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Extreme Sailing Series™

We are delighted to partner with the Extreme Sailing Series™. It is our strategy to associate the Highfield name with the most prestigious sailing events around the world, promoting safe boating and sailing. The Extreme Sailing Series™ will enable us to showcase our expertise in developing and manufacturing heavy duty RIBs, that are capable of hard work, speed and outstanding manoeuvrability. The Highfield fleet was delivered to the ESS for the Hamburg act. The Act 5, presented by Land Rover has yet again delivered some incredible and challenging racing. The River Elbe with its tight course, busy waterways and some unseasonal weather pushed the sailors to use all their knowledge and skills to deliver the results on the water. With the weather improving steadily over the four days...

Vendée Globe – perfect start

More than 350,000 spectators lined the legendary exit channel and the beaches to bid farewell to the skippers on Sunday the 6th of November for the start of the eighth eidition of the Vendée Globe. The huge legions of impassioned spectators, ashore and afloat as well as the 29 intreprid solo skippers who set off from Les Sables d'Olonne start line at 13:02 were treated to perfect weather conditions for the start of the legendary solo non stop round the world race. All went perfectly well for our fleet of 42 Highfields that ensured the safe kick-off of the event. Thanks to all our technical partners that have joined us for this project: Groupe YB - Highfield importer in France - http://www.groupe-yb.fr/ Honda Marine -...

Vendée Globe – delivery of the fleet

The 42 Highfield support RIBs have been delivered as planned on the 14th of October in Les Sables d'Olonne. Highfield will be happy to meet you at the Vendee Globe Village. Opening: from Saturday, 15th October 2016 to Sunday, 6th November 2016. The Vendée Globe pontoon will be accessible every day from Saturday 15th October to Friday 4th November from 10 in the morning to 8 in the evening. They will be closed to the public the weekend of departure. Start of the race: Sunday, 6th November 2016.

Portugal – New Distributor

Sopromar Nautical Center and Highfield Boats begin the New Year with the consolidation of a strategic partnership with the aim to make available to the Portuguese general public  a wide range of Ribs. This partnership kicks off with exclusive marketing in Portugal of two of our ranges; the Ultralite from 240 to 340 and the Classic from 260 to 380. With this partnership the Sopromar Nautical Center holds the exclusive promotion and sales of Highfield in Portugal, proposing a new approach to "weight" factor for those looking for a "light" solution in choosing a support vessel. Sopromar operates 3 different sites, offering an extensive range of services; shipyard with two Travelifts that handles boats up to 35 and 50 tons displacement, Chandlery and any maritime related maintenance you...

Slovenia/Croatia – New Distributor

Burin Boats, Slovenian based company, has been appointed has sole importer and distributor for Highfield boats in Slovenia and Croatia. Not only selling yachts or motorboats (Beneteau dealer), they also offer services of chartering, maintenance and operate 3 marinas on the Croatian shores. http://www.burinboats.com/en/ http://www.burinyachtcharter.com/en

The Moorings | Sunsail base in Croatia

With a fleet of more than a 1000 boats (sailing & power) and a choice of 30 destinations around the world, The Moorings|Sunsail (TUI Group) is the charter industry's player to count with. We recently visited their operation located in Marina, Croatia (near Split). As most of their bases, the vessels are equipped with our Classic and Ultralite ranges, ready to take you to a secluded beach. The Moorings|Sunsail is planning on upgrading their fleet in the coming years and will acquire bigger vessels which will give an opportunity to use the new Deluxe range.

Official Partner Vendée Globe 2016

SAEM Vendée, owner and organizer of Vendée Globe the non-stop solo round-the-world sailing race, signed an official partnership with HIGHFIELD, world leader of aluminum hulled tenders and RIBs, to ensure the safe departure and arrival of the 8th edition.   Vendée Globe - HIGHFIELD, an unprecedented scale partnership SAEM Vendée entrusts HIGHFIELD with the supply of a 42 RIB fleet to ensure the safe departure and arrival of participants in this legendary challenge. With its presence across the seven seas through its customers, HIGHFIELD offers this major event its entire expertise to develop and launch a limited edition of three models totally adapted to the needs of the organization. The new models will be unveiled during the Paris Boat Show (5-13 Dec) and HIGHFIELD will...

SNSM uses Highfield

Founded in 1967, the SNSM is the French equivalent to the British RNLI or US Coast Guard. With the aim of always conduct its mission at best, the SNSM spend continuing efforts to modernize and renew its fleet. This is why, beginning of 2011, the technical services of the SNSM decided to use aluminium hulled RIB Highfield in order to improve the life and reliability of its boats. They have always been very satisfied since the beginning.

Highfield For Lagoon

Highfield has been appointed as official partner of Lagoon Catamarans. Highfield is proudly supplying the famous catamaran builder a “FOR LAGOON” special series. Lagoon belongs to the CNB division of Groupe Bénéteau (the world´s largest sailing yachts builder) and offers a complete range of 38 to 63 feet catamarans.

Partnership – Honda Marine UK

Honda Marine has entered into a strategic partnership with Highfield Marine, which will see a range of Highfield RIBs sold exclusively in the UK with Honda outboards. The agreement marks the next phase in Honda’s boatbuilder alliance programme, which offers full boat packages in partnership with premium manufacturers, delivering the complete ‘turnkey’ solutions which many UK customers are increasingly looking for. Initially, the agreement will cover Highfield’s ‘Classic’ and ‘Ocean Master’ RIBs which have evolved from over 25 years of development in some of the toughest conditions in the world and hold an enviable reputation as tough and reliable. The boats also have aluminium hulls which are strong, easy to repair, versatile and lightweight. Importantly, aluminium hulls come with strong environmental credentials; because they’re lighter,...