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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race- Escapees

Barcelona World Race- Escapees? Leaders escaping on low pressure train Renault Captur repair and back to speed Hugo Boss in Salvador de Bahia New frontiers for We Are Water and One Planet One Ocean duos Primed and in pole position for the Southern Ocean, Cheminees Poujoulat and Neutrogrena had started to make fast speeds this morning but this Sunday afternoon ...

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Stimson Yacht Design

Stimson Yachts newsletter At Stimson Yacht Design, we are fortunate to be involved in a wide variety of projects, ranging in both size and application. What keeps this job interesting is that in any given month we may need to look at damage stability for a large power catamaran, seatrial a novel amphibious craft, analyse reams of CFD data, and ...

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KTK Prime Yachts

KTK Prime Yachts consolidates its Brokerage Operations KTK Prime Yachts Ltd has announced a consolidation of its brokerage activities which will now trade as KTK Prime Yachts Brokerage with offices in Plymouth, Yacht Haven Quay and King Point Marina and at the KTK Prime headquarter offices in Portland. The Yacht Haven Quay office now incorporates the previous SCY capability. SCY ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race Abu Dhabi for San

Volvo Ocean Race: Two weeks ago, 57 sailors left Abu Dhabi for Sanya 57 sailors, 57 individuals who can only count on themselves and their teammates. There is no way out, no bench player, no giving up. They have to cross the Strait of Malacca tomorrow before they can even start thinking about the homestretch to the Chinese tropical heaven, ...

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GC32s Quantum Key West Race Week

GC32s in the starting blocks for Quantum Key West Race Week Foiling catamaran racing comes to Quantum Key West Race Week with the GC32 class joining the action this week at North America’s leading winter regatta. Held off the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys, racing commences on Monday, 19th January and continues until Friday, 23rd. For the GC32s, Quantum ...

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18ft Skiffs NSW Championship

18ft Skiffs: NSW Championship, Race 2 on Sydney

18ft Skiffs: NSW Championship, Race 2 on Sydney Harbour Coopers 62-Rag & Famish Hotel’s crew sailed a brilliant tactical race to score a stunning win in Race 2 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. Jack Macartney, Peter Harris and Mark Kennedy were superb and their decision on the second windward leg from Robertson Point to Clarke ...

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series

Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series: Racing underway in classic Caribbean conditions Competitors were treated stunning conditions on the opening day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series 2015 with winds up to 20kts generally from the east-north east, and big rolling waves. This regatta, which runs until 24 January is organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race: Matched up for a Duel in the South The pair of IMOCA 60s which have shared the lead of the Barcelona World Race since the demise of pacemaker Hugo Boss remain stuck together, only a handful of miles apart as they ease through the lighter winds at the edge of the South Atlantic high pressure system and ...

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Langkawi Regatta Malaysia 2015

Langkawi Regatta Malaysia 2015

Langkawi, Malaysia: Class leaders dominate proceedings… As the North Easterly trade wind is still favourable, the IRC Classes completed a quick windward/leeward race in Bass Harbour before setting off on a passage race along the West coast of Langkawi. The newly revamped Cruising Classes headed downwind to Rebak Island and back, while the Multihulls caught up on their program and ...

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Gocycle G2 boat bike

Gocycle G2 boat bike

Gocycle G2, the ultimate boat bike? Testing a Gocycle G2 folding electric bicycle outside a tent at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show almost cost me dearly. Aside from the beautifully clean design, I found the bike easy to learn and comfortable to use, and it’s a thrill to get some power assistance when you put extra pressure on the pedals ...

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