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First-ever Roller Coaster at sea

Get ready to ride! In another cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line’sMardi Gras™ will feature the first-ever roller coaster at sea when it debuts in 2020, providing an unforgettable and unique open-air thrill ride on the line’s newest and most innovative ship. Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™ is a heart-pounding rush of adrenaline offering nearly 220m of exhilarating twists, turns and drops with riders reaching speeds of nearly 60km/h. [Learn more]

Service Training

During a 1-week service training, two technicians each from Chessington and Alton Towers were trained on the Maurer Spinning Coaster. In addition to the theoretical deepening of their knowledge and hints for improvements, two vehicles were completely disassembled, maintained, reassembled and then properly adjusted and checked for functionality as part of the practical training. [Learn more]

Installations UpDate Ducati World

Just in time for the end of the month, the steel construction of the new Ducati Roller Coaster in Mirabilandia could finish. The last meter of the 1050m of track was something special for the assembly team. The next steps are now the quick assembly of the rack and the conductor rail, as well as the construction of all buildings and the rest of the site of the new Ducati World. [Learn more]

IAAPA / Universal Studios Orlando

At this year's IAAPA show in Orlando not only did the Maurer "Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit" Coaster highlight at the Celebration Party in the Universal Studios, but also, the interactive SPIKE vehicle in Ducati Panigale V4 design and the roller coaster model for the new dueling roller coaster in Ducati World, Mirabilandia. Maurer showed a lot of innovation that goes directly to our motto: "PASSION FOR THE NEW! [Learn more]

Maurer Racing Team – at the Tegernsee race

On the left the mountains - on the right the lake – running is in a scenery out of a dream. Once a year, in September, the Maurer Team gathers in the town of Gmund to circle the Tegernsee on the half-marathon distance of 21.1 kilometres. Why? Because it is one of the most beautiful runs in Germany. [Learn more]

Munich gets a Maurer Ferris wheel R80 XL

In spring 2019, the Munich steel construction company MAURER SE is expected to set up the WOM, Wheel-of-Munich, in the Munich plant district. The WOM is a type R80 XL ferris wheel with a diameter of 74 metres and a total height of 78 metres. As the largest transportable Ferris wheel in the world, it is listed in the Guinness Book of Records. The wheel has 27 Zeppelin gondolas, each with space for 16 passengers. [Learn more]

Maurer Rides presents at the EAS new Ducati Project

The Ducati Panigale V4 is called a land rocket, in which the riders of the Superbike World Championship series have co-developed. Now the Maurer Rides engineers are bringing this superbike onto the track as a roller coaster. The world's first interactive and dueling spike coaster will be the main attraction in the new "DUCATI WORLD" in Park Mirabilandia, Italy. [Learn more]

Steve Boney

For Steve Boney, shown taking a spin on the 1962-built wooden Wild Mouse at Luna Park in Sydney, Australia, working in the amusement industry is a satisfying and irresistible ride. Read why Steve has been one of the greatest additions to Maurer Rides for 12 years now! Thank you Janice from Amusement Today. [Learn more]

EAS Amsterdam – Hall 1 / Booth 1127

This year's EAS Show will take place in Amsterdam from September 25-27. Maurer Rides will present a few very special ideas and projects at Europe's largest trade fair for the leisure industry. Visit us and get to know new applications of the SPIKE Coaster; the first interactive roller coaster, which breaks through previous limits and offers unimagined possibilities and freedoms. [Learn more]

Hermann Bockhorni

After more than 36 years, Hermann Bockhorni will go into well-deserved retirement on September 1 as one of the longest-serving fundamental employees. In 1982, he started at Maurer as a project engineer for chimney construction and moved to the amusement rides division in 2003. At the beginning, he was responsible for costing and quotation preparation, and over the years he took over the duties of Sales Director. We thank him for his loyalty to our company and wish him all the best and health for many more active years. [Learn more]