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Create Futuristic Solar-Powered Catamarans from Volkswagen

VW/Silent Yachts

After churning out cars 84 years, Volkswagen is switching gears and segueing into the yachting game. The German automaker recently announced it’s taking its electric vehicle platform to the high seas in the form of a new solar-electric catamaran. Volkswagen has partnered with ...

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Alva Yachts new electric catamarans

Ocean Eco 60 Explorer - photo © Alva Yachts

With their enclosed flybridge, Ocean Eco 60 Explorer and Ocean Eco 90 Explorer are solar-assisted electric long-range cruisers with the added feature of an extra space on the upper deck. They are perfect for boaters who love to cruise and ...

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New Solaris 60

The Solaris 60 can be a comfortable cruiser or an offshore racer in the Mini-Maxi class. High performance in both cases. © Solaris Yachts

Virtual visit of the new Solaris 60 There is a delicate balance between performance and pleasure. A fast line with a technical and empathetic trait represents the style of the boat: innate elegance. She is the result of an intensive ...

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No Plastic Waste Voyage & Jon Sanders

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Jon Sanders departed Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on the morning of 24th December 2020 on the last leg of his historic 11th circumnavigation. Dear Voyage Supporters After clearing Sydney Harbour Jon sailed further offshore into 13kt easterly winds before heading ...

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PredictWind wind forecast online interesting offer

PredictWind

Just a friendly reminder that our 50% discount off any PredictWind subscription ends in the next 24 hours. Don’t miss out. We are excited to announce the release of PredictWind’s new weather routing algorithm with completely new code that offers ...

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$9 Million Water Vessel Transforms From Speedboat to Submarine in Two Minutes

SubSea Craft

The 40-foot Victa travels across the water at 40 knots, then abruptly dives beneath the surface to explore the ocean depths. You can almost hear a James Bond theme song as this slick-looking water vehicle—with a Bond-like name Victa—starts to ...

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New Marine Weather Forecast platform enovOcean

Launch of the new marine weather forecast platform enovOcean © enovOcean

Launch of the new marine weather forecast platform enovOcean As a “Doctor of physical sciences, I worked for many years in the space field. By the late 1990s, the fruits of all space research were more than impressive, but they ...

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IMOCA 60s autopilots quietly revolutionising solo racing

Autopilots revolutionising solo racing © Lloyd Images

A self-steering device is a piece of equipment that no offshore solo sailor can be without. But modern autopilots go way beyond simply keeping a constant heading. The current breed of sophisticated systems is not only steering faster than most ...

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60th Genoa International Boat Show opens

Genoa International Boat Show © Stefano Gattini

THE WAIT IS ALMOST OVER FOR THE 60th EDITION OF THE GENOA INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW TAKING PLACE FROM 1st TO 6th OCTOBER THE OPENING CEREMONY WILL BE AT 10.30 TOMORROW MORNING WITH CABINET MINISTER PAOLA DE MICHELI, FOLLOWED BY THE ...

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RescueME EDF1

rescueME EDF1

rescueME EDF1 the world’s most compact Electronic Distress Flare Traditional handheld flares are still mandatory in some legislations; however, they are technologically obsolete, potentially dangerous to use, sensitive to humidity and their operating time is limited to 60 seconds… a ...

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