BY APB Staff on 12 Mar 2017

The Oceanis Yacht 62 by Beneteau is floating evidence of how motor yachts and sailing boats are drawing closer

WHILE THE BENETEAU OCEANIS YACHT 62’s sailing performances are more than just fun – actually they’re really surprising, as you will read later on – its comfort, functionality and both deck and interior solutions are similar to those of a motorboat as well. This Oceanis 62 is a perfect display of this excellent fusion, a step forward for both worlds, and Beneteau Group is definitely leading the way.

Impressive Fusion 

When you look at the Oceanis 62 while it’s at the docks, the first thing that meets the eye is the stern – a huge mouth that hides the tender garage that can house a 2.85m Williams jet RIB. More than volume, the biggest challenge on this kind of boat is to develop the best possible mechanism in order to make tender launch and recovery effortless.

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