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Gunboat 6801

January 16th marked a key milestone for the Gunboat team, as they rolled the first Gunboat 68 out of the factory to the marina for her first splash and mast stepping on January 17th. Since the brand was acquired by Grand Large Yachting in 2016, the newest Gunboat series was conceptualized, designed and built by Gunboat in just two and ...

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Fountaine Pajot Alegria 67

Fountaine Pajot's new Alegria 67 has won the Christofle Yacht Style award for Best Multihull Over 15m © Gilles Martin-Raget

Fountaine Pajot’s stunning new Alegria 67 sailing catamaran has won the category of “Best Sailing Multihull Over 15m” at the 2019 Christofle Yacht Style Awards. The awards, which recognise the very best of the yachting industry in Asia and internationally, were announced on 10 January at a gala ceremony at Café Del Mar Phuket attended by a swag of yachting ...

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Ancasta enables First Class Sailing

Oceanis 38.1 Beneteau from Ancasta © Nicolas Claris

Ancasta is delighted to announce that First Class Sailing has purchased two new The Beneteaus will be used as part of the sail training which First Class Sailing offers, including RYA courses from Competent Crew to Yachtmaster Ocean, boat handling and mile building sailing weekends plus more. Ancasta is the largest Beneteau Power and Sail dealer in the UK and ...

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Ocean Alexander 45 Divergence

Ocean Alexander 45 Divergence - photo © Ocean Alexander

Marking “an expectation-shattering departure from its stellar line-up of luxury yachts”, Ocean Alexander unveiled the 45 Divergence concept at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in November. Needless to say, response to this totally breakthrough model was universally positive from industry and media alike. At an overall length of 47ft with a 13ft beam, the Ocean Alexander 45 Divergence has ...

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Nautilus 2020 Private Luxury Submarine Maga Yachts

Jules Verne's Nautilus

What better way to blow the Monaco Yacht show out of the water than with your own private luxury submarine? The Nautilus 2020 is exactly what you need if you are a reclusive billionaire with a secret island lair and feel that the mega-yacht scene is a bit too pedestrian. The Nautilus 2020 is inspired by the submarine in Jules ...

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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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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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