Multihulls World derniers articles du site Multihulls Rhum, a spectacular finale Route du Rhum is a hard race, starting in November and forcing competitors to go through one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world - the Bay of Biscay - at a time when the weather won’t be lenient. Lenient would be rare for the weather in November, as the history of the race has...Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:09:53 +0100Route du Rhum Day 3 / The end of the tunnel big deal these last 24h is definitely the Banque Populaire capsize with Armel Le Cleac'h being rescued by a fishing boat. A lot of work for the technocal team if they manage to recover the wreck as it seems the windwad float broke ahead of the accident. Meanwhile, François Gabart is increasing...Wed, 07 Nov 2018 17:23:57 +0100Route du Rhum J2 : The perfect storm is blowing at 40 knots in the Biscay Bay with gusts above 50 knots and terrible waves.Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:13:02 +0100Route du Rhum Day 1 / First selection an amazing start under perfect conditions to see the Ultimes flying, the wind is blowing up on the 11th Route du Rhum fleet.Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:46:38 +0100Route du Rhum: 3 Days to D-day! a little hesitation over the weather, which could have led to departure day being delayed or brought forward, it has now been confirmed that November 4th at 2pm will definitely see the start of the Route du Rhum from St Malo, destination Guadeloupe!Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:54:51 +0100A new crazy challenge for Yvan Bourgnon! out from, and then returning to Brest after making a descent of the Atlantic, passing Cape Horn, forcing a way through the roaring forties and furious fifties which scream their way around the Antarctic, then greeting the Cape of Good Hope... This is the course for the last big solo record...Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:48:19 +0200SailGP - the return of the America's Cup cats us, you enjoyed the incredible spectacle offered by the catamarans of the 35th America's Cup, but you were sorry to know that the next cup will be sailed in... monohulls (flying ones, agreed, but monohulls all the same)?Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:21:30 +0200Multihull of the year 2019 than 10,000 of you voted last year in the very first election for Multihull of the Year 2018. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:51:09 +0200How about taking your vacation on a catamaran superyacht? have been dreaming for some time: to offer you the ultimate luxury of a cruise on a "catamaran superyacht". But is it possible or reasonable or accessible? Multihulls World takes stock of the very best in charter...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:23:17 +0200Where and when to charter a multihull? you want to really enjoy your holidays in a cat or a trimaran to the full? Well you will have to prepare a little in advance, so you don’t find yourself sailing with the Meltemi on the nose in Greece, or subjected to the monsoon in Asia. Enough to get organized and prepare a genuine round the...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:15:59 +0200This year, I’m chartering a multihull! a multihull, sailing when you want to, setting off for the enchanting lagoons for one or several sabbatical years…we all dream of this! But… it’s not always possible, for reasons of budget and/or timetable. The solution? Charter, of course!Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:06:18 +0200The bowsprit in all its forms modern sail plans, the bowsprit has become essential. But aboard our modern sailing boats, it can have several forms, and be in aluminum, carbon, pivoting, retractable… And fitting one on your boat - is it possible? Here is an analysis, so you will know everything about the bowsprit...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:24:26 +0200Everything you need to know about standing rigging we are interested in a multihull, we first look at the hulls, the bridgedeck, the cabins or even the stowage capacity… And the standing rigging? It’s nevertheless what holds the mast up, isn’t it? We’re going to take a look at the mast, the boom and their peripherals!Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:14:34 +0200Los Testigos have weighed anchor, and are now leaving the West Indies, where we have been stuck for more than a year so I could finish my schooling – validated in Martinique – and finally get the baccalaureate under my belt. Our catamaran had to be hauled out in Trinidad for some work. A little spruce-up...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:07:53 +0200Perfect anchorages… – “Koh Yao Yai Island, Phuket, Thailand. Beaching the boat on the sand for cleaning at low tide. We are in a little creek, forgotten by all the tour operators and just twenty miles or so from Phuket. From this creek, we can access very beautiful mangroves, as well as a fish tank created by...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:02:49 +0200‘En cata, on est bien’ begin with, the ‘En Cata on est bien’ tee-shirts were just for the magazine’s team. And then…faced with insistent requests, we are finally offering them for sale on the web site. And that has delighted numerous readers, including Lola…  “Hello, here are a few photos of Lola in...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:02:00 +0200On holiday in the mountains went far from the sea on his holidays this year. But the commercial and marketing director of Privilege Marine obviously can’t do without his favorite magazine…   “Even in Tignes, we’re thinking of you!!!!!!” Cyrille and Rosanne Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:59:17 +0200Kezeo : the best! and Pascal are sailing on board Kezeo, and they can only find one thing wrong with their boat…Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:54:48 +0200Kaze San : or the art of reducing distances. sailor will tell you that their boat has good performance. Some boats are perhaps a bit more impressive than others…Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:53:30 +0200Island Coyote : The Gambier Islands family crew of Island Coyote has already been sailing around the world for five years. They contacted us from The Gambier Islands in French Polynesia.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:52:19 +0200Cat’Leya in Panama : a three-faced diamond! is above all the gateway to the Pacific. Yet the crew of "Cat'Leya" will remember the San Blas and Las Perlas Islands as one of their favourite stopovers.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:50:25 +0200A Short Incursion Into The Med… Genty family left Les Sables d'Olonne on France's west coast in the Spring. Their trip is due to last two years. Having sailed past Gascony and the coasts of Spain and Portugal, they write to us from the Balearic Islands. All is well on board!Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:49:11 +0200Samba : An Electric Leopard !ël brought his boat to Turkey. It had been part of the Moorings fleet for 5 years. He has added electric motors!Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:47:00 +0200Design of catamarans : ethnic-classic or avant-garde? by Patrick Le Quément Graduate in Industrial Design from the Birmingham Institute; PLQ enters the automotive industry and thrives in an international career at Ford, Volkswagen-Audi and Renault. Since 2010 he has been working as a multihull designer in exclusive collaboration with...