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Ferretti Yachts 860

Ferretti Yachts 860 - photo © Ferretti Group

Composing a melody in which the notes of each individual instrument are beautifully orchestrated, Ferretti Yachts gears up to bring a new symphony to life: Ferretti Yachts 860. The flybridge yacht created by the Cattolica-based Shipyard features cutting-edge design and ...

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The Big Cats on StellarCATs

StellarCAT AL25-2 © StellarCAT

Not too long after publishing The Big Cats, we received information on StellarCATs. Well. One could not help but have one’s curiosity piqued with a name like that? No. Here was a company (StellarPM) known for yard management and project management ...

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Hydro Motion Boat

Hydro Motion Boat ©TU Delft Solar Boat Team

The TU Delft Solar Boat Team has spent a year working towards their dream: realizing the first flying hydrogen boat with their project Hydro Motion. The 20 students have pulled it off: a seaworthy boat, fully equipped with a hydrogen ...

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Kormaran K7 – three in one

Kormaran K7 Transforming Watercraft

In the history of unique boats nothing comes close to the Kormaran K7 thanks to its transformer capabilities.  It is the one boat capable of changing form and function while in motion to suit your precise needs and fulfill your ...

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Hydrogen powered chase boats for the 37th America’s Cup.

A hydrogen powered AC75 chase boat speeds down the Rangitoto Channel - photo © Emirates Team NZ

Emirates Team New Zealand have committed to drive Hydrogen innovation in the marine industry by developing Hydrogen powered chase boats for the 37th America’s Cup. They have been working with AFCryo, a Christchurch based innovative company in design, development and manufacture of ...

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World’s piracy hotspot in 2021 remains Gulf of Guinea

©Harry S. Johnson

The Gulf of Guinea accounted for nearly half (43%) of all reported piracy incidents in the first three months of 2021, according to the latest figures from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). IMB’s latest global piracy report records 38 ...

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C-Map®

Chart Explorer - Full Screen - EMEA © Navico

C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, has today launched a re-designed, simplified charting portfolio for Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® chartplotter with the introduction of C-MAP Discover and Reveal. Replacing the MAX-N+ range, C-MAP Reveal charts display ...

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Create Futuristic Solar-Powered Catamarans from Volkswagen

VW/Silent Yachts

After churning out cars 84 years, Volkswagen is switching gears and segueing into the yachting game. The German automaker recently announced it’s taking its electric vehicle platform to the high seas in the form of a new solar-electric catamaran. Volkswagen has partnered with ...

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Alva Yachts new electric catamarans

Ocean Eco 60 Explorer - photo © Alva Yachts

With their enclosed flybridge, Ocean Eco 60 Explorer and Ocean Eco 90 Explorer are solar-assisted electric long-range cruisers with the added feature of an extra space on the upper deck. They are perfect for boaters who love to cruise and ...

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Silent Yachts

Silent-Yachts

This isn’t the first time that the automotive and yachting industries have worked together – it’s even common in the field of design. This time, CUPRA is announcing its participation in the design of this future electric catamaran to be ...

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