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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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Premiere Sailing League USA Reveals 2016 Plan

The Premiere Sailing League USA, structured after the successful sailing leagues pioneered in Europe, has designated J/70s and J/88s to be used for the 2016 series. Open to all sailors from any club, sailing center, school, academy, college or maritime academy, the season starts with District Qualification Regattas using J/70s …

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Moonen in recovery mode

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands is starting to make a recovery from the financial turbulence it faced earlier this year due to problems beyond the yard’s control. Construction of one of the yard’s ongoing projects, a 30-metre motoryacht in Moonen’s new Caribbean range, has now recommenced in full cooperation with …

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LaVie ideal addition to winter refit

With the winter season upon the industry, Dutch company LaVie Systems is preparing for a busy few months installing their full service entertainment systems on board superyachts undergoing a refit in time for the 2016 summer season. LaVie specialise in building integrated entertainment systems for a broad spectrum of vessels …

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