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:41:55 +0200Why not choose a power catamaran? idea of transforming a placid sailing catamaran into a unit powered solely by its engines is not new, nor is the idea of designing a two-hull motorboat... Two long-standing concepts that have long remained on the sidelines of high volume market production. Yet today, interest in power catamarans...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:09:15 +0200We sailed aboard the Ultim foiling trimaran Gitana17:Edmond de Rothschild A family of prestigious, classic boats In 1876, Baroness Julie de Rothschild commissioned Thornycroft shipyard to build a 24.45m record steamer. The first of the Gitanas would be timed on Lake Geneva at 20.5 knots (an extraordinary speed for the period!): the world record! The Gitana saga...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:57:04 +0200David vs Goliath - Episode 2 the Homeric finish between Michel Malinovsky’s giant 21-meter cigar, Kriter V, and Mike Birch’s yellow dragonfly, almost half the size, separated by just 96 seconds of eternity, 40 years of architecture and developments have passed. So we’ve been having fun with another duel, a virtual...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:48:37 +0200David vs Goliath - Episode 2 the Homeric finish between Michel Malinovsky’s giant 21-meter cigar, Kriter V, and Mike Birch’s yellow dragonfly, almost half the size, separated by just 96 seconds of eternity, 40 years of architecture and developments have passed. So we’ve been having fun with another duel, a virtual...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:48:34 +0200Rhum 2018:The opposing forces Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe is an extension of the summer in the middle of autumn, a good swig of ti-punch before winter. It’s above all months of excitement for all enthusiasts, for a few days of racing, when we live to the rhythm of the placings, addicted to the websites, ‘night...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:38:08 +0200Passing through Sumbawa and Lombok … their remarkable trip to the island of Komodo and its famous dragons, Jangada's crew continued their round the world trip, visiting the islands of Sumbawa and Lombok…Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:20:03 +0200Setting out on a long trip, or how to fulfill your dream with a long-term charter. and Arnaud have dreamed about long catamaran trips. But here’s the problem: they don’t have the time or the money to live their dream. No time? No money? Maybe it’s not that simple… The story began with us meeting on a boat.  We both enjoy watersports: Arnaud was racing on board...Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:49:23 +0200The Bénéteau group is launching Excess Catamarans have got the wind in their sails. Global production has almost doubled in just a few years and new brands are appearing regularly.Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:28:16 +0200Multihulls World officially declare open the 2018 Cannes Yachting Festival! Multihulls World team is on site to reveal the latest news. Stay tuned on our Facebook page: !Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:55:10 +0200Tanna a few hundred miles north-east of New Caledonia, there is a wonderful little island, which never ceases to express its feelings through powerful, fiery rumblings. Mount Yasur volcano is at the origin of this perpetual activity on the authentic island of Tanna, in Vanuatu.Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:26:41 +0200 ‘Marins sans Frontières’, Serving the world’s sailors… sailors know that lifeboat crews are our guardian angels… But the important thing is that they have the means and above all the boats to come to the aid of those who are in distress!Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:23:54 +0200The "Trophée des Multicoques" - The Revival May 1980: there were 22 boats at the start of the Trophée des Multicoques. A first, which marked a real turning point in the story of ocean racing multihulls…Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:14:33 +0200Hybride Penta is currently in the middle of developing a whole hybrid range, so as to answer increasing demand from both leisure sailors and builders for this type of propulsion.Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:15:57 +0200Xquisite Yachts approved of the Xquisite X5 when we tested it, a little under two years ago now. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:11:05 +0200Caribbean Multihull Challenge racing enthusiasts, here’s something for you: a new race dedicated uniquely to our favorite boats is going to see the light of day in the delightful waters of the West Indies. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:07:27 +0200Semi-custom LR and the builder Luxury Sea have just reached an agreement to work together on the development of semi-custom projects on a basis in aluminum, and incorporating the latest technical innovations. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:00:54 +0200O Yachts Class 6 brand-new catamaran designed by O Yacht has just been launched at the yard, and has immediately shown impressive potential. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:54:24 +0200Batteries on the quay can only continue to sail and enjoy the most fantastic anchorages all over the world if we take care of them… fact! Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:49:09 +0200Itacatamarans brand-new Italian catamaran being offered by Itacatamarans has just been launched, and the first seatrials have just begun. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:38:22 +0200Fast, ecological transport One is a catamaran designed by A2V, which transports an up-market clientele for a hotel which is no less so, on Lake Geneva. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:34:49 +0200Monaco Marine yard for Monaco Marine at Seyne sur MerTue, 24 Jul 2018 10:31:11 +0200David against Goliath between windsurfers and multihulls are nothing new.Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:23:27 +0200EVIDENCE major developments in the nautical world have often come from the world of superyachts. And the future could quickly show the innovative potential of these exceptional boats, with the ‘Oceanwings’ concept.Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:19:38 +0200Dismantled si vous aviez, à bord de votre grand cata, un catamaran de sport facilement démontable et transportable ? Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:14:21 +0200Euphorie 5 Back to the future! Philippe Jeantot created a company to develop the catamaran he would like to skipper himself, to set off on a voyage with his family. Privilege catamarans was created. In the 90s, the builder continued to innovate, by being one of the very first to offer a motor catamaran, the Euphorie 40,...Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:04:22 +0200Catathai arrived by sea aboard a 22-meter catamaran in 2002, Hervé Le Touzé created Catathai two years later, with Daruwan, who then became his wife. Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:47:14 +0200