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    Published on 04-11-2017 09:07 AM
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    The 4th member of the Pac 52 Class, Manouch Moshayedi's RIO has arrived at Driscoll's Marine in Mission Bay.

    Held up in Arizona over the weekend due to that states ...
    Published on 04-06-2017 03:00 PM
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    During her lengthy cross country road trip, the shrink wrap covering RIO PAC52' became compromised,
    and by the time they reached Stanton Tennessee, the ...
    Published on 04-04-2017 08:51 AM
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    Manouch Moshayedi's Pac 52' RIO just landed in the USA. The vessel was transported from Premier Composites in Dubai
    to Newark New Jersey and loaded on a semi. She now begins an arduous 2,754 mile over land road trip to Mission Bay, San Diego
    where she ...
    Published on 04-02-2017 08:01 PM
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    Just splashed in Sausalito, the working hull of the Educational Tall Ship, The Matthew Turner still has a way to go
    before she actually sets sail. But after 6 years of volunteer manual labor estimated at 120,000 man hours, the custom made
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    Published on 03-30-2017 01:56 PM
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    The latest Pac 52 Bad Pak arrives in Oakland this morning and gets loaded
    on the truck that will haul her down to Mission Bay, San Diego where she with get reassembled,
    measured and begin some ...
    Published on 03-30-2017 09:45 AM
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    This morning, in the unusual setting of the palace of Tokyo, the Gitana Team presented its Ultimate trimaran christened Maxi Edmond de Rothschild. A sailing boat under construction that we were able to visit this week in preview, guided by its future skipper, Sébastien Josse and the general manager of the team Cyril Dardashti. This boat whose program, developed over five years, will have as a highlight a participation in the round the world solo and race reserved for giant trimarans and whose departure will be given Brest in two years. And his ambition is nothing less than flying around the world!

    Voiles et Voilers article on the progress of the new Maxi Trimaran Edmond de Rothschild

    By Philippe Joubin
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    Published on 03-29-2017 04:39 PM
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    Boris Herrmann has just acquired the IMOCA monohull Edmond de Rothschild, currently in the hands of Sébastien Josse and Gitana team. The 35-year old German has been dreaming of taking part in the next edition of the Vendée Globe in 2020 and this ...
    Published on 03-29-2017 11:24 AM
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    Royal Huisman launched Ngoni today, the 58m / 190ft sloop which was introduced as The Beast during the Monaco Yacht Show of 2014.
    The all-aluminium yacht has an exterior design and naval architecture by Dubois Naval Architects and an interior by Rick Baker and Paul Morgan.
    Photos by Royal Huisman.

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    Published on 03-22-2017 03:15 PM



    A new sailing class is hitting the West coast of the U.S in 2017

    The Pac52 is a 52’ monohull sailboat. They are a carbon fiber hull built out of a latest generation TP52 hull mold. ...
    Published on 03-19-2017 05:20 PM
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    Richard Gladwell of Sail-world.com talks specific of the new Pac52 design with Mitch Cookson and Bill Erkelens...



    The first of two new-build Pacific 52's from Auckland's Cookson Boats is now sailing in San Francisco.

    Invisible Hand for San Francisco's Frank Slootman replaces his earlier RP63 of the same name. She will soon be joined by a second Cookson build, Bad Pack (Tom Holthus) from the same moulds.

    A third, RIO 52 is for RIO 100 supermaxi owner Manouch Moshayedi.

    The three new builds will join three existing 52fters to form the nucleus of a new level rating Pacific ...

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