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Benetti Sells Third B.Now Yacht

Benetti Sells Third B.Now Yacht

“We were seduced by the yacht’s modern, elegant lines, and the ability to completely customize the interior, giving the owners the opportunity to create their own perfect yacht from stem to stern,” Ben Young of SYM Superyacht Management stated in a press...

Hatteras GT65 Carolina Makes World Debut

Hatteras GT65 Carolina Makes World Debut

“I picked an exciting time to join the Hatteras team with the launch of this groundbreaking new yacht,” Gary Smith, Hatteras CEO, stated in a press release. “My second day in the office, I met with Chris Jessen, soon-to-be owner of the first GT65 Carolina along...

How to prepare your boat for a trip on a transporter ship

How to prepare your boat for a trip on a transporter ship

Shipping your yacht may seem counter-intuitive, but putting wear on someone else’s hull can make more sense than you think, writes Will Bruton Bypassing seasonal weather restrictions and being able to relocate quickly are among the factors making yacht shipping...

Web: Sea Ray New Web Site

Web: Sea Ray New Web Site

The Worlds biggest motor boat producer Sea Ray updates its website to a new platform. Founded in 1959 by C.N. Ray this World known US builder was one of the first to start fiberglass boat production. In 1986 Sea Ray became part of the Brunswick Group, what is...

Thailand’s Amazing Yacht Charter Buffet On Show in Phuket

Thailand’s Amazing Yacht Charter Buffet On Show in Phuket

Australian Bill O’Leary was one of the pioneers of Thailand’s yachting industry along with Englishman Andy Dowden and Frenchman Vincent Tabuteau, each of them arriving on the island in the 1980s and developing charter in the region. Yachts at the first Thailand...

The New Cat Class | Yachting

The New Cat Class | Yachting

The other big advantages many cats can claim relate to seakeeping, speed and efficiency. Again, no two powercats are alike, but a close look at specific models is illuminating. As we reported in Yachting’s review of the Lagoon Seventy 8, for example, at a...

How to use one and why they’re worth the hassle to rig

How to use one and why they’re worth the hassle to rig

The two minutes it takes to rig a boom preventer properly can pay off in so many ways, yet still a lot of sailors consider it an unnecessary hassle. Pip Hare begs to differ Rigging a boom preventer will allow you to sail a true downwind course without a...

Brokerage: Hunt Yachts Surfhunter 29

Brokerage: Hunt Yachts Surfhunter 29

“Ray Hunt drew the lines for the original Surfhunter, the boat that prompted Dick Bertram to adopt the then-revolutionary deep-V hull on the Moppie. The early Surfhunters were designed to handle the fickle (some might say dreaded) waters of shallow Buzzards...

Francis Joyon sets new Hong Kong-London record on IDEC Sport

Francis Joyon sets new Hong Kong-London record on IDEC Sport

French skipper Francis Joyon added yet another world sailing record to his collection this morning IDEC Sport sailed under the QE2 bridge at 0737 GMT to set a new Hong Kong to London record of 31 days, 23 hours, 36 minutes and 46 seconds, shaving more than 4...

The inside story of the Brest Atlantiques Race

The inside story of the Brest Atlantiques Race

The first big ocean test for the Ultime trimarans broke new ground. Helen Fretter talked to the skippers to find out why On Tuesday 5 November four giant trimarans – Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Macif, Sodebo and Actual Leader, and their double-handed crews –...