Stadtship 54 Infinity

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(Source:Hall Spars)   Infinity is a modern, high-performance yacht designed for long-distance cruising. Infinity is equipped with a high-aspect, three-spreader Hall Seamless mast and carbon Hall VBoom for superior performance combined with ease of sailhandling. Built by K&M Yachtbuilders of the Netherlands, well-known as an innovative builder of aluminum yachts, Infinity’s hull is striking in  … Read more

Harken Appoints Alan Lan as Company’s Representative in China

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Pewaukee, WI—Harken Yacht Equipment announced today the appointment of Alan Lan as Harken’s certified representative in China. As founder and president of Sunrise Marineware Limited, Lan will work closely with Harken to expand the company’s presence in China’s fast –growing sailboat industry. “We couldn’t think of a better fit than Alan and Harken Yacht Equipment,”  … Read more

Lewmar signs the latest J-Class yachts, Yankee

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(Source: Lewmar) Lewmar has announced the signing of the latest of the new-generation J-Class yachts, Yankee. She will feature a full set of Lewmar aluminium high performance racing winches, and a compliment of satin-blast stainless deck hardware. Designed by Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects, Yankee will be built at Holland Jachtbouw alongside the fully Lewmar-equipped  … Read more

First Flight

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As promised; Boras first flight. Many thanks to Thierry Martinez for the great shots.

Bora Gulari: “The Eagle has landed”

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For those in the know, the Facebook message is clear; Bora has a wing for his Moth. Adam May may have beaten him to the punch but it remains to be seen who will first use it in completion. Below are the pictures of the build. The finished product to follow. Picture source: Facebook  

Karver News

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 Super Yachts News Barracuda 105 Staysail and Spinacker Furlers KF12 single line drum. Ending: eye for toggle. Pin for lashing. Working load = 12T Breaking load = 24T Total weight = 4.76 KG Height = 177 mm Diameter = 220 mm           SPINNAKER BOTTOM UNIT Custom tack swivel to be plugged  … Read more

Octuri’s Fantastic Flying Yacht

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We’ve seen seaplanes before but nothing like this. Designer Yelken Octuri has created a flying yacht design which was recently exhibited at Paris’ Air and Space Museum. The flying yacht concept is a trimaran sailing yacht which also has four engines. The plane has four mobile masts. Once the sails are retracted the four masts  … Read more

Job

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Engineering Manager/SR. Engineer (Source: Navtec/Lewmar) Navtec, the Rigging Division of Lewmar Marine, has an opening for an experienced manager to lead our expanding engineering department in the functions of product design, manufacturing support and new product development of rigging and hydraulic component and systems for large sailing yachts. As a senior member of the management  … Read more

Pendennis receives multiple rigs from New Zealand

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(source: superyachttimes.com) Three enormous masts arrived at Pendennis Shipyard recently in preparation for instalment on Pendennis’ current new build projects: SY Christopher is due to be complete by January 2011 in time to race at the St Barths Regatta; B105 is already in the water and due to be handed over to the client before  … Read more