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Vendée Globe

2019 Azimut Challenge © Yvan Zedda

More competitors at the start of the Vendée Globe On 8th November 2020, at 13:02, the ninth Vendée Globe will start from Les Sables-d’Olonne. Ever since its creation, the Vendée Globe – a sailing race round-the-world, solo, non-stop and without assistance – has been an essential reference in the world of offshore sailing. Driven by an ever-increasing popularity, the race ...

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D-Marin ORC World Championship 2019

The pre-Worlds regatta in early May gave local teams a chance to train before the main event © ORC Media

D-Marin Mandalina, Sailing Club Val and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to welcome 113 teams of competitors from 17 nations to the 2019 D-Marin ORC World Championship. The event runs over 31 May – 8 June and is based in the beautiful and historic town of Sibenik in Croatia, with race course areas set to the west among ...

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Boat Show Dusseldorf 2019

Boat Show Dusseldorf 2019

Dusseldorf Boatshow 2019 The largest indoor boatshow on the planet is now only six weeks away and with no London Boat Show this year, our appointment book for Dusseldorf viewings is filling up fast! The show is open between the 19 – 27th January and the Ancasta team will be on-hand to present the following models to you (see below). ...

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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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Energy Observer

ODYSSEY FOR THE FUTURE ON BOARD THE FIRST HYDROGEN VESSEL AROUND THE WORLD

Energy Observer is testing a new wind turbine thruster: the Oceanwings® Although it’s an inexhaustible resource at sea, wind is still difficult to exploit for large scale maritime transport. In its role as an experimental vessel, Energy Observer has set its mission to test all of the available and promising solutions. During its first navigation seasons, Energy Observer experimented with two ...

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Energy Observer

Energy Observer © Jeremy Bidon

Energy Observer now taking to the seas After travelling around France, Energy Observer is now off on her six year voyage to 50 countries, which begins in the Mediterranean for this Summer. She has already steamed over 5000nm, and made 12 stopovers in three countries. If she looks familiar it is because she was once the maxi cat, Formule TAG. ...

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Race For Water Odyssey 2017-2021

Race For Water Odyssey vessel - photo © Race For Water

For the first time in Central America, an exclusive event dedicated to the protection of the oceans and an affective waste management is held from February 22 to 25, 2018 in Panama City (Fuerte Amador, Flamenco Island): “RESIDUOS RECICLADOS, OCÉANOS LIMPIOS”. This initiative is led by the SUEZ Group and its guest, the Race For Water Foundation: the two entities ...

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Race for Water

Race for Water Odyssey 2017-2021 © Peter Charaf

Race for Water approaching the Panama Canal before linking up with Panama City The Panama Canal, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Having set sail from Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe on 28 January 2018, Race for Water, the catamaran powered by a mixture of different energies – wind, sunshine and hydrogen – is making for Panama and the gateway to the ...

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Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

The global site for cruising sailors Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017  Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques: Dinghy & Outboard Thefts – 2017 SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay (Tamarind Hotel): Security Incidents Rio Dulce, Guatemala to Utila, Honduras: Yacht boarded by armed pirates and ransacked – April 2017 Guatemala, Bahia de Graciosa: Attempted Theft & Assault – April 2017 Thailand, Phuket: ...

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Debuts New Superyacht Azimut

Azimut Grande 35 Metri

The Azimut Grande 35 Metri made its debut last week at the Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous in Italy. Beyond being Azimut’s new flagship, the 115-foot raised pilothouse incorporates pioneering designs that include two beach clubs, a largest-in-class balcony, and the option of adding a level that serves as a second sundeck. Stefano Righini, the designer who has defined Azimut’s distinctive profiles ...

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