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  • Gitana Relaunched With Shorthanded Emphasis

    Gitana Relaunched With Shorthanded Emphasis




    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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  • FlyingNikka Splashes

    FlyingNikka Splashes

    "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...
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  • Elevator And Rudder Rake For Nacra 17

    Elevator And Rudder Rake For Nacra 17

    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...
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  • Carbon Footprint Analysis Of IMOCA Build Revealed

    Carbon Footprint Analysis Of IMOCA Build Revealed

    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...
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  • Expanding Hydrogen Into Commercial Cargo Shipping

    Expanding Hydrogen Into Commercial Cargo Shipping

    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...
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  • Emirates Team New Zealand Hydrogen Foiling Chase Boat In Fitout Preparing For Launch

    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 ...
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  • Bezos Boat To Dismantle A Bridge

    Bezos Boat To Dismantle A Bridge


    image © Ruben Griffioen

    Rotterdam bridge to be dismantled for Oceanco's 127m sailing yacht Y721
    2 February 2022• Written by Holly Overton Boat International The Koningshaven bridge in Rotterdam is set to be dismantled to allow Oceanco's 127 metre sailing yacht project, known as Y721, to pass through. Dutch media outlet Rijnmond reported that the centre portion of the bridge, known by locals as De Hef, would need to be removed to accommodate the record-bre...
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  • Learning To Fly

    Learning To Fly

    To enhance performance, it’s important that nothing is left to chance as every detail counts. In this way, for many years, research into hydrodynamics has played a central role and has been the focus of a great deal of the work undertaken by naval architects and design offices. Now though, with the advent of flying boats like the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, far greater emphasis has gone into the aerodynamic element too, which is so vital on these carbon giants. In the space of four year...
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  • Sam Gets Rough With Saildrone

    Sam Gets Rough With Saildrone

    A world first: Ocean drone captures video from inside a hurricane NOAA and Saildrone are collecting scientific data from inside Hurricane Sam NOAA and Saildrone Inc. are piloting five specially designed saildrones in the Atlantic Ocean to gather data around the clock to help understand the physical processes of hurricanes. (Saildrone Inc.) Download Image Saildrone Inc. and the NOAA have released the first video footage gathered by an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) from inside a major hurri...
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  • Turning Over A New Super Maxi

    Turning Over A New Super Maxi



    Speed, safety, strength and silence: these 4 elements are at the core of R/P's Design No. 283 153.5' Superyacht the REICHEL/PUGH-NAUTA 151 — a one-off, blue water performance sloop with general concept by Nauta Design, Naval Architecture by Reichel/Pugh, and construction at the Royal Huisman shipyard.


    At the same time, this radical new concept will offer all the benefits associated with existing Royal Huisman yachts: comfort, low noise levels, an...
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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
    ...
    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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