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    • Through the Panama Canal in your yacht: everything you need to know 12th February 2019
      How to transit the Panama Canal in your yacht - preparation, costs, top tips and more from Behan Gifford for a smooth crossing from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean Cape Horn sailors and ditch diggers sacrificed all to make the path between the Atlantic and Pacific easier for the …Continue reading » The post […]
      Yachting World
    • Jean-Luc Van Den Heede wins Golden Globe Race after 211 days at sea 29th January 2019
      French skipper Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has won the Golden Globe Race, the 'retro' solo around the world race, in 211 days Jean-Luc Van Den Heede today won the Golden Globe Race after an astonishing 211 days and 23 hours at sea, in an …Continue reading » The post Jean-Luc Van Den Heede wins Golden Globe Race […]
      Helen Fretter
    • Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019: a guide 18th January 2019
      Your guide Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019, the world's largest indoor boat show, which is being held from 19-27 January 2019MAK0K4 Medienhafen harbour skyline in Dusseldorf, Germany Gone, sadly, are the days of the London Boat Show and the midwinter solace it provided for the landlocked sailor. …Continue reading » The post Düsseldorf Boat Show 2019: […]
      Stef Bottinelli
    • Multihulls: new yacht reviews 18th January 2019
      This looks set to be another thrilling year for multihulls with new models from Dragonfly, Lagoon, Fountaine-Pajot and Dufour and more Yes, the racing world is stretching the boundaries, with 100ft foiling maxi trimarans tearing around the globe and F50s, the …Continue reading » The post Multihulls: new yacht reviews appeared first on Yachting World.
      Toby Hodges
    • Review: Silent 55, the extraordinary solar powered yacht 18th January 2019
      Silent Yachts is tapping into the solar zeitgeist and creating a new meaning for the term ‘powercat’.  Sam Fortescue reportsdefault There is a slow, silent revolution under way in the yachting world. It is a revolution that is introducing tonnes …Continue reading » The post Review: Silent 55, the extraordinary solar powered yacht appeared first […]
      Yachting World
    • Multihulls: owners’ experiences and reviews 18th January 2019
      How do you select the right catamaran to best suit your cruising? Learning from other owners is a good place to start They have two different boats, different sailing plans and two very different sets of experience. But what these cruisers have …Continue reading » The post Multihulls: owners’ experiences and reviews appeared first on […]
      Toby Hodges
    • François Perus: multihull designer profile 18th January 2019
      Sam Fortescue meets François Perus, the up-and-coming designer responsible for a broad range of new, fast multihulls With dreadnought bows and low-slung coachroof, the ITA 14.99 captured attention from all quarters when she made her debut at …Continue reading » The post François Perus: multihull designer profile appeared first on Yachting World.
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    • Lines to Hawaii: a dream cruise chasing the Pacific surf from Tahiti to Honolulu 12th December 2018
      Chasing the surf along the Pacific Line islands from Tahiti to Hawaii, Amory Ross enjoyed the trip of a lifetime I could only laugh. Travis Rice, world-famous snowboarding pioneer, had just jumped into the Pacific waves to chase down his …Continue reading » The post Lines to Hawaii: a dream cruise chasing the Pacific surf […]
      Yachting World
    • Record fleet sets off for 40th Route du Rhum, with 40-knot conditions forecast 4th November 2018
      An incredible fleet starts this year’s 40th anniversary Route du Rhum, but with potentially boat-breaking conditions forecast Along a three-mile start line off St Malo, 123 boats set off on the 40th Route du Rhum singlehanded transatlantic race …Continue reading » The post Record fleet sets off for 40th Route du Rhum, with 40-knot conditions forecast […]
      Helen Fretter
    • The icon updated: meet the 1970s Swan 48 given a radical new look 29th October 2018
      Lucky Bird is a 1972 Swan 48 that has been given a spectacular new lease of life by Younique Yachts in the Netherlands Can you improve on perfection? The Sparkman & Stephens-designed Swan 48 is widely considered to be one of the most …Continue reading » The post The icon updated: meet the 1970s Swan […]
      Helen Fretter