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Saying they are “bound by common values”, French boatbuilding institutions Jeanneau and Multiplast are joining forces to develop a new high-performance and accessible sailboat: the Sun Fast 30 One Design.

It’s promised that the new design will offer “an intense sailing experience” while also aiming to become a reference one-design class for offshore sailing, with an ambitious and international racing programme to boot.

The project to design a new 30-foot one-design offshore racer was initiated by the UNCL-Racing Division from the Yacht Club de France, the Royal Ocean Racing Club in the UK and the Storm Trysail Club in the US, with the aim of making sailing more accessible for the next generation of offshore sailors.

Multiplast brings its expertise in the conception and development of offshore racing boats to the VPLP design, and will also manage relations with the clubs for the launch of the class as well as supervising sales to support Jeanneau’s distribution network.

Jeanneau, meanwhile, will manufacture the Sun Fast 30 One Design at its boatyard in Cheviré, near Nantes and provide all the services, guarantees and technical support offered by its organisation.

Beyond performance, respect for biodiversity and aquatic environments is at the heart of this joint venture, with the brands emphasising the use in its construction of Arkema’s Elium thermoplastic resin which is made of 20% recycled material and is itself recyclable.

As a result, Jeanneau and Multiplast are touting the Sun Fast 30 One Design as the first production recyclable sailboat.

Expect more news on the progress of the Sun Fast 30 One Design from Jeanneau, who are exclusively marketed in Ireland by MGM Boats.

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Following a successful stint in Cannes last week, MGM Boats will be on the Prestige and Jeanneau stands for the duration of the Southampton International Boat Show which kicks off this Friday 16 September.

The Dun Laoghaire-based boat sales agents will have a full sales team working the show and available to show a host of new boats from its ranges.

For the Prestige marque, that means the 420F, 460F, 520F and 590F motor yachts, alongside Jeanneau’s Sun Odyssey (380, 410, 440 and 490) and Sun Fast 3300 sail boats.

Powerboats from Jeanneau on show include the Cap Camarat (7.5 WA Série3, 9.0 WA and 10.5 WA Série2), Merry Fisher (795 Série2, 795 Sport Série2, 895, 895 Sport an1095) and NC37.

And the Lagoon Catamarans brand will be represented by the Lagoon 46 and Lagoon 42.

The MGM Boats sales team looks forward to seeing you in Southampton. For more details, get in touch with [email protected]

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MGM Boats’ partnership with Jeanneau has been particularly fruitful thus far in 2022. Spring’s reveal of the DB range of premium day boats, led by the Jeanneau DB/43, was followed by the Irish debut of the Sun Odyssey 440 — with the first boat delivered to Dun Laoghaire last month.

And the future looks even brighter, firstly as two historic lines of Jeanneau powerboats will each welcome a new flagship in time for September’s boat show bonanza: the Merry Fisher 1295 Fly and the Cap Camarat 10.5 CC.

Magnificent in the interior and on the exterior, with new signature windows in the hull, the Merry Fisher 1295 Fly is perfectly designed for unforgettable family cruising experiences. It’s a motor yacht whose quality is evident in even the smallest details.

A top-down view of the Merry Fisher 1295 FlyA top-down view of the Merry Fisher 1295 Fly

This new model features unprecedented living spaces for relaxing with family on board, with a generous aft cockpit that opens onto the sea with an electrically controlled starboard terrace; a unique forward cockpit with three sun loungers integrated into the deck plan; and a flybridge with U-shaped saloon and generous sundeck alongside the fully equipped helm.

Inside, the focus is on optimal flow of movement between living spaces — with a galley that opens onto the aft cockpit, a large starboard-side door onto the recessed side deck and forward cockpit, panoramic views from the saloon and three cabins that offer an incomparable level of comfort.

The Merry Fisher 1295 Fly doesn’t lack in the propulsion department, either, with three 300HP outboard engines to work in tandem with a hull specially developed for safe cruising, fuel efficiency and maximum comfort.

Meanwhile, in the marque’s 40th anniversary year, the Cap Camarat 10.5 CC represents the largest ever Center Console — part of a design brief to adapt to a variety of activities, from fishing and other watersport to simply sunbathing.

