Schneiter Celebrate His 21st Birthday

Sebastian Schneiter of Sotogrande got to celebrate his 21st birthday by gaining the wins of two out of three races that he was skipper of. This was part of the La Reserva de Sotogrande cup of the GC32 category.


The Levante breeze of the westerly kind was expected to be blowing at 11 knots on day three, but there was a long, white cloud that was hanging off the Rock of Gibraltar, signifying that the wind speed would be less. Even when the wind was only at five or six knots the boats were still able to get the foils up as the first race started off from the start line.

Real team was able to take up the early lead, but the Norauto team being more experienced, they were able to move ahead. (more…)

Yachts Miami Beach show increases five percent attendance

The Yachts Miami Beach (earlier known as Yacht & Brokerage Show) that ran from 11th February, to 15th February, reported an overall gain of 5% in the total number of yachts on showcase. The number of yachts hundred-four feet and under rose 7%.
G Marine partner David Galante stated that at the Yachts Miami Beach show, they saw qualified as well as interested clients in both their custom-built as well as factory-built yachts, rolling from 48 feet to 110 feet and wrapping up different boating styles. They closed deals on 4 different models, introduced a new 110 foot Century Astondoa yacht as well as renewed a coalition with Fairline Yachts, so this year is looking bright for them and their shipyard.
The most spectacular increment was in superyachts over hundred-fifty feet that doubled to twenty-two this year along with the increase of a Yachts Miami Beach superyacht place at the Island Gardens Deep Harbour on Watson Island.

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