Monday, November 20, 2017
Maritime News

British Yachtsman Killed in Clipper Round-the-World Race

A British sailor has died after being washed overboard from a yacht while participating in the Clipper Round the World Race. According to a statement by the race organizer, Simon...

November 20, 2017
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Friday, June 20, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: Drone Films as Luxury Yacht Gets Destroyed by Fire

A 102-foot luxury yacht possibly worth $24 million has been completely destroyed after it caught fire while dry docked at a San Diego boat yard, and it was all caught...

June 20, 2014
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
News

Video: Overboard Yachtsman Rescued from Pacific Ocean

A crewmember from an around-the-world amateur yacht race is lucky to be alive after spending 90 minutes in the stormy Pacific Ocean after falling overboard. The race organizers said that...

April 2, 2014
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Interesting

VIDEO: Stuntman Runs Up 30-Meter Mast of Moving Yacht… Literally

Watch as solo round the world yachtsman Alex Thomson, the same guy who brought us

March 18, 2014
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Blast Rocks Luxury Yacht Off New Jersey Coast… Or Does It? [UPDATE]

UPDATE (13:00 pst, Tues): Listen to the unbelievable audio recording of the “Blind Date” hoax call. UPDATE (07:15 pst, Tues) The Coast Guard is now investigating this as a hoax...

June 12, 2012
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Monday, November 28, 2011
Blog

The Ugly Truth About Yacht Insurance

Mr. Soledano (not his real name), the owner of a Hatteras cabin cruiser in Miami, stared at me in horror. “What?” he demanded. “It’s going to cost $75,000 to fix...

November 28, 2011
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Engineering News

German Steelmaker to Sell Luxury Yacht-Building Arm Blohm + Voss – REPORT

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp In Talks To Sell Civil Shipbuilding Operation Blohm + Voss to U.K Private Equity Firm Citing Overcapacity, Low Orders FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)–German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA.XE) is...

September 26, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
rambler 100 fastnet rock
Blog

RAMBLER 100 CAPSIZES AFTER LOSING KEEL: All 21 crew accounted for [BREAKING NEWS]

  Photo: Daniel Forster/Rolex Rambler 100, holder of the transatlantic record and one of the favorites to win this year’s Fastnet Race, capsized this evening after losing her keel in moderate...

August 15, 2011
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Friday, August 5, 2011
Perini Navi Group Galileo G ice class yacht
Blog

Dear Santa: I would like a Perini Navi so I can go explore the arctic… please.

The naval architects at Perini Navi have done a spectacular job with this new 55 meter Picchiotti Ice-Class Motor Yacht.  The raised forward bulwarks mean this yacht was meant for...

August 5, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011
Maritime News

Perini Navi receives 70 million Euro contract for two 60 meter sailing yachts

The Perini Navi Group has launched a new series of 60 mt sailing yachts and has already signed two sales contracts for a total value of more than 70 million...

July 25, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
history supreme gold yacht
Blog

Blingitty bling BLING!! History Supreme: The world’s most pretentious yacht [UPDATE]

If you want to go really big, the Maltese Falcon might be a good option, but if you want to go straight up Malaysian gangsta, you need one of these…...

July 20, 2011
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Sunday, June 12, 2011
maltese falcon, perini
Blog

At the Newport Shipyard…

We were docked next to this rather conspicuous beast while racing in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta this past weekend. Let’s see how quick you all can tell...

June 12, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Blog

Gotta love those yachties [Picture]

This interesting pic was brought to our attention by albertpachino in the gCaptain forum with the title “Gotta Love Those Yachties – A Pic Says 1,000 words!”.  It sure does…

March 24, 2011
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Maritime News

USCG issues warning to U.S. registered yachts and sailing vessels in Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean

WARNING TO: U.S. Registered Yachts and Sailing Vessels The U.S. Coast Guard strongly advises against all operation of and travel by U.S. yachts and sailing craft, or by U.S. citizens...

March 2, 2011
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ship Design

The Eastport 32 – a powerboat for sailors

I just returned from a few weeks in Annapolis, Maryland where I had the opportunity to catch up with my friend Tom Weaver, a career yachtsman with more enviable sea...

November 2, 2010
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Interesting

Navy Offshore Sailing Wins the MacMillan Cup

The United States Naval Academy won the MacMillan Cup Intercollegiate Regatta this past weekend in convincing fashion with 6 bullets in 8 races.  This regatta is hosted every fall by...

October 27, 2010
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Uncategorized

Yachting in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert

This photo comes to gCaptain via Burning Man 2010, the annual week long art event ending on Labor Day on a dry lake bed in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.  Burning...

September 7, 2010
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Thursday, February 4, 2010
Uncategorized

Plans For World’s Largest Yacht Unveiled

We can’t help but be fans of mega yachts here at gCaptain.com and over the years have done a fair share of covering them on the blog.  Whether it’s the...

February 4, 2010
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Thursday, October 29, 2009
Uncategorized

Lilo lou’s Sailing Yacht, Ankida

It may just be a concept design, but this is truly an avant-garde project that questions the balance of form and function in traditional yacht/sailboat making.  Oh yeah, and it...

October 29, 2009
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Friday, September 18, 2009
Offbeat

Millionaire Held “Hostage” Aboard Yacht

Embedded video from <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/video” mce_href=”http://www.cnn.com/video”>CNN Video</a> Well I can’t say I feel bad for this guy.  Check out this interesting story from CNN explaining why this multi-millionaire is living...

September 18, 2009
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