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Superyachts under moonlight outside Port Hercule

​​ Seen here following the Monaco Yacht Show, is 73m CRN superyacht Yalla cruising by the 49.9m BenettiAlexandra as the moonlight lights up the waters outside Monaco’s Port Hercule. Launched in 2014, Omega architects are responsible for Yalla’s exterior design, and amongst her many features on board is a dedicated ... Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race: Upgrading the VO65

The overhaul of the Volvo Ocean Race centred around the move to a one-design class, with the execution of the concept weighing heavily on project manager James Dadd. In this report for Seahorse magazine, Dadd reports on the first use of the VO65… It is now over three years since ... Read More »

America’s Cup venue to get tested by Hurricane Joaquin

The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 to November 30, which makes any sailing event scheduled along eastern US at risk of serious weather. Such as the America’s Cup when Bermuda is the host in 2017. While the America’s Cup is scheduled early in the hurricane season, the program ... Read More »

Feadship superyacht Madsummer arriving in Monaco

​​ Superyacht Madsummer in Monaco The 55.5m Feadship superyacht Madsummer has become synonymous with the French Riviera, and can often be seen spending time at anchor between Monaco and Nice during the summer months. Launched as Twizzlein 2005, (then renamed Drizzle and later Issana) Madsummer’s classic lines and elegant design ... Read More »

Yacht Design Talent Award 2015 winner announced at MYS

The winner of the inaugural Yacht Design Talent Award was announced during the recent Monaco Yacht Show. American Jeff Summers came out on top following an intense judging process consisting of social media results and input from industry professionals. Banu Hunler from Italy, and Lithuanian Dastinas Steponenas were 2nd and ... Read More »

America’s Cup: No Americans To Start In Bermuda

When the America’s Cup World Series makes its final stop for 2015 in Bermuda later this month, the five foreign challengers will have one thing in common with the American defender. None of the teams will be sailing with Americans. While it was not expected for the teams representing clubs ... Read More »

Nobiskrug introduce the 110m superyacht Radiance

The German shipyard Nobiskrug announced their latest superyacht project at the Monaco Yacht Show last week; the 110 metre Radiance. Designed in collaboration with designers Claydon Reeves, she boasts generous living spaces and an attractive two tone hull. ​​​​ ​​​​ Guests are accommodated in absolute luxury over four guests cabins ... Read More »

Some Thoughts On Crew Wage Penalties

You should read William F. Buckley, Jr. Take a dose of saltwater if need be, but his visceral love of sailing is an elixir for what wee fatuousness burrs up the sailing soul. For Bill, the love of the heel and the luff and sheen of spray is what brought ... Read More »

Rio Olympics: The Brazilian Way

Success at the 2016 Olympics will have as much to do with overcoming rivals as it will each athletes ability to come to peace with Rio de Janeiro. This venue, to be kind, is different. An update by Sports Illustrated magazine, ‘The World is Waiting’, provides an unnerving portrayal of ... Read More »

Marina Barcelona 92 expands


Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92) has moved on to the second phase of its expansion plan with the construction of a new esplanade to accommodate a new shiplift to dock vessels of up to 4,000 displaced tonnes. The Administration Board of the Port of Barcelona has approved the project and investment of ... Read More »