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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

Tall Ships at Sail Tampa Bay 2010

June 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing ships from around the world will dock July 10-14 in downtown Tampa, Fla., for Sail Tampa Bay 2010. Ships that will be on hand include the Coast Guard bark Eagle, the Capitan Miranda from Uruguay, and the Gloria from Colombia. ... read full story

Ex presidential yacht Honey Fitz undergoing refit

June 22, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ex presidential yacht Honey Fitz undergoing refit Built in 1931 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City, Michigan, motor yacht Honey Fitz is now undergoing a refit at Moores Marine in Florida as craftsmen return it to its former glory. John F. Kennedy named the Presidential yacht as “Honey Fitz Yacht”, after being elected as President of the United States of America in honour of his grandfather. ... read full story

Classic Schooner Elena Visits Vittoriosa Malta

June 14, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The 55 metre Herreshoff classic is a yacht Elena also of a modern age with her latest systems and luxurious comforts. Meticulously built to the original Herreshoff lines of 1910, Elena is a true classic from a bygone era. Built by Marin LuxuryYachts in Galicia, Spain, Elena boasts an incredible downwind sail area of 1800m² and can accommodate ten guests in five exquisitely finished cabins. ... read full story

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