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Loads of amenity - Goes like a cut cat
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
As the first Cure 55 steps closer to being splashed it looked more like a Purosangue to me As the first Cure 55 steps ever closer to being splashed, I could not help thinking that it was a lot like the Ferrari Purosangue. More space than your typical two-seat hypercar, yet with the punch to dispatch distances and pretenders with complete ease.
Posted on 16 May
Donna Mohr and Jon Hamilton on the 70th annual Mug
by David Schmidt
A Q&A with Donna Mohr and Jon Hamilton on the 70th annual Mug Race Sail-World checked in with Donna Mohr and Jon Hamilton, who serve as race organizers, via email, to learn more about this 38-nautical-mile river race.
Posted on 1 May
IMA Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series concludes
by James Boyd / International Maxi Association
Allegra claims inaugural series by a point The first running of the International Maxi Association's Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series concluded on Sunday with the end of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival held out of Nanny Cay, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands.
Posted on 9 Apr
Oldest videos of racing catamarans
by Magnus Smith
We start in 1965, covering Hobie, Shearwater, Prindle and C Class, then the Worrell 1000 We delve into the past, and round-up all the videos which show racing catamarans, including Hobie cats, Shearwaters, Prindles and C Class, from the 1960s to the 90s. Plus some Worrell 1000 history.
Posted on 7 Apr
IMA Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series finale preview
by James Boyd / International Maxi Association
Two horse race as the series heads for its BVI conclusion Next week the International Maxi Association's inaugural Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series (CMMS) has its deciding event in the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, taking place out of Nanny Cay, Tortola.
Posted on 29 Mar
Smart circumnavigation: Lagoon 440 Catamaran Impi
by Cyclops Marine
Meet Brent and Ana, last year's winners of the Cyclops Marine Magic Number video competition Meet Brent and Ana. Last year, they won our Magic Number video competition. Since then they've completed their first circumnavigation onboard their Lagoon 440 Catamaran 'Impi'. Now they're getting ready for their second!
Posted on 26 Mar
Transatlantic Race 2025 to allow autopilots
by New York Yacht Club
Aiming to ease crew concerns It's the middle of a foggy night in the North Atlantic. The breeze is fickle and there is nary a star or landsight by which to guide the yacht.
Posted on 14 Mar
New IMA Mediterranean Maxi Multihull Challenge
by James Boyd / International Maxi Association
IMA's latest series will provide a framework and some focus for the owners of maxi multihulls To complement its recently announced IMA Caribbean Maxi Multihull Series, the International Maxi Association is to hold its first IMA Mediterranean Maxi Multihull Challenge in 2024.
Posted on 6 Mar
What's Your Magic Number? Lagoon 440 'Impi'
by Cyclops Marine
Winning video comes from Brent and Ana, a couple sailing around the world Our Magic Number Competition asked Cyclops sailors to share a short, engaging, fun video that showcases a magic Cyclops load number that helps them excel.
Posted on 6 Oct 2023
The big show and sailing (Cannes)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
For some, going yachting means sticks, rags, and spray in your face It depends on where you live and grew up. For some, going yachting means sticks, rags, and spray in your face. Conversely, for so many others, the term yachting describes large vessels, parties, luncheons, tenders, small ports where booking is essential
Posted on 7 Sep 2023
Juana Rudzki on the 33rd annual Juana Good Time Re
by David Schmidt
A Q&A with Juana Rudzki on the 33rd annual Juana Good Time Regatta I checked in with Juana Rudzki, the founder and former event chair of Juana Good Time Regatta, via email, to learn more about this fun-minded multihull regatta.
Posted on 6 Sep 2023
Going big. Going bold. Going in style (and green)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
A far-reaching conversation with Sunreef's Global Sales Director, Simon Turner Hilariously, as a conversation about colour, boating and green itself are not usually good bedfellows. Then again, we talk about greenies coming over the deck, so go figure...
