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IceMint 40’ new design, in collaboration with David RAISON

Commisionned by an ex-Mini 650 skipper, IceMint 40' is a blue water aluminium fast cruiser, designed to help 6 crew to discover remote mooring areas.

David RAISON and François LUCAS combine their expert knowledge for performances under sail and comfort at sea.

Work in progress at Mint Yachts shipyard http://www.mintyachts.com


02/2016- Cruising yachts
Imminent launching of BIRVIDIC 700

The Birvidic 700 is next to completion at BS Composite: http://www.bscomposite.fr

Pure centerboarder trailer-cruiser with traditionnal look.

Plywood-epoxy construction with CNC kit.


01/2016- Cruising yachts
STEREDENN 570 new multi-purpose runabout

Work in progress for all-purpose runabout STEREDENN 570 by an amateur homebuilder, starting from a complete aluminium CNC kit.


01/2016- Powerboats
ASuivre 550, the winning Micro

Start of construction of a ASuivre 550 (Follow me 550….), high-tech Micro cupper, designed with one goal in mind: the win !

The result is a weapon 2 times more powerful than a classic Micro cupper.

Follow us during next Micro events.

Plywood-epoxy construction starting from CNC kit.


01/2016- Racing yachts
Survey launch SURVEX 860 under construction

Work in progress at Bord à Bord shipyard for SURVEX 860, MESURIS new hydrographic survey launch.

http://www.mesuris.com/en/


01/2016- Workboats
VT 33 start of building

Pascal Doin, who previously built the LC40 n°31 with is own hands http://www.fr-lucas.com/base_1198.aspx#Ancredetail today began building a family but equally exhilarating sailboat.

Plywood-epoxy construction for the hull and glass-epoxy sandwich for the deck.


12/2015-Cruising yachts
Work in progress for CK 64

Start of construction in Tunisia of a 19.60 m sailing catamaran dedicated to scuba diving trips.

Construction in Sealium with composite coach roof to reduce weight .

To simplify sails handling and to reduce stresses in the structure, the rig is a twin soft wing sails on self-standing masts, Matin-Bleu’s style.http://www.matinbleu.net


12/2015- Cruising yachts
AVENTURIN 51' is now sailing

After 12 years of hard work, Aventurin 51' (growing to 55' with her transom platform) is now sailing.

This ULPC (Ultra Light Pure Centerboarder) speed along at +16 knts when the wind picks up.

A great reward for his courageous and talented amateur homebuilder.


12/2015- Cruising yachts
A journey onboard MERCATOR 105.2

Sea trials onboard Mercator 105.2. Built since 5 years, we finally had the opportunity to test her under sails. 

Despite her important volume and her shallow draft, she performs pretty well under sails : 9 knts at reaching with 18 knts TWS and 6/7 knts upwind. Thanks to her hight freeboard, she is very comforting and we never became wet from the spray.

Inside accomodations are very comfortable and panoramic vision allows to look around from chart table.


10/2015-Cruising yachts
CORYPHENE 760 new design

CORYPHENE 760, all-purpose runabout : diving, passengers, fun.


08/2015 - Powerboats
A second MiniCP hit the water

Launching and sea trials in Quiberon for MiniCP 805, remarkably well-builded by Loeïz RIO.

Right from the start, she glide at 10 knts with 12 knts TWS.


06/2015 - Racing yachts
2 Haute Mer 950 launched

Sea trials of 2 workboats Haute Mer 950 CREW and SUPPLY, based of the same steady and comfortable hull design.

The « diamond shaped » bow provides efficient seaworthiness at high speeds.  SUPPLY version can carry up to 3,7t of deck cargo, CREW version for 21 pax maxand  reach 24 knts loaded.

Meticulous construction by Bord à Bord shipyard.

http://bord-a-bord-boat.com/en/


01/2015-Workboats
BIRVIDIC 500 WIP

Birvidic 500 work in progress by an amateur homebuilder.

Sport-boat, self-righting thanks to ballasted centerboard. Trailerable.

Plywood-epoxy construction with CNC kit.


Ref : 10/2014-Racing Yachts
DIAM 18

Work in progress at 3d-MAUSSION shipyard for Diam 18


12/2014-Powerboats
Rafale 950 IB-Jet sea trials

Sea trials at Sillinger for Rafale 1200 little sister, the 950.

Powered with 2 x IB-Jet of 370 cv, she runs up to 45 knts.

See video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBM0eKc66V0


Ref : 08/2014-Workboats
Launching of the 2nd MISTRAL 950

First sail for Dionis Spiney’s Mistral 950 in St Petersburg (Russia).

Congratulations for his great work done in rought climatic conditions and with difficulty in obtaining basic supplies.

http://killyourfears.blogspot.fr


Ref : 08/2014-Racing yachts
Survey launches trials
ALUMARINE shipyard performs sea trials of 2 hydrographic launches designed for Congo river survey.

06 - 2013 Workboats
RUSSIA #2
A new MISTRAL 950 in progress
Dionis SPINEY, St Petersburg, is building a new MISTRAL 950.
Hull is already overturned.

10-2012-MISTRAL 950
RUSSIA #1
LC40 hit the water in MOSCOW
Den VAKAR and his team at OSTYACHT Shipyard launch his Class 40 LC40.
Mast and rig will be set in spring.

09-2012-LC40
OCEAN 35 at Grand Pavois Boatshow
OCEAN 35 unveiled during Grand Pavois Boatshow at La Rochelle.
" Huge width, big draught, lightweight, weight centering: this make Ocean 35 a planning yacht, reliable and always fast"
AOC

09-2012 OCEAN 35
SILLINGER 1200 extensively tested
Intense sea trials for multipurpose RIB SILLINGER 1200. See video: here

02 - 2012 SILLINGER RIB
SEAFRET 35 project
Engineering design for SEAFRET 35 Saliing Cargo Ship intended for inter-coastal shipping in the Caribbean. Project consistency allows significant energy savings. Project supported at 70% by ADEME and FEDER funds

12-2011 Workboat
MiniCP first sail
MiniCP first sail and first surf in north of France. "She is very pleasant and fast, well balanced. I can get back the same feeling as on my previous full carbon mini" skipper/builder said.

10-2011 MiniCP
Jxx38' sea trials
Launch and succesfull sea trials for trawler catamaran Jxx 38'.

08 - 2011 Motorboats
MISTRAL 950 first sail

Launching and first sail for MISTRAL 950 during 2 weeks family cruising.
Roomy, bright and airy inside accomodations are really designed for cruising programm. The lifting keel enable to moor everywhere.
Deep ballast and XXL sail area give her the astonishing performances of Classe950s: sharp and light, they are very pleasant to steer.


 


08-2010 MISTRAL 950
First sail for TP44
First sail for TP44: she loves strong winds and sail by oneself at 7/8 knts upwind.
Reaching is her favourite way to sail, averaging at 9/10 knts.
Helm is smooth and hyper-efficient
Great comfort inside with 360° view when sitting at chart table.
Picture:http://www.vapillon.com

03-2010 TP 44
LCC 40' hit the water!

Launching and first sail for LCC 40' "Sinequanon".
After 9 years (!) of work, her builder could taste the pleasure of first sailing: "A real Citroën DS: fluidity, power, comfort, speed".
This skilled homebuilder (no more an "amateur" now) built her just like an experienced shipyard.



Hermine 51' Kauana first sail

Top speed of 12 knots during first sail trial for this offshore long passage pure centerboarder.



TenderFish 28'

Birth of Tenderfish 28' a new fishing motorboat build by Black Pepper.
Designed for max speed in rough seas.