Spindrift 2: failure again

February 2, 2019       Spindrift 2: failure again Skipper Jan Guichard and the crew of the maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 were forced to stop the non-stop race around the world last night. The reason – serious damage to the right steering wheel. Guichard informed the coastal team about the breakdown yesterday at 16.06 UTC (June 19, Moscow time). He informed that the catamaran reduced the speed to 15 knots and that the crew needed several hours to thoroughly analyze the situation. At Read more

Spindrift 2: another failure

The skipper, Jan Guichard and the crew of the Maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 last night were forced to stop the race non-stop around the world. The reason – severe damage to right wheel. The team was informed of the failure of coastal command yesterday at 16.06 UTC (19.06 Moscow time). Reported that the catamaran slowed to 15 knots and that the crew needs several hours in order to thoroughly analyze the situation. At that moment, Spindrift 2 was 1200 nautical Read more

No one needs: the price of Equanimity will reduce by almost half after the failure of the auction

The auction for the sale of 91.5 metre Oceanco superyacht Equanimity so does not end. Initially the government of Malaysia wanted to raise the ship from $250 million, but now, when wanting to buy a yacht for its estimated value is not found, Equanimity will try to sell at least $130 million, reports Bloomberg. The vessel is owned by a Malaysian financier Joe Lowe (But Low). The businessman is suspected of embezzling $4.5 billion from the national Fund 1Malaysia Development Read more