Hemisphere: The World’s Largest Catamaran with Divine Luxury

Updated Dec 2011

It’s tough to understand the meaning of luxury if you are talking about the super lavish, prolific, and elegant catamaran. Denoting its name as the world’s largest sailboat, Hemisphere is ready to prove itself with 145ft length and marvellous design. This superyacht has opened a new door for others. Hence, one can think of rediscovering other super-cool models. Continue reading

Golden Opportunity: Half Price Rig Checks Till Month End

Readers and subscribers of Yachting Monthly have a golden opportunity!

During the Southampton Boat Show which is just four days away from now, the readers of Yachting Monthly can get a hull for half the standard price and rig inspections from Hamble Yacht Services.

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Emerging hotbed of piracy – West Africa

Updated Dec 2011

A Cyprus tanker disappeared recently near the waters off West Africa. Almost 18 vessels have been hijacked in these waters in this year, while no such cases were indicated last year. Statistics suggest that it is fast emerging as a hotbed of piracy. Continue reading

Sailors fight tooth and nail to clinch the ISAF Nations Cup Grand title

 

US Sailing Team

Credit: Pxfuel

Hundreds of world-class sailors have gathered from Tuesday, 13 to participate in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Nations Cup Grand Final at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the USA which will host races in both open and women’s categories. From 13-18 September, the final will see some tough competition between racers who have fought themselves through regional rounds that started in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on 24 March. Continue reading

Attessa IV: The Largest Yacht Swanks Glimmer and Shimmer

Updated Feb 2012

One of North America’s largest yachts ‘Attessa IV’ shows off all the glimmers and shimmers of high profile classy and lavish lifestyles. It not only has several guest cabins and dining salons but it also swanks a swimming pool and two helipads.

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Blind Man Challenges the Seas on an Around-The-World Sail

The heart-stirring story of Dennis Howard might inspire many other physically challenged people to face stimulating situations that otherwise they would have thought as impossible. Dennis had decided to sail the world in a 20-feet boat despite being legally blind. The 62-year old guy has sailed the waters of nearly all oceans until his eyes were blinded by glaucoma. Continue reading