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Hodgdon, Comanche sets off.
COMANCHE is a 100ft pre-preg carbon racing vessel launched in East Boothbay, Maine, in September of this current year. Earlier this month, she has sailed out in direction to Charleston, South Carolina, but this is only the first step in a long trajectory until final destination: Sydney, Australia.
Feadship rocks it with its new M/Y ROCK.IT.
Feadship launched ROCK.IT, an impressive 60.35 meters motoryacht, costume-built, that challenged all laws of superyachting construction but it still was possible. This is the first superyacht that features the application of an intuitive control and maneuvering system developed for naval applications. ROCK.IT was absolutely born to rock: she combines a sporty, bold, exterior design, with a classic but still modern interior design.
Heesen Yachts - The long-awaited M/Y Elena
The long-awaited M/Y Elena, formerly Y/N 16847, from the Heesen Yachts family is finally delivered!Founded in 1978, Heesen Yachts set the record for being the first Dutch shipyard to employ aluminum alloy for the building of yacht hulls, and since then they don't cease to surprise us with their innovative spirit. Their latest introduction into the boat world is the long-awaited M/Y Elena, formerly known as Y/N 16847. She makes justice to everything that Heesen Yachts represent: innovation, state-of-the art…
The new Benetti, the M/Y Illusion I, premiers at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show.
The latest of the Benetti's models, the M/Y Illusion I, will be at display in the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show for you to envision the latest in yacht design. This 58 meter extravaganza was built at the Benetti Livorno shipyard and designed, internally and externally, in collaboration with Green & Mingarelli for a European Owner. The M/Y Illusion I embodies to perfection everything a true Benetti is, justifying Benetti's leadership in the over 40 meter displacement hull market. Space, comfort,…
Volvo Ocean Race: a race around the world
The Volvo Ocean Race is about to start its new edition 2014-15 and we are all expecting this thrilling experience. On the October 11 the super yachts will start their trip around the world, starting on Alicante, Spain. The teams are preparing themselves to confront rough weather, tough conditions and fearless competitors. Everyone wants to take the first place but those who are more prepared will be the victorious on this battle. This event is one of the most expected…
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Comanche, built to be the fastest
Comanche is a majestic 100-foot carbon superyacht, designed by Hodgdon specifically for races. Hodgdon earned the reputation of "heirloom boar" for more than extraordinary looks and this awesome race vessel will prove it in short when she visit Sydney, Australia. Although the data of Comanche's performance is being kept under wraps, racing skipper Ken Read has been seen wearing a big smile lately, so we may figure out that this amazing superyacht is already starting to deliver impressive performances.
The Volvo Ocean Race: The world's toughest ocean race
The audience is eager to receive the new edition of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15.On October 11th this thrilling and exciting experience where you can get in touch with the real yachting life, will take place in the toughest race around the world starting in Alicante, Spain and touring through the Atlantic Ocean.
CNB 39.5 superyacht design, efficiency and autonomy
A very special project - and the result of the work of one of the best-known German engineering companies for naval architecture and yacht design in collaboration with CNB, the leading French shipyard for super yachts, the CNB 39.5 is unique in the super yacht industry: It is one of the first fly bridge motor yachts in the 40 meter range, equipped with conventional engines, that reaches a speed of over 38 km. This performance is normally the privilege of yachts with surface-drives, gas turbines and/or jets.
Princess has launched the Third Hull of the Acclaimed Princess 40M!
Following the global success of the first Princess 40M, Princess Yachts are delighted to announce that Hull #3 has now been launched at our historic South Yard site as she enters into the final completion and commissioning schedule.
Vitters Mystère, design made for the stylishly modern
Mystère is the uncompromised outcome of a design brief to create a truly integrated modern and stylish yacht. Her 190-ton displacement extends over the 39-metre waterline, offering an ideal marriage of speed and ease of handling. Mystère is stylish, with a clean, linear architecture and clear sightlines from the helm and cockpit.
Superyacht of the day: Hessen 70' Satori
The first of the new 50 metre aluminium semi-displacement series from Heesen, Satori is the ultimate combination of performance and efficiency. A precisely calculated Heesen hull means that less power is required to achieve a given speed – and less power means less fuel used. This makes Satori not only the fastest yacht of her size and style, but also the most efficient.