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  -French custom yacht builder Couach releases new information on explorer yacht range -Project – Clement Carbonne, Couach in-house designer -NEW images and video clip available   Following the November release of the first concepts for its LOUNGE COLLECTION range of explorer yachts, Chantier Naval Couach has revealed innovative features ... Read More »

Certamen de cortos – Short-film contest

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Certamen de cortos – Short-film contest View this email in your browser   Cortos en Port Adriano Port Adriano anuncia su II Certamen de Cortometrajes. Rueda tu creación visual en el puerto diseñado por Philippe Starck, donde hay muchas historias que contar más allá de la náutica. Hay 11.000 euros en premios repartidos ... Read More »

Winning Back the America’s Cup

The 1983 America’s Cup marked the first time the match had been won by a challenger in 132-years. But its sojourn in Australia was short-lived, as it was now 30 years ago, on February 4, 1987, when Dennis Conner cemented his legacy as Mr. America’s Cup by winning back the ... Read More »

MSA brings Crew Security Training to Palma

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  Maritime Skills Academy (MSA) brings Crew Security Training to Palma #POPUPPALMA Are you a Superyacht Crew Member? Are you in Palma? Do you need Designated Security Duties Course? If you answered YES to all these, then we can help you …   The Maritime Skills Academy will be showcasing its training courses ... Read More »

Not Really What We Hoped For

As the Commercial Commissioner for the 35th America’s Cup, it was the role of Dr. Harvey Schiller to maximize the commercial opportunities for the America’s Cup in 2017. But he also knew something had to change to fulfill this objective. “The biggest weakness commercially for events like America’s Cup is ... Read More »

Is Foiling the Future?

We frequently hear how “foiling is the future”. We don’t dispute that foiling is a remarkable development, and continues to find application further into the sport, but is it the future? Will we soon see flying boats of all forms be the norm? The Foiling Week, an event launched in ... Read More »

Dialing Down Volume to Grow the Sport

When it comes to growing participation, it’s notable how the issues facing the ‘one percent’ crowd aren’t much different than other sectors in the sport. Bryony McCabe of Superyacht News reports… At the end of last year, the SuperYacht Racing Association (SYRA) announced its intention to include a ‘Corinthian Spirit ... Read More »

Safety: Is the Sport adapting to its Evolution?

At the 2016 Yacht Racing Forum in November, one of the sessions sought to address the safety issues in our evolving sport. Is the management of Yacht Racing (organisers and participants) adapting to the evolution of the Sport? The sport of sailing is changing: the boats are faster, the foils ... Read More »

Vendée Globe: The Final Twelve Skippers

With the top six Vendée Globe skippers now finished, there remain 12 still racing. The next to finish should be Louis Burton, positioned to the west of the Canary Islands, who is on course to finish seventh with an ETA forecast to be Tuesday, January 31. The skipper from Saint ... Read More »