• Heesen delivers MY Satori

    The Netherlands based Heesen Yachts recently announced the delivery of an all-aluminium megayacht Satori, the first in the new 50metre semi-displacement class after sea trials in the North Sea. With a Gross Tonnage of 499 GT and a top speed of 24 knots she is among the world’s fastest 50metre yachts. Built on the experience […]

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  • VG2020 : a truce? what for?

    At the head of the race, the battle rages between Yannick Bestaven (Maître CoQ IV), leader of the Northern Way, contested by the revolutionary of the Ice Zone, Charlie Dalin (Apivia). The two men are less separated by the miles than by the drawing of the trajectories in which they have ventured.

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  • On board Shamrock V

    When Shamrock V was launched in 1930 she was the first yacht to be built under the J Class rules created one year before. Inspired by the works of Nathanael Herreschoff, the J Class ensured that all sailing yachts competing in the Americas Cup had identical characteristics. It also marked the replacement of the gaff […]

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