Viking Removing ‘Cruise’ From Company Name

1/27/2020 - By Donald Wood. Ocean and river cruise company Viking has revealed it is dropping the word “cruise” from its name as it continues to grow and focus on destinations. According to CruiseCritic.com, Viking founder Tor Hagen announced during a speech in Los Angeles last week the cruise line’s website has been changed… SEE MORE
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Boating 101: How to Choose the Best Boat Anchor Type

1/15/2020 - Information Provided by Anchoring.com. There are a number of boat anchors available, constructed of different materials, and often with confusing names. This article will discuss the most popular types of boat anchors, how to choose the best anchor for your boat, the most common material types, and also give an overview of… SEE MORE

Refinishing & Customizing New Sabre 66 Hulls

1/7/2020 - GIBY painted two brand-new Sabre 66 hulls this fall. While the second vessel was in our care, the GIBY fiberglass and metal teams also cut, manufactured, and installed custom side-entry hull doors and fabricated metal rails to accommodate the alteration. The doors were painted, mounted, and aligned before the carpentry… SEE MORE

Outfitting an Outremer 59 5X

1/7/2020 - An Outremer 59 5X travelled from Florida to Maine this summer to tackle several significant projects. The GIBY team addressed an extensive summer punch list - performing over 200 hours of work - to bring the boat up to its new owner’s specifications. During the visit, the new boat owner… SEE MORE

Twin Outboards Versus Triple Outboards

12/30/2019 - By Jim Hendricks. Outboard-powered cruisers have never been more prevalent than they are today, owing largely to the growth of outboard motors themselves. The Yamaha 425 XTO Offshore V-8, for example, stands near the pinnacle of available outboard oomph and technology, and is well-suited for boats such as the Pursuit… SEE MORE
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The Luxury Yacht That Turns Into A Submarine

12/13/2019 - By Tamara Hardingham-Gill. It looks like something straight out of a James Bond movie, but this concept might just signal that the future of superyachts is sub-aquatic. Dreamed up by Italian-based naval architect Elena Nappi, the hybrid vessel can travel on both the surface of the sea and underwater. Known as the… SEE MORE