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Hatteras Yachts Opening Fort Lauderdale Location

Running image of Hatteras Flybridge Motoryacht   Hatteras Yachts is moving its Hatteras Yacht Sales Center to the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this coming fall.  Hatteras will continue to operate the existing Hatteras/Cabo Y… [read more]

Monte Carlo MCY 105

MCY 105 Launch Party in Venice

Monte Carlo Yachts, part of the Beneteau Group, has launched the MCY 105, its largest yacht yet. The 32 meter (104′ 11″) MCY 105 was revealed at a private gala event in Venice, Italy, which coincided with Monte Carlo Yachts’ 5th anniversary. The MCY 105 marks a big jump in size for t… [read more]

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Yacht Broker Spotlight: Charlie King

Charlie King is a 30-year industry veteran who was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and raised on a farm for his first nine years. He moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his family in 1954. When Charlie was 10-years-old, his father bought a brand new 16′ Lyman with the biggest outboard engine at t… [read more]


Yacht Brokerage Sales Increased in June

SoldBoats Report for June 2015 shows the best June sales volume in 8 years. Brokerage sales volume increased to 3,649 boats in June, a 3% gain over sales in the previous June, according to sales reports by YachtWorld member brokerages in SoldBoats.com. The number of boats sold was more than in an… [read more]

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Cantiere delle Marche :: Vasco Buonpensiere

Denison Super Yachts is building the Darwin 102, which will debut at the 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.   Cantiere delle Marche is an Italian yacht builder with a passion for the sea. Founded by the Cecchini family in 2010, Cantiere delle Marche is a world leader in the construct… [read more]

Sea Ray Market Report

Sea Ray Yachts Market Report, 1Q 2015 (VIDEO)

Here you will find the 1st Quarter Video Market Report, highlighting Sea Ray Yachts sold from January to March 2015. You’ll see below, 633 Sea Rays were sold, which was up slightly from 611 Sea Ray yachts sold in the 1st Quarter of 2014. All data courtesy of SoldBoats.com.… [read more]


Monte Carlo 4S, the Demi-Fly

The Monte Carlo “S version” keeps the charm of the siblings adding an upper deck halfway between a simple top and a sun bridge. With the letter S, Monte Carlo Yachts identifies the sportier versions of their refined motoryachts. The entry level is the MC 4S. It doesn’t feature a… [read more]

M / Y STORM will be officially unveiled in its world premiere at the upcoming Cannes Boat Show, where it will debut along with the Darwin Class 86 _M / Y Stella Del Nord and M / Y NOGA, 90' of the product range CDM Nauta Air.

VIDEO :: Cantiere Delle Marche Launches 107 ‘M / Y ‘STORM’

CDM is confirmed the world’s leading manufacturer in the market of displacement yachts in steel and aluminum from 24 to 45 meters   The exceptional Explorer Yacht M/Y STORM was launched yesterday in Ancona, measuring 107 feet  and weighing 300 tons, in steel and aluminum, from the pro… [read more]


Sealegs is Changing the World of Watercraft

This video feature of Denison Yacht Sales’ new Sealegs Amphibious RIB, an ingenious watercraft that allows its owners to seamlessly champion both land and sea, is leaning strong on our awe spectrum. A vehicle once built exclusively for the likes of James Bond and Bruce Wayne, Sealegs is now a… [read more]

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Denison Debate: Catamarans vs. Monohulls

The debate over one or two hulls comes down to a number of factors with advantages and disadvantages to both. Ultimately, the decision to purchase a catamaran or monohull will be influenced by the buyer’s preference and intended use of the vessel. Florida yacht brokers, Mike Kiely (Catamarans) a… [read more]


First Look: Dufour 460 Grand Large

The newest Dufour is still so new we can only give you a glimpse of the 3D drawings. But its easy to see that the Dufour 460 is a modern, high-performance cruiser that fits perfectly into our line of sophisticated, award-winning boats. And like the hugely popular 560 (and all of our new-generation mo… [read more]

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Superyachts Coming to Miami

The superyachts are coming to Miami this fall, specifically to Watson Island in Biscayne Bay, the former South Florida base for the Goodyear blimp and terminus for Chalk’s seaplane operations, with incredible views of the downtown skyline. Deep Harbour, the first phase of Island Gardens, a l… [read more]

