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Industry News – Wednesday, November 6, 2013
The successful bluboat class (the boat of the St. Moritz Matchrace), launched by Christian Blumi Scherrer, is creative on the Internet as well. In addition to a new Website, a bluboat app for iPads is now available. Btw, bluboats are on show at the initial Salon Nautique in Morges / Lake Geneva over the coming weekend.
Industry News – Saturday, December 8, 2012
As every year in December, the nautical industry of France is presenting its products, services and especially its novelties at the Salon Nautique of Paris. Over 800 exhibitors with their booths, and a multitude of attractions will inform and entertain the visitors. Always of special interest are the press conferences of the most important Regatta Organisers and Sailing Teams presenting their 2013 Calendar, and the big names of the French racing scene will be present (... unless they are sailing around the Globe at the Vendée ..). The event-website. A special spectacle is always the transport of the big yacht across the nocturnal Paris - here a video.
Industry News – Saturday, July 7, 2012
While the Volvo Ocean Race 2012 is in its final phase with the Inport Race of Galway IRL, the planning for the next VOR taking place in two years, is already progressing at full steam. Two weeks ago, the new one-design monohull Volvo 65 was presented. And in this month of July already, the construction of the prototype will be initiated. In a unique joint venture, the experienced boatyards Décision (Switzerland), Green Marine (UK), Multiplast (France) and Persico (Italy) will build at least 8, possibly even 10 yachts together. In July 2013, the first Volvo 65 will be operational. The report.
Industry News – Friday, April 27, 2012
There's a flurry of activity happening around the Olympics and many top sailing brands are getting into the patriotic spirit. One of those is leading marine shoe manufacturer Chatham Marine, who have designed a limited edition boat shoes in honour of the occasion. The GB2012 comes in a stylish three tone red, white and blue, all topped off with a Union Jack rubber sole so you really can look the part when cheering on Britain's hopefuls this summer. These GB 2012 deck shoes are available exclusively on the Chatham Marine Website and are available in sizes 6-15, including half sizes. The shoe retails at £99. Order now !
Industry News – Sunday, April 22, 2012
Quality for a fair price is the motto of Yachtcharter Pitter constantly striving for improvements and novelties, and one of them is a smartphone 'Pitter Ap', allowing to be informed real-time about the latest charter- and regatta news and offers. The charter section contains all information to plan for the most enjoyiable sailing holidays, from charter boat details, location of boat, availability, prerequisits, long- and short-time weather forecasts, etc. The regatta section is conceived as regatta calendar with all details how to enrol as or join a Pitter racing team. The report (german) (PDF).