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Test: New 495: benjamin of Oyster

The new 50-footer from the shipyard in the United Kingdom retains its calling as a high-quality boat for ocean sailing, with particular ease of handling for a small crew. Created in 1973, the Oyster Yachts shipyard specialises in sailing boats that can cross the ocean, with models 56, 67,…

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We like to share #7

Five more tips for the new year. Our proposals include the start of a spectacular regatta, receiving the Three Kings of the Orient from across the sea, a tasty and affordable fish recipe, a rigging hardware accessory and gazing at a storm. Nautical Three Kings Parade Perhaps the arrival of…

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Winter Charters

Las Bicicletas Son Para El Verano (Bikes Are For Summer) was the title of a film, but our passion for sailing doesn’t have to be limited to this season. Have you considered a charter this winter? While you watch the snow falling through the window at Christmas, you’re bound to…

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Marcelino Botin of Alinghi Red Bull Racing poses for a portrait in Barcelona, Spain on November 17, 2022

Interview / Marcelino Botín

Marcelino Botín will design a boat to win the America’s Cup for the fourth time. He began with Team New Zealand in 2007, moved on to Luna Rossa and last year led the design of American Magic.  Why did you sign for Alinghi? Firstly because Alinghi Red Bull Racing is…

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The sound of silence

At the latest Barcelona Boat Show Seabubbles and Rebot presented their small electric vessels, two innovative proposals with good sense that we were able to test briefly. With the appearance of a futuristic car, the Seabubbles, the French brand’s first prototype, floated at the Moll de la Fusta. Under its…

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Presentación proyecto iSAR

New Salvamento Marítimo iSAR project

María José Rallo, the Secretary General for the Transport and Mobility, and Benito Núñez, the Director General of the Merchant Navy, presided over the presentation of the ambitious iSAR project, and international pioneer. Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) stands at the forefront of international innovation with the development and application of…

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Recommendations

This month, five proposals and three interesting upcoming events. Marine fauna, a small island, a literary competition, a light water scooter and a foundation promoting the sustainability of our waters…   An aquarium: Oceanogràfic de Valencia Located on the architectural site of the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, the…

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The 60th Barcelona Boat Show, an outstanding event

The fine weather and the excellent range of new products made the 60th Boat Show an outstanding one, as confirmed by the 50,000-plus people who visited the floating exhibition and the stands of the 279 exhibitors. The event in Barcelona confirmed its leadership of the Spanish yachting sector. Organised by…

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New Rodman Ventura 690 CC

Rodman has entered the outboard motor board segments with the 690 CC model, which kicks off the voyage of the Ventura rage, with day sailing programmes for all kinds of public. The new Ventura range from the Rodman shipyard in Galicia made its debut at the Barcelona Boat…

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What the exhibitors thought

On the last day fo the Barcelona Boat Show we spoke to seven exhibitors to give them the chance to take stock of this year’s event. This is how they assessed the attendancem, the sales and their prospects for the 2023 season. Álvaro Giguel, Touron SA We’ve received quite a…

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