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Mothquito

Mothquito Foiling Catamaran - photo © Mothquito

Mothquito nominated best design Foiling Awards 2018 Foiling Awards, organised by Foiling Week, are the greatest recognition a foiling boat can achieve worldwide. The prize categories are broken down into different categories such as production series, upcoming designs, racing, etc. ...

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IMOCA 60 Charal ready to head out to sea!

IMOCA 60 Charal © CDK Technologies

The IMOCA 60 Charal left the yard in Port-La-ForĂŞt, Brittany this Tuesday 21 August 2018. Over the past 12 months, the Charal Sailing Team, partner Charal, naval architects VPLP and the CDK teams have become one behind the doors of ...

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Basic Rope Maintenance from Upffront

Courtesy of Gottifredi Maffioli - photo © Gottifredi Maffioli

Salt water and dirt tears away at the fibres of the rope, shortening their lifespan. ‘Salty ropes’ are damp, thus collect more dirt. Ropes aren’t cheap. Proper maintenance ensures you get the most out of your ropes. Cleaning lines isn’t ...

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New Swan 98

New Swan 98 - photo © Nautor's Swan

Nautor’s Swan yachts will soon launch a new superyacht: the Swan 98. Designed by the experienced and successful Germán Frers, the brand-new 30-metre Swan 98 will redefine high performance cruising by delivering unrivalled comfort, safety and reliability while ocean passage-making ...

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Innovative mobile app NEBO boat Logging

Preserve your precious boating memories with Nebo - photo © Nebo

Innovative mobile app NEBO continues to shake up the international marine industry with a new collaboration established with global yacht charter companies Sunsail and The Moorings. The world-leading yacht charter and flotilla companies have integrated NEBO into their operations to ...

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Navigation lights and their arc of visibility

Navigation lights © www.ecolregs.com

Collision Regulations.. This month we are looking at some of the navigation lights and their arc of visibility. Even if you are sure of yourselves, it doesn’t hurt to have a reminder. So, lets start. Any vessel at night should ...

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New Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®

Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist and official supplier of sailing instruments and navigation electronics for the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, is pleased to introduce the new Zeus3 Glass Helm series. Designed specifically for blue-water sailing, multihulls ...

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Challenge the Champions February 28th, 2018 E-Sailing

E-Sailing: Challenge Loïck Peyron © Virtual Regatta

Challenge LoĂŻck Peyron over the Atlantic The famous French skipper challenges you tomorrow onwards on board his favourite trimaran, Happy, formerly Mike Birch’s Olympus, on a demanding course between Yarmouth (USA, Maine) and Saint-Malo (France). An exceptional gift will be ...

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Cornells’ Ocean Atlas Special offer

Cornells' Ocean Atlas © Jimmy and Ivan Cornell

Jimmy Cornell said of this new Second Edition, “The pilot charts featured in this ocean atlas are based on weather information gathered by a network of meteorological satellites over the last 25 years and incorporate the consequences of climate change. ...

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Yx7 Explorer 74

Yx7 Explorer - photo © Michael Schmidt Yachtbau

MSY unveils striking new Yx7 Explorer range Michael Schmidt Yachtbau (MSY) in Germany has unveiled a new range of crossover sailing yachts that will enable people to discover their world in unprecedented safety and comfort. The Yx7 Explorer range makes ...

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