- An ocean going yacht is one built and equipped to cross oceans and could refer to both sailing or motor yachts. (In some respects, the term offshore yacht could be used interchangeably.) If you’re planning an ocean voyage, ideally the boat could have a thicker hull and ample storage for water, fuel, and provisions.
- 1 Is Beneteau a blue water cruiser?
- 2 What is a bluewater cruiser?
- 3 What is the difference between a super yacht and a mega yacht?
- 4 What is the difference between Beneteau and Jeanneau?
- 5 Does Beneteau own Jeanneau?
- 6 Are Beneteau yachts any good?
- 7 Are Bluewater boats still made?
- 8 What is the safest blue water sailboat?
- 9 Is Blue Water a good boat?
- 10 Why are yachts limited to 12 guests?
- 11 What is a bunny pad on a yacht?
- 12 Where are Beneteau yachts built?
- 13 What is a Class B yacht?
- 14 Is Dufour a good brand?
Is Beneteau a blue water cruiser?
With its new Sense line of cruising sailboats, Beneteau sets out to provide the best bluewater cruiser for families. With fewer but better appointed cabins, the Sense becomes ideal for families longing for offshore cruising.
What is a bluewater cruiser?
We quantify blue water cruisers as boats designed to handle and be out in rough seas off of the coast. Then there are production boats, which are designed for coastal cruising in lighter weather. These boats are designed to handle rough seas and long passages.
What is the difference between a super yacht and a mega yacht?
A superyacht is a yacht longer than 24 metres and the smallest mega yachts tend to be around 60 metres long. All mega yachts are superyachts, but not all superyachts are mega yachts. Mega yachts will generally carry larger crews to maintain the yacht as well as to offer a spectacular level of service.
What is the difference between Beneteau and Jeanneau?
Beneteau boats are often made for charter and the family market, with design towards more roomy interiors and bigger, more comfortable cabins and galley. Jeanneau boats, however, perform better as cruisers. They point well, do not often creak and slam, and are lovely sailors that ride well with the wind.
Does Beneteau own Jeanneau?
As you may know, Jeanneau is a part of the Beneteau group. Beneteau Group is a conglomerate of companies, which includes the Jeanneau and Beneteau brand, as well as other power and sailboat brands, a mobile home division, and SGB Financial services.
Are Beneteau yachts any good?
The brand is trusted by thousands of boaters worldwide. Beneteau boats have shown to retain their value over time better than any other brand of boats on the water. Together with its dealer network, Beneteau has been rewarded for many years with the CSI award for its excellence in boat production and customer service.
Are Bluewater boats still made?
Over 50 years later, Bluewater is still owned and operated by its founding partners and is one of the largest privately held, and financially sound, yacht dealerships in the world. Bluewater has literally been built on a backbone of service and a commitment to always put the customer first.
What is the safest blue water sailboat?
The Kraken 50, billed as the ‘safest blue water yacht in build today,’ has been launched. Unlike all her contemporaries, the K50 has the unique ‘Zero Keel’ construction: An all-in-one hull and keel with scantlings to match.
Is Blue Water a good boat?
I consider Bluewater Boats one of those “quiet ones.” The company makes exceedingly excellent boats but doesn’t toot its own horn very loudly. But cognoscenti know that Bluewater builds very seaworthy vessels with everything you could want in a fishing boat – done perfectly – but with no extraneous fluff.
Why are yachts limited to 12 guests?
Â The SOLAS convention involves adhering to a comprehensive list of stringent safety restrictions that are very expensive to implement and this is consequently reflected in the chartering cost increase between boats licensed for up to 12 passengers and boats licensed for more than 12 passengers.
What is a bunny pad on a yacht?
We have a big cushion area called the bunny pad, and it’s just a massive area for chilling and sunbathing. We also have a big slide that goes from the sun deck aft down to the waterline which is very popular with the yacht charter guests.
Where are Beneteau yachts built?
Production. The main production facility is in France with five factories in the Vendée area of France. However they have one US plant producing boats for the America’s market in Marion, South Carolina which opened in 1986; since then the factory has nearly doubled in size to about 250,000 square feet (23,000 m2).
What is a Class B yacht?
A Class B (Offshore) yacht is a vessel built to navigate on the offshore waters (200 miles and less) and can sustain up to force 8 and waves not higher than 4 meters.
Is Dufour a good brand?
Dufours generally have a reputation of being a “cut above” the mainstream, and the recent models are good looking boats as you say. Dufour has been around a long time.. some of their older models weren’t that stylish but still generally had good reputation for build quality.