Boats

Latest news and videos about sailboats and sailing yachts.

The Waka foiling boat
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In late August 2012, a grainy photo of a boat emerged online. Most hardened America’s Cup followers will clearly remember the image that was the talk of the sailing world for many weeks. A high angle shot, looking down on a giant 72 foot red and black Emirates Team New Zealand catamaran seemingly flying above the waters of the Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.

Maxi Dolphin MD75 by Mills
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The brand new Maxi Dolphin MD75 by Mills ha left the yard in Erbusco on Friday, 8th February destination  Varazze on western Ligurian coast, where she will be launched for the first  time. Once passed the first tests, this cruiser/racer sailing yacht will be moved to Genoa where Maxi Dolphin's team will step the mast. Then, the Maxi Dolphin MD75 will be sailed to Lavagna, where she will undergo sea trials throughout the month of March.

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300
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Jeanneau confirms the launch of the new Sun Fast 3300, set for the spring of 2019.

Owen Clarke Design
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Merfyn Owen and Allen Clarke will be at the start of the Route du Rhum supporting among others Mike Hennessy on #54 Dragon, who’s fulfilling a long-held dream to compete in this race.

ClubSwan 36
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With the conclusion of The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2018 and recent Rolex Swan Cup, the team behind the Swan One Design programme and ClubSwan series of yachts can look back with satisfaction at a job well done so far and the prospect of a bright future.

Rán VII
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With four boats at the top of the overall leaderboard in the Fast40+ and Black Pearl starting the 50th Middle Sea Race, Carkeek Design Partners are very much off to the races from Friday.

Bavaria Yachts
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The future development of Bavaria is taking clear shape: The yacht builder, respected worldwide for its good price/performance ratio, will once again build its boats one hundred percent in Germany. Bearing the seal of quality “Made in Giebelstadt”, both sailing and motor yachts will be manufactured and handed over to customers in Franconia. The R55 motor yacht, previously produced in Croatia, will for the first time be hand-built at the company’s headquarters in the first half of 2019.

New Jeanneau Sun Fast
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A brand new Jeanneau Sun Fast for spring 2019. In the wake of recent new model development, Jeanneau announces a new sailboat for its Sun Fast range. The next Sun Fast will keep the strong DNA of a racing boat, easy to sail single-handed or with a crew. She will touch water during spring 2019.

Owen Clarke 66 Qilak
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The Owen Clarke custom designed 66’ aluminium blue water cruising yacht Qilak was launched earlier this month at the K and M Yacht-Builders yard in Makkum, Holland. Purposeful, 'half yacht and half working boat', aptly described as a Land Rover Defender on the outside and a Range Rover on the inside.

Carkeek
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Girls on Film will be aiming for their hat-trick in Round 5 of the 2018 FAST40+ Circuit, the One Ton Cup hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in the Solent from September 13-16. But there is a new boat in town.