Boat shows

Triple launch for Princess at the 2013 Southampton Boat Show

The 2013 PSP Southampton Boat Show will see the world launches of three new models from Princess Yachts International . The all new Princess 88 Motor Yacht will make her international debut alongside the new Princess V48, the first ever Princess IPS craft, and the new Princess 43. The Princess 88 Motor Yacht features an […]

Sunseeker announces line-up of boats for 2013 PSP Southampton Boat Show

Acquired earlier this year by the Chinese Dalian Wanda Group, Sunseeker would seem to be keen to maintain it’s high-profile market position. Pretty much always the manufacturer with the most glamorous presence at the Southampton Boat Show, Sunseeker plans to be as big as ever and will be bringing an impressive selection of Sunseeker models. […]

Monaco Yacht Show sees record attendance

From 19 to 22 September, 33,000 luxury yachting companies, yacht owners, wealthy customers and representatives of future purchasers converged on Monaco to meet up at the yacht show’s 500 stands and aboard the hundred-odd superyachts on show. At last year’s show there were signs of an upswing in the market. According to the show’s organisers, […]

Princess 56 video report

In addition to the V62-S sports cruiser, Princess Yachts launched its new 56 flybridge cruiser at the 2012 Southampton boat show. Insignia Motor Yachting met with Princess’ head of marketing Simon Clere who gave us an overview. Click on the movie below, which will play in HD where broadband permits, to take the Insignia Motor […]

Princess V62-S video report

Insignia Motor Yachting met with Princess Yachts’ head of marketing Simon Clere at the Southampton boat show, at which the British boat-builder launched the V62-S. Click on the movie below, which will play in glorious HD where broadband permits, to take the Insignia Motor Yachting tour of the Princess V62-S The new V62-S includes a […]

Jenson Button and Eddie Jordan launch Sunseeker Predator 80 and Portofino 40

F1 star Jenson Button teams with former team owner and long time Sunseeker customer Eddie Jordan to launch Sunseeker’s new Predator 80 and Portofino 40 motor Yachts at the 2012 PSP Southampton Boat Show. As usual, Eddie was on form and very outspoken! Watch the video below to see for yourself.

Princess debuts 40M Yacht at 2012 Cannes Boat Show

Princess Yachts tells Insignia that it is preparing what it describes will be a magnificent display at the 2012 Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes, aka the Cannes Boat Show. Making her international debut will be Princess’ new flagship yacht, the Princess 40M. This tri-deck, semi-custom superyacht is a new chapter for Princess, as it […]

Princess V62-S and Princess 56 debut at 2012 Southampton boat show

Insignia Motor Yachting has a tradition of interviewing Princess Yachts marketing director Simon Clare at the Annual PSP Southampton boat show, and 2012 is no exception. Princess will debut both the V62-S sports yacht and the Princess 56 flybridge cruiser at the boat show. The V62 has had a place in the Princess since 2008, […]

Sunseeker International at the Hong Kong Boat Show

This Sunseeker video clip typifies the glamour aspect associated with this luxury motoryacht brand. Captured at the Hong Kong Boat Show, it’s apparent that Sunseeker recognises the importance of the Asian market.

Insignia Motor Yachting sets course for the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show

There’s little doubt that between September 19 to 22, the 2012 MYS will be bringing together the captains of industry, the savvy owners and their representatives and the highest-net-worth clientele. All will assemble in Port Hercules to exhibit their most high gloss products and luxury services or their future superyacht projects. Organisers of the Monaco […]

Preparing for PSP Southampton Boat Show 2012

Insignia Motor Yachting is starting the run-up to the PSP Southampton Boat Show, which returns to Mayflower Park this year. Running from 14 – 23 September, the show features one of Europe’s largest purpose-built marinas with over 2km of pontoons and up to 1,000 boats. As Insignia regulars know, we use this opportunity to create […]

Video: Princess launches 98′ Motor Yacht, adds Fendi Casa design flair

One of its two World Premieres at the Southampton show, Princess displayed the new 98′ Motor Yacht, and marketing director Simon Clere was on hand to show Insignia Motor Yachting around. Amongst the ‘Big 4′ British boat builders (for our overseas readers, Princess competes with Sunseeker, Fairline and Sealine on the UK stage), Princess has […]

2011 Southampton Boat Show report: Steeler Yachts – E644,000 boat sold by social media!

Insignia’s cameras tour the Steeler NG50, which was conceived to be equally at home in coastal and offshore waters.

Video : 2011 Southampton Boat Show – Sunseeker launches Manhattan 53

With help from Britain’s Got Talent’s Ronan Parke, and “Mr Formula One” Eddie Jordan, Sunseeker launched the Manhattan 53 at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.

New Sunseeker Manhattan 53 to launch at Southampton Boat Show 2011

The exterior styling is unmistakably Sunseeker, but the Manhattan 53 adds more interior space and benefits from the the new luxurious Sunseeker interior range, in association with Armani/Casa.

Insignia team prepares for PSP Southampton Boat Show 2011

The team are polishing the docksides, loading the cameras with empty memory cards and – oops, better do this – requesting press credentials for this year’s Southampton show. We will be there once again, and will be bringing you news and video reviews of the latest boats and marine products at this, the UK’s premiere […]

Raymarine heads for Southampton Boat Show 2011

Marine electronics manufacturer Raymarine will be revealing a new range of products at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show. Raymarine’s team will be on hand throughout the show to explain the new range and to advise on which product best suits particular types of boat. The new products will extend Raymarine’s existing range of products, […]

Boat sales in the UAE healthy

Azimut Yachts has told Insignia that is has tripled its order portfolio in the UAE, while Benetti sales in this area have grown from 8% to 20% of total sales with three megayachts sold in the past 12 months. At the Dubai International Boat Show, which is open until 5 March and which claims to […]

Princess Yachts – Interview: Simon Clare

Princess’s head of marketing tells Insignia Motor Yachting about his company’s major launches at the 2010 Southampton boat show. These are the Princess 42 flybridge cruiser, the Princess 64, and the V52 sports cruiser. Remember to go to our subscribe page to receive the monthly edition of the online Insignia Motor Yachting magazine.

Seattle Boat Show

Vince Holton travels to the Pacific North West Coast of the USA, and visits the 2010 Seattle Boat Show. Were there plenty of trawler-style boats there? Yes, there were! What was more surprising was that the temperature was 32 degrees C – almost unheard of for rainy Seattle. Vince chats with boat manufacturers such as […]

Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht – launch ceremony and video tour

At 40 metres in length, and with a £14 million price tag, the Sunseeker 40 Metre Yacht featured here by Insignia, which was launched at the 2010 Southampton Boat Show, is a rather special addition to the Sunseeker range. The price tag might put this boat out of most people’s range, but we’re sure that […]

Full 2010 Southampton boat show overview coming soon!

The team is hard at work writing up all of the notes that were made as we toured this year’s event. The Insignia report will include interviews with many of the industry’s top executives. Also in process is the editing of several hours of video footage, including Video Walkthroughs of many of this year’s top […]


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