Cruising – Monday, December 9, 2013
Pitter Yacht Charter continues in 2014 with an attractive Offshore Racing Regatta Program at the Adriatic Coast, the dream area for tourists, hobby racers and professional sailors. Thanks to the diversity of race-ready charter yachts available at the different bases along the Croatian coast, holiday cruises, as well as around-the-buoys and coastal races can be perfectly combined. Plan your most exciting 2014 vacations now ! The Communiqué (PDF).
Cruising – Thursday, December 5, 2013
Today, 'Caro' of Maximilian Klink CAY, leader of the Racer Division, will cross the finish line at St-Lucia as first. As during the Mini-Transat, exceptional light winds prevailed during the whole Atlantic crossing. The large Cruising Division fleet is about half-distance of the Rally over the Atlantic. The fleet-viewer with rankings and the reports.
Cruising – Saturday, November 30, 2013
After some time in use, sails become dirty and loose their shape. Mould stains appear if sails are packed humidly. VM-Sails offers a solution unique in Switzerland to revitalize old Dacron sails in their former properties by bringing back major parts of their original profiles, by regaining their textile tension thereby making them stiff and cracky once more and by brightening up the faded white colour. Cleaning is an essential first step of the treatment anyway. The PRO-2 Sail Regeneration Red-Gull.com used for this proces has been a regular subject of tests in international yachting magazines, with very positive judgements. The report (ger.) (PDF).
Cruising – Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Last Sunday, 224 teams started in Las Palmas on the Canaries to the traditional Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, the annual entertaining joint transfer of yachts over the Atlantic heading for the sunny Caribbeans during winter time. Five Swiss boats are on the entry list this year. The race can be followed on the fleet-viewer. The report on the start.
Cruising – Wednesday, October 30, 2013