Another yacht abandoned in the ocean

June 4, 2019       Another yacht abandoned in the ocean       The New Zealand edition Stuff reported today that a Norwegian yachtsman, who set out on soloing from New Zealand to Tahiti on May 14, filed a distress signal, reporting that serious "mechanical damage" had occurred on his 13-meter Albatross yacht. The patrol Orion sent to the reconnaissance mission found a boat in a given area (about halfway from New Zealand) and made radio contact with the yachtsman. He said that he Read more

Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean

May 24, 2019       Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean After a six-month repair at the Multiplast shipyard, the Edmond de Rothschild racing trimaran (aka Gitana 17) was launched. In addition to returning the right float lost in the race to the nasal tip (and the corresponding reinforcement of all structures), the vessel, according to a press release, "has undergone additional aero- and hydrodynamic optimization." Interestingly, the data on the actual load on the hull of the yacht, were obtained Read more

Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean

After six months of renovation at the shipyard Multiplast racing trimaran Edmond de Rothschild (aka Gitana 17) was launched. In addition to the return of the lost race of the nasal tip of the right float (and the corresponding strengthening of all structures) the ship, as reported in the press release, “was subjected to additional Aero – and hydrodynamic optimization”. Interestingly, data on the actual load on the hull was obtained using the recorded on-Board inertial navigation system data about Read more

How’s the ocean?

In Miami (USA) continue to race the second stage of the world Cup-2019. In the regatta, as we have already informed, involved 650 sailors from 60 countries, including 34 of the champion and prize-winner of Competitions. While Russia is in the Miami are only three. 470 class (crew 37) Paul Sozykin and Denis Gribanov after four races occupy 23-e a place; the parishes 19 – (29) – 7 – 27. In “Finn” (27 participants) Alex Selivanov after five races – Read more

Ocean Independence sells British warship for the adjustment of the mega yacht

Yacht broker at Ocean Independence has teamed up with design Studio Claydon Reeves to create the project of the yacht on the basis of a warship. Project 98-metre trimaran Triton, built by order of the governments of UK and USA to demonstrate the capabilities of this type of the body, can be converted to a support vessel or superyacht with a length of 103 meters. “He’s ready to be used in the form in which it exists now, but we Read more

Volvo Ocean Race is no more!

But to worry about the famous round the world race should not be – it will continue to exist. Just now she has a new name, like the former, but one word shorter. Now it’s Ocean Race. This was announced in the French capital at the annual yacht boat show Salon nautique international de Paris. Presentations round the world race-2021 (about it below) there, in Paris, was preceded by an important event – the General Assembly of the class IMOCA Read more

Digital detox for the salvation of the ocean: Dan Lenard to cross the Atlantic without fuel and GPS

Co-founder of the Agency design yachts Nuvolari Lenard Dan Lenard (Lenard Dan) is preparing to sail alone to cross the Atlantic, according to Boat International. Non-profit project fully funded by the Leonard. The designer hopes that his journey will help to draw attention to the problem of damage caused to the environment of modern yachting. “Sailing is the only mode of transportation that truly meets the sustainable development agenda. But the last 100 years we started to combine the movement Read more

Clear Ocean Pact declares war on disposable plastics on superyachts

To combat the increasing volume of plastic waste entering the oceans, has earned non-profit organization Clear Ocean Pact. By 2050 the oceans will be more plastic than fish, as 10,000 members of the crews of the superyachts are drinking approximately 3.2 million plastic water bottles. The remaining packaging is 100 tons of waste! Clear Ocean Pact has prepared a plan, called 5P. Simply put, these are the five fundamental areas of work of the organization. The first P – Picture, Read more