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3 SPECIAL EVENTS, 2 WONDERFUL VENUES, 1 GREAT CITY

  4-6/7th May 2016 With just under five months to go, preparations are already well underway for ‘Prestige London’, ‘The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show’ and the NEW ‘London On-Water Yacht & Boat Show’ which will all take place at Old Billingsgate & St Katharine Docks in London, …

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Heesen sells Project Alba

Heesen Yachts has announced the sale of YN 18050, Project Alba, with Arne Ploch at Camper and Nicholsons introducing the client. The yacht is already under construction at the Dutch shipyard. Project Alba is the third contract for a new build sold by the Dutch shipyard in 2015. Heesen Yachts …

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Man Overboard: Is it safe to use a tether?

Perceived wisdom is that if you fall overboard, staying tethered to the boat will keep you safe. But is that the case? PBO’s test team conduct some trials…with sobering results. The tragic drowning of the skipper of the Reflex 38 Lion 15 miles south of Selsey Bill in 2011 shocked …

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Superyacht 4You in the Caribbean

​​ 4You was launched in 2012 as the second hull in Dutch shipyard Amel’s successful Limited Editions 180 series. Designed by Tim Heywood, 4You features a modern and refined interior by Laura Sessa. Well maintained by her professional crew since the launch, as a busy charter yacht 4You has become …

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SYRF’s Wide Light Project Report Published

The Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) has completed the publication of reports on its landmark study of the hydrodynamics of offshore high performance boats. Dubbed the Wide Light Project as a description of the type of hull form studied, the final report was written by project leader Andy Claughton of …

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Wider 150 Genesi: Sea trials update

Italian yacht builder Wider has announced that sea trials on the Wider 150 Genesi have moved on to pay attention to the lithium polymer battery banks that make up the heart of the superyacht’s power system. Genesi, a 46m motoryacht, was launched in October this year. The batteries, supplied by …

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Azimut Benetti holds first YachtMaster Asia

As part of a new “Year-long YachtMaster” project, Azimut Benetti held its first YachtMaster Asia at the Kee Club in Hong Kong from November 17th and 18th. The YachtMaster event brought captains and industry proffessionals together for two days of workshops and training sessions on professionally relevant topics. The European …

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VIDEO: End Of An Era

In 2007, the Extreme Sailing Series™ stormed onto the professional racing scene and changed the world of sailing forever, with it’s pioneering Stadium Racing format. From Asia, the Middle East, South America, the USA, Russia, Europe and Australia, over the last nine years the Series has visited 25 international destinations …

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Wally sailing yacht Better Place in Gustavia

Moored in the famous Caribbean island port of Gustavia in St Barths is the performance sailing and motor yacht builder Wally’s 50 metre all-carbon superyacht Better Place. Her Bugatti-blue hull, towering black mast and minimalist exterior design has made her one of the most recognisable sailing yachts on the water …

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