In the world of luxury yachts Lili is a new addition offered by Imperial Yachts. It is a Limited Edition 180 design version that was delivered recently at the Dutch yard Amels. It was christened at the yards before it was delivered and the name has caught the fancy of many.
The yacht was sold a year before, in April 2016, and the company overlooked construction of the same as the boat is part of the collection of Amel’s Limited Edition 180 series. The boat would now head out to Norway. This would be the first voyage chartered by the vessel. The boat would spend the winter season in the waters of the Indian Ocean around Thailand. Continue reading Limited Edition Luxury Yacht
Four upcoming and young sailors from Te Anau have got the opportunity to receive advices on sailing from Sir Russell Coutts.
The names of the boys are Twins Josh, Will Hamilton, Zac Pearson and Jack White. These four guys have been selected to participate in the NZ Winter O’pen Cup. The tournament is going to take place in Auckland on Manly Sailing Club in July.
Continue reading Southland Sailors Get Training Time With Sir Russell Coutts
Lease extension was requested by National Sailing Hall of Fame before, but it does not seem to have given them requisite time as they have put in a request again. It appears that they need more time to raise the requisite funds in order to complete the City Dock building that is planned, a 12000 square foot structure.
Continue reading Lease Extension For National Sailing Hall Of Fame
Only ten days have let out in the beginning of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and thus all the participants are busy in giving final touch to their boats as well as to game.
Continue reading Rolex Sydney Hobart Preparations On Swing
The one person keelboat, the 2.4 Norlin OD, promises thrills and spills everywhere and 2016 Rio Paralympics will be no different. There will be a host of challengers at Rio to win the coveted gold medal.
The Rio Paralympics will be flooded with 2.4 Norlin OD world champions, sailing, world cup winners, new comers and Paralympics gold medalist.
Continue reading Rio Promises Action
There is a sailing simulator coming up that will help sailors to get through the freezing winters.
Indeed, traveling the oceans, offers a thrill that attracts millions across continents and cultures. There are so many sailing events and adventures that people embark upon.
These comprise of westward journeys to a new world as well as harrowing quests to reach the poles or to circle the globe. However, sailing the blue expanses of waters is always linked with the thrill of discovery and adventure.
Continue reading New Sailing Simulator Program
With the Rio Olympics ready to begin in a few days, most teams that are participating in the world sailing category are either on their way to the event or are sitting at home, hoping to prepare for the next Olympic event that will come up next year.
Continue reading Waters Of Guanabara Bay
Lee Parkhill, the Canadian Laser sailor, capped off this season at the site of the Rio Olympics 2016.
The Aquece Rio Olympic Test Event is the ultimate test for sailors expecting to represent their nation on the biggest international sporting stage in 2016. Fresh off his most recent Pan Am Games bronze medal, Lee sailed a spectacular regatta in spite of some setbacks in the list on the last day of qualifying.
Continue reading Lee Parkhill is the Sailor of the Month for Sail Canada
Two maxi-trimarans that began their journey on 22nd November in an attempt to get their hands on the Jules Verne Trophy ended with nothing in hand.
The battlers were the 40 meter maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2, captained by Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard, and Francis Joyon’s 31.5 meter maxi-trimaran IDEC SPORT. They sought to have the award claimed by Loïck Peyron and his magnificent crew on Banque Populaire V (which is now Spindrift 2) in January 2012.
Continue reading Two maxi-trimarans fails to claim Jules Verne Trophy
On Sunday, a dismasted yacht in the Channel had quite a bit of luck after on board passengers on a Brittany Ferries ship saw a vessel in distress. The Mont St Michael had been going to Portsmouth from Caen and was three-forth of the way in its journey when a passenger is thought to have alarmed the yacht captain at around 5 pm.
Continue reading Dismasted yacht helped by Brittany Ferries