Figaro is here, Figaro is there! About Damen Support Vessels

Dutch shipbuilding holding Damen is known in the superyacht world not only for the fact that its owner, Commer Damen, organized the thriving shipyard Amels. Not stopping there, he was keenly aware of the market’s need for superyacht support vessels, and Damen has modified a number of its projects, originally designed for commercial needs, and turned them into a convenient “transport” transport. To date, nine boats from the Yacht Support line have already been built, and at the Monaco Yacht Read more

There are boats in English villages … Sunseeker 76 Yacht

Speed ​​and style – these qualities formed the basis of the concept of the new model of the Sunseeker shipyard – 76 Yacht. The first has always been the virtue of this British brand. As for the second, the Sunseeker 76 Yacht cannot be confused with anything even at a great distance, which is especially valuable these days, when more and more similar boats are on the yacht market. Design The sharp, even aggressive lines of the hull and superstructure Read more

Brabus Shadow 500. There will be only 28

Following the premiere of the Brabus Shadow 800 at boot Düsseldorf 2018 this year, a new product was shown there – the Brabus Shadow 500. Let’s see what it is. Today, cooperation between motorists and “boatmen” in the creation of original samples of marine technology is observed in different brands. So in the Brabus Shadow 500 model, the latest automotive technologies from the tuning studio Brabus (Germany) and shipbuilding from Axopar (Finland) were combined. Following the accepted doctrine, Brabus Marine Read more

Sunseeker Predator 60 EVO. Is there a lossless evolution?

The new generation of Sunseeker yachts is already on the water! We are getting acquainted with the sports Predator 60 EVO and we are waiting for the next models in the pride of thoroughbred “predators”. Some time ago the British shipyard Sunseeker International announced the development of a new concept for its yachts. What do these words mean? Especially when you consider that Sunseeker yachts have been at the forefront of the market for a long time – both in Read more

As there is in the Caribbean?

With sadness we note from calendar of international regattas-2020 is almost nothing left. The organizers of most of these regattas prefer – away from sin – this year to cancel them. Damned coronavirus! Among the exceptions to the rule – the tenth edition of the Superyacht Challenge regatta in Antigua, which has just ended in the Caribbean. It was attended by 15 large yachts. Look at these pictures, envy. Quickly would have to be somewhere there in the distant South Read more

There were 12 applicants

According to the World Sailing, there was a reduction of the list of manufacturers of the keel yachts, which are potential members of the sailing regatta of the Games in 2024. Original applications for participation in competition on the best keel yacht for the Olympics gave, as we reported, 26 manufacturers. Applicants had to go through several stages of selection, and the first one ended, according to the press service of World Sailing, January 15. By this time the contestants Read more

There is no snow, but you hold on!

Today       There is no snow, but you hold on!       Abnormally warm weather in central Russia and throughout Europe has led to the fact that almost all winter sailing competitions are either canceled or postponed to February-March, in the hope of long-awaited cold weather. So, today information was received from the organizers of the World Cup in Estonia about the search for a new venue for the competition: “Today it is clear that the Pärnu Bay will not be covered with Read more

But there was no record …

November 23rd, 2019       But there was no record …       Last Tuesday, foreign sailing sites (followed by us) reported that during the traditional Luderitz Speed ​​Challenge competitions in Namibia, a new world record was set: Belgian Vincent Valkeners covered a 500-meter distance on a sailboard at an average speed of 53.33 knots ! Alas, Walkeners did not go on record for long. This morning, the same foreign sailing sites reported that there was no record. The judges of the Luderitz Speed Read more

There is room to grow

October 31, 2019       There is room to grow       In Spanish Cadiz, the final start of the season in the Techno 293 class continues. 369 athletes from 35 countries of the world participate in windsurfing competitions, including 19 from Russia. The third racing day of the regatta, according to the press service of the VFPS, turned out to be the most eventful so far. The refereeing team held seven races. However, only the younger boys managed to complete the qualification – Read more

There is room to grow

Spanish in Cadiz continues the final start of the season in class “Techno 293”. In competitions in Windsurfing are involved 369 athletes from 35 countries, including from Russia – 19. The third racing day of the regatta, as reported by the press service of the WFTU, yet received the most intense. The team of judges spent seven races. However, to complete the qualifiers was only a Junior boys – in the category up to 15 years. “The day again was Read more