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34m foil-assisted Baltic 111 sailing yacht RAVEN begins sea trials.

August 16, 2023

Written by Rachel Kelly

Ultra lightweight 34m (111’) sailing yacht RAVEN, from Baltic Yachts, has been spotted on sea trials after her launch in Finland last month. Naval architecture and engineering are credited to Botin Partners and PURE Design respectively, who have both designed for the America’s Cup, with the overall design concept by Jarkko Jämsen. She has been... ... read full story

Stunning Sardinia hosts the 16th Giorgio Armani Superyacht Regatta

June 06, 2023

Written by Rachel Kelly

Our pick of the 2023 attendees ... read full story

65m Sailing yacht AQUARIUS II (Royal Huisman Project 408) took another step towards completion as her hull was turned

March 29, 2023

Written by Rachel Kelly

Sailing yacht AQUARIUS II (65m/213ft) started life upside down – a yacht building technique which makes it easier to construct the hull. Once this phase is complete, a shipyard turns the hull so the deck is upright and construction and fit out can continue. As AQUARIUS II reached this milestone her designers have been reflecting... ... read full story

Sailing yacht NILAYA emerges from the shed as the first Royal Huisman Featherlight

February 01, 2023

Written by Rachel Kelly

Exciting news today of an updated on the progress of 46.8m (154’) sailing yacht NILAYA formally known as Project 405 from Royal Huisman and Reichel/Pugh – Nauta. She emerged from the shed in Vollenhove in preparation for her journey to Amsterdam to be fitted with her towering rig. Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is a modelling... ... read full story

My Remarkable Classic Regatta Experience aboard 1903 sailing yacht MOONBEAM OF FIFE

April 03, 2020

Written by Colin Srivastava

“When my sailing yacht assignments have already taken me on luxurious gulets in Croatia, cats in Cuba and on an intrepid adventure onboard a Swan in Sweden, what’s next?? Naturally, a classic yacht regatta in Cannes on the frankly stunning Moonbeam of Fife.” CharterWorld’s very own yacht charter broker, Colin Srivastava tells us about his remarkable sailing... ... read full story

America’s Cup – Emirates Team New Zealand reveal Te Kāhu test boat

January 28, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

Team Emirates New Zealand has launched its test boat at the Auckland waterfront and she has been named TE KĀHU, meaning 'The Hawk'. ... read full story

Millennium Cup Regatta starts in the Bay of Islands

January 28, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

The 12th edition of the Millennium Cup is due to begin in the Bay of Islands north of Auckland on the 29th of January 2020. ... read full story

Philippe Briand releases new self-sufficient sailing yacht Perfect 60 

October 09, 2019

Written by Rachael Steele

Philippe Briande has released the self-sufficient PERFECT 60 sailing yacht concept, a 62.9m/206.2ft hull based on the 90m/295ft self-sufficient SY300 concept announced in April this year. ... read full story

More than 130 luxury yachts register intent to attend America’s Cup 2020/21

October 02, 2019

Written by Maria Korotaeva

More than 130 luxury yachts have so far announced their intent on attending the Prada Challengers' Cup and other regattas and events in the lead up to the America's Cup in 2021. ... read full story

New Zealand Team unveil first mono-hull racing boat for the America’s Cup 2021

September 06, 2019

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Emirates Team New Zealand has launched their AC75 racer for the 36th America's Cup and named it TE AIHE. ... read full story

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