Multihulls World derniers articles du site Multihulls 20, the premiere in Düsseldorf The brand new Tricat 20 trimaran was presented by the builder at the Düsseldorf Boat Show for its world premiere. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:17:42 +0100Aquila The builder Aquila is going to present its motor catamarans at the Miami Boat Show, with the Aquila 44 and above all three versions of the Aquila 36 (Private, Island and Fishing), as well as at the Singapore Boat Show, with an Aquila 36 and a 44. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:14:22 +0100Meeting for foilers… The foil is the future, we are forever being told.Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:30:14 +0100Meeting for foilers… The foil is the future, we are forever being told. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:10:43 +0100To read ‘Catamarans, the Complete Guide for Cruising Sailors’ is a particularly comprehensive guide to multihulls. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:05:26 +0100Maine Cat 38 The latest boat from Maine Cat is a 38-foot catamaran, which is easy to handle, even singlehanded, and capable of good averages under sail, at over 10 knots. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 13:56:25 +0100The coming races’s a lot happening for racing enthusiasts, and 2018 is going to be particularly rich, for both professionals and amateurs.Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:59:44 +0100CX 1000 Here is the CX 1000, a 10-meter motor catamaran designed by Yacht Design Collective and built in Poland by Corthinx in glass/vinylester sandwich. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:54:53 +01002018 International Multihull Show The 9th edition of the International Multihull Boat Show is looking very promising! Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:37:42 +0100Multimarine Situated in England, Multimarine specializes in building fast, seaworthy catamarans. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:32:15 +0100Xquisite Yachts Phoenix Marine Manufacturing, Xquisite Yachts' South African partner, has just moved the production line dedicated to the Xquisite X5 catamaran. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:27:35 +0100Miami Boat Show 2018, an exceptional vintage! every year, the Miami Boat Show is one of the major events of the year for boating. From February 15th to 19th, nearly forty multihulls will be waiting to be discovered under the Florida sun...Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:18:39 +0100Ocean Cruising workshop The Grand Large Yachting group (Outremer, Garcia, Allures, Gunboat) are organizing their 9th workshop dedicated to Ocean Cruising. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:23:12 +0100New director at Outremer Stéphane Grimault is the new managing director of the builder Outremer Yachting. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:17:55 +0100St Barth Cata Cup Only a few months after the devastating Hurricane Irma, St. Barts has hosted the famous St Barth Cata Cup and has demonstrated the willingness of its inhabitants to return to normal life as quickly as possible. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:10:48 +0100Two Oceans 82 HPC Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing is offering a whole range of catamarans, of from 60 to 85 feet, sail or motor, and even a 110-footer for day charter. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:04:24 +0100The wrong way round the world Yves le Blevec set off on 24th November 2017 for a particularly audacious challenge: to sail round the world singlehanded, via the Great Capes AND against the winds and currents. Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:58:04 +0100Gabart shrinks the world! Just 4 sailors have succeeded in sailing round the world singlehanded via the Great Capes, non-stop and in a multihull. Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:35:36 +0100Dufour launches into catamarans is launching into catamarans again. At the Paris Boat Show, the public was able to see the first sketches of a 48-foot catamaran designed by Umberto Felci. Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:27:31 +0100186 boats at the start of the ARC again this year, the ARC was full, with 186 boats at the start of the 32nd edition of the most famous of the rallies. From Las Palmas in the Canaries to St. Lucia, the crews, (whose youngest member was 3 years old, the oldest 80), had a tremendous time, but had to compromise with the weather,...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:13:06 +0100Musto MPX has just refreshed its MPX range (launched in 1995), offering even more effective Gore-Tex clothing. MPX now has Offshore, Race and Coastal ranges, depending upon every sailor's needs. The MPX Gore-Tex Pro Offshore Smock jacket starts at €579. Sizes XS to XXL.  Check out their...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:35:40 +0100MOB Bracelet MOB OLAS bracelet alerts you in the event of a man overboard. If the bracelet (and whoever is wearing it) falls into the water, an alarm sounds and the GPS coordinates of where it took place are sent to a smartphone, which can then guide you in to save the person. Easy to use and...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:31:07 +0100Supports specializes in aluminum supports for solar panels. This team of catamaran fans specializes in working on our favorite boats, and proposes different solutions for installing your solar panels, whether it's on a rigid or canvas bimini, or on the davits…  Assea's latest project was to find a...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:23:53 +0100Opening Deck Hatches is continuing to develop its range of Magnus deck hatches and is offering different sizes so as to be able to respond to all requests. More effective hatches, with tinted glass and a satin, anodized frame which opens to 180°. They naturally open from the inside and the outside and come in...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:15:42 +0100Photovoltaic Cloth System continues to develop, and is now offering photovoltaic cloths which are capable of recharging your batteries. It could be your mainsail, fabric biminis, lazy bags or   even a sun awning. They are light (210g to 400g/m²), and these solar cloths are flexible and easily...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:13:56 +0100Motorized Furling Systems help simplify your sail handling, Profurl is launching a new range of motorized furlers. Furling a foresail is now even easier with the remote control (wired or radio-controlled). There are several advantages: ease of use; clutter-free; no maintenance and a self-locking mechanism…    The...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:09:04 +0100An Inflatable Wingsail wings are the future… The America's Cup has proved that. Yet away from the world of racing, cruisers also need to be able to dump and to reef the sails easily. This rig aims to do this. It's called the IWS (Inflated Wing Sails). It stays stable in all types of wind conditions, needs no...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:07:05 +0100Casa Marisss, a catamaran which hasn’t lost her bearings (especially north)!çois loves sailing.  