The two largest Croatian sailing and charter companies will not only present their best at the fair in Split, but also offer five Croatian premieres each
April 11 to 15 in Split – the time and location of the 20th edition of the Croatia Boat Show, described by organizers as double in size than last year’s area and number of exhibitors. The fair on Split’s western seafront will showcase Croatian premieres of over 30 boats, and the absolute record holders in the number of new vessels on show – both with five new models – are two renowned companies: Nautika Centar Nava and Croatia Yachting.
Croatia Yachting, Croatia authorized sellers for brands Hanse, Dehler, Fjord, Sealine and Bali Catamarans, will display ten vessels at the coming Croatia Boat Show, five of them Croatian premieres. Fair visitors will thus be able to browse for the first time new models of sailboats Hanse 388, Hanse 418 and Hanse 548, motor yacht Sealine F430 and the revolutionary catamaran Bali 4.1. The new Hanse models from the 8 series, along with already well known advantages of the brand now offer a higher dose of luxury, comfort and daylight in the interior and a larger sail surface, additionally emphasizing the Hanse Fast Cruising concept.
Hanse 548, photo by Croatia Yachting
The new Sealine F430 offers an unsurpassable amount of space in the salon, cabins and the flybridge while its hull offers excellent maritime characteristics, and the double Volvo IPS drive exceptional maneuverability.
The Bali 4.1 will thrill you with its open salon concept and large exterior space for sunbathing and mingling. There is also the unique front cockpit and sunbathing spot on the fixed front deck, typical of all Bali catamarans.
Besides the 4.1 model, Croatia Yachting will also display catamarans Bali 4.3 and 4.5. There are also other vessels on display: sailboats Hanse 455, Hanse 588 and Fjord 36 Open. All vessels will be in the sea, its natural environment. At the fair you can arrange test drives after the fair ends.
The Croatia Yachting company is known for its charter management program, having been declared the best charter company in Croatia last year. At the Croatia Boat Show the public and clients will be introduced to this business segment as well. On Saturday, April 14, the Croatia Yachting space will host a party which will present all premieres in an informal atmosphere.
Nautika Centar Nava has a total of 15 vessels at the fair from the best global brands, with five Croatian premieres to be singled out: Antares 9, Gran Turismo 40, Gran Turismo 50 Fly, Sea Ray 320 Sundanceri and X-Yachts X4³.
Antares 9 is the newest and largest model from the Antares line with outboard motors. It is equipped with two Honda engines of 200 horsepower and will be available for test drive, with a special fair offer with a guaranteed delivery for this season.
Antares 9, photo by Nautika Centar Nava
Motor boats Gran Turismo 40 and Grand Turismo 50 will also premiere in Croatia. Both models represent an evolution in the segment of sports cruisers with many new and advanced solutions, such as the newest generation of Airstep hull and Ship Control smart boat system.
Sea Ray 320 Sundancer is an innovative model which set completely new standards in the design of smaller sports cruisers. It is one of the most demanded model in its segment on the European market, primarily due to the modern concept of a forward cockpit with a familiar high quality of finishing on Sea Ray boats.
X-Yacht will have its first official presentation in Croatia with its new model X4³ from the new X line of models meant for comfort cruising without compromising top notch sailing performance.
X4³, photo by Easter Regatta
Besides these premieres, Nautika Centar Nava will display two Lagoon catamarans. They are the two most popular models on the market – Lagoon 42 and 450.
Exclusively during the fair, Nava is preparing special Adriatic Edition offers for select models with exceptionally affordable conditions and speedy delivery. Other models this company is showing off in Split are: Flyer 6.6 Sundeck, Antares 7, Antares 8, Sea Ray 210 SPX, Sea Ray 230 SPX, Sea Ray 230 SunSport and the best-selling model of the Monte Carlo Yachts brand – MCY 76.
After the fair in Split, Nautika Centar Nava will organize the now traditional 7th Adriatic Lagoon regatta. This year the regatta is sold out. The opening ceremony is due on April 28 at the Martinis Marchi castle in Maslinica on Šolta Island. The regatta will then continue to Vis and Palmižana where the winners will be announced. On the first of May participants will enjoy the heavenly climate of the Paklinski Islands and head back to Split.