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    Published on 02-22-2017 05:32 PM
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    Slight hiccup in mast stepping adventures today prevented crew from getting the entire rig together,
    but crew has been busy getting her stripped down to Inshore Mode... pipe berths, nav station, cooking station
    head all removed. Maiden SF Bay voyage is imminent!

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    Published on 02-19-2017 11:31 AM
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    The Hand in the cradle









    Not quite dressed yet. But deck layout and interior quite a bit different from FOX

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    Interior spartan, dark and thoroughbred ...
    Published on 02-17-2017 03:30 PM
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    Pacific 52' Invisible Hand has cleared customs and is on the road to her new home!








    The escort sweeper validates all overpasses and bridge structures before the transport truck proceeds!




    The odyssey ...
    Published on 02-15-2017 06:22 PM
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    Putting exquisite art on the hulls, sails and decks of sailboats is an art form on top of an art form. Working in a 3 dimensional format with non standard medium. It's not easy and it's not cheap, but the results can produce eye catching moving pieces of art that will attract the sailor and landlubber alike.
    Some recent examples of the marriage of sailing and art come from the desk of Joan Garrett and her design graphics company
    Regatta Boat Graphics.





    Her work with Frank Slootman's C&C 30' and Pacific 52' Invisible Hand Projects and Manouch Moshayedi's Rio 52' have ...
    Published on 02-14-2017 11:07 AM
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    Images directly from the paint shed at Premier Composites in Dubai.

    Rio 52' will have a new color scheme and artwork.

    Nice!
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    Published on 02-11-2017 02:32 PM
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    Vitters Shipyard’s Official J Class Svea has its second day of sea trials today. Jan Ramaker captured the 43.60m/ 143ft Super-J in IJmuiden in a wind chill of minus 9 degrees Celsius (15.8 degrees Fahrenheit) while heading to the North Sea for her first day of sea trials yesterday. Photos by Jan Ramaker.


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    Published on 02-09-2017 05:50 PM
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    America’s Cup technology now available for all sailors! Introducing the TF10, the next generation of foiling. The TF10 is designed at it’s core for more controlled foiling. The TF10 combines attributes learned from previous ground-breaking foiling yachts, and provides a foiling trimaran platform for all high-performance sailors to experience.

    http://www.tf10trifoiler.com/






    SMART FOILING

    The TF10 is built to allow us all to experience the thrill ...
    Published on 02-06-2017 12:32 PM
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    Since 1893, 23 J-Class Yachts have been built. Designed around Nathanael Herrshoffs Universal Rule.
    17 of those were constructed prior to 1938, a period of time in which the J Boats were the vessels of choice for the
    America's Cup. After WWII, the class gave way to the International 12 Meter Rule and most of the boats built prior
    became the ...
    Published on 02-02-2017 10:53 AM
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    The Cookson built Pacific 52 Invisible Hand all wrapped up and loaded in Tauranga, NZ
    en route to Northern California where she will undergo some additional sea trial and crew workout and possibly
    the Big Daddy before heading south for the Yachting Cup. The Pacific ...
    Published on 01-30-2017 03:35 PM
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    This shiny new piece of art will soon be doing some important work keeping something upright.

    Who's got it figured out?
    ...

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