The biggest yachting news stories of May
, 2022-06-01 02:00:00,
From triumphant launches to ambitious refits, BOAT rounds up the most-read yachting news stories from May 2022. Here’s what you might have missed…
1. Radical 40m zero-emission trimaran concept Domus unveiled
Rob Doyle Design and Van Geest Design have teamed up to present a 40 metre sailing catamaran concept with an interior volume that rivals a 60 metre motor yacht. Powered by a combination of solar power, hydro-regeneration technology and hydrogen fuel cells, Domus can offer an unlimited range with zero emissions.
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2. Watch: 45 metre motor yacht Domani flounders off Washington Coast
The 45 metre Benetti motor yacht Domani ran into trouble off the coast of Washington. The crew were unable to close the transom door and water started to flood into the beach club. The US Coast Guard towed the vessel for ten hours to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Read More/Watch: 45 metre motor yacht Domani flounders off Washington Coast
3. The 2022 World Superyacht Awards winners revealed
The 2022 World Superyacht Awards winners were announced in a grand ceremony held in London this month. Winners included the 94 metre Feadship Viva (Motor Yacht of the Year), the Baltic sailing yacht Perseverance 1 (Sailing Yacht of the Year) and Masquenada (Best Refit).
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4. Former transatlantic record holder Gentry Eagle scrapped in California
Former transatlantic record holder Gentry Eagle has been scrapped after failing to find a new owner. She was owned by offshore racing champion Tom Gentry who crossed the Atlantic in 62 hours and seven minutes and was later converted into a luxury superyacht.
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