Yacht Racing Forum

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.

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Hanse 315 is Taking All the Prices

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.

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Nikos Zagas and Rick Tomlinson win Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2015

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).

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Palmer Johnson 48 Carbon SuperSport yacht arrives in Europe

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.

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Sultanate of Oman to host opening event of the Louis Vuitton AC World Series in 2016

The Sultanate of Oman will create a rare slice of sporting history when it becomes the first country in the Middle East to host America’s Cup racing by staging the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman in February 2016.

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Winners announced of the Best of Boats Awards 2015

Presentation ceremony at BOAT & FUN BERLIN – award winners in four categories: Parker 630 Sport (Best for Beginners), Axopar 28 (Best for Fun), Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless (Best for Fishing) and Jeanneau Leader 36 (Best for Family), plus the Volvo Penta Forward Drive (Special Award)

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The Leader 36 has won Best of Boat 2015

Jeanneau is delighted to receive this prize that highlights and confirms the spirit of the LEADER line: sporty, liveable boats, ideal for family cruising. The Leader 36 has won Best Of Boatat 2015 in the cateate gory, “Best for Family”. 

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Volvo Penta FWD honored at Berlin Boat Show

Volvo Penta’s revolutionary Forward Drive (FWD) has been honored at the Berlin Boat Show with the Best of Boats Special Award for an individual product or technology.

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Pantaenius is one of the world’s leading insurance providers

For 40 years Pantaenius has been providing yacht insurance to yacht owners all over the world. With over 80,000 clients Pantaenius is one of the world’s leading insurance providers delivering true local service when you need it most.

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Sunseeker Hellas announce the successful sale of Predator 62 ‘GAGEDS’ and Yacht 80 ‘CAPRICE’

November month has proven to be very promising for the Sunseeker Hellas team, as the sales of Predator 62 'GAGEDS' and 80 Yacht 'CAPRICE' has been successfully completed, leaving a different prospective for this season’s goals.

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Two Sealine Sport and Cruiser nominated

The renowned magazine MOTOR BOAT & YACHTING just announced two Sealine yachts as finalists in the approaching Motor Boat Award 2016. 

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Celebrity Model Amy Willerton to Sail from New York to London in Clipper Race Endurance Challenge

Miss Universe UK winner and former I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here contestant Amy Willerton will take on one of her toughest endurance challenges yet, when she sails 3,350 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean next June and July, in the final leg of the world’s longest ocean race and endurance challenge, the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race.

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