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.

Construction underway on the first Gunboat 72V

The build of the first Gunboat 72V is well underway at our factory in La Grande-Motte, France! Experienced Gunboatbuilders revel in the process of building our yachts to race boat standards, hyper-focused on quality and attention to detail. Pictured above: The first layers of carbon being laid and then the completed outside skin. Below: The [...]

Comin’ in hot! – Gunboat News

Things are heating up and we're not just talking about summer. Get ready for a crescendo of Gunboat news from brokerage sales to new designs to adventures around the world! - A first look at the new GUNBOAT 80 - Brokerage is on fire - Events are back, with a dominating performance by Gunboat 68 [...]

Gunboat Brokerage – Beyond the Sale

The desire for adventure and fast sailing on an epically stylish cat is very much in evidence with the recent closing of 4 sales, and a fifth under contract!  Here are a few of the reasons people are entrusting us with the sale and purchase of their Gunboats. Photos (left to right): 1) Gunboat 68 [...]

Welcoming Gunboat 68 Highland Fling

La Grande-Motte France Announcing the arrival of the Highland Fling program to the Gunboat fleet! Gunboat 6801 recently changed hands and emerged from our factory last week reflecting a range of performance modifications for inshore racing, most noticeably, dual exterior helm stations! The inside helm remains for all the same conveniences on deliveries and can [...]

New Brokerage Listing – Gunboat 60 ALAIA

Gunboat Brokerage - Newport RI Adventure Awaits! Gunboat for sale: Optimized for self-reliant world cruising, ALAIA has been professionally maintained by highly experienced crew and presents in stunning condition for her next owners. High-tech structures and luxurious interiors make her exceptional in the widest range of conditions. Retractable boards & rudders grant access to skinny waters. She is [...]

The Finest Meals Require the Best Ingredients (Seahorse Magazine)

Achieving better performance by keeping the weight down and the structural integrity up. From raw material to precise cuts of fabric to fined construction techniques, every detail matters! ‘Today, every piece of carbon that goes into the construction of a 68 has been cut for the task either off site or at times on a [...]

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 [...]

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