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Ocean Crossing Autonomous Trimaran Coming Attraction

Ocean Crossing Autonomous Trimaran

A pioneering project has been launched which aims to design, build and sail the world’s first full-sized, fully autonomous unmanned vessel across the Atlantic Ocean. The Mayflower Autonomous Research Ship, code named MARS, will use state-of-the-art wind and solar technology for its propulsion enabling an unlimited range. The revolutionary trimaran vessel will carry on board a variety of drones through ...

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So You Think You Can Navigate

Kragerøterne dinghy weaving within the rocky inlets of Kragerø, Norway

A Kragerøterne dinghy weaving within the rocky inlets of Kragerø, Norway. Apparently they fleet race these boats through these rocks too. by sailingscuttlebutt.com

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Dock Skipper – List & Rent Private Docks, Peer-To-Peer Dock Sharing

Dock Skipper – List & Rent Private Docks, Peer-To-Peer Dock Sharing

Are you getting ready to pick up and move?  Or planning a big trip down the Intracoastal Waterway into unchartered territory?  One of the most daunting tasks on your list might be finding safe and secure dockage for your most prized possession.  This may be getting much easier thanks to Dock Skipper, a new tech start-up based out of Florida. ...

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100x faster Weather Routing downloads from Predictwind

100x faster Weather Routing downloads from Predictwind

PredictWind’s easy to use weather routing tool with intuitive drag and drop interface is the best way to find the safest or fastest route, and the forecasted conditions, for any passage. Easy to Use Simply set the start time, drag and drop the route waypoints, then download your weather route. No other setup or downloads are required. Small Amounts of ...

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Q Class website launched – The Affordable J-Class

Q Class website launched - The Affordable J-Class

A newly launched website is dedicated to bringing back this mid-size Universal Rule Class in the modernised form of the Q Class: elegant, powerful, yet affordable yachts built to the Universal Rule. One of best known Q Class yachts is Cotton Blossom II originally Leonore, a Q Class sloop built in 1925. She was completely rebuilt by four time America’s ...

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SouthernFurl booms at Sydney International Boat Show

SouthernFurl booms at Sydney International Boat Show

Southern Spars representatives Dean Harper and Jamie Waters will be attending the Sydney International Boat Show, held in Sydney’s Darling Harbour from July 30 to August 3. Dean and Jamie will be on location to provide information to customers and distributors interested in Southern Spars’ new range of SouthernFurl booms. The new range brings Southern Spars’ highly successful superyacht furling ...

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New Hinckley Bermuda 50 Sailing Yacht

Hinckley Bermuda 50 Sailing Yacht

The launch of a new model—particularly when the builder has not launched a new sailboat design in more than a decade—would typically start with a Champagne toast at the shipyard. But the owner of the Watermark, the new Hinckley Bermuda 50, was in a hurry to get his new yacht to Block Island Race Week. The Watermark was launched in ...

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CORSICA CLASSIC 6TH EDITION SUNDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015

CORSICA CLASSIC 6TH EDITION SUNDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015

THE CORSICA CLASSIC IS A HIGHLY EXCLUSIVE SPORT AND LIFESTYLE EVENT, BELONGING TO A RENOWNED TRADITION OF STUNNING MEDITERRANEAN REGATTAS FOR CLASSIC YACHTS. All classic yachts, as approved by the CIM (International Mediterranean Committee) and yachts in the ‘Esprits de tradition’ class, as approved by the IRC in 2015, are eligible to enter the race, which forms part of the ...

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America’s Cup World Series – Your Guide to the Portsmouth Event

America’s Cup World Series - Your Guide to the Portsmouth Event

The America’s Cup World Series is the first stage of competition for the 35th America’s Cup and begins this Thursday in Portsmouth. Featuring all of the America’s Cup teams racing in foiling, one-design AC45 catamarans, featuring the best sailors in the world. Overall ranking position in the America’s Cup World Series determines the starting points score of the teams in ...

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MOËT & CHANDON NAMED OFFICIAL CHAMPAGNE OF THE 35TH AMERICA’S CUP

MOËT & CHANDON NAMED OFFICIAL CHAMPAGNE OF THE 35TH AMERICA'S CUP

Moët & Chandon has been named the official champagne of the 35th America’s Cup. Spanning a period of three years, the partnership reinforces the Maison’s longstanding history of supporting elegant sportsmanship and savoir-faire. The America’s Cup is a dynamic competition that challenges the best sailors in the world in both match and fleet racing skills. Moët & Chandon’s presence will ...

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