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Be Lightning Alert

by Don Margraf, Sailing Magazine Recently I received a phone call from a sailboat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, more than 1,000 miles from the nearest landfall. The boat had been struck by lightning and the autopilot, chartplotter and navigations instruments were all wiped out. Serendipitously, the satellite …

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Arcadia Yachts delivers first 85S

Arcadia Yachts has delivered hull #1 of Arcadia 85S. The all-new “special” edition of the Arcadia 85 with sky-lounge is a 25.9m motoryacht built for an American owner. The Arcadia 85S has been designed to be a family yacht. The vessel combines different exterior functions over two decks. The builder …

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Preview of Key West Race Week 2017

The Storm Trysail Club announced dates for the next edition of Quantum Key West Race Week. The event will take place January 15-20, 2017 and feature the same successful format as in past years, one day of pre-race registration and practice, followed by five days of inshore and short offshore …

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Emirates Team New Zealand Set to Defend in New York

Set against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline, the AC45’s of each America’s Cup team are preparing to face-off this weekend on the New York harbour for the first time in 96 years. “This is certainly going to be a unique sailing regatta for everyone.” said Emirates Team New Zealand …

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Turquoise Yachts Unveils New 66m Superyacht Concept

Working with the Nuvolari Lenard design studio, Turquoise Yachts has provided a closer look at the brand-new 66 metre superyacht concept which reflects the new direction of the Turkish superyacht builder. “A client for a 60-meter plus yacht is looking for the same uncompromising amenities as a client looking to …

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The Transat: Fast conditions south, rough seas north

Approaching the end of the sixth day at sea, The Transat bakerly from Plymouth to New York is still led by the Ultime Macif, skippered by Francois Gabart. A brand new 100ft trimaran, Macif is lightweight and built for speed. Averaging 5-6 knots faster in the lighter weather than Thomas …

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Fraser Yachts expands operations

Fraser Yachts has announced that its Palma office now offers yacht management services. The Monaco-based firm welcomed more than 80 clients and captains at the Mar de Nudos restaurant at the Palma Superyacht Show last Friday to celebrate the opening of the new business unit. The new service will be …

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#RoadtoVendee – Episode 3

Alex Thomson Racing is producing a twelve part series, #RoadtoVendee, documenting Alex Thomson’s preparations and progress ahead of the 2016 Vendée Globe. In Episode 3, Alex and the team stretch the legs of HUGO BOSS for the first time after her refit following Transat Jacques Vabre in October. Video published …

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C-Boat 27 Sc

C Boat 27 SC OLIBAMO & CO. C-Boat 27 Sc Reduced to EUR 2,200,000! Entirely made of stainless steel (hull and superstructure) by C Boat shipyards in Italy, the 27.30m displacing yacht has been built with the technical specifications of a real “Tug Boat”. The yacht is solid and stable, …

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Over 500 Finns to Compete for World Titles

The Finn class is going Italian over the next few weeks with two major championships taking place at almost opposite ends of the country – Gaeta and Torbole – with a combined total pre-entry of more than 500 boats. Both events are notable landmarks for the class, but for different …

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