by Tim Jeffrey, Posted July 13, 2005There is a seminal piece of video footage from the 1989–90 Whitbread Round-the-World Race when the two Kiwi archrivals, Peter Blake and Grant Dalton, were going at it hammer and tongs. Shot from a camera aboard Dalton’s Fisher & Paykel, Blake’s “Big Red" Steinlager is close aboard off Dalton’s starboard quarter, surging and then retreating on each wave, sometimes hooking into the crest
by Sail Staff, Posted April 2, 2013Launched in 2012, the Sun Odyssey 509 has been a success from the start. The Sun Odyssey 509 embodies all the features a Jeanneau owner desires.
by Charles Mason, Posted March 26, 2008A replica of the famous three-masted schooner Atlantic was launched last month from the Van der Graaf boatyard in Holland. The first Atlantic was designed by William Gardner, a partner in the legendary design firm of Gardner & Cox, for Wilson Marshall, heir to a railroad fortune and a member of the New York Yacht Club.The schooner was built at the Townsend &
by Sail Staff, Posted April 2, 2013The Sense 55 is an extraordinary cruising yacht that delivers performance and comfort second to none. The generous beam and hard chine hull design create a low-heel angle guaranteeing exceptional seaworthiness and impressive speeds.
by Sail Staff, Posted August 11, 2008This 80-foot aluminum ketch is the third yacht to be built by Van Dam Nordia for the same owner. His first yacht was a 57-footer; his second was a 62-footer. With the earlier yachts he had the final word on all design details, but this one includes his family's contributions to the design effort. General features include a V-shaped hull forward that minimizes pounding in rough seas and a sailing
by Sail Staff, Posted April 3, 2013The Germán Frers designed 64 is Hallberg-Rassy’s new flagship. She is a world cruiser for a family crew.