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Mothquito

Mothquito Foiling Catamaran - photo © Mothquito

Mothquito nominated best design Foiling Awards 2018 Foiling Awards, organised by Foiling Week, are the greatest recognition a foiling boat can achieve worldwide. The prize categories are broken down into different categories such as production series, upcoming designs, racing, etc. The public gets to pick the winner for each category, and the mere fact of getting shortlisted is in itself ...

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IMOCA 60 Charal ready to head out to sea!

IMOCA 60 Charal © CDK Technologies

The IMOCA 60 Charal left the yard in Port-La-Forêt, Brittany this Tuesday 21 August 2018. Over the past 12 months, the Charal Sailing Team, partner Charal, naval architects VPLP and the CDK teams have become one behind the doors of CDK Technologies, where they have been working very hard to achieve the perfect osmosis. Yann Dollo, CEO of the CDK ...

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Energy Observer

hAN ODYSSEY FOR THE FUTURE ON BOARD THE FIRST HYDROGEN VESSEL AROUND THE WORLD - Energy-Observer2 - http://www.energy-observer.org/en/

Energy Observer The first hydrogen vessel around the world The odyssey for the future on board of the first hydrogen vessel around the world. THE MISSION AN ODYSSEY FOR THE FUTURE ON BOARD THE FIRST HYDROGEN VESSEL AROUND THE WORLD Our vision of the future consists in drawing our energy from nature, without damaging it, and without wasting it. This is ...

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B&G ~ PolarQuest 2018

PolarQuest 2018 - photo © PolarQuest

Join B&G onboard Nanuq the self-sufficient sailing boat, as a specialist team face the elements in one of the most beautiful and extreme environments on the planet #SailTheElements B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist is pleased to announce their support of PolarQuest 2018, a polar expedition exploring both science and history, with a powerful message for the ...

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Basic Rope Maintenance from Upffront

Courtesy of Gottifredi Maffioli - photo © Gottifredi Maffioli

Salt water and dirt tears away at the fibres of the rope, shortening their lifespan. ‘Salty ropes’ are damp, thus collect more dirt. Ropes aren’t cheap. Proper maintenance ensures you get the most out of your ropes. Cleaning lines isn’t only a matter of cosmetics; clean ropes are easier to handle. This is especially the case for overworked ropes such ...

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Swan 78 video

Swan 78 - photo © Nautor's Swan

The Swan 78.001 Haromi, the first of four already sold, designed by Germán Frers, has just been launched on an auspiciously sunny day in Pietarsaari. The cold waters of the Baltic became at once familiar with the beamy, powerful hull of this 24-metre yacht. All of Nautor’s know-how and experience in racing and cruising yachts has been incorporated into this ...

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New Swan 98

New Swan 98 - photo © Nautor's Swan

Nautor’s Swan yachts will soon launch a new superyacht: the Swan 98. Designed by the experienced and successful Germán Frers, the brand-new 30-metre Swan 98 will redefine high performance cruising by delivering unrivalled comfort, safety and reliability while ocean passage-making at speed. The elegance and style of Frers’ design is currently being made real in Nautor’s Swan’s state-of-the-art superyacht facility ...

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Innovative mobile app NEBO boat Logging

Preserve your precious boating memories with Nebo - photo © Nebo

Innovative mobile app NEBO continues to shake up the international marine industry with a new collaboration established with global yacht charter companies Sunsail and The Moorings. The world-leading yacht charter and flotilla companies have integrated NEBO into their operations to enhance the experience of clients onboard their boats and to facilitate safer and easier fleet management for staff. Primarily designed ...

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Navigation lights and their arc of visibility

Navigation lights © www.ecolregs.com

Collision Regulations.. This month we are looking at some of the navigation lights and their arc of visibility. Even if you are sure of yourselves, it doesn’t hurt to have a reminder. So, lets start. Any vessel at night should be able to be seen by other vessels. Depending on the size of the vessel will depend on how it’s ...

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New Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®

Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist and official supplier of sailing instruments and navigation electronics for the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, is pleased to introduce the new Zeus3 Glass Helm series. Designed specifically for blue-water sailing, multihulls and superyachts, this premium, super-fast, large-screen, multifunction display sits at the heart of a fully integrated navigation system. The B&G ...

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