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Five Records Athletes Are Dying to Break

Who doesn’t dream of going faster, higher, deeper, or longer? Or love debating the merits of those who try? Sports records inspire greatness in our own pursuits and make watercooler talks infinitely more stimulating. We assembled five of the ballsiest sports records that push the limits of human performance. Then ... Read More »

First Mangusta Oceano 42 touches water

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Italy’s Overmarine Group has launched hull #1 of its Mangusta Oceano 42. The 42m motoryacht is the first thee deck steel diplacement vessel built by Overmarine at its new yard in Pisa. Italy’s Overmarine Group has launched the first Mangusta Oceano 42. The 42m motoryacht touched water on Saturday June ... Read More »

Crew Rescued from Andrews 45 ULDB Locomotion

The Andrews 45 ULDB Locomotion joins the list of racing boats that must be abandoned at sea when their pumps can’t keep up with water ingress. Here’s the report from the U.S. Coast Guard… The Coast Guard rescued three sailors 150 miles west of Los Angeles, after their sailboat began ... Read More »

Fipa Group launches Maiora 33FB

The 32m motoryacht is hull #1 of the new full beam model created by the Viareggio-based shipyard. Italy’s Fipa Group, the builder of the Maiora brand, has launched its new 32m Maiora 33FB. The motoryacht touched the water at the shipyard in Viareggio. Maiora 33FB is one of two 30m-plus ... Read More »

PSP unveils ambitious growth plans

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UK-based yacht transporter PSP has announced ambitious growth plans that include the opening of new offices and a new board structure in an attempt to become a £20m company by 2026. “The last seven years have been particularly noteworthy and PSP has seen a significant growth in revenue,” says managing ... Read More »

OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona Awarded MYBA Charter Show

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Impressed with the outstanding yacht services, unrivalled hospitality and marina facilities that OneOcean Port Vell provides, MYBA President, Fiona Maureso, commented on the decision to award the show to Barcelona; “We are excited to have this opportunity to discover Barcelona and are confident that OOPV will deliver an internationally-recognised show ... Read More »

Otam sells 25m motoryacht under construction

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Genoa-based boatbuilder has signed a contract for the Otam 80HT, a motoryacht it started to build in February on spec Genoa-based Otam Yachts has announced the sale of the fourth units of the Otam 80HT series. The yard started the construction of the 25.5m vessel without a commission last February ... Read More »

Vripack reduces build time with VR prototyping

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Dutch yacht design studio enters its third of a six-year-mission to reduce the construction time of any new yacht by at least 25% and reveals that by making use of virtual reality it manages to review both design and engineering and bring back fail cost by a 75%. Yacht design ... Read More »

Next stop, Rio

As the final major World Sailing Event before the Olympics, Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland provided a preview for what we will see in Rio come August. By Lisa Gabrielson, Sailing World A walk down memory lane for many sailors, the final World Sailing event before the Olympic regatta ... Read More »

Oracle Team USA flying to efficiency

Yes, the racing, the athletic sailors sprinting across flying platform, and the capsizes are fascinating for the casual America’s Cup fan, but the true fascination is embedded deep in the science forged by each team’s technology partners, of which Oracle Racing Team is flush, including BMW and aeronautics giant Airbus. ... Read More »