Archives for October 2013

Snorkeling with the turtles of the tobago Cays

Nice video from Onne van der Wal :

Rosso 28

Capsize of th MOD 70 Virbac Paprec live

Last week, during a drive off Lorient for the Transat Jacques Vabre, the MOD 70 Virbac Paprec 70 capsized in 15 to 20 knots wind.

Jean-Pierre Dick, skipper of Virbac Paprec at the time of the accident, made a fall of 15 meters and suffers back injuries.

The accident was caused by an helicopter who was filming the trimaran, it shows the risks of barring a a 21 meters trimaran.

Selected Cruiser of the week

x-yacht-xp38 (3)Every Xperformance yacht is created to perform superbly in all conditions and in all sail configurations. However, many of the very same factors which make the Xp models race winners, also ensure that they are enjoyable fast cruisers.
The Xp 38 and its siblings, the Xp 44 and the Xp 50, were designed in-house by Niels Jeppesen to take advantage of new materials and construction methods now available since his last generation of performance cruisers was introduced.

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