Aarhus Sailing Week is the test event before the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018.6th to the 13th of August 2017 at Egaa Marina in Aarhus.
Photo © Jesús Renedo / Aarhus Sailing Week

The 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships is fast approaching and as athletes begin to arrive in Sanya, China the expectation for the competition that lies ahead is building as the sailors weigh up their rivals.

With more than 380 sailors representing 62 nations, the pressure is beginning to build ahead of five days of racing. Sailors will have high hopes to make a name in the sport, following the pathway of some of the best sailors, who have also competed at the event. Continue reading

JEAN-FRANCOIS LAIR

Beneteau is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Francois LAIR as Director of Sales Americas. In his role, Jean Francois will be responsible for the Beneteau business in Canada and the Americas. He will be based in Annapolis.
Jean Francois has a long experience within the company and brings knowledge of different cultures and markets. After spending 10 years with Sunsail, Jean Francois has run export sales for more than a decade at Beneteau.
I am very glad Jean Francois will lead our business in the Americas” says Luca Brancaleon, General Manager of Beneteau. “His experience, attitude and product knwoledge will be a great contribution to our growing presence on the american territory.”

The set of suitcases and accessories in Pelle Frau®“Meteorite” leather, created exclusively for Pershing,kicks off the initiatives to mark the tenth anniversary of a partnership that was also celebrated at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017with Pershing 9X. The fleet’s new coupé, with a wealth of furnishings by Poltrona Frau, features a futuristic helm station co-designed by the two companies. Continue reading

Benetti is proud to announce that the Fast 125’ M/Y SKYLER has been awarded Best of the Best for 2017 under the 100-180 feet category by Robb Report China.

The 2017 Best of the Best award ceremony was held at The Peninsula Beijing hotel on December 1st. Organised by the Robb Report China, the Best of the Best awards are considered among the most prestigious in the Luxury sector in China. Skyler was selected and evaluated by a panel of highly skilled and specialized experts, formed of the readers and senior editors of this magazine. Continue reading

Almere, Netherlands – December 5, 2017

Yanmar officially announces that it has reached an agreement on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Flexofold ApS (“Flexofold”). Flexofold, located in Denmark, is a global leading developer and manufacturer of superior low-drag folding propellers for sailboats and multihull yachts. With Flexofold, Yanmar further expands and strengthens its position in the recreational marine industry.

Shiori Nagata, President of Yanmar Marine International (YMI): “Flexofold is a great company and we are pleased to announce that Flexofold is joining the Yanmar Group. Flexofold and Yanmar are both leaders and strong brands in their respective segments in the recreational marine industry. Together, we will be able to further expand and strengthen our product offerings to sailboat builders, distributors and ultimately sailboat end-users.” Continue reading