• Kristina Muller

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    Everyone who has ever set foot on a yacht knows that the variety of systems—be they for navigation, entertainment or propulsion—can be overwhelming. To manage them, NMEA2000 databus networks have become a common solution. Garmin, Furuno, Raymarine and all the other main manufacturers of marine electronics offer them....

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    A 30-feet yacht surprised visitors at the Boot 2016 in Düsseldorf: The L30, developed by former Olympic sailor and Volvo Ocean Race participant Rodion Luka, designed by Andrej Justin and built by OCEAN TEC in Slovenia. NauticExpo talked to Rodion Luka about the eye-catching cruiser-racer, whose first sea trials...

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    Plug and Play is an IT notion that perfectly describes Save Marine’s new H240 hydrogenerator. Weighing only ten kilograms, it can easily be mounted to the stern of small to medium-sized sailboats. The faster the boat goes, the more power the H240 generates. This ranges from 100 Watts at a speed of five knots to 250 W...

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    The RM1270 is anything but a traditional sailing yacht. Her fresh, spacious layout just brought her NauticExpo’s 2016 i-NOVO DESIGN Award. Designed by Marc Lombard and built by RM FORA Marine, this vessel enhances the performance, design and comfort of the earlier RM1260. The bow is inverted, stretching the waterline...

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    No more generator noise to ruin the sunset at the anchorage and an end to regular stops at the fuel dock. The Solarwave 62 received NauticExpo’s i-NOVO ECO Award for this promising future. The 62 is the latest in a line of fully autonomous all-electric catamarans produced by the Swiss company Solarwave and Turkish...

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    Inflation technology has successfully conquered beach life. Yesterday it was just the rubber boat. Today watersports enthusiasts routinely use inflatable kite sails and SUP boards. Now, leading kitesurf and sail makers North Kiteboarding and NorthSails have developed the first inflatable windsurfing rig, with the...