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  • Fountaine Pajot 59 first look: This new cruising cat is a social animal
    by Yachting World on October 19, 2020 at 10:57 am

    The French yard’s luxurious new Fountaine Pajot 59 cruising catamaran is designed to replace the five-year-old Ipanema 58 The Fountaine Pajot 59 integrates many of the new design features of the 2019-launched Elba 45, which boasted a longer, …Continue reading » The post Fountaine Pajot 59 first look: This new cruising cat is a social animal appeared first on Yachting World.

  • Sailing from South Africa to Europe: Chris Tibbs’ top tips for a smooth passage
    by Yachting World on October 14, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Over recent years an increasing number of yachts have made the passage directly from Cape Town to Europe without going via the Caribbean, writes meteorologist Chris Tibbs Be prepared for a hard beat if heading direct from Cape Town to Europe. Photo: Kraken YachtsThere are a number of advantages to doing this, as well as saving around 3,000 miles of sailing, but the …Continue reading » The post Sailing from South Africa to Europe: Chris Tibbs’ top tips for a smooth passage appeared first on Yachting World.

  • How to sea trial a boat: Professional boat testers share their top tips
    by Yachting World on October 14, 2020 at 8:18 am

    How do you know which yacht is right for you? Will Bruton gets expert advice from sailors who test drive boats for a living… View from the helm as Toby tests the sleek Solaris 50. But what key things should you look at during a trial? Photo: Paul WyethYacht brokers don’t really sell boats, they sell dreams. To buy any sailing yacht requires a leap of faith: a …Continue reading » The post How to sea trial a boat: Professional boat testers share their top tips appeared first on Yachting World.

  • Outremer 55 first look: Efficient catamaran promises more sailing and less motoring
    by Yachting World on October 14, 2020 at 7:48 am

    Feedback from some 310 previous Outremer owners has gone into refining the design of the new Outremer 55 Plugging the gap between Outremer’s longstanding 5X and 51 models, the Outremer 55 will exhibit the brand’s typical balance of …Continue reading » The post Outremer 55 first look: Efficient catamaran promises more sailing and less motoring appeared first on Yachting World.

  • Why these extreme multihull concepts could be the future of catamaran design
    by Yachting World on October 13, 2020 at 7:30 am

    Holiday homes, restaurants, even cities may soon be coming to a quiet beach or harbour near you, reports Sam Fortescue The €500m beiderbeck-designed Galileo2 concept catamaran takes multihulls to another level and is capable of berthing yachts up to 80mAs boats become ever more like homes on water, something else is changing: designers and builders have been turning their …Continue reading » The post Why these extreme multihull concepts could be the future of catamaran design appeared first on Yachting World.

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