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Sailing Schooner ATLANTIC

August 09, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The 2010 launched classic schooner Atlantic, was beautifully recreated under the supervision of her Onwer Ed Kastelein at the Dutch shipyard Van der Graaf. She is a replica of the original sailing schooner Atlantic, the winner and long time record holder of the 1905 Kaiser’s Cup from New York to The Lizard. ... read full story

G.L. Watson & Co. designed Super Yacht NAHLIN

July 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

G.L. Watson & Co. 1929 designed yacht Nahlin was first built in 1930 by John Brown & Co. and after her rediscovery and repatriation she was recently restored to her full beauty. ... read full story

2010 Pendennis Cup in Falmouth

July 28, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Pendennis Cup 2010 from the 9th – 14th August, in Falmouth have 7 yachts confirmed for sailing event. There will be an entertainment programme that will complement the 5 days of competitive racing out on the waters of Falmouth Bay - giving owners and crews a chance to enjoy a “proper Cornish experience” and allowing them to enjoy Falmouth and its beautiful surroundings. ... read full story

Sailing Yacht RAINBOW moved to Holland Jachtbouw

July 21, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sailing Yacht Rainbows hull during her transportation

Following the completion of her hull, the J-class sailing yacht Rainbow has now been transported to Holland Jachtbouw for further construction. The original Rainbow yacht dates back to 1934 and was designed by William Starling Burgess. Today's Rainbow sailing yacht is based on this original yacht, redesigned by Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects. ... read full story

Yacht NIHTO and Yacht VIS from 2pixel studio

July 20, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Yacht NIHTO and Yacht VIS, two interesting ex Yugoslavian vessels reborn under the supervision of 2 pixel studio. ... read full story

Classic sailing Yacht Tuiga wins overall in the Cowes Westward Cup Regatta 2010

July 19, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The classic sailing yacht Tuiga won The Westward Cup Regatta 2010 at Cowes with with superyachts Mariette second and 3rd place going to to Mariquita. ... read full story

Sailing schooner Atlantic delivered.

July 12, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The superyacht Atlantic, a 56m three-masted schooner which is a replica of the famous schooner ATLANTIC launched in 1903, has been delivered. Sailing yacht Atlantic was reportedly in La Rochelle, France for around 10 days where she completed some finishing touches and is now on her way to the Mediterranean to start her charter season. ... read full story

1962 Feadship Yacht Sirene under refit at Van Dam Nordia

July 06, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

1962 Feadship Yacht Sirene during her refit at Van Dam Nordia

The Van Dam Nordia shipyard is one of the world’s oldest yacht-builders. Since shipbuilding is a trade that often goes from one generation to the next, the Van Dam yard has also been passed on through the family ranks. Until this day the yard is owned by the Van Dam family and run by Robert van Dam’s son in law Jacco Jongkind, Managing Director of the yard. The design department is lead by Robin ten Hoope, who has been co-responsible for the latest generation of Nordia yachts for the past 10 years. This month Van Dam Nordia welcomed the Yacht Sirene to our yard, a motoryacht built by Feadship in 1962. This lovely yacht has already had many modifications over the decades, and the current owner is aiming to bring her back to original state. Yachts Sirene is due to be ready in about three months time. ... read full story

Yacht Mariette Treats Pendennis to Some Sailing

June 26, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

To celebrate a successful refurbishment and as a thank you to Pendennis Charlie Rowe, Mariette’s captain, invited members of the refit team to be guests on board the vessel during her 2 day sea trial. “Mariette is back in the water and ready to sail again. We have had an excellent refit with Pendennis and I appreciate all the effort the crew and yard guys have put into improving the boat. ... read full story

Claasen Jachtbouw have launched the 44 metre J-Class sailing yacht Lionheart.

June 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The J Class sailing yacht Lionheart incorporates two small separate deckhouses and cockpits - one of which is designed especially for the yacht's owner and guests. This feature gives extra versatility for both racing or cruising the superyacht. ... read full story

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