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Top 3 Restaurants in SANCTUARY COVE

When you come to see the Seawind 1600 Australian premier & the Seawind 1260 at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, you should not miss the chance to discover the delicious flavors of Sanctuary Cove and the nearby area. Sanctuary Cove is known for its stunning location with water views and numerous restaurants for visitors Read more about Top 3 Restaurants in SANCTUARY COVE[…]

A week with Seawind 1160 at Whitsundays

Free range sailing is a YouTube channel belonging to a couple – Troy and Pascale. The channel helps share their passion and love for fishing, travel and adventure by cruising around Australia. One day, Pascale decides it’s time to get her family experience what she’s been enjoyed for a few years, so she chartered a Read more about A week with Seawind 1160 at Whitsundays[…]

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Cruising France to Greece on the Seawind 1600 catamaran

Cruising on the Seawind 1600 offshore cruising catamaran NORTHSTAR… Andrew and Nhi were kind enough to display their Seawind 1600 Northstar at the International Multihull Show at La Grande Motte earlier this year.  Then, starting from the show location in the South of France, they began a Summer-long cruise to Cyprus via Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Read more about Cruising France to Greece on the Seawind 1600 catamaran[…]

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Sailing in South East Asia – Part 2

Asian Monsoon Season… When is the best time to start your trip? From Vietnam & south, the temperature is of little concern with year round averages of 28-30 degrees C but certainly the cyclone season needs to be factored in when planning your trip. Typically in line with the southern hemisphere summer from Oct through Read more about Sailing in South East Asia – Part 2[…]

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Sailing in South East Asia – Part 1

Sailing in South East Asia Perhaps you are considering collecting your new boat from the Seawind factory in Vietnam or simply have another opportunity to sail with others in South East Asia, the undeniable development of the Asian economy means that sailing in the region is changing for the better, with cruising permits becoming more Read more about Sailing in South East Asia – Part 1[…]

Visiting the International Multihull Show at La Grande Motte

Don Wigston of Windcraft Multihulls visits the La Grande Motte International Multihull Show. Read below to see his boat show feedback… After all I’d read about the new Seawind 1600 catamaran I was itching to see one close up. So when I learned that it would be on display in the south of France at Read more about Visiting the International Multihull Show at La Grande Motte[…]

Cruising with Skypond

We’re in Rain Rain Rainville.  We’re supposedly in a rain shadow, but I’m not convinced. Despite all that, it’s been a great winter in Port Townsend, living aboard Sky Pond in the Point Hudson Marina, meeting all the people in this small town, spending time in the coffee shops, bars and art galleries. We’ve taken advantage Read more about Cruising with Skypond[…]

The New Seawind 1260 Arrives in the USA and Makes a Fast Start

The first new Seawind 1260 to arrive in the USA enjoyed a warm reception a this year’s Miami Boat Show which concluded last week.  And after making her debut at the show, SAIL Magazine was on hand to test the boat in the days followings.  Here’s a report on the launch and some words form SAIL… The Read more about The New Seawind 1260 Arrives in the USA and Makes a Fast Start[…]

Seawind 1600 #1 Delivery Report

When a slot opened up on the delivery trip of the new Seawind 1600 Northstar, I leapt at the opportunity.    The journey would take the 1600 south from Vietnam, across the South China Sea to Singapore, a good 600 nautical mile journey.  This would be a fantastic chance to give this impressive new design a Read more about Seawind 1600 #1 Delivery Report[…]

Performance Through Intelligent Design

Performance Through Intelligent Design Comfort and performance are a tradeoff discussed endlessly.  The 1600 strikes this balance through the use of advanced build technologies and continuous weight-saving efforts.  However, strategically placed carbon fibre reinforcements to the daggerboard case, bow and other areas not only make the 1600 stiff and fast, but also give her the Read more about Performance Through Intelligent Design[…]