First Aussie Women Skipper in Clipper Race

Wendy Tuck- the name rings a bell for many Australian skippers. Yes, she is the woman who has taken Oprah Winfrey and Russell Crowe sailing in Sydney Harbour and now will be looking for another feather in cap after being announced as the first Australian woman to skipper in the world famous race which sets sail from the UK this August. Continue reading

US to Build Drone Submarines to Track Enemy Vessels

A drone submarine reportedly under development by the US military

American military looks forward to developing unmanned submarine – Drones, which will track and case underwater vessels of rival nations in oceans. Continue reading

Beijing Waterway Prepares to Welcome Luxury Yachts

Subsequent to the agreement signed between the Beijing Jing Cheng River Basin Tourism Development Inc. and the Beijing Jing Cheng Long Mai Yacht Club Inc., a fleet of luxury yachts will be shuttled on the 10 km Kunyu River, which flows southward from the Summer Place into the city centre of Beijing. Continue reading

Alphaland to Build P2Billion Yacht Club

On 7th November 2012, Alphaland Corp. announced its idea of constructing a P2-Billion yacht club, which will cater as the centrepiece of its premium self-concentrated seaside community – the Bay City. Continue reading

Prada’s Luxury Yacht Sets Sail

For a 2013 historic sailing race – the America’s Cup taking place in San Francisco, Miuccia PRADA and Patrioizo Bertelli look forward to invest € 40 million in the making of a luxury yacht. Continue reading

Maine Boat Builder Launches a Custom-built yacht for a Solo-Sailor

Kiwi Spirit, the 63-foot cruising yacht built by Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Company, hovered just above high tide Nov. 1 before slipping into the St. George River and a life of competitive sailing. (Photos by Lynda Clancy)

A Maine boat builder especially made a custom-built yacht designed by Farr Yacht Designs for a Florida man planning a solo-sail around the world. Continue reading

Superyacht Designed by Apple’s Steve Jobs Revealed

Steve Jobs reportedly spent years designing his super yacht Venus

After the death of Steve Jobs, his family helped launch the superyacht designed by the technocrat, in the Netherlands. Continue reading

Multihull Solutions Catamarans Nominated for 2012 Boat of the Year

Multihull Solutions has nominees from three of the international shipyards it represents including Catana, Fountaine Pajot and NEEL Trimarans

For the prestigious 2013 Cruising World Boat of the Year Awards, Multihull Solutions four models have been nominated.

The event is hosted by Cruising World and Sailing World Magazines, which recognizes and honors the best new sailboat models introduced to the North American market. In the 2012 annual awards, 24 boats were nominated across seven categories. Continue reading