Category Archives: Adventure

Francis Joyon Shatters North Atlantic Record

In his quest to beat the North Atlantic record, Francis Joyon on board IDEC, has smashed Thomas Coville’s 2008 record by 16 hours, 34 minutes and 30 seconds. Joyon completed his journey in a time of 5 days, 2 hours, 56 … Continue reading

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And He’s Off!

Francis Joyon initiated his attempt to smash the outright solo sailing record this morning at 09:15:20 hrs UTC (11:15:20hrs CET). In order to beat the current record of 5 days, 19 hours, 30 minutes and 40 seconds held since July … Continue reading

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Solar-Powered Catamaran Sets Sail on Global Journey

Cheaper, more efficient and more powerful than ever before, global consumers are turning to solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to provide clean, renewable, local electrical power for their homes. Adding significantly to the growing portion of America’s electricity generated from solar … 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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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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M-32 Wakeboarding in Miami

Well, this looks like fun! A Marstom’s M-32 takes a friend for a ride in Miami. As if sailing cats wasn’t already enough fun. What’s your favorite water sport/multi-hull sailing combination? Image Credits: ImagesbyMarco.com

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What Does it Take to Get PlanetSolar Across the Gulf of Aden?

The crew of Turanor PlanetSolar, the largest solar-powered yacht on the planet and aiming to be the first to complete a circumnavigation, now break their radio silence to give the story of their trepidatious journey through the Gulf of Aden. … Continue reading

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How Crazy was the Ride on Banque Populaire’s Record Breaking Voyage? (VIDEO)

Wanna know what it’s like to go full speed around the world? Check out this record breaking video from Banque Populaire’s Jules Verne Trophy winning voyage.

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