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.

2022 Highlights, 2023 Outlook

Happy New Year from all of us at Gunboat! To kick off 2023, we're heading to boot Dusseldorf with news and inside info to share with you at the show. Please let us know your interests and book appointments in advance through sales@gunboat.com. January 21-29: Find us at Hall 16 booth A53 New Gunboat design [...]

Gunboat 80 design innovation / VPLP simulator

Attendees at the Yacht Racing Forum this week got to see something we haven’t shown to the public before - a demo of Gunboat 80 performance in the VPLP simulator! For Gunboat owners, sailing plans range from full cruising to full racing and anywhere in between, but they all have some key interests in common [...]

Events: Yacht Racing Forum & boot Dusseldorf

Meet with the Gunboat team at upcoming events: Attention yacht racers and performance sailors! Join our session at the Yacht Racing Forum Nov 20-21 in Malta: VPLP Simulator - Applying the latest design innovation to the new Gunboat 80: Loïck Peyron, Vincent Lauriot Prévost, and Benoit Lebizay will be talking about the emerging maxi catamaran [...]

Building up to debuts in 2023

La Grande-Motte, France While it has been an exciting year for us, there's a lot more to come in 2023. We're in the lead up to the highly anticipated launches of the first Gunboat 80 and the first 72V! With six boats in the works - two of each model - we share a few [...]

2022 Boat Shows – Cannes Yachting Festival & Newport Brokerage Show

Fall boat shows are underway, and we're cooking up two opportunities for showings! *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Gunboat 68 BreakFree on Show at Cannes Yachting Festival Let the festivities begin! The stunning metallic turquoise Gunboat 68 has arrived at Port Canto! Planning to meet with us next week to discuss Gunboat ownership? Please let us know your interests and we'll book [...]

Full Sail – Gunboat News

  Gunboat News: Full Sail What a year it has been so far! The factory is booming with two of each series in build, new owners have joined the community through brokerage, and Gunboat adventures are expanding around the globe. So read on, and we hope to see you at Cannes Yachting Festival! Gunboat 68 BreakFree […]

Cannes Yachting Festival 2022

The next opportunity to see a Gunboat 68 will be from September 6th - 11th at Cannes Yachting Festival! In the meantime, take a closer look at Gunboat 68 BreakFree in a new video tour by Skippers Magazine, sailing with Loïck Peyron and Benoit Lebizay. *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Gunboat on Display at Cannes Yachting Festival We're pleased to [...]

Events: Bol d’Or Mirbaud & Cannes Yachting Festival

The Gunboat team is hitting the roads and waterways in the coming months to meet with prospective clients and media partners in Europe! Please note the two upcoming events below, and check in at our events page for more options to connect with us at shows, regattas and events. Bol d’Or Mirabaud, June 10-12, 2022, [...]

Caribbean Highlights – Gunboat 66 GAIA

This season, Gunboat 66 GAIA added a shade of royal blue moving across the Caribbean horizon. A number of lucky sailors took advantage of GAIA’s supreme island-hopping capabilities to take the trip of a lifetime. Captain Andrew Reiley shares a few highlights: Our home base was Sint Maarten this season, and as an example I [...]

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