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Nautical Industry

Nautical Industry – Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Wednesday, June 4, 2014   
After the big fire on February 20, 2014, the Laser Center Switzerland is back at the same location at Altendorf, where Ueli Guggenbühl and his team are installed temporarily in containers. To reconstruct the storage facility will take another one to two years. Thanks to the good logistics, the handicap of the reduced space can be overcome, and all articles for Lasers and Darts can be delivered in due time.
The new locations will be inaugurated on Saturday, June 7th, from 9 to 16 hours with an opening apero. The report.
Nautical Industry – Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   
Much to celebrate in the latest edition of WAVE with boatyards, ship chandlers, naval equipment companies having jubilees ! In addition, tests of yachts, reports on holiday destinations and miscellaneous information invite to have a first look at the online version. WAVE is available at kiosks or even simpler with a subscription.
Nautical Industry – Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Wednesday, April 30, 2014   
The month of May Special of VM Sails favors all types of downwind sails, ... no matter be it spinnakers, Gennakers, Breezers, Codes Zero or One-Designs, with a 15% discount. Here the information Flyer (PDF). Check out also what other novelties are available at VM-Sails.
Nautical Industry – Friday, April 11, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014   
In 2004, Schuchter Boats, domiciled at Lake Zurich SUI, created a sensation with the concept of a fast, safe and stable yacht to be sailed in regattas with a small crew. Ten years after, the Esse 850 is a renowned class recognised by Swiss Sailing with over 200 boats on the water and still an upward tendency. An international Regatta Calendar with top-sailors participating makes racing attractive and fun. The Communiqué (PDF).
Nautical Industry – Thursday, April 10, 2014
Thursday, April 10, 2014   
On April 18th, the Swiss Sailing School Lake Thoune (Segelschule Thunersee) starts its 80th annual program. In addition to the traditional activities with sailing courses, boat pleasure journeys and boat chartering, the Sailing School will assist Swiss Sailing, founded 75 years ago close to the Sailing School at Hilterfingen/Lake Thoune, in their Anniversary celebrations. The Communiqué and the Sailing School website.
Nautical Industry – Saturday, April 5, 2014
Saturday, April 5, 2014   
For the first time in the 75-years' history of the Swiss Sailing Federation, the Presidents' Conference 2014, planned for today, had to be cancelled as the number of registrations from Club- and Class Association Presidents was too low. The short information of Swiss Sailing.
Nautical Industry – Friday, April 4, 2014
Friday, April 4, 2014   
The 2014 edition of the Bucher+Walt catalogue contains over 100 brands and more than 15'000 nautical articles. Novelties impress in electronic equipment, fittings, accessories and clothing. The catalogue can be ordered for free on the Bucher+Walt website or consulted online.
Nautical Industry – Monday, March 24, 2014
Monday, March 24, 2014   
Finally, a new solid mooring post fender system protecting your boat when manoeuvering in narrow areas is on sale: the seaEQ mooring post fender. Available in two sizes with adjustable straps, these fenders fit on round or square posts of all dimensions. Additional equipment complements this new offer. More information on the AWN-website.
Nautical Industry – Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014   
The Integra Yachting GmbH, owner Peter Lüthi, has been nominated Authorized VM-Sails Partner. Integra Yachting in not only a point-of-sales for sails and equipment of th Vogel & Meier brand, but acts also as sailing consultant ashore and afloat. A repair service with offboard pick-up and onboard return is also available. More...
Nautical Industry – Sunday, March 16, 2014
Sunday, March 16, 2014   (Image © Contessa Pinon)
During the night on Saturday, a blaze distroyed part of the storehouse of the Luthi Boatyard and yachts stored over the winter. The reason for the fire is not yet known. The news.
Nautical Industry – Thursday, March 13, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014   
During the month of March, VM-Sails offers a 15% discount on all own-brand sailing accessories including boat covers. The details.
On the water, the 'VM-Sails-Match Race Team' with Max Trippolt and his crew celebrated their first victory at the 'Cleanport Winter Match Race Series – Act 3'. The report (PDF).
Nautical Industry – Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Tuesday, March 11, 2014   
Since this year, VM-Sails has opened a Service-Point at Lake Thoune. Klaus Theimer with his sail service in Spiez offers all kind of assistance and service for customers of the taditional Swiss VM-Sails brand. More...