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Beneteau March Boat Show reviews

by Beneteau 27 Mar 13:14 PDT

This March, our three boating brands enjoyed a busy spring/autumn season with boat shows held at different parts of Asia Pacific by working closely with our respective dealers, hosting 1 Asia Pacific debuts and two Japan premieres, welcoming our old and new customers on board for exciting boating experiences.

Fremantle Boat and Seafood Festival
Date: March 10-12, 2023
City: Fremantle, Australia

The Fremantle Boat and Seafood Festival is a unique event that combines western Australian seafood tastings and boat displays on water, bringing food lovers and boating enthusiasts together for a three-day celebration. For the 2023 edition, the boat display was arranged by our local dealer Mansfield Marine.

Beneteau's presence
Sail: Oceanis 40.1, Oceanis 46.1
Power: Antares 8, Antares 9, Antares 11, Gran Turismo 32, Gran Turismo 36

Japan International Boat Show
Date: March 23-26, 2023
City: Yokohama, Japan

The Japan International Boat Show is a great platform to showcase the latest sailing boats, motor yachts and water sports equipment in the country.As the highlight of Japan's yachting calendar, it takes place once a year at the exhibition centre Pacifico Yokohama and the Yokohama Bayside Marina, and is open to both trade visitors as well as to private individuals. Great gratitude to our local dealer First Marine and Odyssey Marine for putting on such an exceptional display.

Beneteau's presence
Sail: First 36 (Asia Pacific premiere), First 53, Oceanis 34.1 (Japan premiere)
Power: Swift Trawler 48 (Japan premiere), Gran Turismo 41, Antares 9

Lagoon Catamarans' presence
Sail: Lagoon 42

Excess Catamarans' presence
Sail: Excess 11

First 36-Asia Pacific premiere

The award-winning First 36 is a high-performance cruiser-racers. She is designed to fit a variety of sailing styles with the cockpit having two distinct modes: one for racing/shorthanded sailing and one for cruising. The living quarters below deck are a reinvented layout of the legendary First 40.7 with huge volume. By far, she has won 6 international recognition including the prestigious "European Yacht of the Year 2023" award.

Oceanis 34.1-Japan premiere

The Oceanis 34.1 boasts slender waterline entries, a lower angle of heel and a hull resting on the chine for greater comfort on the water, providing safe cruising experiences aboard a boat that is easy to handle whoever is crewing it. She offers custom-designed deck, ballast and rigging, catering to the needs of different sailors. Her layout prioritizes comfort, user-friendliness, bright interiors and ease of movement.

Swift Trawler 48-Japan premiere

At 14.74 metres long, the Swift Trawler 48 is a great addition to the successful Trawler range, allowing you to explore new horizons, with features of seaworthiness, incredible living spaces and comfort. She is equipped with a generous 20 sqm flybridge floor for you to enjoy the panorama of the sea. The 48 is your home on the water, accommodating up to eight persons with three cabins in the lower accommodation and the saloon dinette easily converts into a double bed.

Auckland Boat Show
Date: March 23-26, 2023
City: Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand's largest collection of boats in an on-water show, the Auckland Boat Show is where the visitors can see the latest luxury motor yachts, sail yachts, commercial marine sectors, parts, and accessories. Our local dealer 36 Degrees Brokers 36 degrees Brokers presented a new and exciting showcase of Beneteau's power and sail vessels at the show.

Beneteau's presence
Sail: Oceanis 40.1, Oceanis 51.1
Power: Gran Turismo 32 OB, Swift Trawler 41, Swift Trawler 48, Antares 8, Antares 9, Antares 11

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