The winners of the 2012 ShowBoats Design Awards were announced on 22 June to an illustrious gathering of superyacht owners and design talent at Monaco Opera House
Built for US software developer Jim Clark by Royal Huisman in the style of the Golden Age, the 79.25m Athena nevertheless has state-of-the-art sailing and internal systems
Sailing yacht Eleonora with her young crew on Day 3 of the 2012 Westward Cup | photo by Chris Boynton
After the disappointing news that the round-the-island race was cancelled, the three-yacht fleet got down to some thrilling racing in the Eastern Solent, with Mariette taking line honours in both the day's races
Marc Haendle at Ocean Independence tells me that he and Peter Hurzeler are re-introducing the 43m motorsailor Clear Eyes to the market with a €1.95 million price reduction
Luca Pedol at Nauta Yachts tells me that he's signed the 30.2m sailing yacht Farewell for charter in the Mediterranean this summer
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SAILING YACHTS FOR SALE
Mondango is a 51.7m sailing yacht built by Alloy yachts to Lloyds class in 2008.
She is designed by Dubois Naval Architects, her interior by Reymond Langton
Hanuman is a 42.1m sailing yacht built by Royal Huisman in 2009. She is the modern recreation of Tommy Sopwith’s 41.3m J-class yacht, Endeavour II and was designed by Dykstra & Partners.
Meteor is a 51.59m sailing yacht built by Royal Huisman in 2004. This superyacht's John Munford interior is in a relaxed, traditional and classic theme.
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