[19 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 – Nip And Tuck For IRC honours

Source – www.sail-world.com
They say that discerning gentleman sailors only sail on boats with a foot of waterline length for every year of their age. At age 87, Syd Fischer has got three years to go before he needs a bigger boat. Meanwhile, and after 57h 31m 18s of racing, he finally steered his 90 foot Maxi, Ragamuffin 90, over the line to claim Line Honours for the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race. Having successfully maintained a boat speed of 9 to 13kts for 564nm, Rags found a hole in the …

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[19 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 – Nip And Tuck For IRC honours

Source – www.sail-world.com
They say that discerning gentleman sailors only sail on boats with a foot of waterline length for every year of their age. At age 87, Syd Fischer has got three years to go before he needs a bigger boat. Meanwhile, and after 57h 31m 18s of racing, he finally steered his 90 foot Maxi, Ragamuffin 90, over the line to claim Line Honours for the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race. Having successfully maintained a boat speed of 9 to 13kts for 564nm, Rags found a hole in the …

[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Largest Racing Trimaran In The World Has Been Optimised For The Demanding North Atlantic

Source – www.thedailysail.com
After three months of boatbuilding, the maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 was relaunched today in Lorient (France).
The largest racing trimaran in the world has been optimised for the demanding North Atlantic and 24 hour crewed records and then for the solo Route du Rhum this autumn. As good news never comes alone, the team created in late 2011 by Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard is continuing to develop: Genes-x, a specialist in DNA, has agreed a three-year deal and joins Mirabaud, as a Gold Sponsor of Spindrift racing.
“I congratulate …

[15 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Biggest Sunseeker Built To Date, Commissioned By Eddie Jordan New Superyacht.

Source – www.mby.com
These are the first photographs showing the finished interior of Eddie Jordan’s new superyacht.Until now only computer renderings have been available but the official launch of the yacht in Poole this week gave Motor Boat & Yachting the chance to take the first interior shots of the new Sunseeker 155 and talk to Eddie Jordan about his new boat.The F1 commentator and former team owner thanked company founder Robert Braithwaite and the whole Sunseeker team for building his new boat before smashing the traditional bottle of champagne on …

[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Singapore Yacht Show 2014 Probably The Biggest Boat Show In Asia

Source – www.sail-world.com
In January this year I went to the London Boat Show for the first time. In fact I went to a boat show outside Asia for the first time – and it was quite an eye-opener in terms of sheer size (and everyone kept telling me that it was a mere shadow of its former self). Wow.
At some time or other probably every boat show in the region has stood on the rooftops and broadcast its claim to be ‘the biggest in Asia’ and some them are just …