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Practical Tips on Preparing Your Boat for the 2015 Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season began on June 1st and officially runs to November 30th. Coastal areas on the East Coast of the U.S. bear the brunt of hurricanes with high winds, storm surge, waves, and flooding. Boat owners are encouraged to establish a detailed hurricane plan to minimize, or better yet, avoid s… [read more]

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Yacht Broker Spotlight: Russ Schafer

Florida yacht broker, Russ Schafer grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Russ was born into a fishing family and began fishing in tournaments at the age of 10. He’s been an outdoor enthusiast since childhood and enjoys boating, fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking, and hunting. Russ is the thir… [read more]

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Seattle Named a Top Cruise Port for Yacht Spotting

Porthole Cruise Magazine ranked Seattle No. 11 on a list of the world’s best marinas for spotting cruise ships and yachts. The fact that the city made this illustrious list is a testament to the region’s beauty and attractiveness to visitors. Yacht season has just kicked off in Seatt… [read more]

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Yacht Market Report: Sailboat & Big Boat Sales Lower in May

The U.S. yacht brokerage market saw a decrease in both sales volume and total boat values in the month of May with 3,586 boats reported sold at a total price of $400 million. The number of boats sold was 2% lower than in May 2014, and the total value was 10% less, according to YachtWorld brokerages… [read more]


Florida Governor Scott Passes Sales Tax Cap on Boat Repairs

The MIASF (Marine Industries Association of South Florida) is pleased to report that the Florida Legislature and Governor Rick Scott are incentivizing boaters to have repairs done in the state with the new tax cut package passed today. Signed into law by Governor Scott, the $60,000 tax cap elimina… [read more]

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New York Yacht Sales Rebound After Hurricane Sandy

Yacht sales in New York are on the rise since Hurricane Sandy in 2012. As a result, it’s anticipated that local New York waterways will be crowded. Stock portfolios and real estate values have been rising over the past few years, and sales of recreational boats of all sizes increased 7.3% i… [read more]


Cantiere delle Marche Launches Explorer Yacht Darwin Class 86’

Cantiere delle Marche recently launched the sixth Explorer Yacht Darwin Class 86’ M/Y Stella del Nord and is revered as the worldwide leader of this fast-growing segment. Stella del Nord is the first model of “Darwin 2.0″ series: the wider windows in the salons of the main dec… [read more]

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Bass Pro Shops Announces Youth Fishing Initiative

“Gone Fishing” is Bass Pro Shops major new program to introduce people of all ages, especially urban youth and children overly focused on digital devices, to fishing as a gateway to discovering the outdoors. The program is designed to introduce people who haven’t been exposed to… [read more]

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Motorboat & Yachting: Buying the Right Life Jacket

Life jackets have evolved drastically over the years to better save lives. They come in a variety of models suited for your boating lifestyle. With this in mind, here is a list of 12 key questions to ask before buying your life jacket. 1. Does it have a sprayhood? You may be floating, but this fe… [read more]


May 2015 Yacht Brokerage Sales Decrease

The U.S. yacht brokerage market saw a decrease in sales volume and total boat values in May with 3,586 boats reported sold at a total price of $400.3 million. The number sold was 2% lower than in May 2014 and the total value was 10% lower, according to YachtWorld member brokerages recording sales i… [read more]

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Entering the Bahamas on Your Boat (Tips on Bahamian Customs)

If you’re planning to venture to the Bahamas by boat this Summer, make sure you are prepared and have the necessary documents required to enter the islands. Below are some important tips to make your entry into the Bahamas a breeze. To enter The Islands Of The Bahamas, private vessels… [read more]


Montauk Boating Season Begins, Summer 2015 with Denison

  Denison beings our second season on Long Island at our marina office in Montauk, New York. The Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina is located on a private waterfront in Montauk’s East Hampton hamlet, situated on the South Fork of Long Island. It is home to the Redbone Tournament and the Mo… [read more]

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Join Beneteau & Denison at Shilshole Marina in Seattle

  Denison’s Seattle team is featuring three new Beneteau powerboats at Shilshole Marina this weekend, June 5th-7th on the “H” dock. The Volvo Penta diesel powered Gran Turismo 49 (GT49), Gran Turismo 38 (GT38), and Yamaha outboard powered Barracuda 9 (B9) will be on… [read more]

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