Boats

French trimaran l'Hydroptère sets the bar pretty high when it comes to flying boats. Come summer 2013, her crew aims to break the Transpacific record, sailing from Los Angeles to Honolulu.


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Best Boats 2013 Neel 45

by Tom Dove, Posted April 24, 2013

“Everything old is new again” is a common theme in yacht design, and the Neel 45 is a perfect example. Many sailors younger than 60 won’t remember that the very first trimarans were full-bridgedeck boats built in plywood, and to them this boat will seem revolutionary.


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Just as the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis is the one essential showcase for American builders and importers, so the annual Boot show held in Düsseldorf, Germany, is the one event where all the big players have to exhibit their wares.


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Flagships Gallery: Moorings 5800

by Sail Staff, Posted April 3, 2013

From the modern lines to the proven craftsmanship, the Moorings  5800, built by the world-renowned Robertson and Caine, is in a class of her own. 


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Flagships Gallery: Passport Vista 545 Center Cockpit

by Sail Staff, Posted April 3, 2013

The Passport Vista 545 is the winner of both SAIL Magazines “Flagship Monohull” and Cruising World’s “Best Full Sized Cruiser”awards for 2012. 


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