Cruising – Monday, December 19, 2016
Monday, December 19, 2016   

Around the world record - Maxi-Trimaran 'Sodebo' - Day 43

 Around the world record - Maxi-Trimaran 'Sodebo' - Day 43 Sailing on the North Atlantic, Thomas Coville FRA attacks the final 3'000 nm of his round-the-world record attempt with a 2'300 nm advantage on the existing record. He will probably finish next Saturday and the theme is now 'handle with care' to bring the stressed multihull safely over the home stretch.
The race tracker and the daily news.
Cruising – Sunday, December 18, 2016
Sunday, December 18, 2016   

Around the world record - Maxi-Trimaran 'Sodebo' - Day 43

 Around the world record - Maxi-Trimaran 'Sodebo' - Day 43 Pushed by the southern trade winds, Thomas Coville FRA crossed the Equator during the past night with his Maxi-Trimaran 'Sodebo'. 2'159 nm (roughly 6 days) is the advantage on the existing record and with only 3'300 nm to sail, he is about to establish a fabulous new record time, provided he will not be hit by an incident.
The race tracker and the latest news.
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Cruising – Thursday, November 24, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 3

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 3 Last Sunday, 210 teams started in Las Palmas on Gran Canaria ESP to the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers direction St-Lucia in the Caribbeans. The trade winds are lighter this year and the teams can run in gently with a 12 kn breeze. The fast racers have already taken the leading positions with the 88-Foot Maxi 'Rambler' of George David USA followed by the VOR70 'Trifork' of Jens Dolmer MLT. No major incidents happened so far in the moderate conditions. Bad luck only for the German 'Noah' team of Alexander Grefrath GER, who had to be evaquated from their boat sinking.
The race tracker and the daily news.
Thursday, November 24, 2016   

Race for Water - the 2017-2021 Program

 Race for Water - the 2017-2021 Program Last week, the 'Race for Water Foundation' published its program for the next five years. With their Solar-Catamaran, they will round the globe in five legs to draw the attention on environmental problems in and off the Sea. The first leg will lead from France across the Atlantic Ocean to the Bermudas. Acting as an ambassador boat for the programme, “Race for Water” will serve as an educational platform, travelling laboratory and a working demonstration of Clean-tech innovations.
The report.
Cruising – Thursday, February 11, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016   

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 Advertise on our website ! During the past 11 years since our sailing web platform has been launched, it has emerged as the most important news media for nautics interested individuals in Switzerland. Almost 100'000 Swiss sailors have contacted our pages in the past year.
Advertising on our pages can be booked at very competitive conditions. In addition to banner promotion in various formats, it is also possible to order anytime sponsored content in our news for US$ 300. We look forward to informing you in detail.
Cruising – Friday, February 5, 2016
Friday, February 5, 2016   

Ocean Youth Sailing -an ambitious Swiss project

 Ocean Youth Sailing -an ambitious Swiss project The Ocean Youth Sailing Association, a Club of young sailors, plans to build an ocean-worthy 13,5-meter catamaran in the next two years, that shoud allow over 1'600 youth to experience ocean sailing in the next ten years. Two initiators present the project in a video. Donators shalll finance the project and the budget of CHF 120'000 CHF for the construction of the multihull is already 75% covered. The remaining CUF 30'000 shall be collected with a Crowd-Funding-campaign. Participation highly recommended !
More information on the project website.
Friday, February 5, 2016   

News von Pitter Yachtcharter - Innovation Award for the projekt NauticAlliance

 News von Pitter Yachtcharter - Innovation Award for the projekt NauticAlliance Another new member for the NauticAlliance ! Founded by Pitter Yacht-Charter and Gena Yacht&Charter with the objective to unite competent and reliable yachting industry enterprises, such as yacht dealers, service and charter companies, NauticAlliance expands its international network more and more. After the entry of the large British Bavaria yacht dealer Clipper Marine early this year, the well-known Swedish dealer Bavia Yacht AB has joined the union as a new member as well. Nautic Alliance has received the Innovation Award at the Boot Düsseldorf a few days ago for this international initiative. The [ILK=689]Communiqué[/ILK].
Cruising – Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   

News from Pitter Yachtcharter - the Regatta Calendar 2016

 News from Pitter Yachtcharter - the Regatta Calendar 2016 The Regatta Calendar 2016 on the Adriatic Sea provided by Pitter Yacht-Charter is again full of highlights:
- Kornati Cup (April) - The multinational classic regatta at the begin of the season, and with 100 yachts starting the most popular charter regatta of the Adria, an ideal event also for newcomers and leisure sailors, with easy-going social events as well as short- and mid-distance races, starting in Biograd across the pittoresque Kornati archipelago.
- Business Cup (May) - The competition-oriented combination of sail racing and business networking, with dynamic short races off Biograd, with and without spinnakers in several one-design classes.
- Austrian National Offshore Championship (October) - A high-level international event off Biograd, open for yachts with and without spinnaker in one-design-classes with national recognition, as well as an open class without spi.
- Croatia Coast Cup (October) - An interesting mid-distance regatta at season closing from Biograd to Rovinj (Istria) and back. Two legs of 105 miles each with stopover in Rovinj, for two one-design classes and an open class with and without spinnaker.
Find all details on the Pitter Yacht-Charter website.
Cruising – Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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