Multihulls World derniers articles du site Multihulls ‘Tour de Belle Ile’ which allow you to face the cream of the ocean racing world in your cruising cat are rare. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:58:17 +0200A good deed whilst cruising in previous years, Yobalema, the Challenge 42 trimaran which is at the disposal of the VSF association, has come to sail round Corsica a few times before sailing back down towards Africa for its missions in Senegal. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:52:38 +0200Records: more and more you and I dream of sailing round the world in 3, 5 or 10 years, some people’s sole aim is to sail as fast as possible, and above all in an incredibly uncomfortable way, between point A and point B. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:45:03 +0200News from Privilège Marine, a shareholder in the builder Hanse Yachts AG, has just acquired a majority holding in Privilège Marine, which allows the famous monohull builder to make a conspicuous entrance into the fast-growing cruising catamaran world. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:39:49 +0200Starting to foil is a very innovative 16-foot catamaran, designed by VPLP and intended for the general public, rather than over-trained sailors and born tightrope walkers! Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:32:20 +0200Rallye des Iles du Soleil first edition of the Rallye des Iles du Soleil has not left yet (the start will take place in November 2017, heading for Marie-Galante), but already the second edition, initially planned for 2019, has been brought forward to next year. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:21:43 +0200Round the world: yes, but in the wrong direction! Ultim is a boat which is inevitably exceptional, and therefore deserves an exceptional program! Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:14:29 +0200Corsair Sport, even faster has just announced the 760 and 790 Sport Models – trimarans which, as their name suggests, are performance oriented. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:03:29 +0200Tahiti Pearl Regatta the 14th edition of the Tahiti Pearl Regatta, a regular won again, as Pierre Cosso aboard his Outremer 45 NusaDua took the trophy for the eighth time in eight participations. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:59:18 +0200New Broadblue 346’s range (Rapier 400, Broadblue 385 S3 and Rapier 550) will very soon be expanded, with a brand-new boat called the Broadblue 346. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:49:07 +0200ExtremeSailingSeries, the fight continues’s sailors can’t stop winning, can they?Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:44:36 +0200Follow the sun Swedish designer Dennis Ingemansson, who specializes in superyachts, has created, in close cooperation with the Turkish boatyard NedShip Group, a project for a futuristic catamaran with rounded lines, somewhat reminiscent of the concept cars to be found in the auto world, and notably that of the...Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:23:01 +0200SoelCat 12, solar for all 12 is a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy. 11.8m long and 5.8m wide, it is propelled by 2 x 30kW motors and is equipped with 8.6kW of solar panels. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:30:40 +0200Aquila 36, a promising start Boats specialize in motor catamarans, with a full range consisting of the Aquila 44 and 48, two nice, very liveable boats, and the builder’s latest addition, the Aquila 36. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:05:51 +0200Bol d’Or, an event which remains as spectacular as ever were 561 boats at the start of this 79th edition of the famous Bol d’Or, raced as always on Lake Geneva. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:59:06 +0200Extreme Sailing Serie - Live from Barcelona! is the live from Barcelona: day 4 - Extreme Sailing Series.Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:59:25 +0200North-West Passage,500 km singlehanded to reach the Atlantic, leaving from the Pacific, via the legendary north-west passage. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:02:03 +0200The Bridge for Gabart! idea – on paper – was appealing. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:50:50 +0200America's Cup: The 35th goes to the New Zealanders time there wasn't going to be a miracle. The Americans, 6 to 1 down, would not be able to turn the tide, as happened during the exceptional final of the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:26:54 +0200Equipment We can never repeat it often enough: protection – foul weather gear, gloves, lifejacket – in a boat is essential. And if you sail foilers, you will also need a helmet. Forward WIP, Groupama’s and Team France Jeune’s protection partner during the last America’s Cup, has...Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:51:53 +020010,000 miles in 9 months on a chartered catamaran out for an Atlantic circuit on a charter boat, this was Greg’s original idea.  Following a Transat and a few months in the West Indies, halfway through his trip, he reflects on this adventure like no other.Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:48:57 +0200The Louisiades, an archipelago at the other end of the world… (Part 2) An Unpleasant Activity… a village situated on the north coast of Pana Tinani, we were surprised to see a craft that was fishing for sharks with butchers’ hooks! But they only want the fins. I guessed that they did this while the sharks were still alive, as the sharks are quite lively. The sharks end up having a slow...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:28:30 +0200I went from a motorboat to a sailing cat! to a multihull from a monohull is never the easiest of changes. However, just imagine what it’s like for someone who changes from a motor boat to a sailing catamaran… Ludovic and Catherine took on the challenge. We followed this singular adventure, namely the delivery and getting to know...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:14:34 +0200A practical guide, so you don’t miss anything at the coming main boat shows Sydney to Southampton, Cannes to Annapolis, La Rochelle to Newport or Genoa, and of course Barcelona, more and more of the autumn boat shows are giving cruising multihulls a special place, always presenting from 20 to 40 boats afloat. To be certain not to miss anything, and see the boats which...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:43:16 +02002017 - Boat Shows: what you mustn’t miss we are still sunbathing on the trampolines of our favorite boats, it’s already time to talk about the future. September traditionally marks the start of boat show season, when we are always lucky enough to discover numerous new boats at shows which are more and more open to multihulls,...