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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 explore in any season, in space and comfort, and totally green. “The first 60 Explorer will be used for green ...

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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 and careful study of the real needs of those who know how to experience the emotion of sailing. This lets ...

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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 south. Jon will continue south through Christmas Day and Boxing Day when the southerly winds are predicted to abate and ...

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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 unparalleled performance. Faster Routes The new routing algorithm finds the faster routes 70-90% of the time, compared to our competition. ...

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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 plunge into the murky subterranean depths. The six passengers and two crew are dressed in black scuba gear from head-to-toe, ...

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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 lacked operationality. It is from this observation that the desire and the idea of building the NOVELTIS company were born, ...

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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 humans can manage, but changing the way that modern IMOCA 60s are sailed and even designed. But for the public, ...

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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 INAUGURAL CONFERENCE “60 YEARS OF YACHTING, A BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE” A great sense of expectation surrounds the Ligurian capital ...

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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 good reason to “double” them up with an LED light such as this EDF1 developed by British equipment manufacturer Ocean ...

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135-foot Superyacht Ocean Emerald

Camper & Nicholsons

This Rule-Breaking 135-Foot Superyacht Has Been Turning Heads for More Than a Decade Love it or loathe it, there are no half-measures when it comes to the polarizing, mind-bending lines of the 135-foot superyacht Ocean Emerald. That arching sweep of its steely-gray superstructure. The awkward, uncomfortable roofline as it swoops down to meet the pinched bow. Those harsh horizontal bars along the ...

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