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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race Solidarity and Becalmed

Barcelona World Race: Solidarity and Becalmed in the South Stuck. Hard. And Fast GAES Becalmed We Are Water gaining ahead and behind Solidarity message to the Spirit of Hungary Becalmed in the South Indian Ocean with no escape south becuase of the Antarctic Exclusion Zone means a painful waiting game for Anna Corbella and Gérard Marin on GAES Centros Auditivos. ...

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Historic first regatta Shanghai

Historic first regatta Shanghai

Historic first regatta announced on Huangpu River, Shanghai British sports consultancy Five West partners with Yachting Shanghai to deliver regatta in central Shanghai On 28th January 2015, Shanghai Yuanzhou Cultural Communications Co. Ltd (Shanghai Yuanzhou Cultural) and Five West Ltd. announced the creation of Shanghai International Regatta, the first ever regatta to be held on the Huangpu River in central ...

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Red Bull Sailing Team has a sponsor Land Rover

Red Bull Sailing Team Sponsored Land Rover

Perfect Start For Land Rover Sponsored Red Bull Sailing Team In Singapore Singapore provided a stunning backdrop for the first Act in this year’s Extreme Sailing Series partnered by Land Rover where nine teams battled it out in close quarters over four days of intensive racing. The Red Bull Sailing Team, with their new Australian helm, Jason Waterhouse (one of ...

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Morning Report Friday 13 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

Morning Report Friday 13 Feb Volvo Ocean Race

160 nautical miles now separate the Volvo Ocean fleet north to south. The southern fleet has the wind – 15-18 knots from 070 deg – 080 deg – and the northern pair has 10-12 knots from slightly further right (109º – 112º). This will probably mean they will slightly close on the fleet to leeward but it will still be ...

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Newhaven Cruise Terminal

Newhaven Cruise Terminal

Newhaven Cruise Terminal – millions to economy NEWHAVEN is one of Scotland’s most ancient ports, with a history stretching back to 1504. Now Newhaven could be about to see the return of some of the world’s largest ships after maritime giant Forth Ports unveiled plans for a new cruise liner terminal in a bid to attract the “super liners” of ...

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Admiral X Force 145 Yacht

Admiral X Force 145 Yacht

Italian Sea Group Reveals the Admiral X Force 145 Yacht The Italian Sea Group had a busy year in 2014, launching six yachts in the span of less than four months, including the 115-foot Foam, the 148-foot Flying Dragon, and the 154-foot Entourage. But the company shows no signs of slowing down, using the occasion of the Monaco Yacht Show ...

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Four Winns Tow Series TS 222 with Volvo Penta Forward Drive

Four Winns Tow Series TS 222

Four Winns TS 222 with Volvo Penta Forward Drive is being touted as offering an alternative to inboard-powered watersports boats. Four Winns TS 222 has launched a revolutionary new tow series born from their highly successful SL platforms. The new TS222 is the perfect alternative to the more ‘traditional’ tow boat, delivering several benefits in a no-compromise craft for the ...

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Yachts arriving in the Galapagos

Yachts arriving in the Galapagos

Yachts arriving in the Galapagos are now subject to more stringent checks to prevent introduced species invading the Islands. All yachts planning to visit the Galapagos Islands must have their hull professionally cleaned before leaving their previous port. On arrival in the islands, it will be inspected, possibly by a diver, to ensure there is no foreign marine life which ...

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JJ Giltinan Trophy 18 FOOTERS

JJ Giltinan Trophy 18 FOOTERS

JJ Giltinan Review: Raise your glasses to Mojo! THE MOJO WINE FAMILY SET THEIR SIGHTS ON THE BIG 18ft SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIP One of the great strengths of 18 Footer Racing over its 120-plus history has been the family involvement on a competitive level and the support of family members from the unique spectator ferry provided by the Australian 18 Footers ...

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Catch us if you can Volvo Ocean Race

Catch us if you can Volvo Ocean Race

A brave strategy to strike out north from the rest of the fleet looked like it was paying big dividends for Team SCA (Sam Davies/GBR) and Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) on Thursday as Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race stood intriguingly poised. MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP) held the lead at 0640 UTC, narrowly ahead of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian ...

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