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:30:13 +0200Unlimited energy the last few years, our on-board equipment has developed brilliantly, but consumes much more energy.  For semi-offshore cruising or a long-term voyage, energy needs must therefore be redefined so as to use the new means of recharging and storage suited to this new consumption and the...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:54:16 +0200Fighting fire aboard with a man overboard, fire is what a sailor most fears aboard. And it’s even more frightening as it spreads very quickly. Prevention is therefore essential for everyone’s safety. In case of fire, the speed and accuracy of your intervention will be deciding factors in how you cope.Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:28:16 +0200Baly Bay - Madagascar large island of Madagascar makes you want to go cruising. A magic place which is home to lemurs, tenrecs, chameleons and above all numerous ‘fady’ (superstitions or taboos to be respected whatever happens...). A Noah’s ark drifting in the Indian Ocean. Pearly white sand beaches, coconut...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:08:35 +0200READERS’ SPOTS an anchorage or an anecdote, we all have a good memory linked to our favorite boats (with several hulls, of course)... This column is open to you so you can share it with the magazine’s readers. Because of course SHARING is one of the nicest things about CRUISING... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:48:54 +0200Zelma: “Boat buddies” board their Nautitech 47 which is heading for Australasia, Florence tells us the story of a group of friends and life on the boat: it’s all about boat buddies.  Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:17:07 +0200Tao: The Gardens of the Queen zone of reefs, mangroves…and langoustines under every rock: no doubt, Tao is in Cuba.  Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:07:14 +0200Zen Roots: or the story of an Iroquois that just wants to be loved… decided to leave their native Quebec and set out in a motorhome, the family then changed their mind and traded the vehicle in for a boat…  Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:48:41 +0200Madgic, the Rio Dulce! is continuing her adventures in the Caribbean Sea. Today they are at Rio Dulce in Guatemala.  Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:44:35 +0200Kallima in the Marquesas: or the trials and tribulations of dealing with an often complicated Internet. they were preparing to leave the Marquesas for Hawaii and then Alaska, the crew of Kallima tells us what it is sometimes necessary to do if you want an internet connection.  Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:31:27 +0200Bonobo… From the Marquesas Islands’s already 9 years since the crew of Bonobo (which is up for sale) have been sailing the world’s oceans. Having spent several months in the Gambier Islands, and then visiting the Tuamotus, Tahiti and the Society Islands, they are now writing to us from the mythical island of Fatu Hiva in the...Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:20:21 +0200Protecting a multihull: vinyl wrap or paint? Multihulls World match is an open forum, an area for ​​freedom of opinion open to multihull yachtsmen. In this feature, there are no right or wrong answers, but instead it is a forum for openness and opinion. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:10:37 +0200Ocean Explorer C-78 chantier finnois OQS est actuellement en phase de finition du no 2 des OQS 60, mais cela ne l'empêche pas de déjà regarder vers l'avenir. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:11:39 +0200 Ocean Explorer C-78 shipyard OQS is currently in the final phases of hull no. 2 of the OQS 60. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:09:11 +0200THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S EYE, this wonderful word gives me the shivers...Thu, 18 May 2017 14:16:31 +0200A service for the cruisers you going on a trip and looking for someone to trust to manage your mail? Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:30:59 +0200All together against prejudices is an association in France which fights against prejudices concerning disabilities. Its name: ‘Des Pieds et des Mains’. Its aim: to encourage integration of everyone in the able-bodied world, through sport in general and sailing in particular.Thu, 18 May 2017 14:12:31 +0200All together against prejudices is an association in France which fights against prejudices concerning disabilities. Its name: ‘Des Pieds et des Mains’. Its aim: to encourage integration of everyone in the able-bodied world, through sport in general and sailing in particular.Thu, 18 May 2017 14:12:30 +0200Sailmakers evolution in the performance of sails is incredible. Just see the impressive speeds of the America's Cup catamarans currently competing in Bermuda to realize that. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:26:46 +0200DECISION 35 A multihull which is as incredible as ever the early 2000s, a group of owners passionate about their racing on the Swiss lakes got in touch with naval architect Sebastien Schmidt, and the result was a multihull which had performance yet was affordable.  The Decision 35 was born, and now, more than a decade later, it’s still just as...Thu, 18 May 2017 14:04:10 +0200Seawind 1600 Seawind yard will soon be launching a new flagship, the 1600. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:03:01 +0200SUNREEF 88 DOUBLE DECK in 2010 with the 102’ Ipharra then the 82’, which had an interior jacuzzi in the owner’s cabin, the builder’s Double Deck range has filled out, with this new ‘intermediate’ size of 88 feet. Thu, 18 May 2017 13:38:15 +0200Cruising the three years that Drozorus was cruising, we followed their adventures in Multihulls World. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:24:38 +0200Hudson Powercat Yacht Group, builder of HH Catamarans, Jaguar Catamarans and Hudson Powercats has just announced that all the powercats in the group will now be built under the name of Hudson Powercats, putting an end to the Jaguar Catamarans brand.  Thu, 18 May 2017 11:56:51 +0200Communication until now, sending or receiving e-mails while at sea or in remote locations around the globe has proven to be a long exercise in patience, dependent on endless download times. But here is an accessible and efficient messaging system, Konectismail.Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:21:15 +0200The new 47 from Fountaine Pajot is called…’s now become a tradition: when Fountaine Pajot announces a new boat, they don’t give away its name, and christen it with a rather plain “New” followed by the length in feet.  Thu, 18 May 2017 11:54:26 +0200