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Video of the Week: TNT 34

Check out these awesome clips of the TNT 34 taken during a sail from Imperia to La Spezia before the test for European Yacht of the Year! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8VPXWOm7mE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNstoOrNeXU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnizE5HDLbE

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Rolex Big Boat Series Adds Multihulls

For centuries, sailing has been known for the stately progression of billowing white triangles and trapezoids across an azure sea. But 2012 may become known as the year San Francisco Bay changed all that. Spurred by the America’s Cup switch … Continue reading

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On the Fence? Sample a Cat!

Catamarans are becoming increasingly popular, but they sail and handle in a completely different way than monohulls. As we age, comfort becomes more important and many folks are considering retiring to the sailing life aboard a multihull. Sample the cruising … Continue reading

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Video: AC72 Hydro-foiling

To fly or not to fly? This week’s Americas Cup Discovered focuses on the latest technology as the hydro-foiling 72-foot wing-sailed catamarans become a reality. The secrecy around all the teams and their boat designs has been rife, but America’s … Continue reading

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Video: Three Little Birds Delivery from Norwalk, CT to Jamestown, RI

Yesterday, Three Little Birds made the trek from Norwalk to Jamestown. The 115-mile journey took nine hours and 20 minutes. This elapsed time includes motoring out of Norwalk Yacht Club in the dark, dodging oyster bed stakes, hoisting and striking … Continue reading

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New F-44SCs Available From Multihulls Direct

From Farrier Marine: It has been a while since I have been able to recommend a big cat builder, the last series build being in Australia around 2002-2005, with a superb product. But, as was the case with the F-33, … Continue reading

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Trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing Closes on Auckland Record

Kiwi trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing is on track to break the Auckand-Noumea race multihull record today, but the crew’s hearts are with their stricken rival, Beau Geste. Winds of over 30 knots yesterday had pushed the Vodafone “freight train” towards the outright … Continue reading

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Seawind: Letting the Cat Out of the Bag

Seawind believes their new 950 offers a long overdue multihull option to the “bottom end of the market” ignored by the Australian company’s money and ego-driven rivals. Company founder Richard Ward unveiled the 32-foot cruising cat to gathered media on … Continue reading

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