Giraglia Rolex Cup is the third act of The Nations Trophy Swan One Design 2018 Med League. Racing in the world's most iconic sailing venues, and keeping the Swan One Design family always in top! Dedicated moorings in the Vieux Port are available, and a dedicated Windward-Leeward racing course will be set for all Swan OD classes.
SailRacing Palmavela: The Nations Trophy Swan One Design 2018 Med League, Second Act. Palma de Mallorca is home to many of our Swan One Design boats, as a season starter PalmaVela offers great conditions and one of the best Clubs around!
The first act of The Nations Trophy 2018 Med League. A 100% Swan One Design regatta, organized by Clubswan and Yacht Club de Monaco. Early dates will ensure good sailing conditions with a nice breeze.
At the opening evening of the 2018 Boot Düsseldorf, the jury for the “European Yacht of the Year” Award announced the winners for this year. The European Yacht of the Year is one of the most comprehensive awards programmes for new production yachts. Twelve judges, representing all the main European nautical magazines, appraised each of the nominated yachts. The appraisal was during the autumn of 2017 for the 15th edition of the award. The ClubSwan 50 triumphs as the best Performance-Cruiser yacht. “We are very proud of this achievement! It comes soon after SAIL Magazine’s 2018 Best Boats Award in the United States. With twenty ClubSwan 50’s in water and a complete 2018 calendar of racing (The Nation Trophy Leagues in Med, US and Asia) our [...]
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Vicsail interviewed Michael Roberts, Boat Manager and Skipper for the Dubois 78 “Cotton Blossom”. He runs a fleet of boats. But considers “Cotton Blossom”, which he has managed for more than 6 years, as the flagship of his fleet. He has cruised her to Tonga, Vanuatu, Fiji, and New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands. Michael’s most recent trip was to sail ‘Cotton Blossom’ from New Zealand to Australia. She will be available for inspection over the next few weeks. V: How was the sail from NZ to Australia? MR: The trip down to Sydney from Auckland was very straightforward with great weather. We had to motor for the first few days as the wind was behind us. Therefore, there wasn't enough apparent wind to get [...]
Brendan Hunt, CEO of Vicsail, joined owner Robert Bishop on board Salacia II crewing for the Admirals Cup Anniversary celebration. The spectacular crew of Salacia II The regatta was a roaring success and held in Sydney over the past weekend, (1st – 3rd of December). Forty yachts, the “cream” of Ocean racers, from the 50’s through to the 80’s all racing competitively inshore and offshore. The Salacia II joined Love and War, and Ragamuffin. They are all variations on a theme of early IOR racers. It was a very competitive race between them, but Ragamuffin took the honours. S&S 48 "Ragamuffin" S&S47 "Love & War" “I had sailed in two [...]
The International Nautical Show of Paris belongs to the Federation of Nautical Industries (FIN), which aims to defend, represent and promote the French nautical sector, in France and abroad. It has about 600 members, representing more than 80% of the turnover of the profession. It has a role of informing the general public and the media, in particular as regards the evolution of market trends. At the international level, the Federation is actively involved in the development of the nautical sector.
Brendan Hunt, CEO of Vicsail, attended the Cannes Yachting Festival. An important event on the yachting calendar, especially for Vicsail as three of our brands exhibiting. Nautor’s Swan’s “Swanline” For the first time, Swan exhibits a large boat at Cannes Yachting Festival. It's the official introduction of the magnificent all-new Swan 95 “Lot 99. The Swan 95 strengthens the Swanline range from Nautor’s Swan which begins with the magnificent Swan 115, now the 95. In the next year, we shall see the launch of the Swan 78, the Swan 65 and there is even some teasing for a new Swan…. maybe under 50 feet, and that will be eagerly sought after. “The model on display is an owner’s boat, she is very modern, and gives [...]
Sunreef Yachts Unveils a New Sail Yacht Concept While working on the new Sunreef catamaran line, the shipyard’s in-house designers have been looking for ways to express the spirit of a classic sail yacht. At the same time, looking for it through modern marine architecture. As the first drawings were made, the idea became clear. An all-around sailing leisure yacht range ideal for exclusive getaways, charter and transoceanic adventures emerged. In Cannes, the shipyard lifts the veil of secrecy for a look at its all-new sail yacht on offer, before it sees the first launch in 2018. The timing seems to be just about perfect as this year. Sunreef Yachts celebrates 15 years of activity in the industry. With nearly one hundred fully-customized [...]