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'Hummingbird of Itchenor' is a 50 ft luxury catmaran built 1997 by Northshore Yachts in the UK.
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Offshore cruising yachts of this size are probably the maximum size that most cruising couples can handle safely without taking on additional crew.
Is your boat's watermaker playing up again? This directory of Marine Watermaker Services will help you find someone to fix it...
Looking for somewhere in the Caribbean to lay-up ashore or work on your boat? This directory of boatyards and marinas will help you find the right place...
Two ways of dealing with heavy weather at sea are heaving-to with a parachute sea anchor, or running-before under a drogue streamed from the stern, but which is the better option?
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Gz curves are a graphic representation as to how a sailboat's righting moment changes with heel angle, identifying the heel angle at which the boat will capsize rather than come back upright
Should sailboat instruments be linked to the latest marine electronics as a fully integrated system, or is it best to leave them as independent units?
The marine watermakers' reputation for unreliable is usually a result of faulty installation or, more often, lack of use. Here's how to get the best out of a reverse osmosis watermaker
Both the cutter rig and the solent rig provide the offshore skipper with a choice of foresails to fly, but there the similarity ends. So what's the difference between these two rigs?
DETAILS Designer: Phillipe Briand Builder:Beneteau LOA:10,31m Beam: 3,43 m Draft: 1,57m Displacement:4800kg Ballast: 1600kg Build: 1988 BRITISH
Medium sized cruising yachts like these are capable of serious offshore passage making, whilst being reasonably economic to maintain and operate.
The cutter rig sailboat is many sailors' first choice of cruising boat, although it's not quite as efficient to windward as a sloop. But on any kind of reach it's the real deal - and here's why