Obviously there's ‘island' in Italian, and it's also a girl's name as well, which are all very fitting when it comes to boats...
Posted on 5 May
Going LARGE
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
One thing the magnificent Lady Moura did was instantly become a seminal vessel I remember seeing her in Palma in 1990, the year she was commissioned. Her owner did not have an official role within the Saudi Government at the time he built lady Moura, but did have serious connections to the Saudi Finance Ministry.
Posted on 21 Apr
It's called physics
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Technology is fantastic stuff, but if you don't know what it's doing, what does it mean Traction control. Ground effects. It's all fantastic stuff, but ultimately, if you don't know what it's doing, really, does it mean anything? You have to originally know what the whole thing is about.
Posted on 24 Mar
Propeller (Heads)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The newsletter is now a fortnightly affair, which is entirely thanks to you This newsletter is now a fortnightly affair, which is entirely thanks to you. The Powerboat.World team is very appreciative of your increased patronage. As our tagline says, we bring you 'The latest and best in the world of leisure power boating'.
Posted on 10 Mar
Form follows function - Or does it?
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It is one of the cornerstones of design philosophy It is one of the cornerstones of design philosophy. As too is blue and green should never be seen, without another colour in between. However, in modern times, the latter one has been totally shattered...
Posted on 19 Feb
One end to the other...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy... Confession. I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy, or face the long walk off a short pier...
Posted on 20 Dec 2020
A curious thing, that...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The Beach Club. Found in everything from 650 feet down to just fifty feet The Beach Club. Found in everything from 650 feet down to just fifty feet, and the term itself is about as synonymous as Liquid Paper was to the correction fluid market, if you're old enough to remember that era.
Posted on 16 Dec 2020
Family time
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Definitely the message of 2020. Boats are a fave item in the brave new world... Well it definitely is the message of 2020. No matter whether you're talking new or used, boats certainly have been a fave item in the brave new world.
Posted on 25 Nov 2020
The way forward
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
From 15m to 150m the word impact is well and truly part of the new vocabulary From 15m to 150m the word impact is well and truly part of the new vocabulary. Oceanco have just had their first NXT seminar, and then in the shorter LOA bracket, we have seen a lot of solar and hybrid action too.
Posted on 23 Oct 2020
What to do?
by John Curnow. Editor, Sail-World AUS
There wasn't really a question in it; this person is very industrious To be honest, it is not really a question you have to ask of the subject of today's Editorial. She's a ball of energy with a fantastic work ethic, an enduring smile, and a certain tenacity that reminds you of the claws below a wedge-tailed eagle.
Posted on 18 Oct 2020
Nirvana. Utopia. Atlantis.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Three vessels really made an impression this month, and all were very different yet compelling... Three vessels really made an impression this month. All very different, but each one offered all the necessary peaceful, tranquil, magical, inspiring, beautiful, mythical, and legendary qualities to bring about the heading you see here.
Posted on 9 Sep 2020
Brewing (and it is not your coffee…)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Out in the Pacific, time can get a little rubbery, making it a holiday destination par excellence Out in the Pacific, time can get a little rubbery. It is why it is a holiday destination par excellence. OK, blue waters, sandy beaches, palm trees, fish, gentle breezes and other things add into it, but back in the real world it is tick-tock.
Posted on 17 Aug 2020
The light switch
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
In the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales Essentially, in the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales. It seems to be right across the board.
Posted on 10 Jul 2020
It's inherent in the category's name
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Maine Lobster Boat. Downeast, fast trawler, and a bunch of other descriptions may also get used... Maine Lobster Boat. Downeast, fast trawler, and a bunch of other descriptions may also get used, but it is the Maine part that says so much.
Posted on 5 Jun 2020
In conversation with Grapefruit's Andy Yeomans
by Mark Jardine
From large-scale events to social distance signage for your club or business The Covid-19 crisis has caused the cancellation of all large events, wiping out the core of Grapefruit's business, but Andy soon had the team at work producing the social distancing signage and equipment.
Posted on 20 May 2020
The Colossus
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
There are boat builders the world over, and then there is Groupe Beneteau There are boat builders the world over, and then there is Groupe Beneteau. The conglomerate is one giant powerhouse, building boats across Europe, and in the USA as well.
Posted on 15 May 2020
In conversation with Maritimo's Tom Barry-Cotter
by Mark Jardine & John Curnow
Learning more about Australia's premier luxury motor yacht builder Maritimo, established by Tom's father Bill Barry-Cotter in 2003, is Australia's premier luxury motor yacht builder.
Posted on 15 May 2020
Doing the Right Thing
by Mark Jardine
Henri-Lloyd's commitment to sustainability and the environment When Henri-Lloyd relaunched in 2018, the focus was the quality of the Fremantle range; the ultimate sailing apparel using the finest materials available. Behind the scenes there has been a steely focus on 'doing the right thing' for the environment.
Posted on 6 May 2020
Business as usual (in this unusual environment)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Just like the bulk of the industry, Powerboat-World is kicking on Just like the bulk of the industry, Powerboat-World is kicking on. Unlike many parties, however, our purely digital format has required nary a tweak to it, as we bring you the latest releases and pertinent news.
Posted on 3 Apr 2020
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