In addition to a versatile, ergonomic deck layout and excellent cruising performance — adopting the hull from the Michael Peters-designed 10.5 WA Serie2, with timeless lines by Sarrazin Design — this is the only 34-foot Center Console offering four comfortable berths.

The Cap Camarat 10.5 CC is the only 34-foot Center Console offering four comfortable berthsThe Cap Camarat 10.5 CC is the only 34-foot Center Console offering four comfortable berths

With its powerful twin 300HP or twin 425HP engines and joystick control, cruising is fast and easy, with full peace of mind for fun outings with family and friends.

Both the Merry Fisher 1295 Fly and the Cap Camarat 10.5 CC will be presented at the Cannes Boat show from 6-11 September and the Southampton International Boat Show from 16-25 September.

Agents from Irish dealers MGM Boats will be in attendance as always so be sure to get in touch for more details.

Looking beyond 2022, MGM Boats will welcome the first Irish delivery of Jeanneau’s new Sun Odyssey 380 in March 2023. But before then Jeanneau will follow the launch of its 60ft and 65ft sailboats with the surprising and innovative Jeanneau Yachts 55 — set to be revealed at boot Düsseldorf in January.

Born 20 years ago, the Jeanneau Yachts line has always been dedicated to owners who love the open waters and are seeking excellence in cruising and instinctive handling for complete peace of mind while sailing offshore.

Unique is the operative word for the Jeanneau Yachts 55Unique is the operative word for the Jeanneau Yachts 55

That means yachts with majestic lines, at once elegant and high-performance, designed with a desire to marry the beautiful with the practical, to expand living spaces and to offer ever-more refined comfort.

Faithful to this promise, the Jeanneau Yachts 55 offers a fresh look with a revolutionary layout turned towards the exterior yet designed with privacy and wellbeing in mind.

For more on these remarkable boats, see the attached press kits below and follow MGM Boats on Facebook for the latest updates.

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Jeanneau is celebrating 40 years of its iconic Cap Camarat range of cruisers.

Since the creation of the line in 1982, an incredible 62 models have been launched by the French boating marque — and Cap Camarats continue to lead as the prime example for cruising in Europe.

Today, over 35,000 Cap Camarats cruise on waters around the world, whether used for sport or relaxing with family, and new models are continually renewing the range’s spirit, Jeanneau says.

What’s more, the maker says that its outboard line has also become an international reference in its class.

And across all their variances and differences, all share the same heritage: incomparable seaworthy qualities, clever improvements, unequalled comfort on board and a timeless elegance.

For further details get in touch with MGM Boats, Irish agents for Jeanneau.

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The new Jeanneau DB/43 is a unique offer in the premium segment of day boats, combining an exclusive style and polished finish with an unparalleled capacity for entertaining.

Faithful to Jeanneau’s values, with ease of handling and liveability, the DB/43 offers new solutions to maximise your enjoyment and quality of life on board.

The DB/43 features a number of unique characteristics, both clever and subtle, aboard inboard and outboard versions.

They enable this model to meet the expectations of boaters seeking a very open boat with a distinctive character, while also offering comfort on board and solid, seaworthy qualities.

From its bold, streamlined style to its ingenious open design, warm and well-appointed interior and significant strength in the engine department, the DB/43 demonstrates power, elegance and harmony, setting a new milestone in this segment.

For further details get in touch with MGM Boats, Irish agents for Jeanneau.

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Dun Laoghaire yacht broker MGM Boats be exhibiting on the Prestige Yachts, Lagoon Catamarans and Jeanneau Sail & Powerboat stands for the full duration of the show from 7-12 September.

Gerry Salmon, Ross O’Leary and Joss Walsh will be available to show over a host of new models for 2022 at the event, which will cover two exhibition spaces at the Vieux Port and Port Canto.

As the Cannes boat show promises as usual to be a very busy boat sales event, the MGM Boats team advises making a prior appointment to view your choice of boat:

  • Prestige: 420, 520, 590, 460 S, 690 X70
  • Lagoon: Seventy7, Sixty5, 55, 46, 42, 40
  • Jeanneau Sail: Sun Odyssey 410, Sun Odyssey 440, Sun Odyssey, 490, 54, 60
  • Jeanneau Power: Leader 36, Merry Fisher 1095 Fly, Cap Camarat 12.5 WA, NC 37, Merry Fisher 10.95, Cap Caramat 10.5 WA

To make an appointment or if you would like to receive further information on the boats displayed, contact the sales team at [email protected]

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Now in stock with Irish Jeanneau dealers MGM Boats is a “stunning” Sun Odyssey 389 in full cruising spec.

