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06 September 2012
Monaco Yacht Show 19th – 22nd September 2012

. Rainbow JH2 will be on display at the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show. More...

09 May 2012
Hanuman – For Sale

Hanuman: A symbol of strength, perseverance and devotion is for sale. Winner of the World Superyacht Awards 2009 as “SAILING YACHT OF THE YEAR” and joint winner as “BEST SAILING YACHT 30M-44M”, HANUMAN is the excellent combination of beauty and extremely high quality of construction. HANUMAN : THE NAME 
Hanuman, the mighty ape that aided Lord Rama in his expedition against evil forces, is one of the most popular idols in the Hindu pantheon. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman is worshiped as a symbol of strength, perseverance and devotion. UNCOMPROMISING BUILD QUALITY
 Naval architects Gerard Dijkstra More...

14 March 2012
Spirit Yachts collaborate with Sparkman & Stephens to build Cheveyo from Ranger 77B design

Spirit Yachts Ltd is proud to announce an historic collaboration with Sparkman & Stephens Inc to build a new J-Class yacht. This iconic new ‘J’ will be named ‘CHEVEYO’ (pronounced shu-Vay-o), a native American word meaning “spirit warrior. ” Registered in the United States, the yacht will carry sail number J1. 
. CHEVEYO will be steeped in rich history, built to the RANGER 77B design. This is one of the original series of six designs submitted by Starling Burgess and Olin Stephens to Harold Vanderbilt for the 1937 America’s Cup defence. 
. In 1936, each of the six RANGER designs More...

22 February 2012
Holland Jachtbouw Launches Rainbow

First J-class yacht with hybrid propulsion. Holland Jachtbouw has launched the J-class yacht Rainbow at its yard in the Netherlands. Based upon the lines of the original America’s Cup winner in 1934, this spectacular 40-metre J features a high-end superyacht interior and a unique hybrid propulsion and power system inside a racing boat hull, all topped off by a grand prix racing deck and rig. Rainbow is currently being stepped and sea trials will commence in March as she gears up to complete in this summer’s regattas, including the J-class races in England. For her launch Rainbow was brought outside More...