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Sailboat of the Future, the Revolution Goes On

Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share Send email Mail NEW RIG BEING TESTED Great solutions have been provided by Beneteau over the last few years which have made sailing simpler and more affordable. Among these recent improvements, a new one is in the making. The “Wing Sail” rig has been undergoing prototyping and tests since the summer of 2013 and could mark the beginning of a new era in sailing. Boat of the Future Beneteau has committed itself to in-depth research on the development of a sailboat for the new…

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America’s Cup Tragedy, Challenger Artemis AC72 Capsized

Share on Facebook Share Share on TwitterTweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share Send email Mail One of the two Artemis racing catamarans flipped today during practice near Treasure Island in winds that were gusting from 22 to 31 knots. Paramedics were seen treating two crew members that were reported seriously injured at the St. Francis Yacht Club. One crew member was reported dead a short time afterwards. Our hearts go out to the family of the lost sailor and to the team at Artemis. May 9, 2013 Photos courtesy of Dana Paul

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