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Daily Archives: 02/04/2017

Congressional Cup

1-4-2017 - World Match Racing Tour - Congressional Cup © World Match Racing Tour . http://www.wmrt.com

Choices are the hinges of destiny,’ goes the famous quote by Edwin Markham, and today’s Congressional Cup racing proved that making good choices can make, or break, you. As the frontrunner after two days of Qualifying, Johnie Berntsson (SWE) elected to race eighth place Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN). As swiftly as one-two-three Berntsson dispatched the young Dane; by nearly two minutes ...

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Cyclone Debbie

Queensland Cyclone

Hamilton Island faces massive five-month rebuild Hamilton Island faces a massive five-month rebuild but will partly reopen for business next Saturday after “all hell broke loose”. Exclusive pictures obtained by The Sunday Mail shows the “apocalyptic” scale of destruction to privately owned homes, luxury hotels and yachts at ground zero in the cyclone-ravaged Whitsundays. Hamilton Island chief executive Glenn Bourke ...

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Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge

Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge

Principality of Monaco turns spotlight on future energy sources Monaco, Thursday 30th March 2017 – It was at the first Monaco Ocean Week, organised 30th March to 4th April 2017 by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation in partnership with Rolex, that Bernard d’Alessandri, General Secretary of the Yacht Club de Monaco and Marco Casiraghi, the man behind the ...

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Cowes & Fastnet Info Sheet 28 July – 12 August 2017

Cowes & Fastnet Info Sheet

The Race – Fastnet 603 nautical miles Alongside the Sydney- Hobart, the Fastnet race is one of the truly iconic yacht races. The race is only held every two years and, despite being the largest by far of the world’s classic 600-mile offshore races in terms of participants, race entry is always massively oversubscribed, making it that much harder to ...

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BVI Spring Regatta

An impressive bareboat fleet at the 46th BVI Spring Regatta © BVISR / www.ingridabery.com

Racing started at 1000 in an eight – ten knot easterly on Day 2 of the 2017 BVI Spring Regatta. Race one treated the 28-strong CSA Bareboat fleet to a spectacular course starting off the west end of Peter Island, up through the Sir Francis Drake Channel between Peter and Norman Islands, around Peter to finish off Pelican Island. The ...

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Exposure to the sun is a serious issue for all

Calcluate your burn time with this SPF Formula Richard Gladwell

A Few Rays- Calculate how long your sunscreen lasts. Confused by SPF’s? It’s easy to calculate how long you will be protected by using the following process. To Calculate SPF protection: First estimate from your own experience how long it takes your unprotected skin to feel burnt. In the case of a person with very fair skin, this can be ...

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St. Thomas International Regatta

Danish boats - St. Thomas International Regatta © Dean Barnes

The international fleet of sleek-sailing yachts racing in the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), sailed March 24 to 26, were joined by the Royal Danish Navy training ships, Thyra and Svanen. The participation of these two 60-foot Bermuda-rigged yachts, plus their officers, cadets and crew, was one way members of the St. Thomas Yacht Club joined in the territory’s ...

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