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e3 Systems Spain launch new website

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

After months of preparation and in-depth client consultation e3 Systems have just launched their new website -e3s.com.  e3 Systems’ aim is for the site to become the industry reference point for all advanced marine electronics and services information.  It covers the full range of e3’s recommended technology, services, support and training plus a host of... ... read full story

47 metre Benetti Motor Yacht IMAGINATION Launched

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The 2010 Superyacht IMAGINATION has been launched by the Italian luxury yacht building giant Benetti Yachts. Yacht IMAGINATION is 47 metres in length overall (or 154'20") and a beam of 8.8 m and she was designed by Stefano Natucci with an interior design by Francois Zuretti. ... read full story

Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena Day Four Report – BMW ORACLE Suffers Damage

May 25, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Artemis on Day Four at the 2010 Louis Vuitton Trophy

Wind aplenty today. Racing started in 12 knots of westerly breeze and began building as racing progressed. The day started with a plan to sail five flights of two races each, weather permitting, but a start line collision between ALEPH Sailing Team and Azzurra, for which the French boat was disqualified, will limit racing today.... ... read full story

Record Breakers Line Up for Sevenstar Challenge Around Britain and Ireland Race Sailing Regatta

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

94 days and counting: It’s 14 weeks until the start of the fully-crewed non-stop 1760 nm Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race – organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and 22 yachts have confirmed their participation with a number focused on the opportunity of breaking both the fully-crewed race record set by the... ... read full story

Help needed for historic classic racing yacht Leila

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Enthusiasts set up a trust in 2008 to restore the historic racing yacht Leila. Now after more than 18 months of hard work, it is hoped that local woodworkers will be able to help get her back in the water. ... read full story

Motor yacht Princess Lauren lost and sunk after fire

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The 71 foot Princess Lauren Yacht is a Complete Loss After Fire in the United States (Florida) - Fire crews put out a devastating fire that destroyed a multimillion-dollar yacht Princess Lauren at the Sunset Harbour Yacht Club in Daytona Beach, officials said Saturday. The Motor Yacht Princess Lauren listed to the left and was a complete loss, said Battalion Chief Dru Driscoll. ... read full story

Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show 2010

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

This years Cannes International Boat & Yacht Show is the 33rd and it is to be held on the Wednesday 8-13th of September 2010 at Vieux Port & Port Pierre Canto, cannes, France. Opening hours are from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm everyday of the Show and on Monday 13th September, the final day, the show closes at 6 pm. Please see the official Cannes Boat Show website for further information and updates: - salonautiquecannes.com ... read full story

Azzura Marine receives recognition for Richard Branson’s superyacht Necker Belle catamaran refit

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Necker Belle underwent a refit by the Azzura Shipyard in Australia, which transformed her from the mundane into a special luxury catamaran. ... read full story

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy Streamlines Organisation for 2012

May 25, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Photo Courtesy of WPNSA

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) has announced on 10th of May, that it will be streamlining the organisation ahead of the 2012 sailing events which will attract the world’s top sailors to the South West of the UK. The new structure at the venue that is shortlisted for the 2010 Sport Industry... ... read full story

Italian teams feature prominently Louis Vuitton Trophy at La Maddalena

May 25, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Three Italian boats featured today in some of the closest and most contentious racing in a very long day on the water at the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena. ... read full story

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