Please select your home edition
Edition
Grapefruit 2018 728x90

Beneteau & SailTime partner up to create new boating alternatives

by Beneteau 10 Oct 2018 14:16 UTC
Beneteau & SailTime partner up © Beneteau

Beneteau inaugurated its Boat Club headquarters in Sables d'Olonne, in late August, and has announced the opening of two SailTime bases in Italy in autumn 2018.

The world leader in leisure craft continues to drive growth, by finding new ways to enjoy boating together. The American SailTime, will rely on Beneteau's influence and reputation to set up business in Europe.

SailTime has picked NSS Charter and Spartivento Charter to manage its bases in Tuscany and Salerno, two of Beneteau's historical partners in Italy. The Tuscany base will operate from the Marina Cala de' Medici and the one in Salerno will from the Marina d'Arechi, on the Amalfi Coast.

On top of the Beneteau Boat Club, which focuses on boats under 30 feet, this new service will offer bigger boats, so that people can enjoy boating without having to own a boat.

SailTime offers its members considerable expertise in boat ownership, without all the constraints. Its growth is based on a system that goes beyond charter. When boat owners hand over the management of their boats to SailTime, they can sit back and relax, while they write off their purchase and maintenance costs. This is what makes this offer so interesting and why SailTime is now a leader in the boat industry in the United States. It is also what appealed to Beneteau.

The opening of the first two European SailTime bases in Tuscany and Salerno marks a new milestone in the international expansion of the partnership between the two brands and also confirms the maturity of the Beneteau Boat Club concept. Several bases should be created in Europe and Asia in the next three years.

Related Articles

Monte Carlo 52 one step ahead
To be launched in September 2019 at the Cannes Yachting Festival The Monte Carlo 52 will be launched in September 2019 at the Cannes Yachting Festival, marking the introduction of the new generation of luxurious Monte Carlo motor yachts by Beneteau. Posted on 3 May
Beneteau Barracuda Tour 2019 - Catch what you like
The seventh event of its kind is now a big international no-kill fishing competition With 40 selections organized by BENETEAU dealers throughout the world, the event sparks incredible enthusiasm and commitment among all those involved. Posted on 16 Mar
Raceix partners with Beneteau
To bring game-changing technology to boaters BENETEAU, has announced a Development Partnership Agreement (DPA) with Irish marine technology company Raceix at the Miami International Boat Show. Posted on 20 Feb
Groupe Beneteau unveils its first motor foiler
A new innovation, unveiling its concept foiling motor yacht It took just nine months for the teams from Groupe Beneteau, working closely with the best partners in France, to conceive, design, develop and build this next-generation flying boat. Posted on 19 Feb
90th Annual SCYA Midwinter Regatta 2019
Intense competition in colder than usual San Diego temperatures It's been a full weekend of intense competition in colder than usual San Diego temperatures as the Pac52s, TP52s and Beneteau 36.7's kicked off their seasons with the 2019 SCYA Midwinters hosted by San Diego Yacht Club. Posted on 11 Feb
Beneteau Four Peaks Race offers exciting challenge
The event saw an increase in numbers and popularity The Four Peaks Race is one of the greatest challenges for sailors and runners, requiring the highest levels of finesse, tenacity, and sportsmanship. The challenges include sailing for approximately 100 nautical miles Posted on 30 Jan
Big names. Bigger guns!
Guns don't get any bigger than Spindrift 2! Guns don't get any bigger than Spindrift 2! She has replaced her own record for the dash to the equator by an hour and 48 minutes. In doing so, she set an as yet to be ratified time of four days, 19 hours and 57 minutes. Posted on 27 Jan
Beneteau First Yacht 53 launch
The brand is preparing to launch the first First Yacht With 24,000 boats produced in nearly 40 years, some of which were real 'winners' an the recipients of some of the top international awards, BENETEAU is reinventing the legendary First range with a beautiful yacht. Posted on 23 Jan
New Flyer 10 Dayboat
Larger than life! Scarcely months after the launch of the Flyer 8, the Flyer 10 will be shown at the Düsseldorf Boot and will extend the BENETEAU outboard range perfectly. Posted on 20 Jan
New Oceanis 30.1: Small, yet oh so big!
New Oceanis 30.1 holds its promises across the board. The smallest yacht in Beneteau's cruising range boasts trailability, incredible living space for her size and focuses on simplicity, yet she is as stylish and beautiful as ever. Posted on 9 Jan
GJW Direct - Yacht 2019 - FooterMarine Resources BOTTOMClick&Boat 2019 Footer