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October 2018

Beneteau injects new vitality into the legendary First Range

11 October 2018 | Beneteau
Beneteau injects new vitality into the legendary First Range

The saga of Beneteau’s performance cruiser series—the First range—began as soon as the Beneteau shipyard was opened in 1884. From a sailing trailer for fishermen in 1884 to a tuna fishing boat combining sail and engine in 1912, almost all of the early Beneteau boats went on to become the prototypes... Continue Reading

Coastal Classic photo comp: Capture your cruise and WIN!

4 October 2018 | 36 Degrees News
Coastal Classic photo comp: Capture your cruise and WIN!

The 2018 Coastal Classic is just around the corner and we're anticipating a great Cruising Rally Division with an impressive 17-strong fleet. 36 Degrees Brokers are running a photo contest which encourages participants of the rally to capture their journey from Auckland to the Bay of Islands, whether it's anchored up... Continue Reading

New Beneteau models shine at 2018 Auckland-On-Water-Boat-Show

3 October 2018 | 36 Degrees News
New Beneteau models shine at 2018 Auckland-On-Water-Boat-Show

The NEW Generation Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 was rigged and ready to impress at the 2018 Auckland-On-Water-Boat-Show with a huge amount of interest garnered during the four-day event. As one of only two models released in the seventh generation of Oceanis, show-goers were naturally interested to see how the range has evolved... Continue Reading


September 2018

Two titles for Beneteau Figaro 3 in Newport Boat Show

20 September 2018 | Beneteau
Two titles for Beneteau Figaro 3 in Newport Boat Show

The BENETEAU FIGARO 3 has just won the title of “Best new sailboat under 35 feet” and “Best sailboat overall” at the NEWPORT International Boat Show in the United States. These cross-Atlantic awards confirm the international success of the foiling monohull, designed by VPLP architects. ... Continue Reading