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    April 19, 2018

    Your Monthly Dose of Nautical and Maritime Innovation


    Slashing Plastic Pollution

    Reinventing the Houseboat

    La Grande Motte is Back!

    Latest Issue

    Reducing Waste

    Dear readers,   Did you know that by 2050, the oceans could contain more plastic than fish in the oceans? In order to raise awareness and offer solutions to prevent such a catastrophe, the vessel Race for Water, powered by a solar-hydrogen-wind energy mix, is on a bold five-year global circumnavigation. In this issue, you’ll...

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    The Race for ​Water vessel will raise awareness and offer solutions to prevent plastic waste from reaching waterways. (Courtesy of Race for Water)


    Unlike any other vessel afloat, and powered by a solar-hydrogen-wind energy mix, Race for Water is on a bold five-year global circumnavigation, backed by UN Environment, to raise awareness about the urgent need to reduce plastic pollution in the oceans.   Owned by the Swiss Race for Water Foundation (RWF), an...

    Leopard 45 sailing (Courtesy of Leopard Catamarans)

    Cruising catamarans are the fastest growth category because of their general liveability. The Leopard 45 is a good example of this.   Leopard catamarans are prolific boats with more than 1,500 launched during the 26-year history of the South Africa-based company. A major reason for their prolificacy is the charter...

    Boathome has rethought the concept of the houseboat. (Courtesy of Boathome)

    Cutting-edge contemporary design, innovative eco features and exceptional levels of comfort—the houseboat has been reinvented for the 21st century.   Much more than simply floating homes, these pioneering new models are on the water combining aesthetic appeal with high technology to meet the demands of modern lifestyle...

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    #19 March 26, 2018

    Multihulls on the Rise

    One month before the famous International Multihull Boat Show in the south of France, we explore the rise of this type of boat. After spending 30 years...

    #18 February 19, 2018

    Smart Ports

    In this new issue, you will travel to Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands to discover two of the smartest and most automated ports in the world—the King Abdullah Port...

    #17 January 8, 2018

    Boat Sharing Is Here

    NauticExpo e-magazine wants to wish all its loyal readers a Happy New Year. Thank you all for helping make the past year a great success. Our 2018...

    #16 November 16, 2017

    METS 2017 Special Issue

    For the last issue of the year, we’re exploring the world's largest marine equipment trade show, held from November 14-16 in Amsterdam. Revolutionary flat panel antennas, more...

    #15 October 26, 2017

    Smart Marinas

    Did you know that the average boat in a marina leaves the dock only three days per year? It’s a fact. Boats are becoming more like vacation homes. In...

    #14 September 28, 2017

    Rigging Innovations

    Fittings are moving from steel to textile. You’ve probably seen loops of Dyneema rope, so called “soft shackles.” Why would sailors opt for textile fittings? We asked the...

    #13 August 24, 2017

    Safer and Smarter

    Safety at sea means having the right attitude and respecting proper procedures. That said, a little help from cutting-edge manufacturers can’t hurt. In this issue, we dig through...

    #12 July 27, 2017

    Easy Boating

    For numerous seafarers, “easy boating” sounds almost like a four-letter word, far from the notion of maritime adventure. Yet, innovative electronics and materials have transformed sailing in unprecedented ways....

    #11 June 22, 2017

    VR & AR

    Today, virtual and augmented reality are everywhere. The nautical and maritime sector are not left behind. The impact of VR and AR on shipbuilding has started to become...

    #10 May 18, 2017

    Underwater World

    For this new edition, NauticExpo e-mag dives into the underwater world. Discover the Sea Orbiter, a spaceship-like vessel that will extend 31 meters below the surface. Drifting on the...

    #9 April 27, 2017

    Boat Recycling

    Everybody knows that a boat has a history rich with many memories. It’s not like a telephone—you don’t just toss it aside and replace it. Given the sentimental and...

    #8 March 23, 2017

    Autonomous Vessels

    Rewind the clock a decade and the idea of self-controlled vessels seemed like something out of a science fiction movie. Yet today, crewless ships are becoming a reality.


    #7 February 23, 2017

    3D Printing

    Already in frequent use in many other industries, additive manufacturing, or 3D printing has begun making inroads into the nautical sector, constituting a powerful tool for designing and building...

    #6 January 26, 2017

    Sustainable Materials

    More and more sustainable materials are used in the design and construction of new boats. Already a buzzword in other industries, biocomposites—for example jute or flax fiber—may be poised...

    #5 December 15, 2016

    The smart way to security

    Are drones and ROVs your new best friends? From a security standpoint, almost certainly. With new regulations released on a regular basis and unprecedented levels of...

    4 November 17, 2016

    METS Special Edition

    The latest news and trends from Amsterdam. Augmented reality glasses, new communication protocols, connected safety bracelets—you’ll find them all in the new NauticExpo e-Magazine.


    #3 October 27, 2016

    Mini Is Big

    A Mini Class hot topic ? That was a no-brainer for a magazine dedicated to innovations.


    #2 October 6, 2016

    The Foiling Frenzy

    We dig into the foiling megatrend that’s turning watercraft into aircraft..


    #1 September 8, 2016

    The Deep Blue Sea Turns Green

    Twenty decks, 165,167 gross tons, 325 meters long...and almost no SOx emissions.


    #0 April 7, 2016

    Welcome to NauticExpo e-magazine

    Enjoy a brand new reader experience with the initial issue of NauticExpo e-magazine while discovering the latest innovations...