(NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced that the International Monohull
Open Class Association (IMOCA), has named Iridium as their Official Communications Partner for the 2019-2021 race season, the company said.
After years of passion projects involving monohull
sailboats and catamarans, they decided to start a business, initially focusing on Hobie Cat parts but eventually pivoting into the inflatable catamaran and portable sailboat industry.
The new monohull
on which the members of this team will be competing is the AC75 and this will be the first opportunity to see this yacht in competition.
The concept drawings for the new 75-foot monohull
that will contest the 36th America's Cup in 2021 have been announced by the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand.
Caption: Left: TRAFFIC CONTROL Rambler 88 powers to windward up the Solent, picking her way through the Rolex Fastnet fleet on the way to claim monohull
line honours in the 605-mile blue-water classic.
"We saw a boat grounded at the monohull
start and on our way in, we saw two minkies, a hump back and a bunch of belugas so we are going to have to be diligent," warned Foxall.
Andy Pye explores how the integrity of Arnaud Boissieres' new monohull
is being established, prior to taking to the seas on-board an IMOCA class yacht on 25 October for the start of the Transat Jacgues Vabre with co-skipper Stanislas Maslard
Helix will be providing the services with two newbuild chartered monohull
vessels, which will be built at the Flensburger shipyard in Germany for Siem Offshore AS.
This new catamaran meets the latest EPA standards for a vessel of its class and is 40 percent more fuel efficient when compared to traditional monohull
Saudi Arabia is continuing to evaluate a range of options for the naval modernisation programme, including purchases of up to 12 of Lockheed's steel monohull
Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) or the larger DDG-51 destroyer built by General Dynamics Corp, executives said.
Adrian Lee was full of praise for his crew after breaking the 13-year-old monohull
record for the longest offshore yacht race in the Arab region.