Multihulls World derniers articles du site Multihulls Days Event the first time this year, and to celebrate the builder’s fiftieth anniversary, Dragonfly owners met up in Denmark for four days of sailing, seminars and above all, conviviality, around the famous folding trimarans. 32 Dragonflys were present and 80 owners had made the trip; they had a...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:44:06 +0100EOS 47 – to be launched soon our test, we really liked the EOS 54, a fast, very well-designed ocean cruising catamaran. Here comes its little sister, the EOS 47, designed by Marc Lombard, which is currently under construction at the builder Herve, in La Rochelle, France. We find once again, of course, its predecessor’s...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:24:55 +0100Multihull Cup Multihull Cup is an event only open to fast multihulls of over 50 feet. The idea of this competition in the Mediterranean is to offer owners of prestigious boats a prize worthy of them. In fact numerous regattas exist in the Caribbean, but almost none in the Mediterranean area… This second...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:19:09 +0100And Fountaine Pajot created the Power 67! the end of the 90s, Fountaine Pajot has believed in the motor catamaran and has developed specific ranges. From the first Maryland 37 to the brand-new MY 40 which will be presented at the Düsseldorf Boat Show (a boat which is nominated as 2019 Multihull of the Year, in the Power category),...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:06:59 +0100A catamaran RIB in carbon you are looking for an exceptionally fast and up-market machine, here is the Castlerock Carbon Cat, a RIB built in carbon and Hypalon. This catamaran is capable of 60 knots and has a cruising speed of 45 knots when propelled by a 115 hp Mercury Pro XS outboard, chosen for its performance, and...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:52:48 +0100Another challenge for Bourgnon Bourgnon never ceases to surprise us. After his singlehanded round the world trip in a sport cat, then the Northwest Passage singlehanded, without assistance and again in a sport cat – 7,500 km among the ice and polar bears in 70 days on the most inhospitable seas on the planet - Yvan has...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:47:02 +0100Fusion several years now, two racing circuits have been running, using the same boat, the GC 32 foiling catamaran, complicating the ‘readability’ for the spectators, as well as…the sponsors! From 2019 onwards, the GC32 Racing Tour and the Extreme Sailing Series will be just one and the same...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:38:35 +0100“Catamaran and Tri Friendly” route: List of our partners! along to the Le Nautic Paris Boat Show (December 8th to 16th) and discover our new “Catamaran and Tri Friendly” route around the show.Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:05:46 +0100The 2019 BUYER’S GUIDE, the essential reference for all multihull enthusiasts. you looking for a catamaran or trimaran? You have in your hands the magazine which is a reference for offering the most comprehensive and objective view possible of the existing worldwide production nowadays.Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:35:41 +0100Paris Boat Show Quiz : Take the test ; Are you ready to set off on a great nautical adventure? the Paris Boat Show (see page 65), Multihulls World is organizing in conjunction with Le Nautic, as we do every year, a special "Catamaran & Tri Friendly" route around the show. The idea is to allow visitors to find the right people to talk to among the hundreds of exhibitors as easily as...Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:43:41 +0100The Chesterfields: The Magical Islands’s 6am… a morning just like any other. The sky and its clouds are reflected in the calm sea, in a perfectly silent ambience. Pearls of water glisten on the deck, chilled by the freshness of night. I scan the horizon of the bay. There’s a knot in my stomach. I’m both sad and excited....Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:23:28 +0100Bali, an Island of Contrasts… the Selat Badung, Jangada speeds along at 12 to 13 knots, carried along by a strong south-west going current. The swell in this strait is impressive, with 5 to 6 meter waves, despite the wind not getting above 15 knots. The entrance to the port of Benoa isn’t easy to find, especially as we were...Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:12:00 +0100Changing your own propellers! you’re looking to improve your performance under sail? But really don’t want to lose anything under motor? It’s maybe a good time to think about changing your props! Follow our guide… and our propshaft. For a saildrive, the operation is ostensibly the same.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:07:41 +01002019 BUYER'S GUIDE : About the importance of size… in the choice of a boat! since men became sailors, one thing hasn’t changed: to go far – and above all to return with the hold full of treasure – you need a big boat. But nowadays, how important is the size in your choice of your future boat? A little overview, before ‘giving in’ to the extra meter!Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:58:51 +01002019 BUYERS’ GUIDE : Power Multihulls year, power multihulls are gaining more and more in importance in the motorboat sector. It's worth underlining that a multihull has -once again- some serious arguments in its favor: livability; privacy; onboard comfort whether anchored or under way, and also a more moderate fuel consumption...Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:40:52 +01002019 BUYERS’ GUIDE : MULTIYACHTs OVER 70’ 70 feet in length, we find a family of multihulls - sail and power - which is a little bit special, and which we have called "MultiYachts"! Boats that require a professional crew for their maintenance as much for the smooth running of these complex units, but which offer above all a service...Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:39:35 +01002019 BUYERS’ GUIDE : 50 to 70 Feet Multihulls you are looking for a beautiful cruiser, this is the family of boats where you’ll surely find what you’re looking for: multihulls between 50 and 70 feet indeed offer volume, luxury and a remarkable level of comfort for life on board. But they’re boats that remain manageable for a family...Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:26:56 +0100Engine failure boat’s engine has stopped running and will no longer start; don’t panic, there is without a doubt a solution to get it started again with the means at your disposal. Here are a few solutions and the steps to be taken to allow you to be able to set off again…Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:58:50 +01002019 BUYER'S GUIDE: Multihulls from 40 to 50 feet you envisage setting off to cruise round the Mediterranean, the West Indies, the Atlantic, or to the other side of the world? Well it’s in this family of multihulls that you can find what you are looking for. Boats which are seaworthy, comfortable, easy to handle shorthanded, but also capable...Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:58:53 +01002019 BUYER'S GUIDE: Multihulls under 40 feet is the most mixed family of multihulls, as in it we find racing boats and coastal raid multihulls, as well as catamarans capable of taking you to the other side of the world. But whatever your choice, these boats remain on a human scale, easy to handle and maintain!Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:51:47 +0100Election for the Multihull of the Year 2019: Once again, and as always, we need you! 2018 Multihulls World and its French-language version, Multicoques Mag, organized the very first election for Multihull of the Year, in partnership with the International Multihull Show. An election which easily exceeded all our hopes, as we counted more than 10,000 votes.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:58:58 +0100Knife – well-known for the quality of its knives – is presenting the Skipper Pro, which could quickly be essential aboard. This 12-function pocket knife is of course manufactured in Switzerland, and is equipped with a locking shackle key, a marlin spike, a large toothed blade, a bottle...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:22:00 +0100Nautical bicycle is a new nautical toy which could fit aboard your big cat and allow you to set off to explore when you are in an anchorage. Rivike is a ‘paddle bike’, a genuine bicycle fitted on an inflatable stand-up paddle board. Easy to assemble – the Rivike fits in a bag for transporting – this new...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:34:02 +0100Glasses  On the occasion of the Route du Rhum, Julbo is presenting a limited series of glasses, called Race 2.0 Armel - Objectif Rhum. Defined with Armel le Cléac’h, these glasses are equipped with photochromic and polarizing REACTIV lenses…   Retail price: 195 euros inc. tax www.julbo.comMon, 19 Nov 2018 12:18:23 +0100Bag you looking for a bag which is big enough to carry your belongings (60 l), whilst keeping them dry? Here is the Gill RS14 bag, 100% waterproof, 100% practical, and very strong! Available in Tango-Blue or Graphite colors. Price: £60 - €70 - US$ 85 - AU$ 120 www.gillmarine.comMon, 19 Nov 2018 12:16:58 +0100Barbecue sailors are more often than not real epicureans. And one of the pleasures aboard remains the essential barbecue. ENO is presenting a brand new model with this Antigua barbecue, which is a genuine grill operating on the on-board gas supply. Easy to set up, use and clean, the Antigua...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:12:02 +0100Propeller is offering its ECOWIND propellers, which are particularly adapted to sailing boats and trawlers. The idea is to offer automatic adjustment of the blades to always give optimum efficiency, whether under maximum load, at cruising speed, or under sail. www.seaviewprogress.comMon, 19 Nov 2018 12:10:11 +0100Batteries condition and charge of our on-board batteries are essential to our comfort, but also to our safety! Cristec is presenting a brand-new tactile battery controller, the BAT-MON 3.5". It is suitable for all installations, and allows up to 3 independent groups of batteries – or dc current sources...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:08:58 +0100Screen you looking for an exterior screen for your boat? Here is 149 Kara, a screen which will allow you to display your choice of cartography, to have Skype at the helm, or to watch videos, a film, or reply to your e-mails from the boat... The 19 Kara resists immersion, is in 316L stainless steel, and...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:01:35 +0100Inflatable is presenting its brand new inflatable dinghy, the Tiwal 2. Lighter, and even more compact, the Tiwal is ready to sail in 15 minutes, which makes it the ‘ideal toy’ aboard our cruising catamarans. The Tiwal 2 weighs 40 kg, fits into two bags, and at 2.8 m long, can embark an adult and a...