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  • Architect's 1st Design A Stunner

    Architect's 1st Design A Stunner



    Images of Foggy, Frank Gehry's custom sloop is like nothing you have ever seen before!










    All images Todd Eberel


    Read all about it HERE! ...
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  • The Mouth Mount

    The Mouth Mount

    Wisecracks aside, the just introduced Mouth Mount mighty come in handy. Not sure what your dentist oral surgeon would think.... Whether you’re boarding, diving, or otherwise need to use both your hands for other things, the SP-Gadgets Mouth Mount lets you capture all the action while giving you the freedom of movement you need. The only 2-component mouthpiece-mount on the market, the Mouth Mount provides air through the side air intake, allowing you to complete your shots effortlessl...
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  • The Lois Lane Rehab

    The Lois Lane Rehab

    The 1977 Custom Tom Wylie IOR beauty has finally been relaunched! Originally built for Bill Erkelens Sr, the boat competed in two Transpacs, won the Coastal Cup, kicked tail in the Danforth Series and Whitney Series and local IOR events before retiring to Lake Tahoe. It was while on the hook, the boat was struck at night by a Boston Whaler, severely damaging the starboard hull and deck. She was bought back from the insurance company, and patched up and painted white and sold. ...
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  • Compartmentalized

    Compartmentalized

    Updates from down under where Wild Oats XI is getting new sections added WILD OATS XI MODS UPDATE: While the new (extended) bow has been fitted to Bob Oatley’s supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, at the McConaghy’s yard in Sydney, the transom is off. Near two metres has been lopped off the back of the boat so that when she’s relaunched she will comply with the 100ft max overall length for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, starting December 26. Additionally, the new forward centreboard case ...
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  • Lois Lane Drops In

    Lois Lane Drops In



    The Wylie 40' Lois Lane has gotten wet again! After a long on the hard session and a nice refurbishing to her original cold molded beauty by new owner Tony Carr, the 1977 IOR beauty is nearing completion. The mast is on order and she should be stepped and ready to sail in the near future.

    We will have more on this classic's rehab program soon!

    Stay tuned!...
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  • Safran's Training Intensifies

    Safran's Training Intensifies



    In exactly a month, Morgan Lagravière and Nicolas Lunven will take the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre in le Havre.
    The team is going full on with preparations and training!

    http://www.safran-sailingteam.com/

    About The Boat!













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  • The Largest Sailing Superyacht In The World Gets Stepped

    The Largest Sailing Superyacht In The World Gets Stepped



    Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko’s "White Pearl" has been stepped and awaits delivery of sails in Keil Germany.

    The Russian Billionaire co founded MDM Bank in 1993 and became one of the founders of Pipe and Metallurgic Company, Russia’s largest manufacturer and exporter of steel pipes.




    The 468' Sailing Vessel "A" dwarfs his other well known superyacht, the motor yacht " A" which is a mere 390'.


    T...
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  • The Segelyacht LA 28

    The Segelyacht LA 28

    The LA 28 was drawn by Martin Menzner of Berckemeyer Yacht Design and is offered by the LA yacht and ship building GmbH as a series in different design variants and built. Yacht Nr. 1 is under construction. Currently has begun on the interior. These boats will be optionally build with fixed keel, lifting keel or canting keel. The mounting machine can optionally be designed as a diesel engine or electric motor. The ship will be handed fit, has a wet room with toilet and can be carried out if...
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  • Banque Populaire's Wild Debut

    Banque Populaire's Wild Debut



    Armel Le Cléac'h took his new fly ride, the foiling IMOCA out for a test drive Monday.

    Was the start of your week this exciting?

    Why the foils? Safran Racing Team answers the questions HERE! Why does Safran have foils? It is the great innovation of the new generation IMOCA 60. And the first monohull equipped with foils to be launched, Morgan Lagravière’s Safran, has led the way; the other five VPLP-Verdier designed boats launched since ar...
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  • Hendo Built Rocket

    Hendo Built Rocket

    Seattle dinghy sailor Joe Bersch provides some imagery of his latest International 14' he and crew Leith Shenstone will be campaigning in days to come and leading up to the International 14's Worlds to be held at the Richmond Yacht Club in 2018:




    USA 1194 is the 11th H2B6 built by Kris Henderson and Kimberly Mayer of Henderson Boat Company. Boat 12 is on order from Bay area sailor John Clark who got the bug while racing with the 14 sailors Kirk Twardowski and...
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  • Gitana Relaunched With Shorthanded Emphasis
    by Photoboy



    The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild relaunched


    Wednesday, may 11, 2022 - Early yesterday morning, the large doors to the Gitana shed were opened to release the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild from her five-month refit. Enjoying a ringside seat, her skipper, Charles Caudrelier, looked on attentively, though his mind is already geared towards the open ocean and the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, the major meet in the team’s 2022 race schedule. For its 12th
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    05-11-2022, 10:12 AM
  • FlyingNikka Splashes
    by Photoboy
    "FlyingNikkais in the water! Incredible effort by King Marine, project manager Miguel Costa, and all the systems suppliers to get this complex and challenging design first imagined by Roberto Lacorte to the water on a schedule set a year ago. Congratulations and thanks to all."
    Mark Mills






    Designed by a team coordinated by Irish designer Mark Mills of Studio Mills Design, FlyingNikka , 19 meters long and equipped with latest generation...
    05-07-2022, 09:42 AM
  • Elevator And Rudder Rake For Nacra 17
    by Photoboy
    Fresh for Paris 2024, the Nacra 17 fleet will debut two upgrades to the rudder system in Palma 2022. Following the Tokyo Olympics, an updated elevator and an adjustable rudder rake system were approved by class membership for onward use. Heading toward Palma 2022, teams competing will now be using these updated systems. The updated elevator is much the same as before but has been modified to provide a safer profile to the fleet. It is slightly asymmetric, reducing the amount it pro...
    02-28-2022, 07:09 PM
  • Carbon Footprint Analysis Of IMOCA Build Revealed
    by Photoboy
    Lifting the lid on boat build impacts for a more sustainable industry In brief: Results from top US offshore sailing team’s life cycle assessment of construction of new race boat highlights requirement for radical change in class rules for construction of performance yachts. CO2 footprint of building one offshore boat has increased by two-thirds over the past 10 years: 550 tCO2e, equivalent to construction of 105 midsize cars. 11th Hour Racing Team calls for marine industry emissions and m...
    02-17-2022, 11:12 AM
  • Expanding Hydrogen Into Commercial Cargo Shipping
    by Photoboy
    Energy Observer 2: a new zero-emission ship to meet the objectives of the International Maritime Organization Since its creation, Energy Observer pushes the limits of maritime decarbonation. After having developed an autonomous laboratory vessel with the first complete hydrogen chain, capable of producing its own hydrogen with its surplus of renewable energies, Energy Observer is taking a new step by launching the design of the most representative ship of the maritime transport industry: a multi...
    02-07-2022, 03:03 PM
  • Emirates Team New Zealand Hydrogen Foiling Chase Boat In Fitout Preparing For Launch
    by Photoboy
    Auckland, New Zealand - 6th February 2022 Emirates Team New Zealand’s prototype hydrogen foiling chase boat is in the final stages of a complex fit out prior to its launch in March. The construction of the boat was started in August 2021 at the team’s North Shore build facility, the appendage construction is in its final stages and the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrain installation is underway at the team’s base in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour. The construction of the boat ...
    02-07-2022, 02:54 PM
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