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Transatlantic Race 2011: South pays for now

July 04, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht Nordwind and Carina have opened up a significant lead on the rest of the fleet that started the Transatlantic Race 2011 on June 26. These two yachts have stayed in good pressure, whilst the yachts behind that stayed north have not — leaving them well over 100 miles behind the frontrunners. There was,... ... read full story

Transatlantic Race 2011: The Rhythm of the Sea

July 04, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Newport, R.I. USA (July 1, 2011) – Carina, skippered by Rives Potts Jr. (Essex, Conn.), has put on a stellar performance over the last six days since starting the Transatlantic Race 2011 on June 26.  This morning, Carina had pulled out a lead of 33 miles over British Soldier crewed by the British Army Sailing... ... read full story

Transatlantic Race 2011: Racing Machines Readying For Battle

July 01, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Since 1866, the cornerstone of offshore yacht racing has been transatlantic races, due, in part, to legendary yachts sailed by icons of the sport.  Few, however, would disagree that the impending showdown between Rambler 100 and sailing yacht ICAP Leopard ranks right up there with the best battles of all time. Sunday, July 3, the third... ... read full story

Transatlantic Yacht Race 2011: Supermaxi Sailing yacht ICAP Leopard prepares

June 30, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

ICAP Leopard, the record breaking 100ft super-maxi racing yacht owned by Helical Bar PLC chief executive Mike Slade, is making final preparations ahead of the Transatlantic Race in the Atlantic Ocean Racing Series. The boat will cross the start line at Castle Hill in Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday 3rd July at the beginning of... ... read full story

Esthec® signs Teak Marine as distributor for Canada and US West Coast

June 16, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Esthec® is pleased to announce that Teak Marine is now the official installer of Esthec® for Canada and the Western United States.  Teak Marine, known for its fine nautical decks and floors, works with builders, refit yards, captains and owners on many of the yachts in the area.  Esthec® is thrilled to have established this... ... read full story

IGY Newport Yacht Club & Marina USA is to undergo superyacht expansion

May 23, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

Continuing its effort to provide the highest level of service and convenience to their worldwide marina clientele, IGY has announced significant superyacht expansion plans at the Newport Yacht Club & Marina to provide more marina berths for superyachts. The expansion will substantially increase the number of berths available to superyachts (vessels over 80 ft). “Newport... ... read full story

The Rhode Island Langan Design Wins Superyacht Award for yacht Calliope

May 17, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

The NEWPORT, Rhode Island based Langan Design Partners has announced that Calliope, the latest motor yacht from the office’s drawing boards, has won the World Super Yacht Award for the best Three-Deck Semi-Displacement or Planing Motor Yacht. This award comes as a fitting tribute to the company’s founder, the late Bill Langan of Jamestown, R.I.,... ... read full story

NISI Yacht Series Builder Tricon Marine “Best Builder” Finalist at Asia Boating Awards 2011.

March 31, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Tricon Marine, the exclusive builder of the NISI Yacht series, has been named as a finalist in the “Best Builder” category at the Asia Boating Awards 2011. The Asia Boating Awards 2011 ceremony will be held on May 6th in Hong Kong. ... read full story

NISI 2400 motor yacht by NISI Yachts “Most Innovative Yacht of the Year” award finalist at Asia Boating Awards 2011.

March 31, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

NISI Yachts is pleased to announce that its NISI 2400 motor yacht has been chosen as a finalist in the “Most Innovative Yacht of the Year” category for the prestigious Asia Boating Awards 2011. The most coveted new yacht of the year, NISI’s groundbreaking design infuses casual opulence, cutting-edge styling and unsurpassed engineering in the 78-foot superyacht NISI 2400. She is the first and only yacht under 100 feet built to commercial RINA Charter Class and MCA (MGN280) commercial certification. ... read full story

DeLuxe San Diego Luxury Lifestyle Event to showcase motor yacht Sojourn

March 31, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 130' Tri-Deck Motorycaht SOJOURN will be attending the 2011 DELUXE San Diego. Motor yacht Sojourn was custom built by Gambol Industries with styling by Rene Brown Interiors. M/Y Sojourn is a luxurious offshore cruising yacht with trans-oceanic range that is delightfully appointed with the best furnishings and the latest audio-visual electronics and navigational equipment. ... read full story

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