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BOLT: World's first roller coaster sets sail

Finally: After the Corona-related delay, the innovative cruise ship Mardi Gras is on the high seas. Also "on board" is the first roller coaster on the high seas, however not in the hold but as an attraction on the top deck: "BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™" [Learn more]

Sky Dragster with a new look!

The SkyDragster at the Skyline Park in Bad Wörishofen got two new vehicles for the start of the season. In addition to many technical developments from the last 4 years, the vehicles not only got a new look, but also offer a lot of airtime with a faster ride profile on the camelbacks and a longer and even more intense ride experience when shooting through the station. Try it out! [Learn more]

MAURER MAGazine 2021

The diversity and innovative strength of the MAURER Group is one of the success factors in the current challenging times. The annual issue of the MAURER MAGazine once again offers interesting insights into the various specialty areas of the company’s groups and its most spectacular projects worldwide. [Learn more]

Reopening of Mirabilandia and Desmo Race

Desmo Race, the first dueling spike roller coaster from Maurer Rides, takes off again with the reopening of Mirabilandia on June 15. As the main attraction of Ducati World, drivers will have the opportunity to race against each other and interactively accelerate to 80km/h (50 mph) with more than 1g of acceleration. The thrill of Racing is guaranteed! [Learn more]

Welcome Home Mardi Gras

Maurer Rides welcomes Carnival’s newest ship, Mardi Gras, to her new home port at Port Canaveral, Florida. She has made an impressive appearance and we look forward to the first dramatic guest ride on Bolt, the first roller coaster at sea. [Learn more]

China spins: Loops without an inversion

Maurer Rides and China set an example: In Haiyan, China's first spinning coaster with a loop is being built without the passengers going inverted. Upon approaching the loop’s summit, a magnificent view over the Sunac Cultural Tourism City awaits. [Learn more]

Wirtschaftswoche

Could Maurer Rides SPIKE Coaster become a new trend on cruise ships? The first roller coaster on a cruise ship is ready to go - but Covid is preventing its start. [Learn more]

Signature Tower ST 30

The innovative SPIKE® technology enables the design of new layouts not previously possible. Almost like calligraphy writing, the passengers fly smoothly upwards on a compact footprint. ST 30’s detachment from gravity is what makes such a varied layout possible in the first place, and its elegant appearance makes it the signature of any park. [Learn more]

Here comes Santa Claus..

Yes, Virginia, There is a Roller Coaster On a Cruise Ship – And Santa Claus Just Rode It Santa Claus took a break from his pre-Christmas festivities to venture down to Finland and take a test run on BOLT, the first-ever roller coaster at sea aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras which is being delivered at the Meyer Turku shipyard later this week. [Learn more]

Review - Bolt Presentation IAAPA 2019

Unfortunately, this year it was not possible for us to visit with our good industry friends at the IAAPA show. However, it is nice to remember what a wonderful time we had last year when Shaquille O’Neal and Ms. Christine Duffy from Carnival Cruise Lines presented Bolt, the first roller coaster on a cruise ship. [Learn more]