The two-cabin version comes with a Marc Lombard hull, grey cedar woodwork and Ambiance Weiss upholstery.

It’s also the last boat available for 2021 so prospective buyers should act fast. For more details see the MGM Boats website HERE.

Also available from MGM Boats are the Merry Fisher 695 Serie 2, a new compact cruiser model for 2021, and the Zodiac Pro Open 650 RIB that handles waves with ease.

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Irish Jeanneau agents MGM Boats are targeting this summer for the delivery of the stunning Jeanneau NC 33.

With a hull design by Michael Peters, the new NC 33 is powered by twin diesel engines with Joystick Docking Control.

It means the driver just pushes or rotates the joystick in the desired direction and the boat follows: forward, reverse, sideways, or spinning on its own axis. It’s simple and logical.

Life on board the NC 33 is just as easy and enjoyable, with an interior and exterior layout that’s carefully considered for comfortable, harmonious cruising.

For more details see the MGM Boats website HERE.

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In 1985, Jeanneau launched the Leader 850, the first unit of a new line and a new market segment: the 'Express motor yacht'.

35 years and 10,000 units later, the Leader Line continue to attract customers with boats offering high performance and a distinctive look, while also adapted for family cruising.

As regular Afloat readers know, the brand is represented in Ireland by agents MGM Boats Ltd where the Leader model is a staple of the Irish motorboat scene. 

To celebrate this anniversary, Jeanneau is offering a Limited-Edition Series with its own exclusive hull decoration, gifts pack, and prize competition.

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MGM Boats’ Autumn Showcase is now open to all at the MGM boatyard in Dun Laoghaire’s Coal Harbour.

The dealership has a wide selection of new and used boats on display in the water and outdoors on the hard, featuring brands such as Jeanneau sail and motor boats, Prestige yachts, Zodiac inflatables and Lagoon catamarans.

A selection of used boats is also available for viewing, and MGM’s team of professional sales personnel and yacht brokers will be available to discuss selling or buying a boat.

With the current public health emergency, the safety of all visitors is paramount — social distancing measure will apply, and face masks must be worn when viewing all boat interiors.

In addition, appointments should be made in advance by contacting [email protected] or calling the office at 01 280 2020 or 087 226 3598.

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About MGM Boats

MGM Boats is one of Ireland's leading boat brokers now operating internationally as well as throughout Ireland. MGM Boats was founded in 1997 by brothers Martin and Gerry Salmon who were previously worked as a carpenter, joiner and glass fibre laminator in the 1980s. Martin progressed to boat retailing in the late 1980s and Gerry was a service manager in the 1990s. From these many years of experience, MGM Boats was founded in 1997. It started out as a service, maintenance and repairs company based in Malahide, Co. Dublin.

The company grew in 1998 when the Aquador dealership was acquired. Starting as they meant to go on, in 2001 MGM became distributors for Jeanneau Motorboats and Yachts and also opened its second office in Belfast. MGM had begun to create what would be an international and acclaimed brokerage company.

In 2003, MGM Boats moved to Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Co. Dublin. The large office space and yard expanded the service department and paved the way for MGM to acquire the dealership for Sunseeker in Ireland in 2003.

From then, MGM built up its brokerage listings and in 2009 it opened its office in Hamble, UK. This has led to many years of MGM being present at all major UK boat shows, and each year growing their presence and listings.

The success of MGM's brokerage listings spread internationally, leading in 2012 to 2 new offices being opened in the Mediterranean - in Villamoura, Portugal and Mallorca, Spain. The now international brand and team throughout these years received many awards for their enterprising spirit, customer service and international presence, including winning Sunseeker Distributor of the Year in 2007, 2009 and 2011.

This also led to a new Irish office being opened in Kinsale, Co. Cork increasing their presence within Ireland as well as abroad.

At A Glance – MGM Boats Agencies

MGM Boats are Irish agents for the following yacht and motorboat manufacturers

  • Jeanneau sail
  • Jeanneau power
  • Prestige
  • Lagoon catamarans
  • Aquador
  • Bayliner
  • Zodiac

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