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:58:15 +0100Cleaner you want your boat to be the most beautiful in the anchorage? Then you need the new formula of the famous Wichinox. Now available as a gel, it is easy to use, to give your stainless fittings back their brightness. It is applied with a brush, left to act for 5 to 15 minutes, depending on the...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:54:03 +0100Lifejackets has just presented, at the Annapolis Boat Show, a lifejacket called VITO, which has the particularity of offering a system to detach oneself quickly and easily from the lifeline. We are always supposed to have a knife with us to detach ourselves, but…in reality, this is far from always...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:51:34 +0100Ronstan Series 19 C - Track has just presented a brand new track which will particularly appeal to sport cat enthusiasts. The proof: the Serie 19 offers the same strength as the manufacturer’s previous models…but half the weight! Magic when racing! www.ronstan.comMon, 19 Nov 2018 11:47:36 +0100Display METS, NKE presented a brand new 7” color display which allows everything aboard to be managed, by displaying navigation and AIS data, and even controlling the autopilot. Completely configurable, the Multidisplay allows from 1 to 6 sets of data to be displayed. The Pad, a separate keyboard,...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:45:33 +0100Latch latch which sticks or no longer closes is not serious, but very annoying aboard a boat… Southco has just presented a new rotating latch (R4-20) in stainless steel, designed for moderate forces and above all to resist very corrosive environments. www.southco.comMon, 19 Nov 2018 11:40:16 +0100AIS on the subject of safety, AIS is an undeniable ‘plus’ aboard our ocean cruising boats, as it allows you to ‘see’ the vessels around you, and above all, to know their speed and therefore any possible collision course. The new AIS to be presented by Digital Yacht at the coming ‘Nautic...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:37:33 +0100Radar is a real safety element when sailing. The new HALO24 from B&G offers the performance and reliability of the brand’s radars, but with the advantages of a lightened radome. Capable of excellent short, medium and long range detection, up to 48 nautical miles, the HALO24 is designed to...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:35:04 +0100Saint Helena Napoleon, where are you?’s something that we just can’t get it out of our minds: ever since we left Namibia we can’t stop thinking about what that rock stuck in the middle of the southern Atlantic is going to look like. The rock where the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte breathed his last. Yet when we set off...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:18:44 +0100We bought it and have set off… asked us for tickets for the Grand Pavois boat show, and…Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:54:07 +0100It will soon be our turn…"Hello, We have just received the latest Multihulls World, thank-you; more nice articles which allow us to plan. We are taking this opportunity to send you some photos of Marius and Robin this summer at Cadaqués and La Grande Motte aboard Luna Bay II, an Outremer 45 with which we are going to...Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:52:33 +0100The far North in a trimaran… cruising trimaran can allow you to go as far as your dreams. The proof, with Eric and Barbara!Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:50:21 +0100Taoumé’s Transat hundreds of boats prepare to cross the Atlantic as this year draws to a close, Taoume’s crew look back on the transat that they did last April.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:41:15 +0100The Profité Family : Stopover In Ibiza catch up with the Profité family, who enjoyed their incursion into the Med, before heading back to the Atlantic.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:36:48 +0100Tolimara in the North Atlantic: A word From The Crew! their return transat, Tolimara took on 3 new crew members who wanted to cross the North Atlantic. Inès was one of them.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:25:04 +0100Kallima in British Columbia their cruise in Alaska last year, Kallima went sailing this Spring in British Columbia with guests on board. Into the Wild…Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:16:31 +0100Spica: Cruising Off Maine is continuing its American journey, now visiting the north east coast of the USA.Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:09:27 +01006 Gone : Polynesia time, we left them in the Carribean Sea. Now they are in the Tuamotus in Polynesia with a horde of children on board. Luckily, this is a large catamaran…Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:47:18 +0100Free Lance in Lembata : Over the volcano… Lance is continuing its trip around the world. As is usual with our post cards, it’s the little Outremer which takes up the story instead of its skipper…Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:42:11 +0100Electric propulsion when blue-water cruising - for or against? am for… By Gilles Reigner Managing Director of the builder Catathai I am a technician, I like technical challenges! Prizewinner in 2003 from the research ministry (creation of innovative technology companies), I created, several years later, a company which manufactured ultra-flat, low...Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:54:41 +0100La Cigale: in the footsteps of Kon Tiki. of us probably red the odyssey of Thor Heyerdal on bord the raft Kon Tiki, who drifted from Peru to Raroai, Tuamotu.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:28:59 +0100