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      Published on 02-06-2019 04:35 PM
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      We had heard that the owner of Svea was going to take a sabbatical from sailing for a year and the crews on Svea and the
      Mod 70 Orion were now seeking new gigs to keep them on the water and out of trouble, but the just announced listing of
      Svea most likely means the end of the road. The J-Class showed a lot of promise 2 years ago when 9 J-Class boats were afloat
      and it seemed like the parade of ...
      Published on 01-08-2019 02:33 PM
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      Bella Mente Racing Prepares for 2019

      All Systems Go for New Racing Yacht Bella Mente and Businessman/Sailor Hap Fauth



      WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (January 8, 2019) – Launched in September 2018, the new 72-foot Maxi yacht Bella Mente looks to be on course for attaining successes not unlike those achieved by its three previous namesakes owned and skippered by businessman and champion sailor Hap Fauth (Minneapolis, Minn./Naples, Fla.). Fauth and his all-star Bella Mente Racing Team ...
      Published on 01-08-2019 10:14 AM
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      X Shore, the Swedish first class manufacturer of 100 percent electrical crafts, is leading the way in the marine industry with the market's most modern e-boats. X Shore is at the forefront of technology, design and climate-smart crafts when launching its new boat model Eelex 6500 at the world's biggest boat show, boot Düsseldorf in Germany, 19–27 January 2019.




      Two boat models ...
      Published on 12-28-2018 12:13 PM
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      A Frenchman has set off to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a barrel-shaped orange capsule, using ocean currents alone to propel him.
      Jean-Jacques Savin, 71, left El Hierro in Spain's Canary Islands and hopes to reach the Caribbean in as little as three months.
      His reinforced capsule contains a sleeping bunk, kitchen and storage.

      He will drop markers along the way to help oceanographers study Atlantic currents.
      Updates on the journey are being posted on a Facebook page and the latest message said the barrel was "behaving well".

      In a telephone interview with AFP news agency, he said: "The weather is great. I've got a swell of one metre (3ft)
      ...
      Published on 12-27-2018 02:02 PM
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      The 2018 Melges IC37 Factory Open Day was a grand success!

      Attendees visited the FIBRE Mechanics factory in Lymington, UK.

      Everyone spent time onboard a completed boat, took a tour of the factory, and learned about IC37 construction and assembly.
      Five boats were available ...
      Published on 12-11-2018 10:38 AM
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      Images from a mysterious foiling outfit have begun to surface.
      It appears to be about 18' long, carbon with racks. Perhaps a modified 18' Skiff from the European circuit?
      Query has been sent....

      Stay tuned







      JUST IN!!!


      69F is an integrated One Design Boat / Virtual Race / Lifestyle format.

      The project 69F is realized by sailors, athletes, managers and men of communication who believe ...
      Published on 10-18-2018 10:27 AM
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      ARTEMIS TECHNOLOGIES OPENS NEW FACILITY IN BELFAST




      Artemis Technologies, a spin-off from America’s Cup team Artemis Racing, is to establish a new facility in Belfast Harbour, initially creating 35 jobs, in a bid to return commercial shipbuilding to the city.

      The company led by double Olympic gold medalist, Iain Percy OBE, will use its expertise garnished at the highest echelons of world yacht racing to develop new green maritime technologies and build an ‘Autonomous Sailing Vessel’ (ASV).

      The ASV will be a zero-emissions 45 metre catamaran, that will require no fossil fuels, offer unlimited range, and has the potential to travel at 50 knots, with a cruising ...
      Published on 09-12-2018 10:40 AM
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      Less than a month after the MACIF trimaran was launched again, everyone is amazed. The boat is sailing faster and is flying higher, as if she was brand new. This has impressed everyone.




      It would be an understatement to say that everything has gone well on board the MACIF trimaran since she was relaunched on 31 July 2018. After a six-month long refit, with a considerable makeover, "MACIF is no longer the same as she was last year," stresses François ...
      Published on 08-21-2018 11:56 AM
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      Jérémie Beyou's new stead, the IMOCA 60' Charal was just revealed from The CDK Shipyard
      in port-LA-Forêt, France


      "The Charaaal came out of construction this Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in port-LA-Forêt.
      In the presence of all the teams involved - the Charal sailing team, its partner Charal,
      the architects of vplp, the teams teams - until no more training than a united group which, behind the doors of cdk technologies, worked hard during Almost 12 months in perfect osmosis.

      http://www.jeremiebeyou.com/

      https://www.cdk-technologies.com/


      all images © Yvan Zedda / Alea





      Press release – 21 aout 2018
      And then Charal was came to life
      Inch by inch and with the greates care in the world, CHARAL IMOCA 60 was delivered
      on Tuesday by CDK Techonolgies boatyard in Port-la-Forêt, France. This is the next
      stage of the incredible story of the first ...
      Published on 08-01-2018 01:45 PM
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      Schooner Creek Boat Works launches custom built 65' Catamaran for
      O'Neill Sea Odyssey.


      On Friday, July 27th, Schooner Creek Boat Works launched the Morrelli
      and Melvin 65' catamaran for the O'Neill Sea Odyssey and O'Neill Yacht
      Charters ...