• Theme: Sailing

    It’s still a competition between sailing yachts, but the America’s Cup may soon belong to the flying contest category. In 2017, in Bermuda, it is expected that the participating yachts in the next edition of the America’s Cup will be able to race 100% foilborne. “It’s a new world,” explained Ken Read to the America’s...

    As one of Italy’s professional hydrofoil collectors, lac de Garde once again found its waters breezed over by international competitors during the Foiling Week (TFW) in July 2016. A full week dedicated to the latest technologies, the event brought together the world’s top racers and most influential designers in order...

    Boats that change to adapt to the people sailing them have the potential to please a diverse group of yachties. A daysailer doesn’t need three double bed cabins, a fishing boat doesn’t need a lot of seats while a taxi boat doesn’t need a galley. Innovative yacht builders now offer the opportunity of customising...

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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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    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...