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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

A mass migration to the tropics for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

A mass migration to the tropics for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week – Amid unprecedented scenes, hundreds of yachts and thousands of sailors and their supporters are descending on tropical Hamilton Island, in the Whitsundays, for the start of Australia’s largest offshore regatta, Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. The record fleet of 252 represents ...

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Thailand Yacht Show

THAILAND YACHT SHOW

With its new timing at the beginning of the season, rather than slap bang in the middle, preparations for the second Edition of the Thailand Yacht Show (TYS2) are well under way. Running from 15-18 December, organisers 3L Events and co-hosts the Thai Government aim to showcase the emerging marine tourism powerhouse of Phuket to the world. Since the inaugural ...

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Ílhavo Sea Festival in Portugal

Ílhavo Sea Festival 2016

This summer, Ílhavo will, once again, return to the tall ships route.  Complying with the tradition of well receiving the World’s tallest ships and valuing the Portuguese sea spirit, this August we will revisit the participating tall ships and promote mutual knowledge in a truly multicultural festival. The Port of Aveiro will be transformed in a small city for young ...

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Brest International Maritime Festival

Brest International Maritime Festival

Brest’s International Maritime Festival will be held from 13 to 19 July 2016. The edition’s highlights will be the presence of L’HERMIONE, a replica of La Fayette’s historical flagship and the presentation by the French Navy, for the first time ever, of the MONGE, an impressive test and measurement vessel. As always, the festival will also bring together sailing ships, ...

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International boat show Phuket

Phuket International Boat Show

The 13th Phuket International Boat Show came to a close yesterday (Sunday 10th January) after four days of showcasing the region’s best marine and luxury brands to a record turnout of visitors. Independently audited, the boat show welcomed 5,500 visitors, 45% of which were international – primarily Europe and Asia – with the show seeing robust growth in the number ...

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Seabin- Saving the world

Seabin- Saving the world, one marina at a time

Every now and then you hear of an idea that’s so jaw-droppingly simple and yet so effective that it makes you shake your head and wonder, ‘why not me’? Such is the case with the Seabin project, an automated marina rubbish bin that was designed to help remove plastic and other unsightly debris from the water. Seabin is the brainchild ...

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Auckland On Water Boat Show

Auckland On Water Boat Show underway and showcasing marine industry

Thousands of boating enthusiasts headed to the opening day of the 2015 Auckland On Water Boat Show where many aspects of the successful New Zealand marine industry are being showcased. From the unveiling of the latest example of Sealegs International’s acclaimed, New Zealand-developed amphibious technology – the Sealegs Interceptor 9000 rigid inflatable boat (RIB) – to all kinds of useful ...

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Upstart Yacht Club in Sardinia

Upstart Yacht Club in Sardinia

Two centenarian clubs occupied the top of the global yachting world in 1983: the New York Yacht Club and the Royal Yacht Squadron, on England’s Isle of Wight. The stone foundations of the two clubhouses on opposite sides of the Atlantic resembled mini forts defending their traditions from the modern world. New York was also defending something equally precious: the ...

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Melges 32 World Championship 2015

2015 Melges 32 World Championship - Testing Day 2

Melges 32 World Championship – A lighter, variable breeze challenged competitors and kept racing tight until the final boat crossed the finish line. In stark contrast to the full-on, breezy, physical conditions of the first day of Melges 32 World Championship racing, Day Two greeted competitors with light and dicey racing testing the mental toughness of the twenty-two boat fleet. ...

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Marina da Glória to host second Rio 2016 sailing regatta

Marina da Glória to host second Rio 2016 sailing regatta

This year’s Aquece Rio International Regatta will be bigger than first and feature about 30 Olympic medallists Rio de Janeiro is now in full-on test event mode for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games and this weekend organisers will return to the scene of the first one: Marina da Glória. The Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2015 follows on from ...

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