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Daily Archives: 12/04/2017

Legendary Carlo Riva Dies at 95

Carlo Riva opened the Riva shipyard in 1954.

The legendary yacht builder created some of the most famous boat models in nautical history. We are saddened to report that yachting legend Carlo Riva passed away today, April 10, 2017, in his hometown of Sarnico, Italy. Ferretti’s CEO Alberto Galassi said of Riva, “The world has lost a brilliant creator of boats, a master of style, a giant in ...

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America’s Cup Bermuda – Video

Oracle Team USA against Artemis racing - Practice Session 3, Day 2 - April 11, 2017 Austin Wong | ACEA

Artemis Racing has dominated several teams on the second day of race in the third Practice Session being sailed in Bermuda. Winds were averaging 12kts and gusting 18kts from the East In the first race Oracle Team USA started ahead with Artemis to leeward, The Defender lost their lead after a touchdown allowing Artemis through to leeward – the Swedish ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

Day 1 - Les Voiles de St. Barth © Gramm Michael

Glittering waters, sunlit skies and consistent breeze created the perfect Caribbean backdrop for the stacked competition that took to the starting line for day one of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth. The 65 boats, split into nine classes, were sent on coastal courses, ranging from 24 to 31 nautical miles, tracing the western and northern coast of the ...

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