Power multihulls have grown in popularity for the last decades. From the original power catamarans to the most recent innovative hybrid trimarans, the multihull market is constantly evolving and has a lot to offer for the years to come. A motor multihull is the opportunity to sail a comfortable boat, easy to handle, easy to maintain with optimised outdoor living...
Cargo shipping by sea is one of the most crucial aspects of trade in our modern world. This is because cargo transported through ships is usually cheaper than through other methods. Many companies depend on cargo shipping for trade. Sometimes, when major trade routes like the Suez Canal get blocked, it can cause a loss of millions to companies....
The Privilege range of catamarans is world-renowned for its solid construction, great marine qualities, and voluminous layouts. Its beautiful finishes combine varnished woodwork and rich coverings, dedicated to the comfort of passengers in optimal safety conditions. From the flybridge to the cockpit, including the owners', guests', and crew's areas, the Privilege 745 Captiva offers large spaces with top-of-the-line amenities. The elegance...
The French shipyard Lagoon has officially presented its new catamaran, in September 2021 during the Cannes Yachting Festival! : the Lagoon 55. This novelty is actually a wink to the first Lagoon 55, built by the brand in 1987. After more than 30 years, we can't miss the evolution of the design, construction and the architecture of the shipyard. Lagoon worked...
The Cannes Yachting Festival is officially over and what a show! There was Yachts for all sailing and yachting enthusiasts. Our team was able to discover the most fashionable yacht models in the industry. Let's relive our stay in Cannes and the yachts we saw and let's have a look at this nautical festival. Trimaran NEEL 43 For the first time, the...
Whether you are new to photography or have been shooting for years, Windward Islands is pleased to invite you to participate in our 2021/2022 photo contest. One of you will have the chance to win a GOPRO HERO8 BLACK, to capture your best moment aboard your boat or a voucher of 500 € value with WI Yachts.  Water - Nature -...
The Brexit is likely to affect English flags and raises questions about the free movement of workers, VAT and cabotage rights with direct consequences for yachting. We gathered a few frequently asked questions on the topic, meanwhile do not hesitate to contact us for any matter concerning your yacht sale or purchase. EU citizen, can I register my yacht under...
Adventure awaits you aboard the world's finest boats, all carefully selected by your dedicated Windward Islands yachting broker. Sail with peace of mind, and experience true freedom. Discover why you should choose a WI yachts broker. The experience : We have been yacht brokers in sale and charter for more than 20 years. The adventure started in a single agency in Martinique...
The trimaran LEEN 72' is the latest hybrid multihull from the innovative French shipyard NEEL. With its hybrid engine, its unique design and its ergonomics, it is part of this new futuristic yachting trend which aims to make sailing more ecological and sustainable. In 10 years, NEEL has designed trimarans that stand out for their quality of design and unique...
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The SAILING RESORT, a company specialized in the management of eco-responsible yachts, wishes to revolutionize the world of pleasure yachting by offering an innovative rental management program on a fleet of multihulls with hybrid propulsion financed in co-ownership. The company selected Windward Islands Yachting & Travel, a global specialist in the management and chartering of yachts around the world, to...
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The Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands are two terms you might hear often in the sailing world. The Windward Islands, in french îles au Vent, in Spanish, Islas de Barlovento, usually refer to Caribbean islands from the southern arc of the Lesser Antilles, but not always. Why are they called "windward"? What are the Windward Islands compared to the...