MOD70 PowerPlay 2021 Round the Island Race Video

Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay finished the 50-mile race ahead of Francis Joyon’s 105ft trimaran IDEC and Yves Le Blevec’s 100ft ULTIM Actuel. To put MOD70 PowerPlay’s magnificent win into perspective, Joyon’s IDEC holds the Jules Verne outright Round the World Record and the Transatlantic Record for the Route du Rhum. Actuel, as Macif, holds theContinue reading “MOD70 PowerPlay 2021 Round the Island Race Video”

An Interesting Project from the Planet Multihull

The Kanka project started with a personal brief. A small and fast boat that is: easy to construct by one person, easily transportable, eco-friendly as well as inexpensive. It was decided fairly early on that the boat would need to be stable as it is rather uncomfortable to capsize during the winter season. This wasContinue reading “An Interesting Project from the Planet Multihull”

iFLY15 to attempt world record Cowes to Dinard / St Malo

Breaking News: Yo Wiebel and Tamara Baumann on a iFLY15 filing catamaran are attempting to break the world record Cowes to Dinard / Saint Malo in July 2021! They will be crossing the English Channel, which is 138 nm (255km) offshore. They will foil through one of the toughest bodies of water. In the summerContinue reading “iFLY15 to attempt world record Cowes to Dinard / St Malo”

Preparing for Long Term Cruising with a Pre-Existing Medical Condition

Having a pre-existing medical condition, or something similar is no reason to stop living, or to stop yourself from doing something you want to do. This could include things like: boating, cruising, road trips, travelling and so forth. Despite this belief, you do however need to be prepared and somewhat organised. What would happen ifContinue reading “Preparing for Long Term Cruising with a Pre-Existing Medical Condition”

Why a high performance multihull for cruising

Why you Should Pick a High-Performance Multihull for Cruising:What do you look for when thinking about going cruising on a yacht? For me, cruising is and should be many things: safety, fast sailing, fun, comfort, an adventure, satisfaction and something you love included. For cruising to be everything I listed above, you are going to need aContinue reading “Why a high performance multihull for cruising”