Posted on 5 Sep 2023
Hamilton Island Race Week - IRC Downhill Start
by Bow Caddy Media
IRC classes and trailables start in Dent Passage Day Five at Hamilton Island Race Week saw the IRC classes and trailables start in Dent Passage. It was another fast downhill run for the starters in Dent Passage as they headed off in the Whitsunday Passage on another Island Race.
Posted on 26 Aug 2023
Hamilton Island Race Week - Prix d'Elegance Parade
by Bow Caddy Media
HIRW 2023 and the battle in Dent Passage on Day Four - videos by Bow Caddy Media The customary Prix d'Elegance in two categories; Best Presented Crew and Boat, as well as Best Themed Boat. Also, starts for all in Dent Passage.
Posted on 25 Aug 2023
Hamilton Island Race Week - Battle in Dent Passage
by Bow Caddy Media
HIRW 2023 and the battle in Dent Passage on Day Three - video by Bow Caddy Media Bow Caddy Media were there for Day Three, which saw all the fleet commence racing in Dent Passage outside the Hamilton Island Yacht Club.
Posted on 23 Aug 2023
New England 100: 100 miles of endurance racing
by NAASA
36 sailors competed in this test of athleticism, determination, and nerve around Narragansett Bay Last weekend, catamaran sailors took to Narragansett Bay for 2 days and 100 miles of high-speed endurance racing for the "New England 100".
Posted on 18 Aug 2023
Rolex Fastnet Race 2023 On Board Allegra
by PlanetSail
Paul Larsen puts you in the picture as to what it was really like Paul Larsen is the world's fastest sailor. He's a multihull fanatic and a great story teller and his description of Allegra's Fastnet Race is well worth a listen.
Posted on 27 Jul 2023
Rolex Fastnet Race MOCRA class
by James Boyd
Rise of the 50 footers Much of the media oxygen in this year's special 50th edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Rolex Fastnet Race will again be on the battle at the front of the fleet between the two 30m Ultime trimarans, Banque Populaire XI and SVR-Lazartigue.
Posted on 18 Jul 2023
Is the cookie cutter relevant in the digital age?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS
Please note that this is an oversimplification, but there is still plenty of reason Please note from the outset that this is an oversimplification. It does, however, serve as brilliant analogy on a number of levels.
Posted on 4 Jul 2023
2023 Hobie 20 North American Championships Q&A
by David Schmidt
We talk with Josh and Whitney Benge about the 2023 Hobie 20 North Americans Sail-World checked in with Josh and Whitney Benge, regatta chair and organizer/co-chair (respectively) of the 2023 Hobie 20 North American Championships, via email, to learn more about this exciting multihull regatta.
Posted on 15 Jun 2023
2023 Yellow Brick Regatta Q&A
by David Schmidt
We talk with Ron Holm about the Yellow Brick Regatta Sail-World checked in with Ron Holm, regatta chair of the Perry Yacht Club's 2023 Yellow Brick Regatta, via email, to learn more about this exciting beach-cat regatta.
Posted on 7 Jun 2023
Interview with Cure Marine's Director Dave Biggar
by Mark Jardine & John Curnow
We find out the latest about the Cure 55 performance cruising catamaran Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com, spoke to Dave Biggar, Director or Cure Marine, in the AIMEX Garden at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2023.
Posted on 26 May 2023
Nautitech leads with new wireless safety system
by Cyclops Marine
Doubling down on customer experience by embracing the latest wireless technology Fresh from winning the European Yacht of The Year Award in the Multihull Category, Nautitech is doubling down on customer experience by embracing the latest wireless technology.
Posted on 3 May 2023
2023 Ides of March Regatta
by David Schmidt
We talk with Scott Tuma about the 2023 Ides of March Regatta Sail-World checked in with Scott Tuma, regatta chair of the 2023 Ides of March Regatta, via email, about this exciting multihull regatta.
Posted on 22 Mar 2023
Clermont CatCall 2023 interview
by David Schmidt
We talk with Stacey Uptain-Smith about the Clermont CatCall 2023 Sail-World checked in with Stacey Uptain-Smith, president of the Clermont Sailing Center's board of directors, about the Clermont CatCall 2023, via email, to learn more about this exciting multihull regatta.
