Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark’s super maxi Comanche pulled off an incredible feat tonight, taking line honours in the 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, winning the Illingsworth trophy and a Rolex Yacht Master II timepiece.
With just over a month to go until the registration deadline for the Loro Piana Caribbean Regatta & Rendezvous, Boat International Media is delighted to announce more entries to the fleet – the J Class Rainbow (40m, Holland Jachtbouw), and Guardian Angel (27m, Oyster).
Spindrift 2 passed close to the legendary Cape Horn on Monday morning at 8:09 am UTC before heading up the Atlantic, passing through the Le Maire Strait during the middle of the afternoon.
The 628 nautical mile Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is the most challenging offshore race in the world and is affectionately known among the sailing fraternity as ‘The Great Race’.
Bella Mente. It means "beautiful mind" and references the spirit of Les Voiles de St. Barth just as easily as it sums up American business man Hap Fauth's state of being when he is skippering his Maxi 72 of the same name.
On Thursday October 22nd, Athens and the southern Greece was hit by a severe thunderstorm with heavy downpours.
The Oscars of the motor boat world is fast approaching and we are now ready to announce the 2016 Motor Boat Awards finalists
The Discovery line represents Super Lauwersmeer’s contemporary course. A course that shows respects for the shipyard’s rich, 45-year history but at the same time embodies a modern vision.
The “boot” in Düsseldorf is the ultimate trade fair for launches, records and superlatives - and this also applies for BAVARIA YACHTS. From 23rd to 31st January, the second largest shipyard for yachts in the world will be showcasing its entire product range of catamarans, sailing yachts and motor boats.
Ferretti Group has won another international award for its presence on social networks and online media in general. This time the Group was awarded the prestigious 'World Luxury Award - Gold Use of Media' 2015 in the 'Cars & Yachts' category because of the impressive results obtained by its official Instagram account ‘@ferrettigroup’, which totalled over 23,800 followers who viewed more than 470 pictures and videos posted from 9th March 2015 (when the account was set up) to date.
Sea trials on the WIDER 150 “GENESI” – the recently launched 46 metre, all aluminium superyacht designed by Fulvio De Simoni in collaboration with Tilli Antonelli and the in-house WIDER design team – continue.
Nino Shmueli, President of the International 420 Class Association has officially announced the dates of the 420 World Championships as 15-23 December 2017.
The popular annual event for Azimut Benetti superyachts Captains and Industry professionals celebrates 16 years of success and is now the central element of the new “Year-long YachtMaster” project, which will keep this community in constant communication before and after the event, also through workshops and training sessions on professionally relevant topics.
The sports’ key actors spent two days in Geneva, Switzerland, debating the future fo the sport, sharing best practice and making business. The overwhelming feeling as people came away from the Yacht Racing Forum in Geneva earlier this week is that such a gathering is vital for driving the sport of sailing forwards.
Shortly after the presentation of the brand new Hanse 315, in Holland nominated the new development from Greifswald for the HISWA "Oscar". HISWA, the biggest Dutch trade fair organizer, has nominated the new entry model Hanse 315 for the title of Sailing Yacht of the Year. A jury of independent water sports experts has described the new Hanse 315 as extremely impressive.
The sixth edition of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image welcomed 135 professional photographers spanning 29 countries and generated an exceptional selection of images. Nikos Zagas (GRE) won the main award, whilst the delegates from the Yacht Racing Forum chose Rick Tomlinson's photograph for the «Public Award». A special mention was awarded to Brian Carlin (IRL).
The PJ 48M Khalilah with her innovative hull form and carbon composite construction will be undergoing winter warranty work at the IMS shipyard in Toulon in preparation for the 2016 yachting season.