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  • When skiffs get radical: the high performance new Superfoiler
    The SuperFoiler is a brand new three-hulled foiler designed to bring the 18ft Skiff concept into the foiling eraSuperFoiler training session at Woollhara Sailing Club in Rose Bay - 18/01/2018 ph. Andrea FrancoliniThe boundary between control and carnage aboard was thoroughly tested on the inaugural SuperFoiler Grand Prix season this ... read more
    Source: YachtingPublished on 2018-05-24
  • Meet Bavaria Yachts’ largest yacht, the Bavaria C65, a performance cruiser flush with home comforts
    Promotional feature with Bavaria. The new Bavaria C65 is the company's largest yacht to date and combines home-from-home comforts with sparkling sailing performanceMake no mistake: luxurious it may be, but the Bavaria C65 is a sailor’s boat. It’s not hard to imagine sitting at the helm with the sleek teak ... read more
    Source: YachtingPublished on 2018-05-01
  • Ainslie gets £110 million backing from Ineos for second bid to win America’s Cup with BAR team
    British billionaire’s company is fully funding Ben Ainslie’s second America's Cup campaign, with a two-boat campaign in new foiling monohullsAnglo-Swiss chemicals and manufacturing company Ineos will fully fund Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team in what is the biggest – and fastest – sponsorship investment in British sailing. The £110m deal, ... read more
    Source: YachtingPublished on 2018-04-26
  • Cheeki Rafiki boss cleared of manslaughter, MCA advice may be reviewed
    Doug Innes, boss of Stormforce Coaching, has been found not guilty of manslaughter - but the Cheeki Rafiki trial has raised questions about safety advice following groundingsDouglas Innes. PA PhotosDouglas Innes, whose company Stormforce Coaching managed the Beneteau 40.7 Cheeki Rafiki, has today been cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence. ... read more
    Source: YachtingPublished on 2018-04-25
  • Drastic early days of broken boats and high drama in Whitbread Round the World Race
    It is over 40 years since the first crewed round the world race, the Whitbread Round the World Race, now now the Volvo Ocean Race. Barry Pickthall remembers the early daysThe Whitbread round the World race Sailing pioneers Francis Chichester, Alec Rose and Robin Knox-Johnston had already done it single-handedly, ... read more
    Source: YachtingPublished on 2018-04-24