Boats

Latest news and videos about sailboats and sailing yachts.

Rán Fast40
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All eyes will be on the newly-launched radical Rán VII as the Fast40+ class counts down to the start of the 2018 season in the Solent this weekend (Friday, April 27- Sunday, April 29). The renowned Rán Racing team will also be making their debut in this high-performance planing monohull class and will be putting the latest Carkeek creation through its paces as they get up to speed.

X4.6 from X-Yachts
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In 2016, X-Yachts launched the new pure X range which included the X4³ and the X6⁵.  This range was exceptionally well received by both press and clients with more than 75 yachts sold in the first two years.

Grand Soleil 48 Performance
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Cantiere del Pardo is finally ready for its new, great launch. The Grand Soleil 48 Performance is born by the cooperation between three important teams: the Technical Dept. of Cantiere del Pardo, Nauta Yacht Design for the interiors and the deck, and Marco Lostuzzi for the naval architecture. Their expertise has translated into an important project. First goal: creating a fast and performing sailing boat.

Bella Mente Racing
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Hap Fauth and his team on Bella Mente Racing made their first big splash onto the grand prix racing scene back in 2006, and this year the three-time Maxi 72 World Champions are preparing to make more waves with the launch of a new state-of-the-art Maxi 72 yacht.

ClubSwan 50 - European Boat of the Year 2018 winner
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At the opening evening of the 2018 Boot Düsseldorf, the jury for the “European Yacht of the Year” Award announced the winners for 2018.  Now in its 15th year, the European Yacht of the Year is the most comprehensive awards programme for new production yachts. Twelve judges, representing all the main European nautical magazines, appraised each of the nominated yachts during the autumn of 2017.

GUNBOAT 68
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Entering what promises to be a landmark year with the launch of the first Gunboat 68 next fall, and with construction in full swing in La Grande Motte, France, we are kicking off a series of articles on different aspects of design and construction. We'll cover topics such as Interior Design, Systems, Foil Construction, Rig and Sails, Deck Layout and more - with insights from the naval architects, designers, industry experts and boat builders involved in the creation of the Gunboat 68.

Xc range from X-Yachts
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Over the past 2 years, the world renowned Xcruising line was taken into the Next Generation. After one million cruising miles and feedback from numerous owners, we went back to the design board to modify some of the features to bring even more comfort and light into cruising.

Agile 42
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Last month VMG Yachtbuilders launched her new high-performance cruiser brand Agile Yachts in The Netherlands. The first Agile yacht of 42 feet was christened “Karma’ by its owner and 250 people attended the festivities on VMG’s sales yard in the centre of the ancient city of Enkhuizen.

Vitters Shipyard 50-metre ketch
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Vitters Shipyard in the Netherlands has signed a new order for a 50-metre classic performance ketch. Commissioned by an experienced owner primarily for cruising, the yacht will be built to Lloyd’s special service craft rules.

Swan 54
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Two of the latest new models from Nautor’s Swan, the pure bluewater Swan 54 and the cutting-edge One Design ClubSwan 50 will be exhibited for the first time in US at the Annapolis Boat Show (5-9 October 2017 - Dock D).