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Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day

Volvo National Sailing And Boating Day

Less than one month until Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day The number of member clubs registering to be part of the 2015 Volvo National Sailing & Boating Day initiative has escalated over recent weeks with more than 30 Clubs around the country signed up and plenty more making plans. Taking a look around the regions at Club registrations… 10 ...

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Helly Hansen Global Sportswear

Helly Hansen Global Sportswear Nikki Curwen

Global sportswear brand, Helly Hansen, has signed up-and-coming offshore racer, Nikki Curwen as a brand ambassador for 2015. The useds comes as 26 year old Nikki receives confirmation of entry into the Mini Transat 2015 race. The Mini Transat is a solo transatlantic yacht race, covering over 4000 miles in a 6.5m boat, with only paper charts and a basic ...

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Cargo Ship Hoegh Osaka has refloated and is destined for Portsmouth harbour

Cargo Ship Hoegh Osaka

Stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka has refloated and is destined for Portsmouth harbour The grounded vessel surprised salvors by refloating during the high tide and is now being towed by two tugs to a position two miles away at Spitbank, near to the mouth of Portsmouth harbour     The stricken Hoegh Osaka which became stranded on a sandbank near ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: In the name of the Rose Two yachts with a shared history claimed the main prizes at a memorable 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Driven by facing her most fearsome opponent in years, Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI made history by claiming a record-breaking eighth line honours victory. Some 29 hours ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta March 5-8, 2015

Maarten Heineken Regatta

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta: Headboats, a boat for every budget Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – January 6th, 2015. Many sailors would love to have the chance to race in the anniversary edition of the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, but many are lacking one key element, a boat. This predicament occurs time and time again, but there is a surprisingly simple solution, ...

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Tomes Cup 2015

Tomes Cup

Tomes Cup Presented by Old Mutual Saturday 10 January 2015 The Tomes Cup pursuit race, organised by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and presented by Old Mutual International is the third constituent event in the Club’s annual Top Dog Trophy Series, designed to identify the most successful helm over a variety of pursuit race courses and conditions. The series includes ...

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Governor’s Cup race

Governor’s Cup race

Banjo breaks South African Governor’s Cup race record Farrier team trim five hours off speed record from Simon’s Town to St Helena Kevin Webb, Sarel van der Merwe, and Brad Stemmett sailing Banjo, a Farrier F9AX trimaran, have broken the 1,750-mile Governor’s Cup Race record from Simon’s Town to St Helena with a time of 9 days 13 hours and ...

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Redbull win their fourth World Championships

Redbull win their fourth World Championships

Redbull win their fourth ISAF Tornado World Championships Saturdays first race saw a mixture of fluky winds with big holes across the race course. This proved tricky for some of the sailors who took the wrong side of the course on the first upwind putting them right at the back of the fleet. Some sailors got stuck and 5 boats ...

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Bill Durant and team’s Relentless

Bill Durant and team’s Relentless

2015 Two Gates Pursuit Race: Bill Durant and team’s Relentless effort take win in Long Beach Bill Durant and his team raced his Santa Cruz 52, Relentless, to first place honors Sunday in the 2015 Two Gates Pursuit Race hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club. On a day that weather forecasters indicated would have little to no breeze in either ...

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Global Navigation Solutions

Global Navigation Solutions

Appointment of Paul Stanley as Global Navigation Solutions Chief Executive Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’), the maritime services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Stanley as Chief Executive with effect from 5 January 2015. During the last fifteen years, Paul has held a number of senior executive positions in the business information and software sectors, both within the ...

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