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Dreamline Yachts enters North America

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The first Dreamline 26 built for an European client was presented at the Cannes yacht show in 2014. Photo courtesy of Dreamline Yachts Dreamline Yachts has partnered with Intermarine Yacht Group, a Florida-based company, as its exclusive distributor to open up the US and Canadian markets. “We are excited about ... Read More »

New Race to Cuba in 2017

The Montego Bay Yacht Club, the Storm Trysail Club, and the Hemingway Yacht Club announced today the 2017 Western Caribbean Series. The Western Caribbean Series will include the 33rd edition of the Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race and the Cuba Cup, a new race from Montego Bay to Havana ... Read More »

Bering Yachts launches ‘Veda’

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Bering Yachts in the US has announced the launch of Bering 80 Veda. The 25m yachts is the fourth vessel in the Expedition Class series and currently the flagship of the Bering fleet. Veda is the heaviest in her class, displacing over 470,000 pounds (213.18 tonnes) and has a fuel ... Read More »

Ten Teams to Compete in 2016 Atlantic Cup

The 2016 Atlantic Cup will see ten Class40 teams representing six countries (USA, France, Spain, Sweden, Canada and Great Britain) when the event begins in Charleston, SC on Saturday, May 28. The first doublehanded leg takes the fleet 648 nm to Brooklyn, NY, with the second doublehanded leg starting June ... Read More »

Van der Valk receives order for a 26m yacht

Van der Valk in the Netherlands has been commissioned to build a new Continental Three semi-custom motoryacht. This 26-metre vessel is due for completion in 2016. One of the specific characteristics of this project will be a custom mast ensuring the vertical clearance is lower than 6m in order to ... Read More »

Tenth Anniversary of Lightning Boat Grant Program

The International Lightning Class is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their Boat Grant Program, which to date has introduced 29 teams and 90+ participants to the Lightning Class. Many are still actively involved in the Class and eight recipients have purchased their own Lightning. It is expected for the program’s ... Read More »

Chris Wright joins Hill Robinson

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Wright will be based in the Fort Lauderdale office in Florida. Hill Robinson Yacht Management has announced the addition of Christopher Wright to its staff in the US. Wright has taken on the role of senior technical and project manager and will be based in the Fort Lauderdale office in ... Read More »

America’s Cup: No Excuse to Lose (the television audience)

Some sports have stops, like baseball between innings or football during change of possessions. For television coverage, these are the commercial breaks. But other sports, like soccer, don’t have convenient stops, with the broadcast often continuing uninterrupted until the end of regulation. The holders of the America’s Cup are working ... Read More »