Last month, we were introduced to the exciting, luxurious, and very elite group called Riva Boats. Although they’ve only recently become available in Southern Africa, the group has been building spectacular works of contemporary art for 169 years — making the shipyard one of the oldest in the world.
We recently got hold of an epic teaser for the sure-to-be-even-more-epic TROPICAL ROAST – a 10-15 minute short film featuring some insane mid-air action from the likes of Dylan Mitchell, Nick Burton-Moore, Devon Nassif and Ryan Whitelaw. We spoke to head of production and brainhild , Muggy Whitelaw, to get some scope on this new film…
From the early days back in 1998, Edenvale-based Boating International has grown in leaps and bounds, moved from strength to strength and has always aimed to be a step ahead of the competition. Leisure Boating takes a look at what all you can find at one of South Africa’s most diverse and equipped marine leisure and lifestyle businesses.
Judging by the number of badly trimmed planing powerboats you see on our waterways, it seems that there are still many boaters who don’t understand what the word “trim” means, and apparently, don’t even realise when it’s properly trimmed or not! Leisure Boating provides an in-depth look at the correct trimming of your motors in a two-part feature.
At last the wait is over — the eagerly-anticipated Fairline Squadron 42 has just arrived in Cape Town and this unique flybridge motor yacht is all she promised and more.
This 42.5-footer (beam of 4.22 m) is an explosion of style, aesthetics and performance unprecedented in a cruiser of this compact size. She’s undoubtedly one of Fairline’s masterpieces in the Squadron range and one which has been well worth waiting for.
With legitimate concerns surrounding the current state of the market, exhibitor fear was palpable before the 2011 Cape Town International Boat Show. However, once the mad dash of serious shoppers flooded into the CTICC over the weekend of the 23-25th of September 2011, all the uncertainties flew out the window, and exhibitors wowed the crowd with their exciting boat and leisure displays. Leisure Boating brings you a full report.
Fisher’s new Freedom 220 DLX has changed our views on pontoon boats for good! If the social aspect of boating is really what appeals to you, then look no further than Leisure Marine’s new Fisher Freedom 220 DLX – she’s big and bold, delivers in all the right places and ticks all the right boxes. Leisure Boating reviews this luxurious pontoon boat.