Here’s a new idea that was just introduced at the Annapolis Powerboat Show: The SmartMooring, an app-controlled device that travels along an underwater chain and brings your boat to you. Forget the dinghy. Just stand on a dock, press a button on your smartphone and SmartMooring will deliver your boat. At the end of the day, when you’re back at your deep-water mooring, press the button again and SmartMooring will carry you back to shore. (You can see how it works in the video, below.) Tom Derecktor, an engineer and member of the Derecktor Shipyard family, developed the SmartMooring after…
From bow to stern, the new Outer Reef 880 Cockpit Motoryacht delivers exquisite detail and unmatched performance. With her seaworthy build, you will travel to destinations beyond your wildest dreams with the utmost confidence. Here’s what our owners are saying:
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New Nordhavn Reveals its Perfect New Entry-level Expedition Yacht for Cruising Couples: The Nordhavn 41
What does the average couple who wants to explore the world by sea need to achieve their dreams? Confidence. And the brand new Nordhavn 41 is brimming with it, making her the perfect expedition yacht for duos with adventurous plans.
The N41's design skews away from traditional salty styling with an integrated helm station and deliberately low profile giving her a sleek, modern edge, but also an extremely stable ride. For sure, this is a Nordhavn as capable as her compact circumnavigating sisterships. Perhaps even more so.
Never before has a Nordhavn hull been engineered with as advanced design technology as the N41. Of course she is CE Certified Category A Ocean for offshore conditions, but rigorous testing and analysis have resulted in the most efficient, safe and seakindly passagemaker ever built.
Visions of far-off exploration are more attainable than ever - no crew necessary. This Nordhavn is extremely manageable at 41 feet; her double side decks allow easy movement and berthing options for this size range abound globally. Plus, she comes equipped with an outstanding list of standard options.
All you and your partner need to do is figure out an itinerary. And if you need help with that, we've outlined a plan that's sure to entice anyone who's ever dreamt of experiencing the world.