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COWES, England – August 6, 2019 – Dylan Fletcher’s Great Britain SailGP Team today achieved what no other sail racing team in the world has done, breaking the sport’s elusive 50-knot speed barrier during training ahead of Cowes SailGP. The historic moment – a first aboard the supercharged F50 catamaran – occurred during the… Read more
Naming Ceremony for Our Two New Beneteau 381
Our big news is that in February 2019 we replaced our Jeanneau 379s Batida and Manhattan with two brand new Beneteau 381s. We have continued with the cocktail theme and named them Palomar and Sazerac. These new yachts are fractionally bigger in length than the Jeanneau 379’s. However they carry their chine almost all… Read more
New Beneteau Yachts for First Class Sailing
There’s an exciting announcement from First Class Sailing at the start of 2019 – we are looking forward to welcoming our new Beneteau 38.1 yachts, Palomar and Sazerac in February. These lovely yachts are due to arrive in this country mid-January. They will undergo a process of commissioning and inspection by a coding surveyor… Read more
Plans Are Made For The World’s Tallest Yacht
According to a recent article in the New York Post, plans have been developed to create the world’s tallest yacht. The brainchild of Italian designer Gabriele Teruzzi, the yacht will cost an estimated $250 million to create and would feature whopping dimensions of 492 feet in length and a height of 125 feet. Teruzzi’s designs… Read more