Multihulls World - Articles derniers articles de la catégorie "Articles".fr-frIt's Time To Organize Your Visit... year, buyers, professionals and fans of multihulls will converge on the numerous boat shows which take place in marinas around the world from September through the start of the next year. As usual, this year, these shows will be the chance to see what the shipyards have been cooking up for...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:55 +01002014/2015 Season: All the New Stuff, what have the boatbuilders got up their sleeves for us this new season? Are you going to fall head over heels for one of these new boats this fall, and perhaps find the catamaran of your dreams on which you can cross the oceans or win your next club regatta? This year the shipyards' designers...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:55 +0100ALL THE MULTIHULLS TO SEE ...AND SEE AGAIN read the preceding pages, you will be aware of the huge number of new things that you will be able to discover at the upcoming boat shows. However, a show isn't just about the new boats. It's also a chance to rediscover some of the boats which, although already known, are worth another visit....Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:55 +0100The Inside Track 2014 and 2015 models have now been known about for some time, and in the preceding pages you will have seen all the details. However, as happens every year, the boat builders keep a few surprises and innovations up their sleeves, and the Multihull journalists use any method (however...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:55 +0100The cruising multihulls match: Two or three hulls? you love, you don’t count the cost... But when sailing, and especially when cruising, is it best to have two or three hulls? A close match, because the trimarans have more than one argument in their favor!Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:55 +0100Racing and Cruising ! it possible to race and cruise with the same multihull? It was with this idea in mind that the Design Catamaran team signed up for the famous Heineken Regatta, and then made the most of their Toro 34 to head off on a family cruise…Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:55 +0100Chartering a multihull: the price of happiness! off in a cruising multihull to enjoy the most beautiful anchorages is not reserved for a few fortunate owners. A few clicks on the internet, a visit to a boat show, some good reading (such as for example an excellent magazine about Multihulls) and the week(s) in delightful lagoons, aboard...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:56 +0100Chartering a multihull: the price of happiness! have less than 300 euros per person per weekIs it impossible to go on holiday and enjoy the lagoons on the other side of the world with a budget of 300 euros per person for a week’s charter (not including the air fare – let’s not get carried away!)? Let’s see... We found a superb Lagoon...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100The 10 golden rules for a successful holiday in a catamaran…, you’ve decided? You are going away this winter on a catamaran, in a wonderful setting, and with your friends or your family? Here are a few rules to follow so that everything goes as well as possible... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100CHARTER OUR FAVOURITE ITINERARIES IN THE CARIBBEAN the 1970s, a whole generation of young ‘long-hairs’ launched out across the oceans to go and see if life was pleasanter ‘on the other side’. And many of them found happiness in the Caribbean Sea, to such a point that they suggested to their friends that they join them, then that the...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100CHARTER OUR FAVORITE ITINERARIES... IN THE MEDITERRANEAN Mediterranean is a land of legends and passions, which has always given a good deal to sailors. This sea offers a unique and grandiose playground, with destinations as different as they are beautiful. From Corsica to the Balearics, via Sicily, Croatia, Greece and of course Turkey, one lifetime...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100CHARTER OUR FAVOURITE ITINERARIES... IN POLYNESIA those who go cruising have one day dreamt of sailing on the blue waters of the Pacific, to the South Sea Islands with evocative names: Marquesas, Australes, Society, Gambier and Tuamotu... On the program, a dream cruise in exceptional lagoons, fabulous anchorages in uniquely blue waters and...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100OUR FAVOURITE ITINERARIES... IN THAILAND is a rather special destination. The light, the atmosphere, the welcome by the locals are all really different from what you will experience elsewhere. So, don’t hesitate, especially as you can sail there all the year round in excellent conditions. Thailand offers two destinations, with the...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100OUR FAVOURITE ITINERARIES... IN THE SEYCHELLES you looking for stunningly beautiful, but remote and deserted anchorages? Do you want to discover some heavenly islands and charming populations? The solution: the Seychelles, a string of countless islands which are amongst the most beautiful in the world, lost in the middle of the Indian...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100OUR FAVOURITE ITINERARIES... IN MADAGASCAR between Africa and Asia, Madagascar is a unique island-continent. A destination you will not forget; more than a discovery, a revelation... Between the luxuriance of its tropical forests, its desert-like scenery, its forests of baobabs, Madagascar is also bathed by the Indian Ocean! And...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100Route du Rhum: the 10th edition of the best of the Transats… cream of singlehanded racing will be meeting for the tenth time at St. Malo, on 2nd November next. The aim: to reach Guadeloupe as quickly as possible, while avoiding all the traps set by weather conditions which are always fickle at this period of the year. The 10th edition of the Route du Rhum...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100All you need to know about the best of the Transats famous race which saw the loss of Alain Colas and brought us Florence Arthaud sets off again for its 10th edition on November 2nd next! From 1 to 120,000 Multihulls World brings you all the key numbers from this race.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100Route du Rhum Race test: 80’ singlehanded, the ultimate experience the car taking us to Lorient, there is a little tension in the pit of the stomach. You know, the tension you feel on a big day: a first date, a departure to cross the Atlantic, an interview for the job of your dreams... The mixture of excitement, impatience, as well as slight apprehension, faced...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +0100Route du Rhum Race test: A Capella, a trimaran for a Gentleman Skipper contrast to the giant ‘Ultime’ trimarans, and within the ‘Rhum’ category, which is without a doubt a bit too disparate, there exists another way of racing the Route du Rhum. That of the enthusiasts, who commission mythical boats, which they prepare carefully as if they were beautiful...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:57 +01002015 BUYERS’ GUIDE’s here again: Multihulls World’s now traditional, but no less keenly awaited ‘2015 Buyer’s Guide’. For around twenty years now, this annual guide has become the essential tool for finding out all about multihull production throughout the world. It is the database which must be consulted...