AB 100. Ghost at sea

Can a 100-foot motor yacht go to over fifty knots? Italy’s AB Yachts’ new Specter jet-jet is capable of this. Can a 100-foot motor yacht go to over fifty knots? Italy’s AB Yachts’ new Specter jet-jet is capable of this. AB Yachts has completed work on the 30-meter AB 100 model. Water trials have already taken place, and the world premiere of the yacht took place in September in Cannes. 100 feet is a “pretty” length for a boat, although Read more

for river and sea – Motor Boat & Yachting Russia

Dutch yachts have long and firmly established themselves in the boot Düsseldorf pavilions. And it is not the first year that the De Boarnstream shipyard has shown its boats here. It is part of the large holding company De Boarnstream International Marine Group and is a family-owned company, where more than 1,100 hulls have been built in half a century. Henk Hawkwerda, a shipbuilder who founded the shipyard back in 1964, handed over the management of the business to his Read more

Living the sea

The art of small forms remains the surest way to test the professional suitability of a master since the time of Leskov’s Lefty, who shod a mechanical flea to the delight of His Imperial Majesty. When applied to yachts, the design challenge is usually to deceive the user in a good way, making them feel like they are on a larger vessel than they actually are. This is just the case when the client, in the words of another classic, Read more

sea ​​without borders – Motor Boat & Yachting Russia

A dozen years ago, expedition yachts, one might say, did not exist as an independent class. “One-time” copies of explorer, capable of long autonomous travels to remote regions of the planet, often in harsh conditions, were built by a few shipyards for individual projects, and often converted from commercial and military ships. But the idea was in the air: many shipowners were bored of plowing the safe but predictable waters of popular water areas with developed infrastructure. The growth in Read more

Extract of sea freshness

When your brand is called Extra, you simply have to offer the market something extraordinary. This new yacht brand appeared as part of the reboot of the Italian shipyard ISA Yachts, which came under the wing of the shipbuilding concern Palumbo, and immediately attracted attention with the rather unconventional design of its flybridge cruisers. The first yacht of the brand – Extra 76 with a length of 24 m – was presented in 2018. Extra 86 Fast, which will be Read more

Sea Eagle II enters its first flight

July 14, 2020 Sea Eagle II enters its first flight One of the largest sailing yachts – the three-masted aluminum schooner Sea Eagle II, built at the Royal Huisman shipyard – went on its first voyage. Now she is heading to the Mediterranean Sea. © www.royalhuisman.com Recall Sea Eagle II, developed by Dykstra Naval Architects under the direction of Mark Whiteley. With a total length of 81 m / 266 ft, it became the largest yacht built at the Royal Read more


June 17, 2020 Here is SEA EAGLE II In the North Sea, tests of the 81-meter SEA EAGLE II, built at the Royal Huisman shipyard in the Netherlands, have completed. It is the world's largest sailboat with an aluminum hull. The design of the yacht was developed by the British Mark Whiteley in collaboration with Dykstra Naval Architects. On board the ship can take up to 12 guests. Sail area – 3500 sq. meters. The maximum speed is 21 knots. Read more

Zhiguli Sea is open!

Today       Zhiguli Sea is open!       In the Samara region, all small boats are allowed access to the water, and athletes are allowed training! The day before, the governor of the Samara region, Dmitry Azarov, amended the decree on measures to counteract the spread of coronavirus infection. So, from June 1, access to water is allowed on personal boats, motor boats and other small boats. You can also go fishing, amateur and sport hunting in the hunting grounds. In addition, concessions Read more

Jacques Brel. He chose the sea and freedom

Today       Jacques Brel. He chose the sea and freedom He raised the sails, and the wind straightened them, and when the shore melted in the morning haze, Jacques Brel realized that he was finally free. He was a rebel by nature and lived on emotions. His performances were literally riddled with frantic energy, and the concerts themselves were an enchanting show in their strength. Musical critics wrote that Jacques Brel "burns concert halls with his indefatigable passion." Read – https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2020/01/13/20200113-jak-brel-on-vybral-more-i-svobodu.html Read more

Hundreds of kites over the Zhiguli Sea

Yesterday       Hundreds of kites over the Zhiguli Sea For the third day in the water area of ​​the Kuibyshev reservoir, serious sports battles are unfolding. More than a hundred athletes from Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic and Sweden participate in the final stage of the IKA SNOW KITE WORLD CUP 2020 Snowkiting World Cup, which takes place in Tolyatti. Every day, hundreds of colorful kite sails rise above the Zhiguli Sea. The first two days, the athletes competed – in Read more