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Jangada win RORC Yacht of the Year 2020
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The 2020 RORC Yacht of the Year, winning the Somerset Memorial Trophy is the British JPK 10.10 Jangada, owned by Richard Palmer. Racing with Jeremy Waitt as crew, Jangada was the overall winner of the RORC Transatlantic Race and winner of the Two-Handed Class for the RORC Caribbean 600. Only two other Two-Handed teams have won the award before; Shaun Murphy with Slingshot in 2006 and Nick Martin with Diablo-J in 2012.

Oyster 495
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Oyster Yachts has announced the Oyster 495, the company’s much anticipated 50-foot yacht, which promises to set the standard in her class.  

X5⁶ from X-Yachts
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Yesterday late in the afternoon, the X5⁶ was launched for the very first time! It was a tremendously glorious sight to see the new beauty hit the water.

Grand Soleil 44
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The new Grand Soleil 44 represents the brilliant design intuition and the unique positioning on the market, anticipating the requests of increasingly demanding owners interested in a yacht with a double purpose: cruising, and racing.

Oyster 885GT
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The first new model of the Oyster 885 GT is currently in production.  The inspiration for this performance-orientated yacht came from a long-time Oyster owner who was keen to combine true luxury with exceptional performance capability.  

ClubSwan 80
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We'd like to introduce a new concept into the world of Maxis and inigorate Owner participation on an international level. That's the reason why we have created a new ClubSwan 80 an put together the most brilliant minds in the yachting industry, working with the aim to envolve the accepeted principles in the sailing world.

Contest 59CS
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Contest Yachts of Holland announce launch of first of a new sub-60ft performance bluewater adventure cruiser.

Oyster Yachts shipyard Southampton
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Market leading luxury sailing yacht builder, Oyster Yachts, has announced it is recruiting over 100 people to join its workforce. With shipyards in Southampton, Wroxham and Ashmanhaugh, as well as offices in Palma and the US, this will expand the UK based company’s headcount to over 400 people internationally.

YYachts Y9
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The Greifswald shipyard is adding the Y9 to its portfolio. The first unit has already been sold and will be delivered next year.

IMOCA fleet
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Just over a fortnight after the lockdown ended, the sailors and their teams are now busy catching up on lost time. Many IMOCAs have been relaunched after their winter refits, which took longer than planned. There have been more and more measurement checks and trips to check out the changes made during the winter. Other sailors have to wait a while before heading back out to sea. We look at what has been happening at the end of the refit season.