Monthly Archives: July 2008

YACHTS INDUSTRIES – NEW WEBSITE

YACHTS INDUSTRIES recently launched its new website and the BLUBAY 92 Yachts industries has now a much better website with lots of great pictures and explanations about the shipyard and the two brands they are building and marketing YAPLUKA and … Continue reading

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HEMISPHERE(ex GEMINI) CENTRAL TO DEREKTOR BANKRUPTCY

Again a boat building project with lawsuits…. DERECKTOR shipyards has filled for bankruptcy over the HEMISPHERE PROJECT (ex-GEMINI) HEMISPHERE the largest cruising catamaran in the world 145′ and 75 % complete would be at the center of a lawsuit between … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT PEDIGREE – VPLP & JFA 110′

I told you the market was booming. This luxury catamaran designed by world multihulls designers leaders Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot Prevost will be build by JFA. JFA is well known for the quality of their production. Last year … Continue reading

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Z90 – A BERRET RACOUPEAU YACHT DESIGN

The Z90 is not a concept, it is actually being built in Italy. Designed by Berret Racoupeau, its sleek design will not go unnoticed. Olivier racoupeau told me that one of the main objective behind the exterior design was to … Continue reading

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CLARIS NICOLAS AND ROMAIN

Last week-end I was doing some research on the JFA . This shipyard has built SUN TENAREZE, an 84 foot catamaran launched in 2004. I stopped on CLARIS website. I met Nicolas Claris in Dusseldorf, he is wellknow in France … Continue reading

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BRIAN EILAND – RUNNING TIDE YACHTS

Brian Eiland and I have exchanged a few mails. Brian is a designer with a very large experience in the business and specially in multihulls. We mainly exchanged about new rigs and specially Dyna Rig which became famous with the … Continue reading

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OUTSTANDING NEWS – CATAMARAN PRO IS LAUNCHED

http://www.catamaranpro.com I have the great pleasure to anounce that the first forum dedicated to crews of large cruising catamaran is now open. Tom Ashwell from Synergy Yachting and I have created this forum so crews can find job offers and … Continue reading

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