Jeanneau Sun Loft 47, for charter. Without compromises
The French shipyard defines it as a “monocat”, as spacious as a catamaran, but with only one hull: it is the new Sun Loft 47, designed by Philippe Briand for large charter companies. Someone will remember the Atoll 43 by Dufour, an idea of 1998 by Olivier Poncin and... Read more
Neel 65 Evolution, ideal for a long cruise
Neel 65 Evolution is 19-metre cabin trimaran which moves  fast under sail and sails close hauled  a little bit better than a catamaran.  Comfort requires a bit of room by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Olivier Blanchet I am really very curious. I have never tried out a cabin trimaran, and I want... Read more
Kraken Yachts announced the launch of the blue water yacht Kraken 50
Kraken 50 features the innovative “Zero Keel”, a construction system that allows building a keel that is integrated with the hull (zero indicates that not even a bolt is used to fix the keel and the bulb), ensuring the impossibility of breakage. An impressive 20mm lay-up, Kevlar reinforcements and... Read more
Bénéteau Oceanis 46.1, always at the top
The new Oceanis 46.1 performs very well, even in light winds. The new addition to the Oceanis range continues to appeal to people who enjoy comfortable cruising, but is also aimed at people who truly like to sail by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Guido Cantini / Bénéteau The Oceanis... Read more
Dehler 30 One Design: small, fast and aggressive. Also for the price
The signature is that of Judel/ Vrolijk & Co, and the aim, with Dehler 30 One Design, is to propose a new monotype class with good performance, attractive aesthetics and a competitive price, especially in the launch phase. With a length of just over nine metres and a further... Read more
Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, 24 participants have already registered. There will also be multihulls
With just over two months to go before the 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, organised in Porto Cervo by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, 24 boats have been pre-registered. There are two new features: it will last an extra day for any recoveries, and it will... Read more
RM1180, here are the images of its “hybrid” model
The work for the launch of the new RM1180 by Fora Marine continues in La Rochelle. This innovative 12-metre RM1180 combines technological wood construction, which has always been the shipyard’s trademark, with fibreglass. A Marc Lombard project, it will arrive in May. At first glance, it is not clear... Read more
R-30, the barrier-free daysailer
The second R-30 daysailer model has been launched at the Cantiere Navale de Cesari in Milano Marittima. Alessandro Comuzzi signed the project, which is conceived both for sailors with a normal mobility and for those who need to move in a wheelchair. The R-30 is an innovative project that... Read more
Lagoon 46, to be or not to be…
Lagoon 46, good performance and comfort. One thing doesn’t necessarily preclude the other. The search for this balance has been the guiding light in the development of the Lagoon catamarans by Niccolò Volpati, photo by Nicolas Claris Comfort or performance? I can imagine product managers and designers struggling with... Read more
Rolex Giraglia 2019, the finish line is at the Principality of Monaco
Registration is now open for the 67th edition of the Rolex Giraglia. The offshore race will conclude in the waters of Monte Carlo. A large fleet is expected in the IRC and ORC classes, but also in the maxi and Swan One Design classes. The Giraglia has always been... Read more