Category Archives: Marine

Volvo Race – Scallywag into lead

By | February 19, 2018

Previous Volvo leaders team AkzoNobel have got stuck in a cloud allowing Scallywag to pass them further west. The rest of the fleet has also compressed on the two leaders. For the second consecutive doldrums crossing, Scallywag has made significant gains to grab the lead. At 07:00 UTC on Sunday morning, the Hong Kong based… Read More »

Join the YDSA Annual London Conference

By | February 19, 2018

British Marine members are invited to attend the Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association’s Annual London Conference, being held onboard RS Hispaniola on Thursday 8 March. This year British Marine members will be able to attend at the YDSA members rate of £125.00. British Marine members must state their membership at point of booking to ensure… Read More »

Heesen announces the delivery of 98th superyacht

By | February 16, 2018

Dutch superyacht builder Heesen Yachts has announced the delivery of 50m motoryacht VanTom, bringing the shipyard’s fleet ever closer to its 100th delivery. The new superyacht is the sixth yacht in Heesen’s popular 50m semi-displacement range designed by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. Now, with 10 yachts under construction, what do the next few years… Read More »

Allen Brothers at the 2018 RYA Dinghy Show

By | February 16, 2018

There are new product launches, personal appearances by Team Allen sailors and on-stand promotions for visitors to the Allen stand, C82, at this year’s RYA Dinghy Show, March 03-04, Alexandra Palace, London. At 10:30am on the Class Association Stage in the Great Hall, the results of the 2017 Allen Performance Challenge will be announced as… Read More »

Match Race Super League

By | February 15, 2018

After a break of several years, a revived Match Race Grand Prix will take place again in Switzerland. Match Race Switzerland ranks as a new event of the Match Race Super League between renowned events such as Match Race Germany, the Internationaux de France, the Oakcliff International Match Race (USA), and the Kingdom Match Race… Read More »

Dee Caffari meets the Sea Nymph

By | February 15, 2018

In October 2017, two sailors from Hawaii and a dog were rescued by the US Navy from their cruising sail boat, ‘Sea Nymph’, 1000 miles off the coast of Japan after drifting at sea for nearly five months in their damaged boat, and abandoning their vessel in the process. Four months later, Turn the Tide… Read More »