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:58 +01002015 Multihull buyer's guide: Day-boats do you enjoy your boat on a day to day basis and without any ulterior motives? By choosing a day boat. A boat which is easy to sail and maintain, and capable of offering you magic excitement racing around the cans, or quite simply taking you to enjoy the anchorages around the islands for a few...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:58 +01002015 MULTIHULL BUYER’S GUIDE MULTIHULLS UP TO 40 FEET to 40 feet, we find all kinds of multihulls: pure racing machines, as well as trimarans and catamarans which are more or less liveable, but all capable of taking you on some nice cruises without the problems associated with managing a boat which is too big. Multihulls for everyone!Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:58 +01002015 MULTIHULL BUYER’S GUIDE MULTIHULLS FROM 41 TO 50 FEET many, a multihull from 40 to 50 feet is the ideal size for going to the other side of the world, whilst remaining easy to handle by a family crew. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:59 +01002015 MULTIHULL BUYER’S GUIDE MULTIHULLS FROM 50 TO 60 FEET 50 and 60 feet, we enter the family of ocean cruising boats offering volume, luxury and remarkable living comfort aboard, but remaining easy to handle by a family crew: the ultimate!Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:59 +01002015 MULTIHULL BUYER’S GUIDE MULTIHULLS OVER 60 FEET and bigger, but also still more voluminous – this is the trend for cruising multihulls, and nowadays we find numerous cats and trimarans of over 60 feet suited to taking you to the other side of the world in ‘luxury-yacht’ style comfort…Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:59 +01002015 MULTIHULL BUYER’S GUIDE MOTOR MULTIHULLS motor catamaran is succeeding in the same feat as the sailing multihull 10 years ago: becoming an absolute must! It must be said that the arguments in its favor are legion, and the builders are competing to offer some really attractive boats.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:43:59 +0100Engines… is a debate which for years has regularly enlivened conversations in the saloon at the end of the evening – the choice of motorization. Between the fans of propeller shafts and the converts to saildrives, the debate is sometimes stormy. Although the builders have clearly voted for the most...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:00 +0100Refit: Is it really a good idea? the price of a new boat throw you into a panic? Do you want to give your faithful cruising companion a new lease of life, so that it can take you as far as your dreams? Whether for reasons of budget, philosophy, or quite simple desire, you may be led to the question of a serious technical...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:00 +0100POWER CATAMARANS We meet some real power cat enthusiasts power catamarans seem to be making a comeback, shaking up the design teams, we talk to a former sailing champion and well-respected authority on the matter about his experiences. Back in 2008 we had spent a couple of days with Laurent Bourgnon and his family at Port Camargue, France, during the...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:01 +0100A fast-developing market! But which way is it going? Interview with Lex Raas How long have you been interested in powercats? In the mid 80’s I built power catamarans in South Africa and understood back then the advantages of speed, stability, space and economy with a catamaran. In the early 2000’s I made the decision as CEO of The Moorings to introduce Leopard Power...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:01 +01006th International Multihull Boat Show: the edition not to be missed… again this year the International Multihull Boat Show will be setting up its headquarters in the Mediterranean, more specifically at La Grande Motte, a few kilometers from Montpellier, in the South of France. An event which will take place from 15th to 19th April 2015, and which must not be...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:02 +0100The new boats to be discovered at the coming boat shows’re there! The boat show season will soon be starting, and as in previous years, we are going to have the opportunity to discover new cruising catamarans and trimarans, all over our beautiful planet. And this year promises to be exceptional... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:05 +0100BOAT SHOWS The boats not to be missed... coming boat shows promise to be particularly attractive on account of the number of new boats which will be presented. But a boat show is not just about new boats: there are also other boats which you absolutely must see or see again... A little overview of the ‘unmissables’... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:05 +0100BOAT SHOWS And tomorrow? have become an industry in their own right, and the builders now prefer to jealously guard their projects. However, Multihulls World’s sleuths already have some information about the boats which will only see the light of day in 2016 or 2017... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:05 +0100Sailing two-up: “You’ll never sail alone!” » two-up because the children are sleeping. Sailing two-up because the children have grown up and are living their own lives. Sailing two-up simply to share the pleasure of being at sea with someone. Sailing two-up because the rest of the crew are enjoying a well-deserved rest. Finally, unless...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:05 +0100The basics of a successful charter : And what if this year, you went on a catamaran vacation? up of overcrowded holiday clubs? Up to here with busy beaches? What if you dared to experience a real adventure this winter, as a family, by going cruising in a boat. Go on: this year it’s decided: you’ll exchange the hotel for a catamaran on a lagoon!Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:06 +0100Our children have the time of their lives on board. week’s charter – and even more so one or several sabbatical years – is successful unless the children are happy to be on board! How do we get them to share our adventure? We reveal the secrets of parents on the editorial team, to ensure that your youngsters come back for more!Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:06 +0100Original, Exceptional or Traditional: your next catamaran destination do you like your sailing in far flung places? Wild and lonely or around the popular destinations? Never one to duck a challenge, the Multihulls editorial team has put together a dossier to help you choose and organize your best ever catamaran vacation... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:06 +0100MULTIHULL MATCH Sabbatical Year: Purchase or Long Term Charter? Match is an open forum, a place where those involved in the multihull industry can have the freedom to express their opinion. For this head to head we decided to ask whether during a sabbatical year it is better to choose a long term charter or to buy the boat of your dreams. To try and...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:07 +0100International Paris Boat Show 2016 edition : The Day-Boats for having fun and enjoying the best of multihulls Video and test available onlineFri, 16 Dec 2016 11:44:08 +0100