Boat Life

BOATING WEEK IN THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORLD

Cover photo: Canada – This tiny floating home is a restored boat originally built for the Expo’86 in Canada. – Yanko Design | USA – 8/12/2022 – Boat of the week: This 138-foot superyacht Is worth $23 million, but you can own It for the price of a supercar. How do you buy a new superyacht at a fraction of its list price? Fractional ownership. The private-jet business model is moving to yachts. – Robb Report | USA – 8/11/2022 – Attention Southern California Boaters! Save These Dates for Marine Flare Collection Events. The BoatUS announces two upcoming marine flare […]

Global Solo Challenge

What is the biggest challenge in a single-handed circumnavigation

Cover photo courtesy of Global Solo Challange. … United Kingdom – 11/29/2021 – By Global Solo Challange – Preparing boat and skipper for a non-stop single-handed circumnavigation by the three great capes is no easy task. Many are the challenges during preparation, financial, practical, as well as during the navigation itself. Getting to the start and sailing in the southern ocean are the recurring thoughts of many of our skippers. We asked them what they thought was the biggest challenge. What do you think will be the biggest challenge? Javier Lapresa – Honestly, I think the most difficult thing will […]

Racing

Wind! Speed! Smiles! And….. Action! All was in place for the final day of the third annual Caribbean Multihull Challenge

Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten – February 7, 2021 – Race day 2, sponsored by Oris Swiss watches, and the final day of the third annual Caribbean Multihull Challenge. This weekend was full of action, with lots of tactical decisions and more than anything, a ton of fun. It was handicap racing at its best with a full mixture of boats in the racing class, with most boats taking a first at one point during the weekend. Tryst, a Dick Newick, Trice II, took the win in the Racing class and Aravilla/Maritime School West Indies came out as the big winner, […]

America's Cup

Auckland’s Sky Tower to be illuminated in red with the PRADA Cup logo

Auckland, New Zealand – 1/13/2021 – Starting on January 14, on the eve of each racing day of the PRADA Cup, Auckland’s Sky Tower will be illuminated in red with the PRADA Cup logo projected with a variety of animations, displayed day by day every 30 minutes at the hour and half hour, to mark the Challengers Selection Series of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. Auckland Sky Tower is 328 metres (1,076 ft) tall, this makes it the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Completed in 1997 it has become an iconic landmark in Auckland’s skyline due […]