Multi or Mono?

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We are seeing some positive movements towards the 34th Americas Cup although there are still some fundamental questions that need answering in a relative short timeframe. One of these is the kind of boat to be used in the next cup. Last week BMWOracle released two concepts they are working on – both of them  … Read more

Gunboat and Marstrom cooperation

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Torbjörn Linderson explains Marstrom Composite’s long standing relationship with Gunboat – currently the cruising cat of choice the world over: (Source: Marstrom) It’s very interesting that Marstrom Composite is a spar supplier to Gunboat with a production in South Africa, quite a distance from Sweden… How did this business relation start up? TB: Peter Johnstone  … Read more

Anne Caseneuve in Port

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The stricken yacht was towed into the port of Roscoff by the French Coast Guard (CROSS) after being dismasted on Tuesday on the return leg of the Vendee – St. Petersburg race. No one was hurt and the causes of the failure are so far unknown.

Dismasted

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Naviguez Anne Caseneuve has been dismasted on the return leg of the Vendee – St. Petersbourg race. (Source: vendee-saintpetersbourg) At 1650hrs (GMT), while Anne Caseneuve’s trimaran was sailing eight and a half miles off Brignogan on the northern coast of Finistère in Brittany, the boat was dismasted in a 15-20 knot southerly wind. Anne Caseneuve wants  … Read more