The Bitchin/Global 52 was designed by Walter Schulz at Shannon Yachts to be as green a boat as possible - without sacrificing comfort.
Powered by twin 75-hp Yanmar turbo diesels, the boat will be able to cross the Atlantic under power on 400 gallons of fuel. With both engines running, it will motor at up to 12 knots. Under a single engine, it will motor economically at 7.5 knots, burning just 1.1 gph.
At 70, author-sailor-Iditarod racer Gary Paulsen still intends to take on the sea’s ultimate challenge
Gary Paulsen has a new boat, the sort of boat he’s made for, built for — a tough, stubby cutter that can take — maybe even welcome — the anger of Cape Horn.
Dee Caffari becomes first woman to solo-circumnavigate both ways after finishing the Vendée Globe
A former British gym teacher, who in 2006 became the first woman to sail non-stop and single-handed around the world against the prevailing winds and currents, recently completed the Vendée Globe.
Richard Griffiths has found and lost love again and again, but the lady he loves most is perhaps Rosalind, the 1903 lugger he’s been with for 50 year
Richard Thomas Griffiths, famous professional yacht captain, has a story he’d like to tell you — actually, by conservative estimate, several hundred such stories.
The last of the tide came flowing up the muddy river, gently floating the Nomad from her winter cradle.
With the enthusiasm, ignorance and invincibility of youth, I was about to venture to sea for the first time. We were young, and the boat was old. I was to realize years later that this was an age-old recipe for disaster.
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