Posted on 21 Feb 2023
Cure - the prequel
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Light, strong, modern, and fast: four adjectives that sum this up Light, strong, modern, and fast. Four adjectives, and they're pretty much the total summation of the Cure Marine Custom 70 you're looking at here.
Posted on 22 Dec 2022
They come in threes
by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com
Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line, but it's all good news! Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line. It's like ‘Oh no', what's next if you're on the second, or ‘check this out' if you're looking back at all three in wonderment, if somewhat obscured by the tears in your eyes.
Posted on 30 Nov 2022
Ben Wells on the 2022 Formula Wave Class Champions
by David Schmidt
An interview with Ben Wells on the 2022 Formula Wave Class Championship Regatta I checked in with Ben Wells, president of the Formula Wave Class, via email, to learn more about this championship-level regatta.
Posted on 15 Nov 2022
Gabriela Cumbie on the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the regatta co-chair I checked in with Gabriela Cumbie, regatta co-chair of the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022, to learn more about this exciting multihull event.
Posted on 1 Nov 2022
Weymouth Speed Week 2022
by Weymouth Speed Week
50 years on, and one of the best ever Little did Sir Tim Colman (yes, he of mustard fame) and James Gregono know when they and their peers started Weymouth Speed week in 1972 to see just how fast their boats could go over the now legendary 500m course.
Posted on 27 Oct 2022
Don't just cook - Create wonderment!
by Sail LUNA
Fabiola has an ingrained love of cooking and has made endless connections with local food providers Fabiola has an ingrained love of cooking and has made endless connections with local food providers across the islands. She's explored many local markets so she can create mouthwatering dishes for her guests using her own recipes.
Posted on 24 Oct 2022
The Redfish Reach and Catamaran Conundrum
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the Commodore of the Texas City Dike Yacht Club I checked in with Roger Howard, commodore of the Texas City Dike Yacht Club, which is hosting the Redfish Reach and Catamaran Conundrum, to learn more about this exciting mid-autumn multihull regatta.
Posted on 19 Oct 2022
Juana Rudzki on the annual Juana Good Time Regatta
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the regatta chair ahead of the 32nd running of the event I checked in with Juana Rudzki, event chair of the 32nd annual Juana Good Time Regatta, via email, to learn more about this high-spirited multihull regatta.
Posted on 7 Sep 2022
HIRW 2022 | Day 3 Cruisers and Multis Video
by Bow Caddy Media
2022 Hamilton Island Race Week Day Three withe the Cruiser/Racers and the Multihulls 2022 Hamilton Island Race Week Day Three withe the Cruiser/Racers and the Multihulls
Posted on 25 Aug 2022
HIRW 2022 | Day 3 Images
by Bow Caddy Media
Lighter airs on Day 3 gave many of the crews a little more time to enjoy the island scenery Lighter airs on Day 3 gave many of the crews a little more time to look around and enjoy the island scenery, as they headed off from Dent Passage and Eastern start lines, before looping around Denman Island and returning home.
Posted on 25 Aug 2022
Prindle 50th Anniversary North American Regatta
by Chris Holley
The first meeting of the Prindles in 20 years held in Bolivar, TX June 3 to 5 of 2022, there were 19 catamarans descended on the town of Bolivar, TX. This little town can be found on the upper Texas coast just across the Houston Ship Channel from Galveston Island.
Posted on 18 Aug 2022
Multihull top 10 for the RORC Caribbean 600
by Louay Habib
A spectacular MOCRA Class with ten multihulls in action The 600-mile RORC classic will headline a Line Honours re-match for three 70-foot trimarans which went hard and fast for the line in this year's RORC Transatlantic Race.
Posted on 16 Feb 2022
VIDEO | Safety Monitoring for Your Yacht
by Cyclops Marine
Cyclops Marine's latest innovation brings highly accurate load data Cyclops Marine's latest innovation brings highly accurate load data to a new format to put cruising sailors in control in all conditions, for a safer sailing experience and ultimate peace of mind.
