The Ocean Race
Ocean Race Europe

Ocean Race Europe starts in Kiel in 2025

The Ocean Race returns to Germany. The second Ocean Race Europe will start in Kiel in 2025. Kiel’s mayor Kämpfer signed the contract today.

VeneBat Helsinki Boat Show

Difficult times? Not really in the north

Scandinavia’s largest boat show Venebat shows that Finland’s boat builders are at the forefront – also in the economic look back on 2023.


How to sail electrically?

Electric concepts for cruising yachts are still being tested. We spoke to Hendrik Heimer about the state of the art.


She wants to be the first US American woman to sail solo nonstop around the globe

In the Global Solo Challenge, Cole Brauer sailed to second place, the only woman among 16 participants, and has big goals.

Arkea Ultim Challenge
Arkea Ultim Challenge

Charles Caudrelier defeats Cape Horn

After around 30 days at sea, Charles Caudrelier has completed two thirds of the Arkea Ultim Challenge solo world race and rounded Cape Horn.

Sea Ray SLX 260
Boat test Sea Ray SLX 260

Two boats with a bite

The Sea Ray SLX 260 completes the premium weekender class to mark the brand’s 65th anniversary. We found all the variations delicious.

Team Malizia

Holly Cova, the spirit of Team Malizia

Boris Herrmann sails around the world, Holly Cova manages the team on land. She spoke to float about what makes Team Malizia special.


Annie pushes the Offshoreseglerinnen

Ocean racer Annie Lush, The Magenta Project and the Offshoreseglerinnen present the new German ocean sailing network at boot Düsseldorf.

Navico NSX Ultrawide
Novelty Simrad NSX Ultrawide

Simrad’s screens turn extra wide

With the Simrad NSX Ultrawide, Navico brings the widescreen format to marine displays. In effect, it is like buying two screens in one.

boot Düsseldorf

Super-happy with boot Düsseldorf 2024

After nine show days, not only the exhibitor’s spokesperson, but also boot Düsseldorf 2024 visitors are positive.

Freight sailing

How modern freight sailing works

Sustainable freight sailing gets a new boost. TOWT from France ignites the next stage with two modern two-masters.