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McMullen & Wing launches 50m explorer yacht

  McMullen & Wing has launched its 50m expedition motoryacht Y/N 1016. The operation was completed to schedule on Tuesday January 12th at the shipyards’ private marina where the yacht will remain for several days before being moved to Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour. The steel and aluminium yacht has a 6,000 …

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Countdown to inaugural Thailand Yacht Show

With just five weeks to go until the Thailand Yacht Show kicks off, organisers are busy preparing for the very first edition of the event. Held in Phuket from 11th to 14th February, the show boasts a lineup of 40 yachts on display including the 32 metre Benetti Nanou, the …

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The Modern America’s Cup Sailor

Louis Sinclair, the 24-year-old bowman for Oracle Team USA, is a beast. He can dead-lift 400 pounds, vertical-jump 85 centimeters, has a VO2 max of 70 ml/ kg/min., and has just 8 percent body fat. He’s “young, big, strong, fit,” say his teammates. He is the model modern AC sailor. …

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New 57m and 70m trimaran explorer concepts

British studio Nigel Irens Design has today revealed two unique trimaran explorer concepts designed in collaboration with the CMN shipyard and French designer Christophe Chedal-Anglay. Named the Origin 575 and the Xplore 70, the all-aluminium designs follow the launch of the Ocean Eagle series of power trimarans in which Nigel …

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Complete redesign of 60m explorer Capella C

Canadian studio ER Yacht Design has today revealed that they are currently working on a complete redesign of the 59 metre explorer yacht Capella C for a London based client. The classic vessel was originally built in 1968 at the Dutch shipyard Scheepsbouwwerf Gebr. Pot in Bolnes, and was subsequently …

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California Dreamin’ Series gets underway

Steve Natvig won the opening stop of the California Dreamin’ Series, hosted by San Diego Yacht Club on January 9-10. Natvig (Cabrillo Beach YC), a frequent crew for legendary match racer Dave Perry, bested Nicole Breault (St Francis YC) in second and Alex Jacobs (San Diego YC) in third. The …

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60 metre Feadship superyacht Paraffin in Croatia

​Superyacht Paraffin in Croatia Seen here anchored off the Croatian coast during the 2015 summer cruising season is the 2002-built Feadship superyacht Paraffin. Her name hints at her original owner’s profession, an American family who made their fortune producing candles. Since her launch nearly fourteen year ago, Paraffin has been …

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The Horizon FD85 nearing completion

Taiwanese shipyard Horizon Yachts yesterday announced the construction progress of their latest superyacht model, the 25.99 metre Horizon FD85. First announced in July, the project is reportedly 85% complete and is currently in the test tank. ​​ The yachts’ sporty exterior was developed by the Dutch company Cor D. Rover …

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Harnessing the Information Age

There is a long history of advancements in the grand prix section of the sport that trickle down to the recreational sailor. Some of these have aided everyone, while others have given the advancement to those with the resources. We asked 2-time America’s Cup winning navigator Peter Isler, who is …

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