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Monaco Solar Boat Challenge

Monaco Solar Boat Challenge

The flames of a real passion never go out, those linking the Principality to preservation of our environment being perfect examples. It is why the Yacht Club de Monaco continues on this path in organising the Monaco Solar Boat Challenge, taking place from 14th to 16th July 2016. Organised with the support of the UIM (Union Internationale Motonautique) which is ...

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Dangerous Places in the World to go Sailing

dangerous places in the world to go sailing

Where are the most dangerous places in the world to go sailing? The Gulf of AdenThe warning on NATO’s website is unequivocal: “The NATO Shipping Centre strongly advises yachts not to sail through the Gulf of Aden.” That warning is primarily a result of rampant piracy, which targets both the delivery of shipments (costing global trade an estimated $6.6 to $6.9 ...

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HYSUCAT AT THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES MAY 7-8, 2016.

HYSUCAT AT THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES MAY 7-8, 2016.

Hysucat was the official VIP chase boats supplier to follow the foiling, wingsailed AC45 catamarans on the course. Race officials chose the Hysucat over other ribs because the Hysucat is able to keep up with the catamarans in heavy chop while still giving a comfortable, safe ride that leaves little wake. Hysucat will also supply the Red Bull Youth America’s ...

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Bahamas Beach House–Style Yacht

A Bahamas Beach House–Style Yacht

Alloy Yachts’ latest launch, the 154-foot (47-meter) motor yacht Loretta Anne, has emerged from the New Zealand shipyard after 25 months of construction and was delivered to its new owners. With sleek naval architecture by Dubois Naval Architects and a Bahamas beach house–style interior design from Donald Starkey, this contemporary vessel accommodates eight guests in four staterooms, plus eight crew ...

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How Billy Joel Commutes from Long Island to Manhattan

How Billy Joel Commutes from Long Island to Manhattan

When Billy Joel needs to get from his home in Long Island to New York City, he uses his 57-foot commuter boat Vendetta, a reliable yet rapid vessel designed by Zurn Yacht Design, based in Marblehead, Mass. The Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter shared his vision for a simple, no-frills boat with the designers, who delivered a fully customized, 1920s-style runabout that ...

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Pantaenius Australia

Pantaenius Australia - Comes in twos

Now normally it’s threes, but when you have been tapped on the shoulder, as it were, twice in 12 months, you could be thinking there is another just around the corner. So it’s lucky for one Pantaenius client, that the third was actually a speedy, efficient and caring insurer. One who made you as comfortable as possible and through their ...

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Phuket International Boat Show

Phuket International Boat Show 2016 Is Open!

Sell-out Phuket International Boat Show promotes Phuket as the yachting playground of Asia More than 60 international yacht brands and 120+ businesses exhibiting to visitors from around the world. The 13th Phuket International Boat Show opened it’s doors today to an eager public with one of the strongest line-ups of marine and lifestyle products in the show’s history. Commonly referred to ...

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Using Your VHF Radio The Right Way

Using Your VHF Radio The Right Way

In the December/January issue of BoatU.S. Magazine, Lenny Rudow shares advice on VHF radio protocol… Many boaters never take the time to learn how to properly use one of the most important pieces of safety gear on board your boat: the VHF radio. If you need to call for help, don’t you want that call to be heard as clearly ...

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Bugatti Building a $3.5 Million Sport Yacht

Bugatti and a Monaco Shipyard Are Building a $3.5 Million Sport Yacht

Déjà vu? History is about to repeat itself with the launch of the Bugatti Niniette sport yacht series. In the 1920s, Ettore Bugatti established one of the most famous marques in automotive history—creating legendary performance cars like the Type 35 Grand Prix, the Type 41 Royale, and the Type 57 Atalante—but his attention soon turned toward the sea. By the ...

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Evo 43

Italian shipbuilder Evo Yachts

This Shape-Shifting Italian Cruiser Expands to Become a Party Pad on the Water Italian shipbuilder Evo Yachts has added its own twist on the expanding cockpit with the new Evo 43, recently launched at the Cannes Yachting Festival and also seen at the Monaco Yacht Show. Wider Yachts first pioneered the concept of a tranformable hull in 2011 with a ...

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