The Double Debut – Cannes and Newport

September 2019 marked the public debut of the Gunboat 68 simultaneously at two boat shows – with 6801 CONDOR in Newport and 6802 DASH in CANNES!

Referred to “The Superstar” of the top boats to see at Cannes, and deemed Best New Sailboat at NIBS by the judges of Cruising World, Sailing World, and Yachting magazines – years of dedication to the Gunboat 68 project were finally on test and available for public review!

Didn’t make it to the show? View the Facebook video walkthrough of Gunboat 68 DASH at Cannes, by SailingYachtTV.

At the same time in Newport, visitors enjoyed a showcase of brokerage listings just a short walk away from the boat show at Gurneys – a unique opportunity to explore the history and evolution of Gunboat design!

Interested in more technical detail, or considering owning a Gunboat? Read our series of articles about the design and build of the Gunboat 68!  Contact Gunboat for new builds and brokerage listings.

Introducing Gunboat 6804

La Grande-Motte France Announcing the launch of Gunboat 68 TOSCA! This week, the 4th Gunboat 68 was ceremoniously rolled from the shed and moved to the waterfront for the splash. With the rig and daggerboards in, she’s officially a sailboat, with a reception line of industry pro’s queuing up for her commissioning and sea trials [...]

Ringing in the New Year with the #GunboatTop10

Happy New Year from all of us at Gunboat! Leading up to the new year we recapped some of the top moments of 2020 on social media, a tradition that brings about a lot of joy and inspiration even in the most challenging of years. Here's the countdown: <!doctype html> *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   View this email [...]

Gunboat Newsletter – December 2020

Announcing the Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 500, a Gunboat 48 for sale through Gunboat Brokerage, and Bahamas charters in 2021!  Read the latest reviews of Gunboat 6803 from Wave, Nautique, and Seahorse magazines. In fleet news, two Gunboat 60s in the South Pacific make the spotlight - one with adventures spectating the America's Cup [...]

Op Wereldreis Met Een Hightech Bolide – Gunboat 68 Review by Nautique

We were pleased to host Nautique in La Grande-Motte this fall and see this Gunboat 68 review reach the Dutch sailing community! Nowadays also called "the Ferrari of the sea" among connoisseurs. Nautique spent a day with this special vehicle. - Hans Brouwers gives the inside scoop on our location, factory and what its like [...]

Nomen est omen – Gunboat 68 Review by Wave Magazin

Here's one in German - Read the write-up from Stefan Detjen's visit to Gunboat headquarters in La Grande-Motte France to sea trial Gunboat 68 SeaTilt! The cancellation of boat shows this year afforded time for private sessions where special guests could tour the factory and have some dedicated time with our team. For this sea [...]

Gunboat featured in Luxe Infinity Magazine

The ultimate sailing experience is fast and fun, comfortable and stylish, but it also offers the capability to sail in the widest range of wind conditions and generate your own power. Gunboat builds catamarans for the sailor who wants the ultimate experience with family and friends. Forget the engines and enjoy the sounds of wind [...]

Pop of Color – 6804 Paint Reveal

The Paint reveal! Gunboat 6804 moved from the paint booth to final fit out this week, leaving a bluish-purple haze of excitement in her wake. Metallic and pearlescent flakes in the paint change mean the hue changes in different lighting and surroundings. We can't wait to see this on the water! From here, a frenzy [...]

Low-key Cruising Vibes in St. Tropez

Saint-Tropez, France Condor is back in the Med and making good use of the warm autumn days, including visiting one of the few events still on the calendar - a toned down version of Les Voile de Saint-Tropez. The Gunboat team together with Loick Peyron enjoyed a few days of sailing in the area with [...]

Pure, cerulean, blue…

La Grande-Motte France Gunboat 6804 was looking absolutely jaw-dropping this week when we rolled her outside for a paint check. We'll be adding this pop of color to the ocean community before you know it! Video preview of 6804's unique metallic paint color, just before the final coats were applied. See the final results here.  [...]

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