Multihulls World derniers articles du site Multihulls Multihull: Challenge A regatta for all multihulls! its second edition, this regatta organized by the Sint Maarten Yacht Club on 14, 15 and 16 February, saw 20 boats brought together - compared to 14 last year. Multihulls World was there for to record the event.Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:31:25 +0100DRAGONFLY 40: A trimaran that's going to go well! promised by her Danish builder, the Dragonfly 40 made her first appearance at Boot Düsseldorf. Though not in her entirety… as the port float didn’t make the tripFri, 14 Feb 2020 13:39:58 +0100Safety: Goïot escape hatch - product recall of the main catamaran builders - Lagoon, Fountaine-Pajot, Catana-Bali and Nautitech - have published a joint statement concerning a recall campaign for Goïot System escape hatches delivered prior to September 2018.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:34:31 +0100Excess 11: World premiere at Düsseldorf her initial sea trials off the Vendée, on France’s west coast, the Excess 11 was presented to the public at Boot Düsseldorf. Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:11:15 +0100Bali Catspace: The most comfortable of the 40-footers as a world preview at Düsseldorf, the Catspace is keeping her promises: this is indeed the most comfortable 40-foot catamaran on the market!Thu, 30 Jan 2020 09:55:40 +0100Outremer 55: Great performance and sailing pleasure Yachting, specialists in fast and seamanlike catamarans, took advantage of Boot Düsseldorf to announce the forthcoming launch of a 55-footer. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:59:38 +0100Leen Trimarans: A new brand of power trimaran Trimarans, born in 2009, can claim to be the only manufacturer to offer large production trimarans - 30 units are produced every year. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:54:19 +0100Vote for your favorite multihulls! was three years ago now that Multihulls World and Multicoques Mag launched the Multihull of the Year competition rewarding the best new models. Thanks to a dedicated website, you, the readers of our magazine, were among the thousands who voted in the first edition. And it's going from strength to...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:43:50 +0100Davits and arches : Getting your dinghy back aboard your multihull dinghy is the one piece of equipment you use at every port of call, meaning 70% of the time while you’re cruising. But what about launching it and getting it back on board? We take a look at the systems available.Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:33:40 +0100Eating well aboard your multihull properly while you’re on passage is essential to maintain good health... but also for maintaining the morale and cohesion of the crew. Obviously, bigger multihulls offer larger galleys and better storage capacities.Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:40:47 +0100Hybrid engine power: one single combustion engine, two solutions… favor of one main electric motor By Jan Rouzeau Jan is a recent multihull convert, and having owned a Mahé 36 on board which he joyfully toured the Mediterranean, he parted with it to undertake the home-build of a superb Vik 140 to an Erik Lerouge design. The quality of his practical...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:59:35 +0100South Africa - The other multihull country is no doubt that with their large industrial groups, the French currently dominate world multihull production. With their huge market, the United States is the industry’s engine. We admire the Aussies and Kiwis for their passion for everything that sails (quickly ideally) on two or three...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:47:46 +0100Saint Lucia: The Treasure Island a few hours’ sailing south of Martinique, Saint Lucia is an ideal stopover en route to the destinations further south such as St Vincent & The Grenadines, Grenada or even Venezuela. Yet the island of the Pitons merits more than just an overnight pit stop.   Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:30:35 +0100The East Coast of the USA: An alternative during hurricane season June, when the hurricane season is approaching, the traditional option for round the world sailors is to head south – Grenada, Columbia, Rio Dulce or one of the many other choices. However, there is a security issue. Whichever way you are travelling, there are some stretches of coastline that...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:53:43 +0100Reunion Island: An island to discover…from the inside!’re catching up again with Olivier, a true multihull adventurer, who likes nothing more than a life on the ocean wave. Having left Rodrigues Island, he decided to stopover at Reunion Island rather than Mauritius. Why? He wanted to find some authenticity, and there was also a bit of nostalgia for...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:38:47 +0100Model-making: A passion for multihulls! Cracco's thing is building sailing replicas of multihulls, sail and power. This enthusiast tells us a bit about his hobby:Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:10:14 +0100Mission Océan: Raising pollution awareness in the Marquesas Islands 30 days at sea, Mission Océan’s crew enjoyed the warm, flower-filled welcome of the Marquesans.Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:05:52 +0100LouiseAnna: A strange sea of floating stones… heading for Fiji, LouiseAnna’s crew were surprised to find themselves in a sea of floating stones… Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:05:16 +0100Thetys: Heading for new adventure! few years ago, we followed the progress of Thetys. She now has new owners and has set out on a new adventure. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:04:37 +0100Caretta: Stopover in the San Blas and her crew are gradually heading for the Panama Canal. Here we find them in the San Blas. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:03:48 +0100Lotus: Bound for New Zealand entry formalities in New Zealand cause some people to get a bit hot under the collar. The crew of Lotus tell us about their experience.  Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:01:00 +0100Kalos Anemos: Los Roques, it’s still just as magical!, which doesn’t get hit by hurricanes has long been a favorite among sailors from July to October. However, for the last year or so, the country has been going through an unprecedented political crisis… We wondered how things were at Los Roques?  Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:00:17 +0100Arctic Princess: North of the Arctic Circle offers unusual cruises, a million miles from the standard tropical sailing trip.  (Photos Guillaume Dubois and Julien Denimal).Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:59:13 +0100Who’s on Watch Time Lag Brought into effect in 1929, it separated the globe into 24-hour zones, with each one corresponding to 15° of longitude. It encouraged watchmakers to produce timepieces with two different times being displayed at the same time. As the Greenwich Observatory in England was fixed as the...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:38:44 +0100MUSTO BR2 Sport kit well-fitting BR2 Sport jacket creates an attractive silhouetteFri, 24 Jan 2020 10:14:17 +0100Olas Core: A portable and connected alerting system should someone fall overboard Olas Tag bracelet or the Olas Float-On lamp help to secure your crew members in the event of someone falling overboard. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:00:50 +0100Eovolt Sport: The ultra-light, folding electric bicycle, electric folding bikes weigh around 20 kg/45 lbs... the Eovolt weighs only 14 kg (31 lbs), so it is really transportable and above all easy to stow on board. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:59:49 +0100BLACKCAT 50 - unprecedented performance and luxury BlackCat concept was created in 2015 by Australian champion Mitch Booth - Olympic Tornado medalist - in collaboration with Malcolm McKeon, the highly renowned designer of more than 50 superyachts over 30 m (100’). Following the 35 m (115’) project, a 50 m (165’) multiyacht has now been...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:44:03 +0100Miami International Boat Show: The US boat show with the emphasis on multihulls more than 70 years, the Miami International Boat Show has been the unmissable event in American boating. Among the boats on display, multihulls - both sailing and power – are taking up more space every year... all the more reason to enjoy a sunny on-water show!Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:29:54 +0100Quad 44: Imminently in build! catamaran propelled by electric motors opts for a nacelle raised above the floats, which are reminiscent of skids: the aim is to protect the living area as much as possible from spray, whatever the sea conditions. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:01:07 +0100Game Changer 60, 70 and 80: The (ever) innovative design of Robert Blazejack or not, it doesn't matter, Robert Blazejak isn’t just anyone: he worked for Sunreef for a long time, and has designed multihulls that are as ambitious as they are innovative.Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:53:07 +0100Silent 60: In electric mode at every power level new model, currently in build, will fit in between the Silent 55 and the 80Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:29:38 +0100Excess 11: first trip out under sail! model, which has just been presented to the public at boot Düsseldorf, made her first runs under sail off the Vendée, on France’s Atlantic coast. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:47:31 +0100Ascat 63: A catamaran for cruising, but (also) cut out for racing!’ve found out a little bit more about the Ascat 63. Developed from the VMV53 '- already built by Adria Sail - the Ascat 63 project is piloted by Vittorio Malingri - a sailing star in Italy, decorated with numerous F20 records and with 500,000 nautical miles in his logbook. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:45:12 +0100Privilège Signature 510: Essential The full options concept now, Privilège Marine have offered - at least for their larger catamarans - total freedom of layout to the owner. