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Gunboat 68 Sea Tilt

Gunboat 6803 Sea Tilt © Gilles Martin-Raget

Spirits were high at the Gunboat factory as we launched the third Gunboat 68 of the series! This launch carried particular significance as a marker of adaptability beyond the typical call of duty, even for yacht building. Gunboat Managing Partner, Benoit Lebizay explains, “Completing 6803 in the current environment definitely was not business-as-usual amidst lockdowns and border closings. Nevertheless, the ...

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New Garcia Explocat 52

Garcia Explocat 52 ©Garcia Yachts

Garcia Yachts presents the Explocat 52, the ultimate aluminum exploration catamaran. Already sold in six units, she completes the range of Garcia Exploration monohulls. Solid, safe, comfortable and performant Solidity and structural rigidity of aluminium: The choice of aluminium increases the safety margin of the Explocat 52, designed to navigate off the beaten track. The rigidity of the platform, beyond industry ...

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NEW 40FT SAILING CATAMARAN ISLA 40 – FOUNTAINE PAJOT

Fountaine Pajot announces new 40ft sailing catamaran

Fountaine Pajot has just announced the release of a new entry-level sailing catamaran setting a new benchmark for innovation and productivity during the industry’s Covid-19 lockdown conditions. The shipyard has announced the new Isla 40 will replace the successful Lucia 40 sailing catamaran and will be available from early 2021. This impressive sailing catamaran reflects the hallmarks of the shipyard’s prestigious Flagship ...

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Energy Observer

Energy Observer in Northern Europe © Energy Observer Productions / Amélie Conty

The CNES, a new scientific and educational partner for Energy Observer In order to successfully complete its mission to promote renewable energies and raise awareness about the challenges of the energy and ecological transition, Energy Observer is teaming up with the CNES (France’s National Centre for Space Studies). To draw energy from nature, without damaging or wasting it, such is ...

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About the Sunreef 80

Sunreef 80 Bundalong evening - photo © Sunreef Yachts

Colin Maslen is one the most experienced boat captain managers in Australia, a boat builder and project manager. He owns and operates Colin Maslen Marine. Colin did his early years in the navy, he has skippered sailing and motor yachts all around the world. He is also a very sought after and experienced Ocean Racing helmsman competing in offshore events ...

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Ocean Safety

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The time for equipment servicing is now, says Ocean Safety “We have been experiencing a natural pause in our lives, with many of the activities we love placed on hold,” says Alistair Hackett, Managing Director of marine safety specialists, Ocean Safety. “For many of us, life without sailing is unimaginable. Being out on the water gives us a sense of ...

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New ORC Speed Guide

ORC Speed Guide

New ORC Speed Guide now available in ORC Sailor Services New updates include calculations and graphics for all sail types, will benefit all sailors to help develop performance targets in inshore and offshore sailing While inshore and offshore races are shut down all over the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the technical team at the Offshore Race Congress (ORC) ...

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U-Boat Worx presents the new Nemo submarine

Nemo submarine - photo © U-Boat Worx

U-Boat Worx is unveiling a new addition to its popular submarine range with its latest model in the lightweight luxury submersible market. Following the successful development of the C-Researcher Series and Super Yacht Sub series, the submarine manufacturer is now offering a first glimpse of the new “NEMO”. This 2-seater lightweight submersible is currently in the final phase of production. ...

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ZEN 30 BOAT WATERMAKER

ZEN 30 BOAT WATERMAKER

BOAT WATERMAKER ZEN 30 Schenker watermakers is a leading manufacturer of high quality marine watermakers. Schenker watermakers are based on the new patented device named Energy Recovery System that allows to get a very low electric consumption, automatic operations, low noise and vibration, high reliability. The available range is now from 30 to 500 l/hr, in order to satisfy the fresh ...

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Garmin Quatix 6

Garmin® quatix® 6 marine GPS smartwatch series © Kathryn Morrell

Garmin Australasia, the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer, today announced the quatix 6, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch series designed specifically for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 6 combines all of the best features of Garmin’s flagship fenix® 6 GPS smartwatch with specialized boating, fishing, cruising and sailing capabilities, including comprehensive connectivity with compatible Garmin ...

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