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03 july 2018

The exclusive pictures of the Multihull Of The Year price giving ceremony!

On April 19th was held the award ceremony of the first “Multihull Of The Year” election organized by Multihull World Magazine in partnership with the International Multihull Boat Show. The winners that magazine readers chose to elect in each category were revealed at this ceremony.
Discover the video and relive this warm moment by clicking here.

The list of Nominees for the “Multihull Of The Year” 2019 will be releaved at the opening day of the Annapolis Boat Show on October 4, 2018.

 

27 april 2018

5 days 100% multihull !

Baptisms, launches, inaugurations, conferences ... animated 5 days of show. The highlights of this 9th edition:

-10 units were presented in first world presentation:

• AVENTURA - Aventura 34

• CATANA - BALI 4.1

• FOUNTAINE PAJOT SAILING CATAMARANS - New 42

• FUTURA YACHT SYSTEMS - FUTURA 49

• ICE YACHTS - Ice Cat 61

• LEOPARD CATAMARANS - Leopard 50 (European Premiere)

• MCCONAGHY BOATS - MC 50 CAT

• NEEL TRIMARANS - Neel 45 Evolution

• OUTREMER YACHTING - Outremer NEW 51

• SLYDER CATAMARANS - Slyder 49

But also novelties with manufacturers (new engine for Yanmar), service companies (the Multihull Friendly Marinas has grown, charter companies (new base for Dream Yacht Charter) ...

- The results of the Multihull of the Year election by Multicoques Magazine were unveiled ... result on our Facebook page! The election was followed by a tasting of wines and oysters and meeting with winemakers and oyster farmers "vinifilles" organized by Hérault tourism.

- The show hosted on Friday the6th seminar of the MARINE AND INLAND WATERWAYS SURVEYOR’S EUROPEAN COLLEGE with the subject  ‘”Raisons of choosing multihulls” and the annual congress of International Marine Accredited Surveyors Association. At the end of the day, the baptism of Outremer 4X took place on the Outremer stand,the boat will participate in the next Route de Rhum.

To note: the presence of many personalities of the sail, Loïck PEYRON, godfather of L'OUTREMER 51, Thomas COVILLE and his Sodebo Ultim ', Mike GOLDING ... 

Rendez-vous from 24 to 28 April 2019 with even more boats, equipment suppliers ... to blow together the 10 candles of the show!

 

 

19 april 2018

DAY #1

The first day of the boat show was full of events :
- Fountaine Pajot unveiled the name of NEW 42 which is now called "Astréa"
- In attendance of the Mayor of La Grande Motte and the famous navigator Loïck Peyron, Outremer has christened the Outremer 51
- At the end of the day, Leopard presented its brand new Leopard 50 for the first time in Europe
...

See you tomorrow for new multi-adventures !!

09 april 2018

A first for Green Yachting!

Green Yachting has chosen La Grande Motte to launch its brand new range of innovative solar powered water heaters. They are experienced yachties and their products are all the consequence of their own experiences. Convinced of the importance of being « green » in all they do, Green Yachting is the new name to remember for environmentally friendly products for the yachting industry. Come and visit their stand #E26.

 

08 april 2018

YACHTING WORLD has become a media Partner for the International Multihull Boat Show for the first time!

YACHTING WORLD has become a media Partner for the International Multihull Boat Show for the first time! Yachting World published its first Multihull Special Supplement in January 2018 and is looking forward to publishing its second supplement in the August 2018 issue. We welcome Yachting World to the Multihull family!

16 march 2018

Scoop from Fountaine Pajot shipyard …the NEW 42 will be presented in World Premiere !

To the occasion of the Multihull boat Show at La Grande Motte, Fountaine Pajot exhibits the New 42. Like for the Saona 47 last year, the shipyard will reveal her name the opening day. This new unit will make the Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamarans range stronger with 7 models: the Lucia 40, the New 42, the Helia 44 evolution, the Saona 47, the Saba 50, the Ipanema 58 and the New 67. This new model boasts all the Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamarans range assets with the DNA of the Yard, performance and elegance.

05 march 2018

The new shipyard Itare Catamaran chooses La Grande-Motte to present its first boat's demo!

The new brand ITACATAMARAN will present the ITA14.99. Very concerned by Ecological problematic and especially by Sea environement, the shipyard is surrounded by partners who share their philosophy. Thus, the ITA14.99 # 1 will be the first boat to have the new ServoProp developed by Oceanvolt (patented system and winner of the price DAME). This 15-foot will also be equipped with a carbon mast of the Lorima brand, also a faithful partner of the International Multihull Boat Show.

A well equipped catamaran, not to be missed !!

13 february 2018

Dragonfly, they come back on the show!

Built by the Quorning Boats shipyard, the famous brand DRAGONFLY will be represented by the new and friendly Hellomulti team. They will come accompanied with the Dragonfly 28 provided with - like every boat in the range - the Swing Wing innovation. The Swing Wing offers the opportunity of reducing the width of the boat in half and docking at a monohull berth.
Attention, they warned you: "The Dragonfly experience is contagious. Our desire is to make you taste it, so you will not be able to do without it"...

03 january 2018

Happy New Year 2018!

All the M2Organisation team wishes you a great Multihull year!

18 december 2017

A new victory for the multihull world!

