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Yann Guichard, Spindrift2 2nd in Guadeloupe Solo on the biggest racing trimaran in the world

Yann Guichard

When he crossed the finish line off Pointe-a-Pitre Guadeloupe at 18:18:46 hrs UTC/19:18:46 CET/14:18:46 hrs local time this Monday 10th November, Yann Guichard, solo skipper of the world’s biggest racing trimaran Spindrift 2, finished in second place in the 10th edition of La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe. He took 8d 5h 18mn 46sec‏ at an average 17.95 knots, to complete the ...

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Zeus Touch Sailing Electronics From B&G

B&G Zeus Touch

I spent last Saturday on a friend’s sailboat at a cruising fleet race hosted by our local yacht club. As we approached the windward mark, there was much discussion as to when to tack, and in the end, we overstood—and then spent the next leg debating the benefits of “coming in hot.” This would not have happened had we had ...

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Ocean Sailing Seminar Annapolis 2015

Sailing Seminar Annapolis

Ocean Sailing Seminar: Annapolis MD, USA, March 21-22, 2015 nnapolis MD March 21-22, 2014 From recent Ocean Sailing Seminar participants: “I have to say that the two day seminar was one of the best events of my life. No kidding. Its one thing to read about passage making and quite another to hear about it from folks who have done it.” “My ...

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Columbus Yachts concept superyacht by Marco Casali

Columbus Yachts

Columbus Yachts has announced that their 32 metre superyacht project designed in collaboration with Marco Casali of Too Design, will be exclusively previewed at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, starting today. The main concept of the superyacht is freedom, states the shipyard. This breaks down into several categories; firstly the ‘freedom of cruising at your preferred speed.’ The superyacht offers ...

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Mulder 98 Flybridge

Mulder 98 Flybridge

The largest Mulder Flybridge ever built, the Mulder 98 Flybridge saw it’s global launch during the HISWA Amsterdam in-water Boat Show earlier this year.On a rainy, windy and cold October day, I stepped on board for a sea trial. Despite the weather, the ride was smooth, and above all, silent.. Boasting exterior designs by Guido de Groot Design, naval architecture ...

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Revo sunglasses for sailors

revo sunglasses

Revo sunglasses for sailors – BLUE WATER LENS Perfect for cutting glare in bright conditions on the water. Provides maximum glare protection and visible clarity with the classic heritage of our blue mirror coating. Contrast-enhancing filters amplify the sweet spot of the visible light spectrum. Our Blue Water lens produces a soothing tint while spectral sensitive filters highlight the critical ...

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Oakcliff Spring Training Programs

Oakcliff Spring Training Programs June 20 – July 17, 2015 What does it take to race the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race or the America’s Cup? Want to be the next CEO of North Sails? If you are interested in pursuing professional sailing, want to learn what it takes to run a marine business or just want to experience sailing at the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: Dongfeng Race Team leg n1 review

Volvo Ocean Race

Fighting for boatspeed – the onus is on the crew In the old days of the Whitbread and the early Volvo Ocean Races 2014-15 boatspeed was the product of two things: the designer’s pen and the ability of a crew to move a hull efficiently through the water in all conditions. The switch to a one-design contest for the first time ...

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Jongert 3200P

Jongert 3200P – Circumnavigate the world and win regatta’s along the way… The 3200P is generated in cooperation with two of the most creative and experienced partners in the superyacht industry. The hull lines are drawn by Doug Peterson, one of the world’s foremost designers with an impressive portfolio and a long and highly successful history of working with Jongert. ...

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Eric Tabarly Regatta Yachting Chronograph

This Eric Tabarly regatta chronograph combines simplicity and modernity, quality and sportmanship. With an Isa 8270 swiss movement, specially developed for sea world lovers, this chronograph has some specific features as count-down function, with intermediate alarms to help you to be the first on the starting line. Another specific function is the fact it begins the timing of the race ...

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