Posts in Yachts
A yacht made of window frames and number plates - a new cat for next generation

A new catamaran by Vaan Yachts in Holland is mostly made of recyclable materials and it is almost completely recyclable. The hull is made of more than 50% recycled aluminium like old window frames, traffic signs and license plates. Some parts contain even more than 75% reused materials and is built in partnership with Norwegian aluminium giant Hydro.

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The All New CR 490 DS from Sweden Yachts Group

The problem with Deck Saloons is that once you find yourself inside one, you don’t ever want to crawl back down into your dark cave of a standard yacht interior. The all new CR 490 DS looks like one of those airy, bright and spacious yachts you can cross an ocean with in spectacular views.

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Adams Boat Care Interview - On Refitting Yachts, Value and Sustainability

A refit might be the answer to that unquenchable thirst for a new boat. Adams Boat Care in Sweden specialises on refits and can do wonders with your old boat. It is sustainable yacht ownership and will increase value, comfort and safety.

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Sailing the New Swan 78 with the legendary Germán Frers

Recently we were invited to Nautor Swan in Finland to test sail the new Swan 78. We had the pleasure of having Germán Frers himself onboard to reveal all the details behind his latest design. The Swan 78 is a powerful boat. The whole day she would glide gracefully through the water in great speed and superior comfort. 

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All About The New ClubSwan 36 - Fast, Furious and Electric

To encourage the virtues of Corinthian sailing, the new ClubSwan 36 will belong in a strict amateur Owner/Driver class with a maximum of 50% the crew being professionals. Having said that, the design, concept and build of this new racer is all but amateur. And what pleasure it was to listen to the men and women behind this iconic brand during a recent visit to Nautor Swan in Finland.

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Big interview with the President of Allures, Outremer, Garcia and Gunboat Yachts - Part One

Grand Large Yachting was founded in 2003 in France by Xavier Desmarest and Stephan Constance and consists of five shipyards and two service based companies, with headquarters across France and in the US. The brands are well know amongst sailors as Allures, Garcia, Outremer and Gunboat and the whole endeavour started with a dream. Find out what that dream was in our 3 part interview.

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Dream Yachts - First part in a series by Scandinavian Mariner Magazine

In this series we will check out some of the most desirable bluewater yachts on the market. New and older yachts you would want if you got your hands on a substantial amount of cash. Whether it was from a lottery ticket or years of hard work-the choice is yours!

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Exiting news from Sweden Yachts, Malø Yachts, CR Yachts and Regina Yachts - an interview with the CEO

A significant and exciting new development in the world of yacht building: Sweden Yachts, Malö Yachts, CR Yachts and Regina of Vindö Yachts, are joining forced as Sweden Yachts Group. This is great news for all fans of Swedish Blue Water Cruisers.

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Hallberg-Rassy 340 - A New Small Family Cruiser from Sweden

The new Hallberg-Rassy 340 replaces the popular 342, with more than 300 hulls made. This is a contemporary design by German Frers with the beam lead aft with a plum bow, longer waterline, a more powerful sailplan, twin rudders and optional twin wheels. The yard promises a little more of everything from the previous model.

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Single-Handed Winter Sailing on The North Sea. An interview with Erik Aanderaa

"Offshore Solo Sailing is by far my biggest passion. It has something to do with being in command of yourself and not being dependant on anyone else to survive at sea. The concept of self reliance triggers me", says Norwegian Erik Aanderaa. A man who captures the imagination of tens of thousands on YouTube with his breathtaking videos. 

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