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America’s Cup confirm monohull for Cup

The America's Cup Class is expected to use similar foil systems to the IMOCA60 class. However there is no reference point for a round the buoys foiling monohull. Guillaume Verdier

Following comments attributed to Luna Rossa principal, Patrizio Bertelli, Emirates Team New Zealand have confirmed that the next America’s Cup will be sailed a high performance monohull yacht. A statement issued by the team this evening (NZT) reads: Emirates Team New Zealand can confirm Patrizio Bertelli’s suggestion today that the next America’s Cup will be sailed in high performance monohull yachts. ...

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New J/121

New J/121 © Yacht Spot

The new J/121 is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or less crew… the best short-handed J ever…. The first J/121 was launched in Rhode Island this week. Within 15 minutes the Southern Spars carbon deck- stepped mast was installed, shrouds pinned and the next few hours the rigging systems were assembled. By ...

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Figaro Beneteau 3

Figaro Beneteau 3 © Beneteau http://www.beneteau.com/

Just a little while ago we pulled some Gs with Beneteau’s Mr Product, aka G3. You can go back and read Part One of the story of Gianguido Girotti, as and when you may like. However, for now we’ll push on with the incredible semi-foiler Figaro 3, and the new Oceanis 51.1, along with what they represent for the brand as a ...

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Volterman ~ World’s Most Powerful Smart Wallet

Volterman - World’s Most Powerful Smart Wallet

Built-in Powerbank, Distance Alarm, Global GPS Tracking, Worldwide WiFi Hotspot, Anti-Thief Camera. Volterman® is the World’s most powerful smart wallet with 5 smart functions: • Built-in Powerbank (from 2,000 to 5,000 mAh) • Distance Alarm • Global GPS Tracking • Worldwide WiFi Hotspot • Thief Detection Camera. With all the tech inside, Volterman® is slim and lightweight made from premium ...

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New Jeanneau Sun Odyssey

Galley through to Owner's Stateroom - Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 © Bertrand Duquenne

Since their launch the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey range has sold over 17,000 yachts. Now we are excited to introduce to you the new generation, the Sun Odyssey 440 and the Sun Odyssey 490. This new generation of sailboats is clearly high performance utilising multiple advance in design and technology to better enhance your quality of life at sea: • Full ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston - Dell Latitude Rugged © Shaun Roster

Dell Rugged to face extreme test in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race We are very pleased to reveal that world leading technology brand Dell has come on board as the Rugged computing technology supplier for one of the world’s toughest endurance challenges, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Legendary British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man ...

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SuperFoilers

Foil deployed and easily carving it up at over 20 knots. - SuperFoiler Grand Prix © John Curnow

SuperFoilers represent many things. Whilst those components are disparate and virtually from different planets in the great scheme of things, they come together in the one form as harmoniously as a Rolls Royce, and also deliver intense energy way past the sum of their parts, just like some amazing band. Firstly, there is the distinct feeling of the romance of ...

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B&G V20 VHF

B&G® introduces V20 VHF radio B&G http://www.bandg.com/

B&G®, theworld’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to announce a rugged and dependable Class D digital selective calling (DSC) marine VHF radio – the B&G V20. The versatile V20 is NMEA 2000® compatible and is ideal for a variety of boats from small RIBs to larger offshore yachts. Providing users easy and intuitive operation, the V20 includes ...

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3Di NORDAC by North Sails

North Sails 3Di NORDAC Amory Ross © http://www.amoryross.com

North Sails launches revolutionary polyester cruising product North Sails, the worldwide leader in sailmaking, introduces the latest application of their patented 3Di technology – a revolutionary cruising sail made of 100% polyester fiber. 3Di NORDAC is an innovative product that marries patented 3Di shape holding technology with the toughness and affordability of polyester sails. Tailored for small to medium sized ...

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QUATIX 5 MARINE

GARMIN’S QUATIX 5 MARINE

GARMIN’S QUATIX 5 MARINE GPS SMARTWATCH Garmin has unveiled the quatix 5 marine GPS smart watch, which connects to compatible Garmin chart plotters and marine electronics to provide autopilot control, remote multifunction display waypoint marking, data streaming and more. In addition to the marine-specific features, the quatix 5 also has built-in activity profiles for land and water sports such as ...

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