Al Lusail Successfully Completed Her Sea Trials

The 123 meter Project Jupiter of Lürssen superyacht has been spotted on sea trials, holding her official name “Al Lusail”. The delivery of the yacht is expected to take place soon by the end of this year.

This was the highly secretive project of Lürssen superyacht and it features architecture of in-house naval. The exterior work of the yacht has been done by the British studio H2 Yacht Design. The flowing lines present at the yacht blur the boundaries, which is present between the yacht’s upper four decks to create a dynamic look

Although, very few information is present about March & White interiors of Al Lusail or the engine set-up, however, so far it is understood that the Jupiter project was created according to the standards of Lloyd’s Register.

The full-displacement steel hull present on the yacht supports the aluminum superstructure of the yacht and the teak decks. When the yacht will be delivered to her owner this year, it will be officially ranked as one among the largest superyachts in the world. Continue reading “Al Lusail Successfully Completed Her Sea Trials”

Son And Father Team Up For Raising Fund

To raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis, A STONE, son and father have been taken on the sailing race that is the worlds biggest.

Cliff Goodwin the son and Michael Goodwin the father will join the yacht race Round the Island in the honor of his brother Dan. Dan died after suffering from Cystic Fibrosis disease.

The race will take place on July 1, and it will go around the Isle of Wight coastline.

Talking about the race, Cliff said: “Dan is found of sailing and his love for sailing gets double when he is with me. He used to enjoy sailing with my Dad and his grandfather until his health didn’t allow him to go on the water. We have undertaken this challenge and hoping to raise a good amount of funds for the work of charity. This challenge is going to be hard and there is no possibility of mistake. Continue reading “Son And Father Team Up For Raising Fund”

Marion Bermuda Race Entry Open

Marion Bermuda Race has started taking entries for the event and it is getting excellent response from all over the world.

During the first 15 days of opening the entry 30 boats registered themselves for the event. As the days are growing number of entries are increasing. Till date 48 boats have registered themselves in which 18 are a first timer into the race. The number is two more than last year final count. The race for Marion Bermuda will take place in Massachusetts on June 9 2017.

Marion Bermuda Race has taken place since 1977 and since that time it is the premier ocean race of 645-mile. It is one of the events that attract enthusiast of racing and cruising.

The popularity of the race comes from its spirit that is fun and family. The yachts that join this race come here for some fun, sailing, competition and pleasure. Continue reading “Marion Bermuda Race Entry Open”

National Offshore One Design Regattas 2016

National Offshore One Design Regattas (also known as NOOD) have released their schedule for next year. This is its 28th consecutive year after starting in the year 1988. This is the most popular or the longest running sailboat running series in the Northern America.

National Offshore One Design
Over seven-hundred yachts as well as thousands of sailors took part in the National Offshore One Design 2015 season. Sailors in racing yachts – both large and small – took to the waters around United States to contend in the 5-stop racing series for a scope to win a spot at the championship in British Virgin Islands back in October. One group came straight from having rented a yacht Greek Islands! Continue reading “National Offshore One Design Regattas 2016”

Kiwi yacht makes emergency stop in Bluff

A yachtsman from New Zealand is onboard a across the world ocean race boat which has had to make an emergency halt in Bluff. Spirit of Hungary is in the last in the fleet. And, Bluff is approximately halfway in the race and has offered a scope for repairs.

It was really a slow entry into Bluff Harbor for Spirit of Hungary. Sailors were at the sea since New Years Day and they were looking for fresh food. The co-skipper Conrad Colman from New Zealand told that he believes that they were looking for a pizza. A pizza three times the size of our head would be good.

The sixty-footer is participating in Barcelona World Race non-stop across the world from Spain and this docking pushed by the gear breakages. Colman told that Nandor and he have been running up and down the mast in quite tough situations attempting to deal with this trouble. And both of them have been been wounded in the whole process.

The yacht’s builder, designer and owner Nandor Fa required 4 stitches on his head after being flung across at the top of thirty meter mast. Therefore, when he was up on the mast, it was a bit choppy conditions. In fact, higher weaves also came across the boat. Continue reading “Kiwi yacht makes emergency stop in Bluff”