Alerion Yachts takes flight under new ownership:
Alerion Yachts, the luxury daysailing brand renowned for its combination of stunning, traditional lines and modern sailing performance, is now owned by a marine industry veteran who brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the brand.
Peter Johnstone is the new Owner of Alerion Yachts. “It felt natural to do this,” says Johnstone. “Alerion Yachts’ timeless design and New England build quality are unmatched in the market. The Alerion style of sailing is perfectly suited for today’s time constraints. They are uncomplicated, easy to sail, and simply beautiful. You only need an hour but it makes a lifetime worthwhile.”
Alerion Yachts officially launched in 1991 with the Carl S…
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America’s Cup AC75 Yacht Revealed:
Auckland, NZL (November 21, 2017) – The concept for the AC75, the class of boat to be sailed in the 36th America’s Cup, has been released today illustrating a bold and modern vision for high performance fully foiling monohull racing yachts.
The Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa design teams, as Defender and Challenger of Record, have spent the last four months evaluating a wide range of monohull concepts. Their goals have been to design a class that will be challenging and demanding to sail, and rewarding the top level of skill for the crews.
The AC75 combines extremely high-performance sailing and great match racing with the safety of a boat that can right itself i…
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