May 24, 2016

Fountain Pajot MotoryachtsThe story of Fountaine Pajot began in 1976 and continues today. Inspired by two visionary men: Jean-François Fountaine and Yves Pajot, internationally famous ocean racers, the Fountaine Pajot brand was a forerunner in the design of polyester cruising catamarans and it quickly became an international reference. The Fountaine Pajot brand is now entering a new chapter of its story: becoming a legend.

Today Fountaine Pajot is pleased to announce that to facilitate this new chapter in the brand’s history, the Fountaine Pajot brand has decided to work with three distinct visual identities, each with their own function, narrative and area of expression to explore:

Fountain Pajot Sailboats:
Fountaine Pajot have been designers and boat builders since 1976. As keen sailors, our aim has been to develop unique expertise to create high-performing, seaworthy, innovative and comfortable boats.

Fountain Pajot Sailing Catamarans:
Enjoy unique experiences and share memorable times on board your Fountaine Pajot catamaran. Our sailing catamarans give you more than personal satisfaction. They offer you a true lifestyle, with conviviality as a primary source of pleasure.

Fountain Pajot Motor Yachts:
Choose the extra space and comfort of an elegant Motor Yacht. Boasting performance and sophistication, elegance and precision, power and safety, the Fountaine Pajot Motor Yacht offers a magnificent panoramic view. All this guarantees a wonderful time on board with new experiences to broaden your horizons.

Find their identities and DNA on the new websites:
http://www.catamarans-fountaine-pajot.com/en/
http://www.motoryachts-fountaine-pajot.com/en/

 

Destinations

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The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Lifestyle

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Boat Reviews

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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DIY & How to

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Marine Products

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