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:30:41 +0100Bali 4.8: Forward door and cockpit fewer than three new sailing models have been announced at Bali this year: the Catspace, the 4.6, and this 4.8.Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:25:13 +0100ARC 2019: 40 multihulls on the startline at Las Palmas for the transatlantic crossing! year more and more catamarans are invading the docks at Las Palmas marina before setting out for Saint Lucia, 2,700 nautical miles off their bows. The big start was Sunday November 24th 2019 for an 11 to 22-day transat depending on the potential of the multihulls - and the motivation of the...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:36:20 +0100MENJANGAN: Diving in the shadow of the volcanoes around the northwestern tip of Bali, where hundreds of ferries pass every day, we finally managed to escape this damned current which was obviously flowing in the exact opposite direction to where we were going. It’s no joke! Why is it always getting in our way? I have to say that there...Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:08:59 +0100Message in a bottle: Bound for the Caribbean. is 19 years old and is currently in the Cape Verde islands, where she hopes to join a sailboat and cross the Atlantic towards the Americas. She has little sailing experience, but plenty of motivation! Contact: mia.tarlet22@gmail.comFri, 24 Jan 2020 11:33:52 +0100The boot Düsseldorf boot Düsseldorf is celebrating its 51st edition! With its 16 halls - an area of 104,726 m² (nearly 26 acres!), 2,000 boats exhibited and close on 250,000 visitors, it is the largest boat show in the world.Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:52:05 +0100“Multihulls. More attractive than ever.” there's one thing I’ll remember about 2019, it would be the following: the four largest manufacturers of cruising multihulls now generate a turnover higher than that represented by the entire production of monohulls worldwide! Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:06:07 +0100“You can get out there and race your cruising multihull.” I test-sailed the Dazcat 1495 for Multihulls World, my time aboard was on the delivery trip along the south coast of England from Plymouth up to Cowes, repositioning the boat to be there ready for the start of the famous Fastnet Race.Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:05:05 +0100“The three boat tests that stood out the most for me this year.” 68 Arriving on the island of Porquerolles in a fast tender, I discovered the elegance of this exceptional catamaran. From a distance, she seemed smaller than her 20 meters (65’): the magic of proportions! Aboard this truly beautiful craft, the crew is going to experience sensations of the...Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:03:57 +0100“Hats off to the mediamen of the Brest Atlantiques Race.” a great idea, these mediamen! For single-handed racing, it seems neither possible nor desirable to me.Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:03:04 +0100“The new abilities of manufacturers to create a marketing product.” almost two decades we've been noticing this: The design of sailing multihulls and powercats is no longer just a matter for enthusiasts with creative technological vision.Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:02:12 +0100“The St Barth Cata Cup: A memorable event!” was my first time, but certainly won’t be the last! This gathering of F18 enthusiasts – small, high-speed catamarans - has been held in St Barts for 12 years now.Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:01:06 +0100ARC 2019: 40 multihulls on the startline at Las Palmas for the transat! year more and more catamarans are invading the docks at Las Palmas marina before setting out for Saint Lucia, 2,700 miles off their bows. The big start was Sunday November 24th 2019 with an expected arrival some 12 to 20 days later depending on the potential of the multihulls - and the...Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:48:37 +0100Jazz and catamarans A winning combination! (1/3) is an inescapable fact of life for lots of artists. Tours for musicians and dancers, exhibitions for painters and photographers… So why not travel on the water? This is the idea of Honky Tonk Sail. Sailor and artist, Soizic works on a Punch 12.50, on which she has installed her painting...Sat, 23 Nov 2019 00:16:47 +0100Passerelles for our multihulls! too often, the sugarscoops of our multihulls are far from the pontoon or low in relation to the dock: there’s a real risk of falling in as you get on or off the boat. So a gangway could be very useful, but which one is best for you and will suit your requirements? From the simplest to the most...Fri, 22 Nov 2019 23:48:50 +0100Who’s up for a beach party?'s be honest, except for the smallest multihulls which are low to the water and carry no dinghy, beaching doesn't really serve much purpose while cruising. But it’s something we dream about... and it can be useful, in the context of taking the ground, for certain maintenance operations.Fri, 22 Nov 2019 23:35:52 +0100