Revised list of safety equipment has been released by US Sailing for sailboats in the monohull category. The safety equipment requirements list has been revised and SERs for multihulls have been approved as well. These revised guidelines will become applicable this year.
SERs describe the kind of gear to be used on these boats whether they race near shore or offshore in the US. The information needs to be referred to by boat inspectors, race, and owners. Racers that happen offshore as well as in the coastal regions would need to refer to these lists that would help them know boat particulars and equipment requirements.
Continue reading “US SER List Revised”
The annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is one of the most looked forward to events by many of the locals as well as foreign tourists.
This is a celebration week as the event is held just after Christmas day and will go on to usher in the New Year. This year the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is a platform that Coral Expeditions is looking to make use of to usher in tourists to take cruise rides when the event is on.
The Coral Expeditions will offer its guests a sail along with the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race to explore the waterways of Australia. The cruise on the Coral Discoverer will start off from where the yacht race starts and will come down to Hobart just when the winner celebrations of the race are set to begin in Hobart. John Longley, a veteran of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, will be on board the cruise to give details about the race to the guests. He has taken part in many of other prestigious races and getting a first-hand view of the yacht race from him is one that everyone will enjoy and cherish. Continue reading “Coral Expeditions Offers 2017 Sydney To Hobart Race Sail”
Sailing can be inspirational and life changing. No one understands that better than residents of Maui counties who recently took part in a unique sailing event. Hokule’a is a canoe that embarked on a journey to travel the waters across the globe.
It came back to its home country in Hawaii after a span of three years. It has covered a total of 60,000 nautical miles as well as stopping by hundred ports in Africa, South Pacific, East Coast, South America and the Caribbean. Continue reading “Maui Canoe Sailors Come Home”
In the Paralympic ISAF World Cup the Australian and British crew took away the golds.
Classes at the Paralympic ISAF Sailing World Cup, Portland and Weymouth finished as finals were held for the three classes. Sailors of Great Britain took several medals that included two golds while the Australian crew took gold in the Sonar category.
SKUD18 category saw the gold medal being won by Niki Birrell and Alexandra Rickham. They finished in style on the final day. On the final day the duo from Britain were tied in terms of points along with Italy’s team, but the Britons were able to triumph in their home waters. Another set of sailors from the same country took the third and second place and obtained the bronze medal as a result.
In the 2.4 m race Helena Lucas of Great Britain was able to make a clean sweep. As a result, she won with six wins in all the six races. She was able to stay in control through the week. Continue reading “Paralympic ISAF World Cup”
The Sunseeker International has unveiled the very first CGI images of the brand new 95 Yacht that is presently under construction in Dorset, United Kingdom. The luxury performance boat is all set for launch in Spring next year, emphasizing the commitment of the brand to bringing more and more new products to market in the year ahead.
The 3rd new model to be declared this summer, the 95 Yacht illustrates the newest in Sunseeker’s design as well as builds processes. After the design of its forerunner, 28 Metre Yacht, 95 Yacht blends a superyacht feel long with the pragmatic advantages of a yacht in a small size category.
The standout feature of the 95 Yacht is its main deck layout along with a special master compartment triplex form for greater flexibility as well as freedom onboard. With the grand stateroom berth on the primary deck, a forward staircase guides to a mid-level dressing place and en-suite.
The pilothouse offers much greater flexibility and it also kicks into the more expansive main deck layout. Above the deck, the flybridge is fitted with bar, plenty of seating for guests as well as an optional hot tub.
As with all the Sunseeker’s brand new wave of models, the 95 yacht is established on the classic deep V hull, allowing it to sail at up to twenty-four knots or accelerate up to 28 knots. However, that depends on the engine option.
Continue reading “Sunseeker showcases the first pictures of new 95 yacht”
A trio of coaches has encouraged sailing numbers at Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club – Jean Montigny (France), Greg Dawson (England) and Maria Ferrario (Argentina) spent the summer days dealing with the next generation of sailors to follow the likes of Molly Meech, Peter Burling, Thomas Saunders, Cole Rippey, Trent Rippey and Jason Saunders.
They organized the centerboard sailing division at club with an telling roll-call of stars. Twenty four year old Dawson from Southend-on-Sea in Essex, came from Australia, the place where he got his sailing qualifications.
He has not heard of any well known alumni of the club before coming here. This was all new to him. He had no idea of the monster that he was walking into in terms of the yacht club. He found out about the job from two people he worked with in Spain who ran the centre here last year. Continue reading “Yachting: Trio serves in sailing’s new wave”
UAE is all set to construct on its place as a top international yacht manufacturing spots as local makers expanded their operations, international makers relocate as well as the maritime industry goes with coastline developments, as per to industry experts.
The UAE currently ranks ninth in the world for superyacht manufacturing, with 15 projects under development, according to the 2015 ShowBoats International Global Order Book. International and local makers are all set to declare a slew of brand new programs for the UAE at 23rd Dubai International Boat Show that will run from 3rd to 7th March at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
It would have yachts on display worth US$ 272.2 million (i.e. Dh1 billion), as per the organizers. Dubai International Marine Club Board vice chairman Dr Khalid Al Zahed said that this years Dubai International Boat Show would reaffirm Dubais status as a leisure marine hub. As the water-based lifestyle becomes increasingly popular in Dubai, they would see this sector continue to expand and develop in the future. Dubais commitment to excellence in all the things it does would drive the marine industry to achieve new heights and bring more visitors to the city. Continue reading “UAE strengthens it place position as top international yacht manufacturing place”