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Volvo Ocean Race Video: Building The Future : Sailmix

Volvo Ocean Race Video: Building The Future : Sailmix | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
The Volvo Ocean 65 starts an epic road trip across Europe. All the big pieces are heading to England for assembly and everything's on a tight schedule.
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john the crowd--go sailing! - sailing news digest: Vendée Globe ...

So says one of the leading yacht designers for the Vendée Globe, a race that has been blighted with a disastrous series of keel and mast failures. Designers involved despair that the class - executive and skippers ...
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Team break world speed sailing record - Daily Echo

Team break world speed sailing record - Daily Echo | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Team break world speed sailing recordDaily EchoSince their previous attempts the team have been working on making the boat faster but crucially more stable.
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AC72 design: making it all hang together | Emirates Team New ...

AC72 design: making it all hang together | Emirates Team New ... | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
We think the story offers an interesting insight into the AC72 design process. Part 1 of his report: As the 34th America's Cup draws nearer, the development of the America's Cup 72 catamaran moves into overdrive.
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New Olympic Multihull Nacra 17 – Update - Sail World

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Sail WorldNew Olympic Multihull Nacra 17 – UpdateSail World...
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Record fleet underway - The Daily Sail

Record fleet underway - The Daily Sail | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Australian Mitch Booth, skipper of the 42ft Kuka Light cut a relaxed figure before the start: “Our boat is made to be as fast as possible, but small. It's a powerful boat with a rotating rig. As long as we're not going upwind too ...
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Gamesa reaches Les Sables d'Olonne | The Daily Sail

Gamesa reaches Les Sables d'Olonne | The Daily Sail | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
“We had a really good range of conditions, sailing in full Vendée mode, fully loaded with spares and food and we pressed the boat pretty hard. We were just footing a lot of the time, not hard on the wind, and then had some fast ...
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Sailing: Fast time likely for Classic yacht race - Northern Advocate

Sailing: Fast time likely for Classic yacht race - Northern Advocate | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Sailing: Fast time likely for Classic yacht raceNorthern AdvocateA good weather forecast means there is a chance that TeamVodafoneSailing will break the record again in this year's Coastal Classic Auckland to Russell Yacht Race, when it starts this...
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72-Foot Oracle Racer Crashes - Product Design & Development

72-Foot Oracle Racer Crashes - Product Design & Development | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Product Design & Development72-Foot Oracle Racer CrashesProduct Design & DevelopmentIn this photo taken Tuesday Oct.
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Kiteboarders make mark in sailing — quickly - Boston Globe

Kiteboarders make mark in sailing — quickly - Boston Globe | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeKiteboarders make mark in sailing — quicklyBoston GlobePleskunas and other designers try to maximize the size of kites while making them lighter and stiffer, easier to control. The difference is in the amount of resources that go into it.
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Catamaran Racing, News & Design: F18 & AC45 Racing @Newport

Catamaran Racing, News & Design: F18 & AC45 Racing @Newport | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
With the excitement for multihull sailing being generated by the new format for the 34th America's Cup and the America's Cup World Series, our fleet felt the ACWS Newport was an outstanding opportunity to show off the thrill ...
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l'Hydroptère.ch sustains damage during new record attempt | VSail ...

l'Hydroptère.ch sustains damage during new record attempt | VSail ... | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
... July 2012 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: l'Hydroptère.ch] l'Hydroptère.ch sustained damage this afternoon while attempting to break Lake Geneva's Ruban Bleu, the speed record around the lake from and back to Geneva, over 66 miles.
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Life at the extreme - The Volvo Ocean Race - Limerick Post

Life at the extreme - The Volvo Ocean Race - Limerick Post | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Limerick PostLife at the extreme - The Volvo Ocean RaceLimerick PostIt's a Volvo Open 70 racing yacht and it's the fastest monohull sailboat on the planet.
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Prince de Bretagne maxi trimaran christened, Destremau sailing news video

Prince de Bretagne maxi trimaran christened, Destremau sailing news video | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Destremau Sailing News have uploaded this video of the Prince De Bretagne Maxi christening.  In English for us non multilingual types.
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Vendee Globe - Advancements made as skippers' fight continues - Sail World

Vendee Globe - Advancements made as skippers' fight continues - Sail World | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Sail WorldVendee Globe - Advancements made as skippers' fight continuesSail WorldThe break has surprised experts within and out of Beyou's team because the jack is made of titanium and designed to bear weights up to 120 tons while, on Maître CoQ,...
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The adventure interview: Alex Thomson - Telegraph.co.uk

The adventure interview: Alex Thomson - Telegraph.co.uk | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukThe adventure interview: Alex ThomsonTelegraph.co.uk... to Costa Rica. I broken the mono-hull Transatlantic world speed record on one of the crossings. ...
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9 Fantastic Foiling Boats - uk.boats.com

9 Fantastic Foiling Boats - uk.boats.com | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
The record-breaking giant foiling multihull Hydroptere is in a foiling class of its own. designed by France's Alain Thebault she was developed from a series of boats developed since the early 1990s. Hydroptere in ...
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Catamaran Racing, News & Design: G32 Flying 32 Cat Explained ...

Catamaran Racing, News & Design: G32 Flying 32 Cat Explained ... | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
GC32, Martin Fischer, Great Cup Catamaran, foiling cat.
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US Multihull Championship Comes to Pensacola

2012 US Multihull Championship Comes to Pensacola in November - http://t.co/VcRJEh3M...
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john the crowd--go sailing! - sailing news digest: America's Cup ...

Mr Adams spent most of his life in Sydney and became well known not only for designing Helsal, record-setting line-honours winner of the 1973 Sydney-Hobart yacht race, but also the eponymous Adams 10 metre-class yacht." America's Cup Catamaran...
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Extreme Sailing Series: opening day in Nice cancelled | Racing ...

Extreme Sailing Series: opening day in Nice cancelled | Racing ... | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
As we were about to start racing, the wind jumped up to 25 to 30 knots with two metre breaking waves, so we postponed and sent the fleet back to the dock. Several boats sustained minor damage in the boat breaking waves, ...
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J-24 Sailboat Converted to a Trimaran

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Our small tri friend Stefano M. sent me links to the following YouTube videos. They feature a J-24 sailboat converted into full-blown trimaran.
The sailor(s) responsible for this appear to have done a fine job.
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US Sailing's 2012 US Multihull Championship - BYM News (press release)

US Sailing's 2012 US Multihull ChampionshipBYM News (press release)The US Multihull Championship is a US Sailing National Championship event.
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Multihull Pioneer Jim Brown Interviews Proa Sailor & Cruiser Lew McGregor

Multihull Pioneer Jim Brown Interviews Proa Sailor & Cruiser Lew McGregor | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
In this audio excerpt, Jim Brown interviews longtime proa sailor and cruiser Lew McGregor. Here Lew talks about how he first got attracted to proas.
Lew extensively sailed his cruising proa, which he’d named “Simba,” for over 20 years.
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Oman sails into history in first transatlantic yacht race - CNN

Oman sails into history in first transatlantic yacht race - CNN | sailboat designs | Scoop.it
Oman sails into history in first transatlantic yacht raceCNNAn Omani yacht has made history by becoming the first Arabic yacht to cross the Atlantic Ocean during the KRYS Ocean Race. ...
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