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The Multihull Diet

By George Day As North Americans, most of us have one thing in common—we have to watch what we eat to control our weight. It’s just the healthy thing to do. And anyone who has flown coach lately can attest … Continue reading

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Your Vicarious Moment of the Day – Sailing the Nacra 17

Check out this video of the new Olympic multihull class in its element. Wish we were there!

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Crazy Fast – The TNT 34

Check out the TNT (“The New Trimaran”) 34 flying in light wind! This new and exciting trimaran is meant for the experienced sailor, yet remains family friendly. Its folding system allows extra beam up to 28 feet, allowing it to … Continue reading

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Spithill Favored in Venice AC Series

With just two races to go in the World Series run of the America’s Cup, team Oracle Racing is sitting atop the standings after a strong finish in Naples, Italy a couple of weeks ago, but is still looking to … Continue reading

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Seawind 950 Makes Its Debut

Australia’s Seawind Catamarans is set to unveil a brand new, entry level coastal cruising catamaran at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in Australia later this month. The new 30-foot design labeled the “Seawind 950” combines an amazing package with two … Continue reading

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PlanetSolar Completes Round-the-World Tour!

The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar is the first vehicle to have successfully achieved the feat of traveling around the world using solar energy alone. After more than 19 months of navigation around the globe, the world’s largest solar ship ever built … Continue reading

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AC72 Event May Come to Auckland

The three America’s Cup syndicates based in New Zealand could sail their new AC72s in a test regatta on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. America’s Cup Race Management has offered Emirates Team New Zealand, holders Oracle Racing and Italy’s Luna Rossa Challenge … Continue reading

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Catamaran Tours of Niagara River, Erie Canal Could Come this Summer

There may be a new buzz on the waters of the Niagara River this summer. If approved by the Tonawanda Common Council May 1, CraigCat Boats of Niagara will offer self-guided tours on their E2 Elite catamarans. The two-person craft … Continue reading

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