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BENETEAU sees innovation as being ahead of its time and encouraging sailors to experience the sea in new ways. 

AIR STEP®

AIR STEP®

Developed in 2003, Air Step technology was the result of an ambitious research programme. Its goal was to develop a new generation of hulls offering greater sensations in terms of speed and acceleration, while improving boat safety, comfort and efficiency. This patented technology now equips boats up to 50 feet.  BENETEAU Air Step® patent - Designers: Patrick Tableau, Maud Tronquez, and Rémi...

DOCK & GO

DOCK & GO

The revolutionary Dock & Go system, a technology developed by BENETEAU, simplifies yacht manoeuvres when sailing on engines. Whatever the wind and current conditions, or the harbour configuration, you can control the movement of your boat in a limited space with the kind of accuracy you have never achieved before. Now present on all 50 to 55-feet Oceanis sailing yachts, this high-tech...

IPS VOLVO

IPS VOLVO

10 years ago, BENETEAU was the first boatyard in Europe to decide to use the IPS (Inboard Performance System). Today, their experience in this field is unrivalled on the market. Six different hulls have been specifically developed for this engine by the Beneteau design office, in close collaboration with Volvo’s teams. Unique hulls have been designed for the Monte Carlo, Gran Tursimo and Swift...

Mainsail arch

Mainsail arch

Today, all our sailing yachts over 40 feet are characterized by a major innovation. This is the Mainsail arch securing the mainsheet tackle further aft on the boom. This has resulted in many architectural changes, making sailing easier and safe, and making you more confident. 

SUBMERSIBLE SWIM PLATFORM

SUBMERSIBLE SWIM PLATFORM

In taking inspiration from the world of large yachts, BENETEAU has offered a swim platform that lowers to just below sea level for several years. Today, it is available on three different 40 to 60 foot motorboat ranges: Monte Carlo, Swift Trawler and Gran Turismo. The submersible swim platform affords easy access to the water for leisure activities and connects life on board with the sea. A...

Ship Control

Ship Control

Ship Control® is a visual interface that simplifies the operation of many of the boat’s functions. Simple, safe, comprehensive and user-friendly, the Ship control technology is a real in-built onboard computer providing navigational assistance, as well as many help with aspects of life on board. Today the Ship Control interface is deployed on motor boats over 40 feet and sailboats: Monte...

THE FOILS OF THE FIGARO BENETEAU 3

THE FOILS OF THE FIGARO BENETEAU 3

Production built for the first time to fit out the new Figaro BENETEAU 3, foils improve the performance of the Solitaire Urgo Le Figaro one design, by increasing its power and stability at more points of sail, while reducing the effect of drag.

THE TRIM

THE TRIM

THE TRIM TAB, A KEY PERFORMANCE DRIVER   The trim tab plays an essential role in optimising outboard performance. The trim tab modifies the propeller's thrust angle in relation to the hull; this trims the boat, thus optimising both speed and comfort. Trim tab control buttons are placed directly on the throttle control; using them should feel as natural as operating your car’s...