Archive for Multihull

Waves

Jul 16, 2009 3 Comments by

Greetings yachties, This thread is all about waves, how they are formed, how they travel and how they destroy. Enjoy   What is a wave? We use the word wave in everyday conversation to refer to ocean, light, sound, or earthquake waves. But what do all of these seemingly different phenomena have in common, and […]

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Ice Part 2

Jul 08, 2009 2 Comments by

Part 2 Part 1 here Types of ice yachts here European Championship in Monotype-XV 1937. Monotype-XV ice yacht by Mats Åkerblad Background The Monotype-XV ice yacht was designed in 1932 by the legendary Erik von Holst of Estonia. It became popular in a very short time, and more than 200 yachts were built in but […]

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Sailing Charters around New Zealand

Jul 04, 2009 3 Comments by

more here Greetings Yachties, A collection of sailing trips around New Zealand, some for just a few hours, some overnight and some offering extended holidays. To find out more simply click on the photo and visit the sailors website, Enjoy. Handy Links Charter Guide New Zealand with over 150 NZ Charter Boats! Bay of Islands […]

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Yachting News 14th June

Jun 14, 2009 1 Comment by

Alastair Callender, of Callender Designs, has developed a radical 58m, rigid-wing superyacht concept, which will be powered from wind, solar and Hybrid Marine Power (HMP) technology from Solar Sailor Holdings Ltd. Initially aimed at an owner of an eco-friendly stance, with a non-sailing background, Soliloquy shall push the boundaries of yacht design convention as we […]

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Yachting News 13th June

Jun 13, 2009 2 Comments by

Smile, be happy! Deauville International Week was certainly born under a lucky star. 4 editions, 4 forecasts with wind, 4 forecasts with sun and 4 sessions of top quality competition. For the final day of racing, conditions were ideal once again: 2O knots of S/SW’ly to delight competitors. “It’s the first time I’ve raced in […]

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Sir Peter

Jun 12, 2009 13 Comments by

  Sir Peter Blake, 1948-2001   3,000 socks have been magically assembled this morning at Takutai Square in Auckland by Street Artist Component and Westpac NZ in the shape of hero and leader Sir Peter Blake for Red Socks Day June 29th 2012 Hi, That’s Peter holding the fish and me in the background with […]

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Sir Peter – Part 2

Jun 12, 2009 3 Comments by

Alan Sefton was a friend and colleague of Sir Peter Blake. As a journalist, Alan covered many of Blake’s races. Their working relationship continued with Team New Zealand, and blakexpeditions. Review International successes In 1952 the New Zealand Yachting Federation was formed to prepare for the Melbourne Olympic Games, and to administer the national classes. […]

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Yachting News 2nd June

Jun 02, 2009 2 Comments by

Greetings Yachties, As you can see there are a number of images missing. We had a little default issue over the weekend which changed the look of the Home page and dumped alot of images & logos. Thankfully Mothership have updated the code and all systems will be up and running asap. The reason is […]

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Yachting News 25th May

May 25, 2009 1 Comment by

Performance Yachts appoint Azzura Marine to build new PY-125 & PY-115 Just weeks after the highly successful trials of Performance Yacht’s PY-100 in New Zealand, the company has announced the expansion of its range and appointed Azzura Marine, the premier Australian boat builder, as constructors of the PY-115 model, and its new flagship, the PY-125. […]

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Yachting News 21st May

May 21, 2009 1 Comment by

New Shaw 30 canter Images from Boat Slut first sail more here more Sailing Anarchy interviews here Katie Miller Picks up Another Sponsor for OSTAR Race. May 21, 2009 Filed under Business, OSTAR, United Kingdom Katie Miller has added more sponsors to her OSTAR campaign. In addition to title sponsor bluQube, Katie will be supported […]

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