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Deep Blue Yacht Management Software Upgrade

Deep Blue Yacht Management Software Announces Upgrade

Deep Blue Software, a revolutionary provider of the most complete and user-friendly Yacht Management Software, announces its latest upgrade, Deep Blue V2.2. Deep Blue Software was originally designed by yachting experts for yachting professionals, to facilitate communication between the yacht, the management company and the ship-owner, relieving captains from the important administrative and technical workload. Launched in 2013, Deep Blue has ...

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Eddie Jordan’s Royal Cork Yacht Club Forges New Link With Yacht Club de Monaco

Eddie Jordan's Royal Cork Yacht Club Forges New Link With Yacht Club de Monaco

The Royal Cork Yacht Club has twinned with Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM)  and a reception to mark the occasion was held in YCM on Sunday, June 28th at 17.30 hourswrites Claire Bateman. YCM have reciprocal arrangements with fifty one clubs worldwide but only have Twinning Agreements with fifteen. Royal Cork Yacht Club is the only yacht club in Ireland ...

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Adventures of a Sailor Girl

Adventures of a Sailor Girl in Maarstrand for Stena Match Cup

Adventures of a Sailor Girl is now in Maarstrand for Stena Match Cup The Sailor Girl is Nic Douglass, a Sydney based sailor, sailing commentator and icon of the Sydney and Australian sailing scene. With the assistance of GAC Pindar she has been in Europe covering the Volvo Ocean Race stopover and other major events. Adventures of a Sailor Girl ...

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Special edition watch series to celebrate America’s Cup

Special edition watch series to celebrate America’s Cup

A NEW series of watches celebrating the 35th America’s Cup is being launched. Watchmaker Bremont has produced a special edition series of timepieces to celebrate its partnership with the 35th America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA. The company is the first official British timing partner to the America’s Cup since 1851. Giles English, Bremont co-founder, said: ‘Bremont is incredibly proud ...

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Tall Ships festival unfurls June 25 in Philadelphia, Camden

Tall Ships festival unfurls June 25 in Philadelphia

The sails of more than a dozen ships will be unfurled along the Philadelphia and Camden shorelines for Tall Ship Philadelphia Camden 2015 from June 25 to 28. Craig Samborski, executive director of the festival, said there are 13 confirmed tall ships that will make the journey to the waters between Philly and Camden for the event. “We have 13 now, but ...

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Drogheda Maritime Festival ~ Free lifejacket safety checks

Drogheda Maritime Festival

Leisure craft owners are being invited to get their lifejackets checked free of charge by the RNLI at this weekend’s Drogheda Maritime Festival on the East Coast of Ireland. All are welcome to visit the RNLI stand on North Quay, Drogheda Port, this Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 June, to get their lifejackets assessed. Personal safety equipment is the focus of this ...

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Historic yacht saved from the scrapheap set to bring jobs and training to Sunderland

Historic yacht saved from the scrapheap

The Senora was saved by enthusiasts who raised £10,000 and it will now be used to equip young people with the skills needed for work An historic yacht saved from the scrapyard is set to sail up the River Wear, bringing jobs and training in its wake. Classic boat Senora was set to be used as firewood, before enthusiasts clubbed ...

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World’s First Ocean Cleaning System

World’s First Ocean Cleaning System to be deployed in 2016

Boyan Slat, 20-year old founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, today announced that the world’s first system to passively clean up plastic pollution from the world’s oceans is to be deployed in 2016. He made the announcement at Asia’s largest technology conference, Seoul Digital Forum, in South Korea. The array is projected to be deployed in Q2 2016. The ...

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Gold Coast Marine Expo 2015 – Invitation to the official opening

City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate will officially open the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo on Thursday, formally signalling the start of four fantastic days featuring every marine display you can imagine. Cr Tate, a vocal advocate of the marine industry and its growing economic importance to South East Queensland, will perform the official duties on the Club ...

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New System HubbaX4 Hi-Speed 3G/4G Coastal Marine Broadband

Buzz Connect, the UK company that brought mobile broadband to the maritime industry, has developed a new system specifically designed for vessels that cross between service providers or countries. The new Hubba X4 duo uses a dual SIM facility on 3G and 4G to provide considerably faster speeds than previously possible over the mobile network, achieving download speeds of up ...

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