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140-Foot Sailing Superyacht Blends Classic 1930s Design With Modern Tech

Rainbow delivers all the sensations and thrills of sailing aboard the original 1930s yacht. YPI

One of a handful of powerful, magnificent J Class yachts, “Rainbow” is considered royalty in the sailing world. Have you ever dreamt of racing on a magnificent sailing¬†superyacht¬†that looks like a classic vessel from the 1920s and ‚Äô30s? During that golden era of sailing,¬†J Class¬†titans like¬†Shamrock V, Yankee, Ranger, and¬†Endeavour II¬†became royalty of the sailing world. Those massive, powerful vessels, ...

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Sailing Superyachts

In the last few months, sailing superyachts like the 184-foot Asahi have become hot commodities on the brokerage market. Courtesy Burgess Yachts

Sailing Superyachts & the Promise of Off-Grid Ocean Living‚ÄĒHave Become Big Business For some veteran yacht brokers, the rarified niche of 100-foot-plus sailing vessels has never been hotter. The emergence of Covid-19 has created a raft of unforeseen surprises in 2020, and an uptick in sales of superyacht sailing yachts may be one of them. Sailing yachts are a small ...

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135-foot Superyacht Ocean Emerald

Camper & Nicholsons

This Rule-Breaking 135-Foot Superyacht Has Been Turning Heads for More Than a Decade Love it or loathe it, there are no half-measures when it comes to the polarizing, mind-bending lines of the 135-foot superyacht Ocean Emerald. That arching sweep of its steely-gray superstructure. The awkward, uncomfortable roofline as it swoops down to meet the pinched bow. Those harsh horizontal bars along the ...

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Princess X95 ‘Superfly’

Princess X95 © GE Photo

Princess Yachts is once again boldly re-writing the rules of yacht design. The X95 elegantly fuses architectural innovation with all Princess Yachts’ familiar characteristics of quality in craftmanship and materials, interior design, and innovation in technology. X95 establishes a new ‘Superfly’ X Class, re-imagining the concept of a ‘flybridge’ withextensive outdoor space and innovative segmentation of interior rooms and decks ...

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Sea Eagle II

Sea Eagle II - photo © Tom van Oossanen

The truly breathtaking contemporary three-masted schooner Sea Eagle II has been successfully delivered by Royal Huisman. The world’s largest aluminium sailing yacht is now on her way to the Mediterranean. Sea Eagle II, designed by Dykstra Naval Architects and Mark Whiteley, features an impressive plumb bow and modern Panamax rig by Rondal, making her not only powerful but recognizable all ...

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Vector 50 M/Y EIV present shipyard Rossinavi

Rossinavi Vector 50 motor yacht EIV © Michele Chiroli

Italian shipyard Rossinavi has presented with a private ceremony in their facility of Viareggio EIV, a tailor-made superyacht commissioned by a private American owner which signals a major development for the yard. Previously known as Project Vector 50, EIV is a trideck luxury performance vessel entirely designed with the shipyard’s American client in mind. It is a fusion of Rossinavi’s ...

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America’s Cup & J Class

J Class, Superyacht Regatta, Bermuda, June 2017 - photo © Richard Gladwell

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has confirmed that the J-class regattas will be merged with the superyacht events in the upcoming 36th America’s Cup. Earlier the J class managers had announced that the 120-135ft sailing leviathans, which participated in the America’s Cup from 1930-1937, would not be sailing as a class in Auckland, as a consequence of the COVID19 ...

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Yacht crew Job search tips during COVID-19

Photo: © Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times

Starting from April each year, a rush of crew members descend on the South of France and Italy in search of a new position onboard, many of whom now face extended unemployment as yachting activity slows to a halt in the Mediterranean, with many trips already cancelled in the Caribbean. As the effects of COVID-19 continue to take on a new ...

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Vijonara Superyacht

42m SY Vijonara ©

The¬†128‚Ä≤ Hoek sloop¬†Vijonara was delivered in spring 2018, following her 18-month build programme in Falmouth. Andre Hoek, her Dutch designer, said ‚ÄúThis is the second hull in our ‚ÄėTruly Classic 128‚Äô series, and this project in particular has been a fantastic experience from start to finish. The vessel was created for knowledgeable clients with extensive sailing experience. Based on a ...

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The growing allure of Langkawi for superyacht owners

Langkawi, Malaysia RLYC Harbor.

Langkawi is the largest island in an archipelago of 100 islands in the Andaman Sea and this South East Asia destination is attracting the attention of superyacht owners. Located off the mainland coast of Malaysia, the number of visiting superyachts making their way to Langkawi is growing as word spreads of this appealing and Duty-Free island and nearby cruising options. ...

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