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Sud Composites

Alain Adès is a happy man! One can understand it, at 43 years, he carries out a dream: living of his passion. “Fallen very small” in the large pot of the shipyards, he creates SUD COMPOSITES in 1990. The production of the shipyard concentrates then, during approximately 8 years, on the building of “Grand Sud” […]

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  • Vendée Globe

    The 2004 edition of this mystical race started on november 7th at the Sables d'Olonne. Here is the official list of the 20 challengers: – Patrice Carpentier (FRA/VPM Matériaux) – Jean-Pierre Dick (FRA/Virbac-Paprec) – Raphaël Dinelli (FRA) – Mike Golding (GBR/Ecover) – Conrad Humphreys (GBR/Hellomoto) – Sébastien Josse (FRA/VMI) – Roland Jourdain (FRA/Sill) – Hervé […]

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  • The art of duel in Class America

    09/2004 – The result of Louis Vuitton Act I held in Marseilles proves to be in conformity with the forecasts: BMW Oracle Racing justified its place of favourite by gaining the first pre-regatta of this 32nd America’s Cup new formula. The magic of the sail and of these boats – of which design is a […]

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  • Sealine S38: the point of technology

    In the 40 feet range, the English manufacturer, Sealine, once more shows its know-how with this model at the point of technology, the S38 Sealine. One of the most innovative aspects of this high-speed open motorboat is its electric system, named Seaplex. Majority of the boat systems (lighting, instruments, diodes, etc.) are connected to the […]

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  • Yapluka 60: advanced technology and solidity

    The French shipyard Yapluka, lately based in Caen, provides a little more its range of superb cruising catamarans. Yapluka 60 was drawn by the Berret-Racoupeau architects cabinet. It combines advanced technology and solidity: aluminium hull, carbon mast and kevlar rigging. The external wardroom is vast and four benches take seat on all sides. From a […]

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  • Sarnico 50

    Shown for the first time at the International Boat Show in Genoa 2004, Sarnico 50 is an elegant “coupé” presenting a vast cockpit and offering a luxurious and complete interior (3 cabins and bathrooms). Sarnico 50 was computer designed and was built by a robotized chain. The architects, Carlo Nuvolari and Dan Lenard produced a […]

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  • Azimut 68 S: handy and elegant

    Handy and elegant At first sight, the Azimut 68S shows all the characteristics of the Italian style: an elegant and aggressive line dedicated to the well being of the guests. This new serie of opens proposes consequently an electric opening of the deckhouse as well as a vast sunbath to the back, protected by a […]

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  • Alliaura Privilège 585: the largest of Alliaura

    Drawn by Marc Lombard and decorated by Dièdre, Privilege 585 is the largest catamaran of the range of the French shipyard Alliaura. Out of Sables d’Olonne shipyard, stress was laid on comfort. The deck, released well of the elements of superstructure, facilitates operations or circulation for the  passengers. Sun baths naturally come to take seat […]

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