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34th Copa del Rey Mapfre in Palma de Mallorca

08 Agosto, 2015. 34 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. Ultima jornada de regatas para la clase Herbalife J80.

The 34th Copa del Rey, organized by the Real Club Nautico de Palma was held in hot and humid conditions from August 1 – 8th. The week was dominated by late afternoon light sea breezes and with a fleet of 135 yachts from 23 nations it was one of the ... Read More »

First Franck Muller yacht touches water

The Italian Sea Group has announced that that first model of the new Franck Muller Yachts brand will be making her debut at the Monaco show this week. Franck Muller Yacht 55 Open is the smaller model in the Franck Muller Yachts line. The Italian Sea Group says the largest will ... Read More »

Big Prizes at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao

Qingdao, China (September 20, 2015) – The final day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao was filled with tension as the Medal Races decided the podium places, Rio 2016 Olympic qualification spots and Abu Dhabi World Cup Final positions. Alongside this, sailors in the top three in each fleet receive ... Read More »

Eddie Jordan’s Monaco Yacht Show tips


If you are visiting the Monaco Yacht Show, what do you do? Where do you eat? More importantly, where can you get a good pint of Guinness? Long-time Monaco resident Eddie Jordan shares his insights on living in the principality Monaco is a very good place to live if you’re ... Read More »


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The Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International regatta was completed at the end of July. “Four seasons in one week,” was the apt summary from crew member Richard Mason of Dorade of Monday’s gales, and a gradual wind reduction to the windless afternoon that ended the regatta . Winning all four ... Read More »

America’s Cup: And So It Begins

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For the online audience that likes the raw language that comes from men in battle, the opening races on Saturday (July 25) at the America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth, UK provided both performance and profanity as the six cup teams got their first test of foiling races in the ... Read More »

Superyacht Silver Fast Stars With New Mercedes: VIDEO

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Increasingly the yachting industry is catching on to a concept well practiced in other parts of the luxury sector: co-marketing with complementary luxury brands. The idea is to promote the on-water lifestyle. To see how it can work successfully, check out the video here of Silver Fast with a Mercedes-Benz ... Read More »

Dubois introduces ‘Super Stern’

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Dubois Yachts has unveiled details of Super Stern, a 35m high-speed composite sloop. The new project has been designed for an existing Dubois owner, who is no stranger to the regatta circuit. Super Stern is intended to be a fast competitor on the race course whilst not compromising on superyacht ... Read More »

Details revealed for America’s Cup World Series in Bermuda

Hamilton, Bermuda (September 18, 2015) – Bermuda’s hopes of hosting the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series next year now appear slim. During last night’s well attended America’s Cup Town Hall meeting at St Paul’s AME Church, Sam Hollis, the America’s Cup Event Authority chief operating officer, rolled out the ... Read More »