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Bureau Vallée 2

Louis Burton et Servane Escoffier © Jean Louis Carli / AFP / DPPI / Vendée Globe

The former Banque Populaire VIII aboard which Armel Le Cléac’h won the last Vendée Globe was put back in the water on Friday in Lorient (Brittany), with her new decoration in the colours of Bureau Vallée. The first trials and trips to get used to the boat are planned for next week off Lorient to allow the skippers Louis Burton ...

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BVI Spring Regatta

BVI Spring Regatta find new ways to keep green

Environmental concerns seem to be getting a lot of press lately. However, the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival has been involved with protecting the environment for many years. The regatta has partnered with Sailors for the Sea, a leading conservation organization that ‘engages, educates, inspires and activates the sailing community toward healing the ocean.’ Working together, the BVI Spring ...

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35m catamaran BlackCat Superyachts

BlackCat Superyachts

BlackCat Superyachts has recently unveiled the latest addition to its portfolio of catamarans, the BlackCat 35. A smaller model of the BlackCat 50, this 35m design features distinctive exterior lines created by the Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design studio, whilst m²atelier is responsible for the interior styling. Mitch Booth, Founder of BlackCat, comments: “After launching the BlackCat 50 model in 2016, it ...

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Ocean Watch 64-foot cutter

64-foot cutter Ocean Watch

My first night offshore on the yacht that would become Ocean Watch was a certified shocker. The previous evening, I’d flown into Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, straight from the 2008 running of Antigua Sailing Week to begin the delivery north to Seattle, Washington — a destination that proved too far on this particular trip (ultimately, we would make it to ...

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Dream Symphony ~ Wood Biggest Sailing Yacht 141m

World's Biggest Dream Symphony Sailing Yacht: 141m Of Wood

Its name is Dream Symphony and once its building will be concluded in 2017, with a 141 metres length and a 18 metres beam it will become the world’s biggest sailing yacht ever built. Designed by Ken Freivokh and Dykstra Naval Architects Studio, those who signed Maltese Falcon blueprints, Symphany will have four masts for a total sailing area of ...

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Prevention Yacht Boat Insurance yes or …

That time when the only option is to go… © Pantaenius Australia http://www.pantaenius.com.au

With boating, you have to cast the lines off in order to go and get into it. However, when it comes to your insurer, you kind of expect that they’re going to be as bound to you as the standing rigging is to the mast, the ring frames to the hull, or the engine mounts to the runners, and the ...

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A Wonderfully Relaxing Cruise to a Sunken City

Turquoise Coast of Turkey

The Turquoise Coast of Turkey has many treasures. One of them is the sunken city of Kekova on an island close to Demre, a cruise away from the tourist region of Fethiye. The Provinces of Mugla and Antalya in South West Turkey have wonderful coastlines. Mugla’s northern border looks west to Greek Islands and continue around the very south west ...

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America’s Cup Season

The AC72's pulled a big following on YouTube for the final race of the 34th Match in San Francisco © Guilain Grenier Oracle Team USA http://www.oracleteamusamedia.com/

About this time of an America’s Cup season, the sap begins rising as new boats are launched, and Cup fans get their first sight of the various team designers’ response to the latest America’s Cup Class rule. In the monohull days, of course, we initially only got a partial glimpse thanks to the shrouding practices adopted by all teams to ...

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Lisa Blair

Lisa Blair crosses Cape Horn on 50th day of Antarctic circumnavigation Lisa Blair

Lisa Blair crosses Cape Horn on 50th day of Antarctic circumnavigation Sydney-based sailor and adventurer Lisa Blair 32, has today reached 50 days at sea and successfully crossed Cape Horn in her attempt to be the first woman in history to circumnavigate Antarctica solo and unassisted. She is also on track to being the fastest, and only the third person ...

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Design VPLP road to Victory

VPLP design

The trimaran that, with Thomas Coville at the helm, has just beaten the record set by François Joyon is no ordinary machine. She is nothing less than a legend of multihull sailing. Designed by VPLP and launched on 22 July 2001 in Vannes, Brittany, she started her career as Geronimo. She was the first maxi-trimaran of a new generation, a ...

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