Posted on 4 Feb 2022
Brian Gleason on the 2022 Charlotte Harbor Regatta
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt checks in with the regatta director I checked in with Brian Gleason, regatta director of the 2022 Charlotte Harbor Regatta, to learn more about this exciting (and gloriously warm-water) One Design regatta.
Posted on 1 Feb 2022
Jason Sanchez on the 2022 Bluster on the Bay
by David Schmidt
David Schmidt interviews chair of the Hobie Class Association of North America I checked in with Jason Sanchez, chair of the Hobie Class Association of North America, via email, to learn more about the 2022 Bluster on the Bay regatta.
Posted on 11 Jan 2022
Decently Exposed
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
I had wanted more - quite a lot more, actually I had wanted more. Quite a lot more, actually. Ever since I had seen them it had been a bit like Kaa, the snake in The Jungle Book. You know: "Look into my eyes"
Posted on 6 Dec 2021
Tom Whitehurst wins U.S. Multihull Championship
by US Sailing
The largest U.S. Multihull Championship in recent history Tom Whitehurst (Pensacola, FL) won the 2021 U.S. Multihull Championship, sailed from November 1-5, and hosted by the Formula Wave Class and Corpus Christi Yacht Club.
Posted on 6 Nov 2021
U.S. Multihull Championship preview
by US Sailing
Corpus Christi Yacht Club to host the event next week Last but certainly not least in the 2021 US Sailing Championship Season, Corpus Christi Yacht Club and the Formula Wave Class will host the U.S. Multihull Championship on November 1-5.
Posted on 1 Nov 2021
Did someone say, Goldilocks?
by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS
Flagstaff Marine's Graham Raspass had set up the informal conversation with Gianguido Girotti... Going back a good while now, well into the pre-COVID era actually, I had the distinct pleasure of being granted a one on one meeting with Beneteau's then newest employee.
Posted on 29 Aug 2021
Multihull Cup 2021 at Port Adriano overall
by Phil Riley
Clean sweep secures a sparkling victory for Allegra The all-conquering Allegra took a clear-cut victory at the 2021 Multihull Cup in Mallorca today after another high tempo performance out on the racecourse secured her third straight race win.
Posted on 29 Aug 2021
Multihull Cup 2021 at Port Adriano, Mallorca day 2
by Phil Riley
Excitement increases along with the breeze Racing at the 2021 Multihull Cup today saw the level of intensity ramp up several degrees, with a building breeze producing close encounters at several points on a long 23-mile course.
Posted on 28 Aug 2021
Multihull Cup 2021 at Port Adriano, Mallorca day 1
by Phil Riley
Off to a flying start The 2021 Multihull Cup got off to a flying start today, with the competitive fleet of state-of-the-art performance cruising cats taking on a coastal course off Mallorca's stunning southwest coast.
Posted on 28 Aug 2021
Multihull Cup 2021 is all set for lift-off
by Phil Riley
Final preparations are falling into place as excitement builds in Mallorca Striking examples of some of the world's largest and most sophisticated multihull yachts will gather at the idyllic venue, with fierce but friendly rivalry the order of the day out on the water over the three days of racing.
Posted on 19 Aug 2021
Countdown to Multihull Cup 2021 at Port Adriano
by Dawn MacPhee
This event is a chance for owners, crew, spectators to showcase and celebrate these amazing yachts The only regatta in the Med exclusively for some of the world's largest and most technologically advanced multihull yachts. The event will kick off on Friday, 27th August with three exhilarating days of racing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Posted on 24 Jul 2021
A wind of optimism for 2021 St. Barth Cata-cup!
by Alexandra Lemarchand-Guibout
The 13th edition will be full of adventures and festivities Forced to postpone the event in 2020, the organizers of the St. Barth Cata-Cup bring optimism and are doing everything in their power to prepare the 13th edition which will be full of adventures and festivities, from November 17 to 21.
Posted on 16 Apr 2021
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