Salon Nautico. Barcelona International Boat Show. 10-14 October 2018
Salon Nautico is one of the most attractive and interesting nautical exhibitions in Europe. It showcases a wide range of motorboats, yachts, sailing accessories, fishing gear and surfing and scuba-diving equipment. The five themed zones of Sea, Fishing, Traditional Sailing, Fun Beach and Innovation staged numerous activities, including presentations of regattas, beginners’ sailing clinics, prize-giving ceremonies, and technical seminars.
“At the Real Club Náutico of Barcelona, which has historically enjoyed close ties with the Boat Show, we are very pleased with its success year after year. We collaborate each year according to the means we have available, as both institutions share the same objectives: the national and international promotion of nautical sports”-FÉLIX ESCALAS, President of the Real Club Náutico of Barcelona
The 57th Barcelona Boat Show opened its doors in Port Vell in Barcelona from 10th to 14th October. In this edition, more than 275 booths and 700 boats participated with all the offer and all the novelties of sports and recreational boating, and the best boats of 2018 were in sight of the curious and amateurs.
“We always fondly look forward to exhibiting our most exclusive models and latest products at the Barcelona Boat Show” SUNSEEKER BARCELONA
The Barcelona International Boat Show is the largest exhibition of recreational boating, fishing, surfing, and underwater accessories. The program of activities includes conferences, workshops, tourism, nautical schools and maritime days. It is a commitment to innovation and tradition where all kinds of related products are presented such as canoes, kayaks, nautical charters, decoration, electronics, motor and sailing boats, boats, motors, water motorcycles,
“As a good citizen of Barcelona, a maritime city if ever there was one, and a huge fan of the sea off the Costa Brava, I really enjoy the Boat Show”- DR. EDUARD ESTIVILL, European specialist in sleep medicine & director of the Estivill Sleep Clinic | Quiron-Dexeus Univerisity Institute
accessories, and equipment. The Salon Nautico takes place annually in October.
During this years’ event, ten boats aspired to the title of ‘Boat of the Year’ of the 2019 campaign.
1.Azimut Atlantis 51 With aggressive design lines within the purest Italian style, this large cruise ship is equipped with three double cabins. It is equipped with two 600 HP Volvo Penta IPS800 engines that allow it to reach peak speeds of 35 knots. It offers on a length of 16 meters in length: luxury, a careful decoration and a quality of impeccable finishes.
2.Beneteau Flyer 8. The Flyer 8 in its two versions of 2018/19 shares the same hull and outboard motorization. The SpaceDeck presents a sporty image, equipped with the Air Step hull with a central console configuration and a bow area occupied by a large solarium. It is a model that adapts well to the fishing program. The SunDeck version is the same boat, but with a plant in which the bow is raised by having a cabin of considerable volume.
3.Cranchi T36 Crossover The Cranchi T36 is also a first in Barcelona, a cruise of 11.70 meters in length that offers two cabins plus a convertible dinette to sleep six people. It equips two Volvo Penta D4300 of 300 Hp inside a turbodiésel outboard and has a fuel tank of 600 liters, which provides an interesting autonomy. It is a family program boat, for cruises of a certain commitment, which projects a current design and remarkable quality.
4. From Antonio D46 Open. The Spanish shipyard De Antonio Yachts surprises once again with the new D46 Open, a large sports cruiser equipped with four high-power outboard motors. It allows several configurations inside and several power proposals, always with high power outboards. Reaches speeds of 47 knots.
“As a Catalan, it gives me great pride to be able to enjoy all of the world’s latest nautical products here in my city. We’ve got the whole world of sailing within our grasp”- PEDRO RIPOL SAMPOL, First rower and team captain | Atlantic Rowing Team 2001
5. Jeanneau NC37, a year of news Jeanneau Motor is one of the firms that launched the most innovations every year in all its ranges. By 2019 it announces the arrival of seven new lengths belonging to the Cap Camarat, NC, Merry Fisher, and Leader ranges. The NC 37, a model designed for a cruise, is comfortable and harmonious. It follows the same trend as the rest of the models of the brand with a renewed style within a more complete length.
6.Nuva Yacht M6 Open. The national firm Nuva Yachts goes to Barcelona with the new Nuva M6 Open, open version of a length that already existed in the cabinated version. The M6 Open, elegantly designed with minimalist lines, has a walkaround configuration, with console and toilet, and with a versatile, spacious bathtub with several transformation options. It is a boat approved for 8 people, equipped with outboard 100 HP in its base version, to reach up to 34 knots. It is a model equipped with a good hull, with great behavior in the water, and indicated as an initiation model
7.Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 The French shipyard Bénéteau presents in Barcelona his last creation in cruise sailing, the Oceanis 46.1. A fast family cruise, of 14.60 meters in length, with a motor of 57 horses. Designed for long voyages and long stays on board, it is also notable for FinotConq naval architecture and modern interiors by Nauta Design. The 46.1 maintains the helmet on the edge of its predecessor 51.1, equips roller and self-steering jib and the entire maneuver is forwarded to the two positions of government, which facilitates its management with little crew. The interior, elegant and bright, can be customized and opt for two or three cabins and two bathrooms.
8.Dufour 390 Large Large. The novelty of the French shipyard Dufour for 2019, the family cruise Dufour 390 Grand Large imported by Estana Yachts, will also be in the water available to visitors of the Boat Show. It is a cruising sailboat of 11.19 meters in length that is between the 382 GL and the 412 GL of the range and thinking for the family navigator that renounce neither the benefits nor the comfort on board. It is available with three cabins with its own bathroom.
9.Grand Soleil 48 Performance From the Italian shipyard Cantiere del Pardo, the constructor of the Grand Soleil and the brand that imports Motyvel, in Barcelona you can see the Grand Soleil 48 Performance, absolute novelty. With a length of 15 meters, it is available in two versions, cruising and regatta, created to satisfy the most competitive sailors. Although if you think of regatta mode – in the sport version the furniture is light and removable – both the cover and the interior adapt to the cruising navigation in full comfort.
10.Wauquiez 42 Pilot Saloon. For the first time in Barcelona comes the Wauquiez 42 Pilot Saloon, the smallest of the range of this French shipyard specialized in oceanic cruises. A model capable of making you realize the adventure of your life.