He alternates chartering in far-flung parts of the world with more sporty sailing on his own cat, like his trip to the Faroe Islands which he tells us about here…Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:36:48 +0100Timor, Our first Taste of Asia… have been following Olivier and his family on their world tour, and they have just arrived in Asia. It was a particularly complicated stopover from an administrative point of view…  Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:54:02 +0100Flybridge or no flybridge? 2004 Lagoon upset the trend by offering a 44-foot cat equipped with a flybridge. With the 440, we discovered an upper deck on which was the steering and sail-maneuvering station, as well as vast seating areas. Since then, there are those who are for…and those against! So, what’s the...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:27:46 +0100Internet aboard when coastal cruising, internet connection systems have been greatly perfected, and are above all discreet and reasonably priced. So, why deny yourself? In this first part, we will see how to connect to the internet during coastal cruises. In a future edition of Multihulls World, we will consider the...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:12:38 +0100From racing to cruising: the innovations which have changed our daily life aboard a catamaran innovations we find on our cruising multihulls have three main sources: industrial progress, the influence of luxury boats, but above all, the techniques tested in competition. What are the technological advances developed for racing which have drastically changed our daily life as sailors? What...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:38:25 +0100Prepare for your return so you can make the most of your sabbatical year! readers of Multihulls World are already well aware: life on a boat means absolute happiness. But the thing is, whether you go for a few months or for 10 years, at some point or another... you’ll have to come back.  And even though going and enjoying your trip is essential, there is...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:53:48 +0100Gadji, magical anchorage in New-Caledonia round the world voyage began in New Caledonia, a wonderful place and a fantastic cruising area for all sailors. Caledonia lagoon is one of the largest in the world, which makes it quite a busy place. But strangely, it’s often the same small islands which attract the greatest number, those...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:29:52 +0100The Seychelles in a Salina 48 from Mahe, 15 days cruising in the Seychelles, with heavenly scenery and exceptional islands, such as Praslin, Coco Island, La Digue… Aboard the Salina 48 we were 2 families - 7 teenagers and 4 adults… During these 15 days, we sailed in a nice breeze from island to island, and...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:15:27 +0100The Admiral has changed his ride… readers, If you think about it, you will certainly recognize this merchant navy captain, whom we at the magazine have affectionately named 'The Admiral'. You are used to following his adventures during his round the world voyage, in our magazine. Olivier Mesnier – because it’s him we’re...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:13:33 +0100Autumn stop in the little-known Ecréhous archipelago I looked at the weather forecast, I saw a favorable weather window for spending a night at sea. Living opposite the (British) Channel Islands, with a fast cat, you are spoilt for choice – all the islands are less than half a day’s sail away. As I was really missing sailing and I needed to...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:12:32 +0100It’s better in a cat…than at school!, I have taken advantage of your special offer and am sending you the photo you asked me to take last year, at the Paris Boat Show. We have just returned from a 10-day cruise in the Seychelles as a family, with a crew aged from 5 to 70. We all had the time of our lives. Even the bonitos are...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:08:48 +0100Bluenote: Hell, or the weather in Cape Town a previous postcard, Marthe, the skipper’s daughter, told us about her Atlantic crossing. Now Alexandra describes rounding the Cape of Good Hope for us.Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:56:39 +0100Motu Atua: aiming for Panama crew of Motu Atua is getting closer to the Pacific: they have left Martinique for good.Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:53:24 +0100Charm: an Outremer 55 light racing the ARC. and Lara Grosjean knew they wanted a catamaran for the two of them and their three children. Joe is a lifelong sailor who wanted a boat that could perform like the racing boats he was used to sailing, so they chose Outremer. Lara wanted room for the children and guests as well as a washing...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:50:31 +0100Cayuse : light air in the 2017 ARC+ Rally. Haltom is a recent university graduate sailing around the world with her parents on an Outremer 51 named Cayuse.Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:47:51 +0100Cool Runnings : Chagos ! are three contributors to these postcards (with Shuti and Moby) who anchored together in Chagos.  Enchanting !Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:45:30 +0100‘Ocean Dentiste’: on-board prevention… they were getting ready for the start of the Transat 6.50, as an accompanying boat, Chloé and Antoine told us about their project.Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:42:19 +0100The ‘Mineurs’ in Saint-Tropez ‘mineurs’ don’t come from the mines where minerals are extracted, but from the French ‘Ecole des Mines ParisTech’ (an engineering school in Paris). They tell us about their participation in the Hydrocontest 2017, which was held last September in Saint-Tropez.Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:40:05 +0100Crossing the Atlantic: independently or with a rally? independently, of course!  By Christophe Dasnière, from the project Grandeur Nature or “La Parole des Enfants". Grandeur Nature is an association based in Sète (South of France), which over nearly 20 years and 40 transats has been carrying out extraordinary educational work with...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:11:29 +0100Election for Multihull of the Year 2018: Vote now! is a big year for multihulls. We celebrate the 40th anniversary of Mike Birch’s incredible victory aboard his little yellow trimaran, faced with Michel Malinovski’s big monohull,  in the first Route du Rhum, while records are being broken, one after the other…  And in the cruising...Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:16:26 +0100Multihull fans, get along to Boot, the Düsseldorf Boat Show Düsseldorf Boat Show, the famous BOOT will be opening very soon (from January 20th to 28th 2018).  And this year again, multihulls will be particularly in the spotlight throughout the 18 halls of the largest indoor show in the world... Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:35:12 +0100Outremer 51, a new version has just given its best-selling 51-footer a major facelift. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:26:15 +0100Cruising in Asia you intend to cruise in Asia, here is a web site which may be very useful.Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:25:22 +0100