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Abu Dhabi ISAF Sailing World Cup

Abu Dhabi ISAF Sailing World Cup

Abu Dhabi ISAF Sailing World Cup: Final ‘Experience Of A Lifetime’ The ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is set to be ‘an experience of a lifetime’ according to American Women’s 470 sailor Briana Provancha. Some of the world’s top Men’s and Women’s 470 teams will make up the individual fleets with some excellent racing ...

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Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup PWA

Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup

Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup Day 3 Delphine Cousin and Cyril Moussilmani take significant strides towards respective titles Noumea As promised the wind arrived on the third day of the Airwaves Noumea Dream Cup PWA to provide an enthralling day of challenging racing in winds ranging from 10-25 knots. After almost seven hours of racing three eliminations have been completed for the ...

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Miranda Merron finishes seventh in Route du Rhum

Miranda Merron

Miranda Merron finishes seventh in Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe British solo sailor Miranda Merron crossed the finish line of the 3542 miles La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo Transatlantic race off Pointe-a-Pitre this Thursday afternoon at 16:17:25hrs UTC 12:17:25hrs local time in seventh place from a Class 40 field of 43 starters She was due to be promoted to sixth ...

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Global introduces Yacht Carbon Offset

Yacht Carbon Offset

Motor Yacht Global, the versatile 67m explorer yacht, now includes the Yacht Carbon Offset service as part of her environmental procedures. Her Owners and Charter guests can now be assured that the greenhouse gas impact of the yacht’s engines has been counteracted through our fully-documented system. The yacht combines superyacht standards of luxury with long-range expedition capability including helicopter facilities, ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: Full on nerve racking & potentially boat wrecking start to leg

Volvo Ocean Race

As Yann Riou (Onboard Reporter) described it in a direct tweet from onboard Dongfeng just 30 minutes after the start, “0 to 40 knots before we’ve even left Cape Town”. A full on, nerve-racking and potentially boat wrecking start to the 2nd leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Table Mountain and its unstable winds that have such a reputation for ...

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Team Gordy wins Boating Industry Magazine’s Top 100 “Dealer of the Year”

Team Gordy

Capping off its 60th anniversary milestone this year, Gordy’s Lakefront Marine, headquartered in Fontana WI with a satellite location in Fox Lake, IL received the industry’s most prestigious retailer award, “Dealer of the Year,” chosen by the editors of Boating Industry Magazine. Presented at the annual Top 100 gala awards ceremony in Orlando, FL last night in conjunction with the ...

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Marion to Bermuda Race announces the M2M2B Yacht Rally

Bermuda Race

Marion to Bermuda Race announces the M2M2B Yacht Rally The Marion-Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race, Inc. and event host the Harraseeket Yacht Club announce a cruising yacht rally from Maine to Marion in advance of the 2015 Marion-Bermuda race. Called the M2M2B, the rally will be an enjoyable and convenient way for Maine-based yacht skippers to sail from Maine to Marion, MA ...

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Best Cruising Yacht in The World?

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Founder tourist yacht race across the Atlantic ARC, a man going around the worldfollowed hundreds of other guru for all boaters issuing long voyages Jimmy Cornell,sailing his new yacht Northwest passage. Cornell first big voyage lasted for 6 years and was 68,000 miles long. He visited herin 70 countries. To this day, he has made more than 200,000 miles on ...

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New SPOT Trace for sailing

SPOT Trace

New SPOT Trace for sailing offers peace of mind by allowing you to track you assets, notify friends and family of your GPS osition and status, mark waypoints, track your progress on Google Maps or notify rescue officials in an emergency. The SPOT product family offers peace of mind beyond the boundaries of cellular. Whether you want to check in, ...

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Sailing Weather in real time MeteoEarth.com

Sailing Weather

Sailing Weather in real time by MeteoGroup, Europe’s leading private weather company, have recently launched MeteoEarth.com, an educational and entertaining web application which allows users to view worldwide weather as it happens, from the comfort of their desktop. The technology which powers MeteoEarth.com has been adapted from a professional broadcasting tool used by TV presenters around the world, and impressive ...

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