Sailing Robot to Start Sailing Around the World Soon

Saildrone is a wind powered autonomous vehicle. Credit: Saildrone

Saildrone is a wind-powered autonomous vehicle. Credit: Saildrone

Off the coast of Alaska across the turbulent surface of Bering Sea, two self-sailing ships sail on with the traces like a lawn mower style path on the water. Richard Jenkins and Dylan Owens are the two engineering brains behind these sailing robots. Continue reading

Most Expensive sailboats in the world

Sunny days won’t last long, soak up as much sun as you can, and the most adventurous way to do so is to board a ship and set sail. So start saving your money to take the voyage, so what they are a bit expensive, they are totally worth it.

Credit: Creative Commons/GregCovey

Credit: Creative Commons/GregCovey

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Sailing Reinstated For The Paralympic Games

Some April Fools jokes are funnier than others. The latest offering from Scuttlebutt Sailing News goes into the “not at all funny” pile. The premise of the “joke” is that sailing has been reinstated for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, and that new boats will be required for the event. 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