Twenty-One Years Like Eric Tabarley Fails

June 12, 2019       Twenty-One Years Like Eric Tabarley Fails       On the night of June 12/13, 1998, the famous yachtsman Eric Tabarly didn’t — in the Irish Sea, he was hit by a geek from the board of his beloved Pen Duick; can wash off the board, no place on the yacht at all. Amazingly, just a year earlier in the same Irish Sea, he won the Fasntet Race aboard Aquitaine Innovations. Less than a month before his death, he celebrated Read more

Twenty-one years, when he died, Eric Tabarli

In the night from 12 to 13 June 1998, there was a famous yachtsman Eric Tabarli in the Irish sea, he was hit by the boom aboard his beloved Pen Duick, however, he never wore no safety belts, no life jackets, claiming that someone can wash away from the Board, do not place on a yacht. Amazingly, only a year earlier in the Irish sea, he won the race Fasntet Race aboard Aquitaine Innovations. Less than a month before his Read more

The first in 48 years Swan 48

May 24, 2019       The first in 48 years Swan 48       Once, in 1971, the Swan 48, which had just appeared at that time, created a splash at an exhibition in London. But since then, the company Nautor's Swan "higher and higher sought flight of their birds", completely forgetting about the yachts less than 50 feet in length (if you do not take into account the ClubSwan series boats). And now – the legend returns. Of course, in a completely new Read more

Eight and a half years later

January 4, 2019       Eight and a half years later       Last Wednesday, a pilot of a small plane, flying a few miles from Kangaroo Island (which is on the southern coast of Australia), saw an inverted yacht at sea. On the case, in many places densely covered with shells, was nevertheless well visible a large painted eye. Which allowed the boat to quickly identify. It was a 40-foot Wild Eyes yacht, on which, eight and a half years ago (!), American Read more

At 76 years old – around the world!

February 26, 2019       At 76 years old – around the world!       Britannia Jeanne Socrates is 76 years old, but she is one of those whom old age certainly will not be at home. After all, its goal is to become the oldest yachtsman in the world, who has made a world tour alone and non-stop! Launch on her 11.5-meter yacht Nereida (2009 release), Mrs. Socrates took October 3 last year in the city of Victoria in the far west of Read more

Day to day – after 50 years

April 24, 2019       Day to day – after 50 years       On April 22, 1969, this man immortalized his name in the history of sailing, being the first in the world to go round the globe alone without stopping. In honor of the 50th anniversary of this event, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston arrived April 20, 2019 in Falmouth on his yacht Suhaili. The next morning, Sir Robin visited the exhibition, which opened in the National Maritime Museum of Falmouth, which presents previously Read more

The day – after 50 years

April 22, 1969, the man immortalized his name in the history of sailing around the world’s first nonstop solo the globe. In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of this event, sir Robin Knox-Johnston 20 APR 2019 arrived in Falmouth in his yacht Suhaili. The next morning, sir Robin visited the exhibition, which opened at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, which presents previously unreleased photographs depicting his world (the exhibition will run until September 1). And on the same day Read more

In 76 years – around the world!

Briton Jeanne Socrates, 76 years old, but she is one of those whom old age is certainly not going to be home. After all, her goal is to become the oldest sailor in the world to circumnavigate solo and non-stop! Start on her 11.5-metre yacht Nereida (2009 release) Mrs. Socrates took on 3 October last year in Victoria in the extreme West of Canada. Passed along North and South America, December 19, rounded Cape horn and headed East. Now the Read more

33 building 33 years: Oceanco launched the “boat of dreams”

From the docks Oceanco in Alblasserdam (Netherlands) left the yacht DreAMBoat. And not simple, and iconic. A project under the working designation 2950GT is significant in that before us the 33rd case in the glorious 33-year history of Oceanco. Here is a nice number for a company engaged in building mega-yachts since 1987. The giant 90-metre boat, the delivery of which the owner is expected by the summer, will soon go on running sea trials, and yet admire it. DreAMBoat Read more

33rd corps for 33 years: Oceanco launched the “boat of dreams”

From the docks Oceanco in Alblasserdam (Netherlands) left the yacht DreAMBoat. And not simple, and iconic. A project under the working designation 2950GT is significant in that before us the 33rd case in the glorious 33-year history of Oceanco. Here is a nice number for a company engaged in building mega-yachts since 1987. The giant 90-metre boat, the delivery of which the owner is expected by the summer, will soon go on running sea trials, and yet admire it. DreAMBoat Read more