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Mark Your Calendars: KRYS Ocean Race

Since the start of the 20th century, very few recurrent crewed races have sailed this legendary eastbound course across the North Atlantic. Thanks to the willingness of a handful of men and partners, the KRYS OCEAN RACE, a crewed race … Continue reading

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Calling All Do-Gooders!

The 2012 Interlux® Waterfront Challenge is underway and community organizations should apply now. A total of $50,000 will be awarded by Interlux in October to recognize projects undertaken this year that create sustainable waterfront environmental improvements in their communities. The … Continue reading

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Catamarans: Helping Surfers Around the World

A group of Portuguese surfers has been surfing waves with the helping hand of catamarans, in the River Tejo, in Lisbon, Portugal. On rush hour, the flat waters of Tejo get a very special two-foot swell, in rather unusual conditions: … Continue reading

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High-Tech Multihull Controlled Via iPad

This gives a whole new meaning to “there’s an app for that”! The pictures look awesome, but we’d like to see this thing in action. Looking at cool concept designs for super yachts may be fun, but nothing beats the … Continue reading

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D35 Ladycat Changes Look, Crew

Dona Bertarelli’s Decision 35 catamaran, Ladycat (SUI10) is changing her look and crew for the 2012 Lake Léman Vulcain Trophy multihull competition season. The catamaran has moved from hot pink to black, bronze and green, with a strong graphic design … Continue reading

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60-Foot Catamaran Designed to be a “Green” Workhorse

It didn’t quite have the opulence of the launch of the Titanic, but there were still plenty of claps and cheers as a monster of a boat set sail from a Canvey, England boatyard. The 60-foot prototype catamaran – the … Continue reading

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Outteridge Perfect for Fast-Paced AC

With its fast catamarans, the newfangled America’s Cup is a perfect fit for young adrenaline junkie Nathan Outteridge. Just 26 and headed for his second Olympics in the 49er class, the Australian will make his debut as Team Korea’s skipper … Continue reading

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Charter the World’s Most Expensive Cat – For a Good Cause

By Julia Jacobo, Haute Living The most expensive and largest luxury sailing catamaran in the world, the Hemisphere, is now up for charter. In an auction by Charitybuzz, 10 bidders will have the opportunity to hire the Hemisphere for a … Continue reading

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