Multihulls World derniers articles du site Multihulls Düsseldorf 2021 - Cancelled ! Düsseldorf is THE European rendez-vous for boating: the 52nd edition was scheduled to be held from January 23rd to 31st. But the extension of health restrictions in Germany initially forced the organizers to abandon the dates of the first major European event of 2021, pushing it back to...Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:17:24 +0100MerConcept - From competition to electric hydrofoil catamarans, created in 2006, is the company set up by former Vendée Globe record holder François Gabart. Initially, the organization supported the projects of the famous French skipper, but then took on other challenges - technical and logistical support for other sailors, followed by racing...Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:18:20 +0100Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts - New model, new range their first press conference of 2021, Fountaine Pajot announced new names for their Motor Yachts range and, most importantly, a brand-new model that will be replacing the MY 37 in the fall.Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:55:02 +0100Astus Boats - Owners Association they’re off! Owners of Astus trimarans can now get together and exchange ideas and swap stories thanks to their brand-new association whose aim is to keep the program of meetings and racing alive throughout the year.Tue, 19 Jan 2021 17:54:39 +0100RORC Transatlantic Race - Victory by trimaran Rayon Vert set off from Puerto Callero (Lanzarote) on January 9th, the 50-foot sailed by Alex Pella and Oren Nataf arrived in first place in Grenada, after 9 days 3 hours and 33 minutes under way.Tue, 19 Jan 2021 11:32:46 +0100Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - At the Canary Islands in just 48 hours! their second attempt this winter to attack the Jules Verne Trophy, Charles Caudrelier and Franck Cammas’ crew have set off with their foot to the floor. 48 hours after crossing the start line off Ushant, they were already at the latitude of the Canary Islands! It is more than 26 knots average...Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:37:20 +0100We tested the OVERBOAT, an electric foiling catamaran! three years of research, this modern and futuristic pocket catamaran allows everyone to fly over water thanks to its four electronically controlled and automatically regulated foils. Enjoy the video and don't miss our full report in Multihulls World #176!Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:45:10 +0100International Multihull Show - New dates ! extensive consultation with the main players in the industry, M2 Organisation has decided to postpone the 12th edition of the International Multihull Show from April 28 to May 2, in order to optimize its chances of success. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:33:26 +0100Pagurus - An amphibious catamaran talented designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini is also presenting this project under the name “crabmaran”. And true to that name, this steel and carbon catamaran has been designed to move on soft ground - sand or mud - thanks to its four motorized cylinders which are actually helical screws.Tue, 05 Jan 2021 14:25:42 +0100T28 - A simple yet exciting trimaran project Swedish naval architect Stefan Törnblom is proposing a new all-carbon trimaran.Mon, 04 Jan 2021 19:45:30 +0100PRIVILEGE 580 SIGNATURE - A great Christmas present!, the Christmas break is not known for boat launching... but 2020 hasn’t been like any other year, so there’s probably nothing unusual in the fact that two days before Christmas, Privilège Marine launched their latest catamaran, the 580 Signature. Mon, 04 Jan 2021 16:27:07 +0100Matera 50 - Carbon and daggerboards! Zealander Steve Bull founded Matera Yachts to design and build high-performance multihulls.Wed, 23 Dec 2020 12:05:31 +0100Key moments of 2020 - Tele-Crèche is March 12, 2020, somewhere after 7pm. So far, so good. It's been a little over six months since I joined the fine Multihulls World team and things are going great. Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:47:39 +0100Key moments of 2020 - Testing in 2020! de Gaulle Airport, Paris, April 6th 2020, 7:45 am. We’re boarding the first strict post-lockdown flight to Copenhagen, Denmark. Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:36:27 +0100Key moments of 2020 - My last boat show? I look back in my diary, it was on February 15th that I arrived in Miami. Just before that, I was covering the Caribbean Multihull Challenge in Saint Martin. Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:07:42 +0100Key moments of 2020 - Editing in the days of COVID-19 of my most vivid memories of this strange year that has been 2020 are the tests of the new Fountaine Pajot models. With the Cannes Yachting Festival abandoned, the builder organized private days on the corresponding dates – as did most of their colleagues - to showcase two new multihulls, the...Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:02:27 +0100Key moments of 2020 - A historic Number 200!'ve all got some vivid memories from 2020! Not always happy ones, but memorable for sure! So to stay on a positive note, and trying to forget the misadventures of our team (broken leg, burns and so on...) I would like to look back at our issue number 200.Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:39:55 +0100Key moments of 2020 - Long live multihulls! Italian friends say “Anno bisesto, anno funesto!*”.   It's hard to pick out anything positive from 2020. Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:35:07 +0100Key moments of 2020 - Eclectic boating off for two days of boat tests in the middle of November - the first tests I’d done since September, and likely the last for a few months - already felt like a breath of fresh air.Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:22:59 +0100Key moments of 2020 - Foiling for all, with no experience and no C02 emissions’m no Dean Barker, let alone Ben Ainslie. I don't have years of experience on Moths, or any wakeboarding experience, and yet I flew on the water this year - during the second lockdown. Did I need to escape? Tue, 22 Dec 2020 15:29:35 +0100Key moments of 2020 – Time extension and tree growth summer 2019, I got a problem with a P-bracket on my boat. We dried out between tides to jury-rig a repair that would last the rest of the season.Tue, 22 Dec 2020 15:23:01 +0100New 51 - The first 3D images Pajot has just unveiled the very first images and the specifications of its next model, replacing the Saba 50. Fri, 18 Dec 2020 10:39:15 +0100CAT 12.0 Cruise Carbon - Improved and lighter! in build back in August at the time of our CAT 12.0 Cruise test in southern Portugal, the third model in the series is now in the water and is validating its latest technical tests.Wed, 16 Dec 2020 18:37:43 +0100Cat600 PJOA - A little vintage catamaran for home-build naval architect Janusz Ostrowski is a specialist in small proas with a crab-claw sail. For once, the prolific designer has come up with a catamaran big enough for coastal trips. The design remains deliciously vintage with high bows and canoe sterns.Tue, 15 Dec 2020 09:00:05 +0100New York/San Francisco Record Attempt - Single-handed and in a proa! Finn, an experienced 42-year-old skipper, is planning to celebrate the New Year in his own way: on January 1st, he’ll be embarking solo aboard a modest 36-foot proa, a Jzerro, designed and built by Russel Brown - identical to the one shown here.Tue, 15 Dec 2020 08:56:47 +0100Rapido 50 - Launching of the three-hulled # 01! December 13th, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the first Rapido 50 was launched for its very first seatrials before delivery to Europe. The folding system was validated in the water – 18’ (5.50 m) folded compared to 34’ (10.38 m) when under way. Mon, 14 Dec 2020 19:06:56 +0100Sevenstar Yacht Transport - A new base in La Rochelle, France the world's leading provider of yacht transport services, Sevenstar Yacht Transport (SYT) ships around 2,800 boats - up to 200 feet (60 meters) and 650 tonnes - each year to more than 100 ports and over 40 countries.Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:55:57 +0100ULTIM - Actual Leader double whammy Le Blevec's sponsors officially signed the acquisition of the former Macif trimaran on December 10th in Lorient (France). At the same time, he announced that he had sold his previous boat (ex-Sodebo Ultim 2) to a new skipper, whose name is yet to be revealed.Fri, 11 Dec 2020 19:14:44 +0100Charter - DYC opens a new base in Mexico Yacht Charter is opening a new base at Marina Las Velas, Isla Mujeres, Mexico. This destination offers sailing on the Mayan Riviera and lets you discover Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula. Fri, 11 Dec 2020 15:30:20 +0100Tricat 6.90 - A trimaran for the family don’t see new models from Tricat that often, so we’re not hiding our delight at the announcement of this new trimaran intended for family boating - ideally a young couple with two children.Wed, 09 Dec 2020 16:26:59 +0100Silent Yachts - Make way for design and high-tech! isn’t the first time that the automotive and yachting industries have worked together - it's even common in the field of design. This time, CUPRA is announcing its participation in the design of this future electric catamaran to be built by Silent Yachts. Wed, 09 Dec 2020 16:25:31 +0100Défi ELCANO - Jimmy Cornell throws in the towel sooner had they arrived in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Jimmy Cornell put back to sea aboard Elcano, bound once again for La Grande Motte, France. Perhaps in order to have a generator installed at Outremer? Does this mark the end of the ELCANO project? What will Jimmy's next challenge be? Below,...Tue, 08 Dec 2020 10:54:47 +0100THE ECO YACHT - The Wider shipyard in association with Marc Pajot announced in issue MW 174 back in July, this project from sailor/broker Marc Pajot and naval architect Nicolas Fauroux has no shortage of arguments for becoming one of the next most-talked-about multiyachts… Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:06:30 +0100Ocean Diamond - Explorer - A villa on the water... the completion of the Ocean Diamond 27, its 89-foot/27-meter catamaran hotel (that we talked about it in Multihulls World #173), Sail Lanka Yachting Group's design and engineering team, are now offering an owner’s version called Ocean Diamond - Explorer. This model is built à la carte, with...Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:55:17 +0100ARC 2020 - Banzai doesn’t do things by halves..., this year’s Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) represented only a third of the usual entries... Nevertheless, we must salute the beautiful victory by Banzaï, ORC 42 #17, launched in July at the Marsaudon Composites shipyard.Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:50:19 +0100LBV35 - A 100% green catamaran! Bella Verde, founded in 2014 in Ibiza (Balearic Islands, Spain) is a pioneering company in the field of environmentally-friendly boating. Fri, 04 Dec 2020 08:59:01 +0100VIP e-Days - Outremer is organizing its virtual boat show from December 10th to 12th Yachting is organizing an exclusive, 100% digital event over a three-day period, from December 10 to 12. Fri, 04 Dec 2020 08:57:49 +0100Boot Düsseldorf - Re-scheduled to April 2021! Düsseldorf is THE European rendez-vous for boating: the 52nd edition was scheduled to be held from January 23rd to 31st. The event takes place in 16 halls – covering more than 25 acres (100,000 m²) - with 2,000 boats on show and nearly 250,000 visitors.Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:12:09 +0100Ultim Banque Populaire XI - Launching in the spring! Banque Populaire Sailing Team has just unveiled the first 3D images of its next Formula 1 of the seas.Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:59:16 +0100Revival July 1969 - Go ahead and jump! images that inspired the cover of the 200th issue of the French edition of Multihulls World are now undoubtedly etched in the collective subconscious of all us multihull enthusiasts... 51 years after the famous “Flying Cat” scene immortalized by R. Paul Allen's Nikon, a seasoned sailor...Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:57:48 +0100Trimaran Yacht Charter - Finally, you can charter a trimaran! 10 years’ experience and around a hundred trimarans sold, NEEL Trimarans is launching into the charter and charter-management business! Trimaran Yacht Charter brings together charter companies that offer NEEL trimarans in their fleet. For the spring/summer season 2021, you’ll be able to...Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:55:26 +0100C-Cat 48 - The Italian manufacturer’s range is growing! course we know about the C-Cat 37, and now the 62 in the planning stage... but C-Catamarans are working on offering other models, such as the 56, whose molds are currently in production - we'll be talking about that very soon - and especially the 48, whose production has just started.Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:04:55 +0100ShadowCAT Haven - An anti-COVID catamaran!’s the idea? To have a unit that acts as a buffer between the main ship and the outside world to keep COVID-secured social bubbles on board. The ShadowCAT Haven exploits its multihull configuration to set up two separate zones in terms of potential risk of infection. The vessel will be...Mon, 30 Nov 2020 08:47:09 +0100Razor Cat 52 - Speed, comfort and safety Designs, with their 25 years of experience in multihulls and 400 boats built, are offering stripped down, seaworthy but comfortable catamarans. Some models are intended for amateur construction while others, such as this Razor Cat 52, lend themselves to professional construction (here...Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:31:37 +010060 to 70 feet - SAILING BUYER’S GUIDE 2021 to their habitable volume and deck space far superior to those of an equivalentlength monohull, multihulls in this category offer most of the attributes of serious yachts. Here we are at the gates of Superyachting... Exceptional machines that nevertheless require one or more professionals on...Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:28:46 +010050 to 60 feet - SAILING BUYER’S GUIDE 2021 we are at the crossroads of large production cruising boats and the first semi-custom models... 50 to 60 feet. This is also the division between two worlds: one of boats that remain manageable privately and short-handed, and the other, of models that require a professional crew. A crewmember or...Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:38:41 +010045 to 50 feet - SAILING BUYER’S GUIDE 2021 doubt, the ideal size for setting off as a couple or a family on a long and distant cruise… and without the need for a professional crew. In this category, the biggest builders share the market with ferocious competition. But each model we present here has its own personality: you’re...Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:23:13 +010040 to 45 feet - SAILING BUYER’S GUIDE 2021 this category, we’re getting into the heart of the multihull market, since the average new purchase size is now 45 feet. Whether they’re designed for comfortable cruising or for racing, these units have two major advantages: they remain accessible in terms of handling and technical...Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:39:49 +010030 to 40 feet - SAILING BUYER’S GUIDE 2021 this category, there are many models and much variety between them! Here is where we start to discover the first proper cruising catamarans, coastal rallying trimarans, but also some amazing speed machines. Whichever your choice, these multihulls remain on a human scale, easy to handle and easy...Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:41:22 +010020 to 30 feet - SAILING BUYER’S GUIDE 2021 until 2010, this was a category still dominated by catamarans. Today, most builders loyal to twin hulls have deserted the under 30-foot niche. It is therefore trimarans that are now more popular. Most of the models on offer are equipped with a folding or telescopic float system. These units can...Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:49:14 +0100