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Sochi will celebrate May Day with a yacht exhibition

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They say on May Day Russians are divided into those who dig and those who drink. A yachting alternative is to go to Sochi and look for a boat for the new season. Here, on the territory of Sochi Grand Marina, from April 29 to May 2 for the fourth time will be held Sochi Yacht Show.

Traditionally one of the models of the Italian shipyard Overmarine will be a headliner of the boat show. Last year they brought Mangusta 105 to Russia for the first time. This year 28,3 m long Mangusta 92 will be moored in the Sochi Grand Marina.

The Sochi Yacht Show is probably the only Russian show that will feature «the holy trinity of» British builders: Sunseeker, Fairline and Princess.

The three shipyards are three popular models of flybridge family cruisers: Sunseeker 55 Manhattan, Fairline 48 Phantom and Princess 60.

The sailing segment is much more modest than the motor segment.» Two French Beneteau cruisers can be noted here - the best luxury cruiser «2011 Sense 50 and the best family cruiser 2014 Oceanis 38.

And the most numerous category at the exhibition is boats of different purposes: for fishing, cruising, water sports, gentlemen pleasure boats and powerboats.

Fishermen will be interested in models Jeanneau Merry Fisher 695 and Beneteau Barracuda 7.

Multifunctional bowrider Jeanneau Cap Camarat 6.5 BR will appeal to fans of wakeboarding.

Fans of speed will pay attention to the Cigarette 38 Top Gun and Cigarette 46 Rider XP. «Apart from already known on the Russian market», Sochi will host the only representative of the cult Italian brand Bruno Abbate - a classic offshore speedboat Primatist G43.

For admirers of stylish, immaculately finished gentlemen's boats Burevestnik Group holding will present the whole family of boats Chris-Craft headed by the fresh flagship Commander 44.

Completing the luxury powerboat segment are two Cobalt powerboats - R7 and 24 SD.

Those looking for a comfortable family cruiser for a weekend getaway should not miss SeaRay's products. Both Sundancer and Sunsport series will be exhibited.

Yacht outfit and equipment will be available for purchase at «Yachtsman's shop». «For example, there's this one» « firing» at drones from Zara Aero, which blocks the control signal of the drone. ItBoat recently wrote about similar technology for the superyacht sector.

The main attraction of the boat show, like last year, will be the frigate «Chersonese» which will arrive in Sochi under its scarlet sails this time. As a treat the guests will be offered fresh oysters from the chef of the oyster bar «Cachalot».

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