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 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 [...]

Flipping the Fly – Gunboat 72V

Its a bird its a plane...Its a big milestone in the construction of our first 72V, the de-molding of the flybridge deck! Stéphane Renard, Gunboat Design Manager, explains the significance, "This is one of the largest infusions we have ever undertaken and is a lot more complex than a hull - incorporating all the little [...]

Commissioning complete – BreakFree

La Grande-Motte France BREAK FREE - A name that resonates on so many levels! Gunboat 6805 was officially handed over to the owner last week upon completion of sea trials. Benoit Lebizay, Gunboat Managing Partner, commented on the day, "The smile on the face of the owners when they first stepped onboard the finished boat [...]

SOLD – Gunboat 60 ALAIA

Gunboat Brokerage - Newport RI Gunboat Brokerage is pleased to announce the sale of Gunboat 60 ALAIA! Without skipping a beat, with the change of hands she maintains the name ALAIA and the legacy of a true adventure cruising yacht continues. The new owners are headed to Portugal for the summer and will eventually be [...]

BREAK FREE!

La Grande-Motte France This week at the factory we celebrated the launch and christening of the fifth Gunboat 68, Break Free! "We're really proud of the Gunboat team today for another important achievement in the development of the brand in a challenging environment. To the new owners of Break Free, welcome to Gunboat and thank [...]

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