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North Sails Palma

3Di Superyacht sails by North Sails © Stuart Pearce

Following the January announcement that the experts from the former Doyle Palma team would join forces with the local North Sails loft in Mallorca, Spain, the newly combined facilities and the team are taking shape in the heart of the global Superyacht industry. The enhanced personnel, increased capacity, and expanded resources look set to offer clients, for both Superyachts and ...

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Superyachts

3Di Superyacht sails by North Sails - photo © Stuart Pearce

Superyachts, 3Di, Dragons and detailing: We speak to North Sails’ Jens Christensen We spoke to Jens Christensen, who is based out of the North Sails loft in Herlev, Denmark, about the growth of superyachts, how 3Di has adapted to the demand of these vessels, why the finishing and preventative maintenance is so important, and about his own sailing in the ...

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua Final day

The 172ft Hoek ketch Elfje - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

The Caribbean superyacht season kicked off in fine style with the 2018 Superyacht Challenge Antigua. Now its eighth year, the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is free from commercial endorsements, and has one clear objective; to provide all the facilities to stage an ideal event for an exclusive selection of yachts, where fair racing and good companionship are valued above all else. ...

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2018

Close quarters between Danneskjold and Arcadia - Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2018 - photo © Cory Silken / www.corysilken.com

Spectacular conditions prevailed for the penultimate day of the 2018 Superyacht Challenge Antigua on the stunning waters south of Antigua. Two short races were completed in a building breeze and sea state. In the Corsairs Class Spiip took Race 3 to take the overall lead for the class. However Rebecca fought back to win Race 4. Both teams are now ...

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Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2018

The 142ft Frers ketch Rebecca - Superyacht Challenge Antigua 2018 - photo © Ted Martin

The second day of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua was blessed with 16 knots of north easterly trade winds, sublime air temperature, and a dazzling blue Caribbean sea. In the Corsairs Class Rebecca put in a great performance, winning by just over a minute after ORCsy time correction. Spiip took second, just 13 seconds ahead of Danneskjold after time correction. In ...

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Superyacht in Antigua

90ft Hoek designed sloop Acadia - Superyacht Challenge Antigua - photo © Emma Louise Wyn Jones

The Caribbean superyacht season starts in earnest on Thursday 1st February with the 8th edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua. The Superyacht Challenge Antigua has once again attracted a magnificent fleet, including five previous winners. This will be the first regatta using the new 2018 ORC Superyacht Rule (ORCsy). Dazzling yachts ranging in size from 82ft (25m) to 172ft (52m) ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma

The Superyacht Cup Palma 2018 - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

Old battles will be rejoined and new rivalries forged when the 22nd Superyacht Cup gets underway this coming June in what is one of the most hotly anticipated yacht racing events of the year. No fewer than 19 of the most impressive yachts on the planet have already signed-up, including four of the illustrious J-Class yachts who will be making ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma 2018

Superyacht Cup Palma

The New Zealand Millennium Cup, which concludes tomorrow, marks the start of the superyacht racing season, not to mention the beginning of the countdown to The Superyacht Cup Palma, one of the most hotly anticipated events on the superyacht sailing calendar. Although racing is still six months away, this year’s entry list already boasts some of the most legendary yachts ...

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Yacht Ngoni

Sailing Yacht Ngoni - photo © Breed Media

Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An innovative weapon on water The owner’s brief; “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a sheep in wolf’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon; fast and furious.” The answer? A Dubois Naval Architect exterior, a Rick Baker Ltd interior, and the build credibility of Royal Huisman to birth the elegant, high-performance predator ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Day 3 – Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup © Max Ranchi Photography http://www.maxranchi.com

As Bryon Ehrhart, owner of Lucky, put it: “Today was great sailing – Chamber of Commerce stuff!” After difficult conditions for some of the seven classes at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup yesterday, there was solid breeze for day three of racing. Winds ranging from 10-20+ knots enabled the Maxi 72s and Wallys successfully to sail two windward-leewards, while the ...

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