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New Solaris 60

The Solaris 60 can be a comfortable cruiser or an offshore racer in the Mini-Maxi class. High performance in both cases. © Solaris Yachts

Virtual visit of the new Solaris 60 There is a delicate balance between performance and pleasure. A fast line with a technical and empathetic trait represents the style of the boat: innate elegance. She is the result of an intensive ...

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No Plastic Waste Voyage & Jon Sanders


Jon Sanders departed Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on the morning of 24th December 2020 on the last leg of his historic 11th circumnavigation. Dear Voyage Supporters After clearing Sydney Harbour Jon sailed further offshore into 13kt easterly winds before heading ...

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PredictWind wind forecast online interesting offer


Just a friendly reminder that our 50% discount off any PredictWind subscription ends in the next 24 hours. Don’t miss out. We are excited to announce the release of PredictWind’s new weather routing algorithm with completely new code that offers ...

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$9 Million Water Vessel Transforms From Speedboat to Submarine in Two Minutes

SubSea Craft

The 40-foot Victa travels across the water at 40 knots, then abruptly dives beneath the surface to explore the ocean depths. You can almost hear a James Bond theme song as this slick-looking water vehicle—with a Bond-like name Victa—starts to ...

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New Marine Weather Forecast platform enovOcean

Launch of the new marine weather forecast platform enovOcean © enovOcean

Launch of the new marine weather forecast platform enovOcean As a “Doctor of physical sciences, I worked for many years in the space field. By the late 1990s, the fruits of all space research were more than impressive, but they ...

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IMOCA 60s autopilots quietly revolutionising solo racing

Autopilots revolutionising solo racing © Lloyd Images

A self-steering device is a piece of equipment that no offshore solo sailor can be without. But modern autopilots go way beyond simply keeping a constant heading. The current breed of sophisticated systems is not only steering faster than most ...

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RescueME EDF1

rescueME EDF1

rescueME EDF1 the world’s most compact Electronic Distress Flare Traditional handheld flares are still mandatory in some legislations; however, they are technologically obsolete, potentially dangerous to use, sensitive to humidity and their operating time is limited to 60 seconds… a ...

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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 ...

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New Contest 55CS

Contest 55CS sailing © Contest Yachts

Contest Yachts is delighted to announce that the newly launched 17-metre Contest 55CS has been nominated in the Luxury Cruiser section of the European Yacht of the Year 2021. Of the dozens of new sailboats launched yearly, only the exceptional ...

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Cannes Yachting Festival

Cannes Yachting Festival © Cannes Yachting Festival

Traditionally the first show on the nautical calendar and Europe’s leading in-water boat show, in this year unlike any other, the 2020 Yachting Festival will also be the first event on an international scale to reopen in the post-lockdown period. ...

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