François Gabart has set a world record for sailing around the world alone on his maxi-trimaran Macif (30m long, 21m width). He completed his journey in 42 days and 16 hours ! Hats off to Mr Gabart !

15 december 2017

The International Multihull Boat Show... at the Paris Nautic Boat Show !

On the initiative of M2 Organisation, the French Nautical Industries Federation, represented by the vice-president Stéphan CONSTANCE accompanied by Colette CERTOUX, Jean-Pierre GOUDANT, and in the presence of Stéphan ROSSIGNOL, Mayor of La Grande Motte, presented the 9th edition of the International Multihull Boat Show.
All the French multihull industry representatives, press and institutional partners (Hérault department and Occitanie region) met at the Nautic boat show, in the Federation area.
In a friendly atmosphere, Stéphan CONSTANCE reminded the importance and dynamism of the multihull in the French nautical industry and formalized the partnership agreement that will now link the International Multihull Boat Show to the federal authorities.
The important participation of all the actors of this sector, suggests a very promising 2018 edition...

24 november 2017

Vote for the "MULTIHULL OF THE YEAR" !

MULTIHULLS MAG, in partnership with the International Multihull Boat Show, launches the "MULTIHULL OF THE YEAR" election, and it is during the next show that the names of the big winners will be announced!

Thirty models are nominated. Fortunately, you will not have to choose only one model! You need to choose a boat in each of these 4 categories: less than 40 feet, between 40 and 50 feet, more than 50 feet, motor.
You have until April 22, 2018 to vote HERE for your favorite multihulls.

27 october 2017

The 2018 poster is online!

The last pencil strokes of the 2018 poster have been given ... Visit our Facebook page to discover it. Come here !

23 october 2017

The Leopard 50 in European Premiere ... at La Grande Motte !

The Robertson & Caine shipyard has chosen the International Multihull Boat Show 2018 to present its new Leopard 50 in European Premiere.
Replacing the Leopard 48, this new model will be available in two versions (a first for the brand!): a Leopard 50P version ("P" for performance) and a second version Leopard 50L ("L" for lounge).
For more information, visit the Leopard website by clicking here.

10 july 2017

Come to see us at the Pre-owned Multihulls boat show at Canet-en-Roussillon (France), on September 21 to 24 2017!

Take advantage of the Pre-owned Multihulls boat show, from 21 to 24 September 2017, in Canet-en-Roussillon (France) to meet us.

Canet-en-Roussillon, already known as a specialist center for multihulls in the Mediterranean is hosting the 3rd edition of the show dedicated to second-hand multihulls. The perfect show to find your dream multihull and meet specialists who can make your boat like new again (advice, equipment, services ...).

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23 april 2017

DAY #5

On this Sunday of election, the atmosphere is calm on the pontoons, but the serene mood of the exhibitors testifies of an exceptional edition for the multihull; sales have exceeded all expectations ... and this is there that this show finds its legitimacy!


6:00 pm - the stands are dismantling, and the show closes its doors. The 8th edition of the International Multihull Boat Show has confirmed once again the incredible health of this marine sector. Builders are already looking ahead to the next edition in 2018, which looks very promising with many new products to discover. Save the date - 18th to 22nd April in La Grande Motte.

All the M2Organisation team thanks you for your confidence.

22 april 2017

DAY #4

20 degrees, 10 knots ... the weather is ideal for sea trials. The exhibition reaches its cruising speed, for the exhibitors satisfaction who accumulate the visits ...

Catamarans and trimarans are not alone in the show. TIWAL takes advantage of this summer day to get their inflatable dinghy tested.

21 april 2017

DAY #3

After a windy beginning of week, this 3rd day move on to the Mediterranean warmth. The pontoons are full and the influx of foreign visitors is beating records.

The event of the day is the inauguration of the Neel 51, exceptional in its design, and certainly the only trimaran with as much living space thanks to the "Cockloon", the wedding between cockpit and living room.

20 april 2017

DAY #2

Under the sun of this second day many baptisms are organized ... the champagne is required.

The last-born of the Robertson & Caine South African shipyard, Leopard 45 baptized Sunsail 454, is blessed by Hélène Defrance (bronze medalist in 470 with Camille Lecointre at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games).

On the P pontoon, Swiss Cat presents the Swiss Cat 48 for the first time to the general public. This new flagship of the Balaruc shipyard (34) completes the range of this manufacturer, champion of customization.

On the adjacent pontoon, Lagoon , the leader, announces to the public, the launch of two new models: the 40 and the 50. They will be both presented, next fall.

Meanwhile, Carole Delga, President of the Occitanie Region, discovers the show with members of the "Parlement de la Mer".

19 april 2017

DAY #1

10:00 am: Opening of the 8th International Multihull Boat Show. The first visitors discover the village before striding along the pontoons and about sixty multihulls.


At the same time, the official inauguration took place in the "Multihull Club" in the presence of Stéphan Rossignol, Mayor of La Grande Motte, Didier Codorniou, Vice-President of the Occitanie region, Claude Barral, Vice-President Hérault Department, Colette Certoux, Vice-President of the “Fédération des Industries Nautiques » and organizers Frédéric Morvant and Philippe Michel.
To note the exceptional presence of Thomas Coville, who has smashed the record for sailing around the world solo.


Later that day, the Fountaine Pajot shipyard unveils the name of its new 47-foot sailing catamaran: the Saona (Saona is an island off the Dominican Republic).