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Countdown to the America’s Cup

As the clock ticks towards racing in 2017, the America’s Cup teams are accelerating their preparations. The defending champion of the America’s Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA, will face the top challenging team in race one of the America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Racing …

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New 52m sailing superyacht concept Blue Sapphire

The latest sailing superyacht design to come from designers Ferrari & Franchi is the 52 metre sloopBlue Sapphire, a design that has been realised for the Perini Navi Award organised by Comitato Leonardo. ​​​​ On board she accommodates up to ten guests, as well as a crew of eight. The …

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Rapsody Yachts expands product line

Dutch motorboat builder Rapsody Yachts has unveiled R110, the latest addition to its portfolio. This 34.8m yacht is the biggest in the Rapsody range and has been designed by Dykstra Naval Architects. Commenting on the new model Diederik van Golen of Rapsody Yachts says: “The R110 is a beautiful addition …

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Good trapeze starts with good habits

David Hughes, a former Olympic 49er skiff coach and an Olympic 470 European and World Cup champion, hopes to medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio with skipper Stuart McNay. Here he shares guidance about good trapeze starts, starting with good habits, balance, and control. By David Hughes, Sailing World …

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Superyachts Suerte, Ester III, Irimari in Monaco

​ Superyachts Suerte, Ester III, Irimari in Monaco Pictured here in Monaco last September are three superyachts (from left to right); the 69 metre Suerte built by Tankoa yachts in 2015, the 66 metre Ester III built by Lürssen Yachts in 2014, and the 63.1 metre Irimari, built by Sunrise …

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Getting USA Back on the Olympic Podium

Bells rang when the US sailing team failed to win a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. Despite the work being done to keep up with an increasingly competitive competition, more was needed. Due to term limits, management changes were required, with the baton now handed to Josh Adams to …

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WallyCento hull #4 construction update

With the sale and subsequent start of construction announced at the end of last November, Italian studio Pininfarina has recently announced they will be undertaking the interior design on board the fourth hull in the Wallycento box-ruled superyacht series. ​ Measuring 30.48 metres, she has been developed by Mark Mills …

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Road Trip to Patagonia

Two J/105 teams from the St. Francis Yacht Club led by Bruce Stone and Ralph Silverman journeyed south to Patagonia, Chile to compete in the prestigious Regata de Chiloe 2016 on January 23-30, an event held every other year in the Chiloe archipelago, framed by volcanoes to the east and …

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