Boats

Topics will be 'Aussie Designers' and 'AC Design', with a round table discussion after each block of presentations.

There will be multihulls on display to suit all budgets from $200,000 to $2.1million from a huge range of manufacturers including Fountaine Pajot, Leopard, Lagoon, Privilege, Grainger, Schionning and more.

The awards, which recognise the very best of the yachting industry in Asia and internationally, were announced in early January at a gala ceremony at Phuket Boat Lagoon.

Four more events will be sailed to complete the 2017/18 season.

At the very first Foiling Week in Australia, you can see the latest boats and have a go at foiling.

The ULTIMATE is designed to be more efficient on every point of sail, with upwind VMG up to 15% higher than the foiling cat benchmark.

The 40-foot foiling SEAir is more than simply a concept and already has six potential major clients around the world.

Sold by Queensland Jeanneau Dealer Ian Douglas from Mooloolaba Yacht Brokers, the 64 will spend some time cruising in the Mediterranean before heading to the Antipodes.

More than 30,000 visitors are expected to attend the community event, with more than 170 boats participating in the celebration of all things relating to the design, construction and sailing of wooden boats

Germany's biggest yacht producer has been in the marketplace for 55 years - Roger McMillan tells their story.

The weekend included a sail trimming class, some light-hearted racing, a blind man's dinghy race and plenty of socialising.

He has entered the J111 in the one design division of the Festival of Sails 2018 before it’s arrived in Australia.

The new 319 is available in fixed and swing keel versions and the current base boat price is $168,895.

Yacht sales in Australia remain a little stagnant however the waterline length is increasing as technology such as GPS, furling sails and navigation makes bigger boats easier to handle.

Each year, Robb Report Spain recognizes the “Best of the Best” in 24 categories, including wine, jewellery, real estate and aeronautics.