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Feadship breaks records with largest superyacht ever

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Friday, 08 February 2013 17:08

Feadship has launched the largest Feadship to date. The 99-metre masterpiece was created by the Feadship yard in Makkum and is also the largest superyacht ever built in the Netherlands. Sleek and quick, and with exquisite exterior detailing, she is a well-honed masterpiece bound to turn heads in the marinas of the world.

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CRN 80M : The Designer’s thought

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Wednesday, 06 February 2013 17:08

Mid January 2013 was launched the latest creation from . , a 80M motoryacht designed by Gianni Zuccon, the well-known italian designer (that we  already introduced a few years ago, ) of , , , , etc.

Here is a view of this new unit from the designer’s standpoint.

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Vendée Globe : ACCIONA 100% Eco Powered Capsized

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Monday, 04 February 2013 17:08

This Sunday morning 3rd Feburary around 1049hrs UTC two distress beacons of ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered, skippered by Spanish solo sailor Javier Sanso which is racing in the Vendée Globe non stop solo round the world race were triggered. The alarms were received at 1052hrs UTC.

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Vendée Globe : Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) third place

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013 17:08

His final race time is 80 days 19 hours 25 minutes 43 seconds. His average speed around the course was 12.6 knots and he actually covered 28, 022 miles at the average speed of 14.4 knots. Note: the race’s theoretical distance was 24,393.41 miles.

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François Gabart, champion of the Vendée Globe with MACIF !

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Monday, 28 January 2013 17:08

MACIF crossed the finishing line in Les Sables d’Olonne at 15:18:40. At the age of 29, François Gabart becomes the youngest winner in the history of the Vendée Globe. This Phileas Fogg of the 21st century completes his first round-the-world in less than 80 days, and even well under, because he has set a new record for the event with 78 days, 2 hours, 16 minutes and 40 seconds of racing.

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Vendée Globe : Congratulations François !!!

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Monday, 28 January 2013 17:08

François Gabart crossed the Vendée Globe finish line at 15 hours 8 min 40 seconds, French time, setting a new solo round-the-world record of 78 days, 2 hours and 16 minutes 40 seconds.

Photo Credit:  JEAN-MARIE LIOT / DPPI / VENDEE GLOBE

 

Armel Le Cléac’h Crossed Finish Line into Second Place

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Monday, 28 January 2013 17:08
Armel Le Cléac’h crossed the Vendée Globe finish line at 17 hour 35 min 52 seconds GMT. He finishes the race 78 days 5 hours and 33 minutes behind François Gabart.
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Vendée Globe : Virbac-Paprec 3 loses its keel

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 17:08

At 23.45hrs UTC, while sailing in the third position of the Vendée Globe, about 500 miles northwest of the Cape Verde islands, Jean-Pierre Dick called his team to inform them that his boat, Virbac-Paprec 3, had lost its whole keel at 22.45hrs UTC. The skipper from Nice has stabilised the situation. The boat has full ballasts and Dick is sailing at 8 knots towards the Azores.

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