Gran Turismo 40: Love at First Sight
The Gran Turismo range of sports cruisers will charm and thrill you.
Racy lines draw the eye while the airy, spacious and secure cockpit is a delight. Whether in ‘dolce vita’ or sporting mode, her high-performance twin engines ensure that those who step aboard will live life to the full.
The Gran Tursimo 40 recreates the sport cruiser concept. Designed by the talented hands of Nuvolari and Lenard, this novel variation offers as much pleasure to the eye as sensations and driving. The ...
First 18: Sailing Reinvented
Competitive sailing is entering a new era with high-spirited boats designed for family and friends. Fun, Intuitive, tough, simple, smart: a brilliant reinvention of the FIRST legend!
There’s an air of adventure about the First 18. Combining all the pleasures of dinghy sailing, her versatility appeals as much to expert regatta racers as it does to novices who dream of coastal raids with family or friends.
Stable and lightweight, with a planing hull and high-performance rigging, the First ...
Oceanis 41.1: Performance at Sea
Living on board an Oceanis is a lifestyle in its own right. Her swiftness and safety find an echo in her elegance, comfort and a feeling of well-being. Each new Oceanis requires the passionate commitment of architects and designers, whose challenge it is to extend the limits of space, while increasing the craft’s performance at sea.
FINOT-CONQ ARCHITECTS: In forty years, Jean-Marie Finot and Pascal Conq have forged the reputation of designing perfectly balanced and admirably seaworthy ...
Racing Team Keeps Wind in its Sails Through COVID-19 Quarantine
Not being on the water all spring due to COVID-19 restrictions hasn’t stopped Chester, N.S. sisters Antonia and Georgia Lewin-LaFrance from navigating towards their goal of competing at the 2024 Olympics.
The duo, members of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS), began sailing and competing together two years ago in the 49erFX class. In 2019, they placed second in the 49erFX North American Championships and first in CORK OCR.
This year their racing season started with the World ...
MY37: Unprecedented Power, Space and Economy
MY37 replaces the successful Highland 35 and is set to revolutionize the entry-level segment of the world’s power catamaran market with its impressive features, performance and value for money.
The Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts team has meticulously designed a spectacular multihull that will be lauded for its superior comfort, outstanding views and beautiful luminosity. The MY37 also possesses the key attributes of the shipyard’s range, including excellent offshore performance, stability, ...
The Oceanis 38.1 cleverly combines practical features, performance, and elegance on boat sizes where function generally outweighs personalization.
Designed to suit a variety of sailing programs and increasingly different lifestyles on board, she is available respectively in six versions with varied layouts: number of cabins and bathrooms, modularity of the saloon, choice of galley, storage capacity, etc.
The Oceanis 38.1 offers a performance to habitability ratio second to none on this ...
Antares 27: The Ultimate Weekender
With an innate sense of detail and comfort, the Antares 27 is an invitation to spend more time at sea. Modern and stylish, she preserves the traditional elegance of an established range. Autonomy, habitability, panache: she has everything to make short cruising a great experience.
Thanks to her Airstep® hull, the Antares 27 cuts gently through the waves offering a comfortable ride and safe navigation. With up to 2x200 hp power, the Antares 27 has the latest technological developments in ...
Sail Nova Scotia Celebrates Successful Year
Above photo: The 29er class leaves the start line during the 2017 Youth National Championships at the St. Margaret Sailing Club. Frank Denis photo
There were fair winds for Sail Nova Scotia in 2019 leading to a positive outlook for 2020 which will see a full-time skiff coach hired for the province through a partnership agreement with the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS) and Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic.
“This is going to be a great asset to the program,” said Frank ...
Q&A – Summer 2019
By Eric Smith | Shining Waters Marine
Should I Compete in an Offshore Race with my Boat?
Let me ask — why wouldn’t you? Which race you do is the skipper’s decision, but there are several options available. Check with your yacht club/marina and sailing associations to see which race would be right for you.
The important thing is that you do one. Here are a few reasons that stand out for me as reasons to participate:
The personal challenge. From organizing crew to completing ...