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.
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.
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.
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.
A brand new research program being operated by Royal National Lifeboat Institution is telling yacht sailors to share their mental attitude towards safety and risk, as well as the ways they take part in the sport.
The research, backed by Maritime and Coastguard Agency as well as Royal Yachting Association, would look at what actuates sailors, how often they go to ocean, their training and experience, awareness of probable hazards as well as the usage of safety equipment and procedures.
The signs of New Zealand making it to the next America’s Cup are looking quite good after the boss Grant Dalton gave thumbs up in his interview.
The head of the New Zealand team said that they are looking forward for the event and they are also hopeful about the Volvo Ocean Race campaign. He has taken some time for himself to get the funds for the competition for the year 2014/15. The total amount still left to collect is $27 million for the New Zealand team.
A new design named as the Jet Capsule has been introduced by the Lazzarini Design Studio in Rome. The Jet capsule is, in simple words, a boat that measures 25 feet. The team from Lazzarini Design Studio feels, the 25 feet boat can serve a lot of purposes. From being a tender to a day trip launch it is capable of a lot of things.
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Yachting Partners International has staged the second YPI Yacht Builders Seminar at the Monaco Yacht Club.
Following the success of the Feadship reunion last year, the company took the event as an opportunity to introduce those in attendance to FIPA Italiana Yachts. The Italian ship builder has been in operation since the 1970s but has remained a family-run business.
Yacht builders say the demands of their super-rich customers are becoming increasingly eccentric. Clients demanded two helipads on one yacht, giant room-sized freezer compartments and even recording studios and operating theatres on others. “Nothing is unusual any more,” Mr Breman said. “We see ourselves as part of the entertainment business. We will do anything so long as it is not illegal or nautically questionable,” he added.
The Netherlands-based Diana Yacht Design has designed a 33.5m yacht named Jericho, which combines luxury and comfort.
The Jericho yacht with steel hull and aluminum superstructure is Diana Yacht Design’s latest project. In an attempt to offer a more elegant shape, the firm has offered more curvature in the profile view.