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Some want to cross an ocean, some want to try the biggest yacht, some just want to spend time with their loved ones. Boating dreams are as different as people and we want to share those dreams. Stay tuned for more Boating Dreams episodes below!

Tammy and Jack

Jack and Tammy Faintuch's Boating Dream

A Second Home on the Water

With their yacht being essentially in their backyard, Jack and Tammy Faintuch are living their boating dream by the Intracoastal Waterway in Florida.

Åse and Robert on their boat

Åse and Robert's Boating Dream

Bringing the Family Together

Together, brother and sister, Robert and Åse, carry on the love for sailing brought to them by their father.

Boat building with a legacy

David Higgins' boating dream

Boat building with a legacy

For generations, David Higgins’ family has lived on the outcome of the sea. Today, his boating dreams come true at Australian luxury yacht builder Riviera.

Sailing around the world

Ines Chiu Gonzalez's boating dream

Sailing around the world

13 year old Ines Chiu Gonzalez calls the sea a second home and spends most of her time sailing. Now she wants to sail around the world.

Traveling the same routes as the vikings

Bernard Deguy's boating dream

Traveling the same routes as the vikings

79-year-old sea legend Bernard Deguy is making a historical journey at sea, traveling 2,100 nautical miles in the trails of the Vikings.

Jason Squire's boating dream

Jason Squire's boating dream

Exploring the South Pacific

Jason Squire is living his boating dream of exploring the South Pacific – pushing beyond the boundaries of ordinary cruising.

Ruben Donné's boating dream

Ruben Donné's boating dream

Sailing for MS research

When his father was diagnosed with MS in 2016, 29-year old Ruben Donné decided to fulfil a very special boating dream, to sail from Nieuwpoort, Belgium to Cape Town, South Africa in order to raise funds and awareness to MS research.

Dee Caffari's boating dream

Dee Caffari's boating dream

Facing the force of nature

In this episode, skipper Dee Caffari shares her love and concern for the sea and the challenges she and her crew are facing in the world’s toughest sailing competition. For the sixth time, the sailing boats participating in the Volvo Ocean Race are equipped with Volvo Penta engines.

Leonardo Bassilichi

Leonardo Bassilichi's boating dream

Full control over 94 feet

In this episode, we travel to Lipari island off the coast of Sicily, to visit Leonardo Bassilichi on his Amer 94 yacht. For Leonardo, one of the most crucial elements when investing in a new boat is to be able to drive it himself. The Volvo Penta IPS system made it possible for him to upgrade to a larger yacht and still be his own captain.

Luca Santella

Luca Santella's boating dream

Behind the design

In this episode, Luca Santella, design development manager at the Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo, shares his boating dream about the new crossover yacht SX88. With more than 35 years’ experience of sailing on a professional level he has extensive knowledge and experience in life out at sea. But how does this reflect in the design of the boat?

This is boating dreams

This is Boating Dreams

Boating dreams are as different as people – and we want to highlight that belief. In the film series Boating Dreams, we meet different people who share their dreams about boats and life at sea. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Explore how we can help you realize your Boating Dream

Volvo Penta’s offering is based on our proven marine experience and expertise. With Easy Boating as our guiding light, we offer boat owners all over the world the very best in engine and propulsion technology as well as accessories and additional options.

Volvo Penta IPS

Volvo Penta IPS

Outstanding maneuverability and dependable power. Greater onboard comfort. And world-class fuel efficiency to match. Volvo Penta IPS is a true game changer that has improved the experience for yachts all over the world.

Volvo Penta IPS
Motor yachts

For Motor Yachts

The freedom to explore, to push new boundaries or to expand your horizons. The possibilities for on-the-water adventures know no limits and neither does our pursuit of innovation. 

For Motor Yachts
For Sailboats

For Sailboats

The very best sailing experience consists of the wind in your hair and the sun in your eyes. A Volvo Penta sailboat engine onboard, ensures that you can savor the memorable moments and keep your mind on what’s most important.

For Sailboats