Whitbread Round the World Race, 1997-98

The 1997-98 Whitbread Round the World Race was won by Paul Cayard and his EF Language team, who won three of the first five legs, en route to a convincing victory. His team was composed of many sailors from his 1999-2000 America's Cup campaign, and they brought an as yet unseen intensity to their approach on the water.


Official Film: Whitbread Round the World Race 1981-82

Conny van Rietschoten returned to the third edition of the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1981-82 determined not just to defend his title but to win both line honors on every leg, and the overall race on handicap. Impressively, with his Flyer II, he was able to accomplish just that.


11 nautical documentaries to watch online

Nautica and Yates M@gazine have prepared a small selection of 11 nautical documentaries related to the world of sailing and navigation that you can enjoy with your family. Some tell great adventures, others great achievements and stories of overcoming but what unites them all is the passion for the sea of its protagonists.


Turkey-based Bilgin Yachts has launched what it claims to be the largest and most eco-friendly yacht in the country

The yacht — aptly named the Bilgin 263 — is 80 meters long, about 262.47 feet. Bilgin states that this impressive length is what allows the yacht to be the largest of its kind in Turkey. It also claims that the 263 is the most environmentally friendly yacht in its class, in part because of the boat's clean air emissions exhaust system.

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