Turning a dream into reality – buying a bareboat

This story is originally shared by Cumberland Charter Yachts. ‘Pirate Pete’ is the proud new owner of the brand new Seawind 1260, that Cumberland Charter Yachts will be welcoming in to the fleet in August this year. We asked him what his background story was in buying the Seawind 1260 and why he chose to have Read more about Turning a dream into reality – buying a bareboat[…]

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Multihull Mythologies (Part 3)

#3: It has to be 40ft to do blue water One of the greatest furphies (for our international readers a Furphy is a unsubstantiated comment) I have heard over the years is “If you are going blue water you need 40ft”. I am at a loss to know where this idea originated. I have heard it Read more about Multihull Mythologies (Part 3)[…]

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Multihull Mythologies (Part 2)

For many years in general sailing, racing, cruising my own boats and working in the industry I never heard any discussion about the placement of the galley in a multihull, particularly in cats. Recently however the comment of ‘galley up is better because the cook is part of the conversation’ has been used with increasing Read more about Multihull Mythologies (Part 2)[…]

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Multihull Mythologies (Part 1)

Over the years in general sailing, racing, cruising my own boats and working in the industry one of the most frequent comments I hear relates to performance, particularly sailing performance. Often you will hear people indicate that as a cruiser sailing performance is not relevant to them, they are cruisers after all and not racing Read more about Multihull Mythologies (Part 1)[…]

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Vote for Seawind as your Multihull of the Year 2018

We are incredibly proud that the new Seawind 1600 is nominated for Multihull of the Year 2018, in the ‘Over 50’ category.  The public vote is now open – so please do vote for the 1600, and in the under 40-ft category we hope you vote for the new Corsair 760 trimaran. Thanks to the awards team from Read more about Vote for Seawind as your Multihull of the Year 2018[…]