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Walpole in the Trees Regatta 2015

Walpole in the Trees Regatta 2015

Walpole in the Trees Regatta 2015 – Despite the last few weeks of isolation due to fires and road closures, preparations have not ceased for the small rural town of Walpole on the south coast of Western Australia in gearing up for another huge event of the year – over the Labour Day long weekend of the 28th February and ...

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Gold Coast International Marine Expo 2015

Gold Coast International Marine Expo 2015

Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May 2015). – Havana Houseboats announces world first The Gold Coast-based business joins a growing list of exhibitors ready to unveil a large and exciting new range of boats and products exclusively at the 2015 Expo – a massive showcase featuring everything from superyachts to kayaks, jet skis to fishing equipment … and everything else ...

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Classic start RORC Caribbean 600

Classic start RORC Caribbean 600

RORC Caribbean 600 – Hundreds of race fans watched the impressive fleet from Fort Charlotte and Shirley Heights. Thousands more are now glued to the tracker and social media feeds. After a classic start in 15 knots of easterly trade winds, the fleet powered past the Pillars of Hercules, heading for Green Island where they will bear away and accelerate ...

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Barcelona World Race – Cape Horn Pass by Cheminées Poujoulat

Barcelona World Race - Cape Horn Pass by Cheminées Poujoulat

Barcelona World Race – On this day 55th of the Barcelona World Race, Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam should bypass around 21h GMT this evening (22h HF) the legendary Cape Horn. Joined this morning, the duo Cheminées Poujoulat sailing 200 miles from the famous rock in downwind from 25 to 30 knots of wind. A month after doubling to ...

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Ryan Houston looking forward to his Kiwi home – Volvo Ocean Race

Ryan Houston looking forward to his Kiwi home

Ryan Houston’s dad may not have been the greatest sailor, says the Team Alvimedica watch captain, but he credits his dad for getting him where he is today, doing the job he loves most. I grew up in Hamilton and we lived close to Hamilton Lake, says the proud New Zealander. ‘Dad always had this goal in mind that he ...

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Leading the world in Nautical Publishing RYA Publications

RYA Publications

Come and see how the RYA Publications team are helping to ‘Build Confidence Through Knowledge’ by creating the most up to date and interactive content at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 (28 Feb – 01 Mar, Alexandra Palace, London). RYA Publications are constantly evolving and looking to push the boundaries by using digital technology to create the perfect resources ...

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New Yachting Legislation in Spain

New Yachting Legislation in Spain

It’s now well over a year since all charter yachts operating Spain, irrespective of size, could claim exemption from the infamous matriculation tax, and several months since non-EU-flagged superyachts were allowed to charter within Balearic waters – ample time to see if the new legislation works. Palma-based Network Marine Consultants is happy to say that it does. Patricia Bullock, Director ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Morning Report Tuesday 24 Feb

Volvo Ocean Race - Morning Report Tuesday 24 Feb

At the 15:40 report Monday, Team SCA closed to within 18 nm and sailing faster the then Volvo Race leader, Dongfeng Race Team, and it looked like an upset was on the cards, but that was as near as they got and this morning SCA is back 69 nm off the leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. On the Emirati boat, ...

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New Australian Sailing Team

New Australian Sailing Team

The new 2015 Australian Sailing Team additions Matthew Wearn (WA), David Gilmour (WA), Rhys Mara (VIC) and Joel Turner (QLD) were officially welcomed on to the Australian Sailing Team at a team dinner at Middle Harbour Yacht Club last night. Sydney Olympic gold medallist in the Men’s 470 Tom King officially inducted the recent additions to the Australian Sailing Team. ...

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High Performance Yacht Design Conference 2015

High Performance Yacht Design Conference 2015

TOP HIGH PERFORMANCE YACHT DESIGN TALENT – Gurit reinforces its long-standing commitment to High Performance Yacht Design Conference Auckland, New Zealand, Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR), a worldwide leading developer and manufacturer of advanced com-posites and technologies, is delighted to announce sponsorship of the High Performance Yacht Design Conference to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, at the Viaduct Marine ...

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