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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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Maiden Voyage – SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Sets Sail

Maiden Voyage - SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Sets Sail

Rhode Island’s 200-foot Official Sailing Education Vessel SSV Oliver Hazard Perry sailed for the first time yesterday (16 July) in Narragansett Bay after she left the Hinckley Boat Yard in Portsmouth, R.I., USA to begin a journey up the coast to join the Tall Ships Portland 2015 festival. It is the first ocean-going full-rigged ship built in America in over ...

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Tall Ships Sailing on From Belfast

Tall Ships Sailing on From Belfast Give Hope For Better Irish Sail Training

The visit of the Tall Ships to Belfast from July 2nd to 5th was anticipated with an enthusiasm which was fully justified by the numbers which became involved. Sixty vessels of all sizes assembled on both sides of the River Lagan in the rejuvenated docklands area and the Titanic Quarter, with a goodly sprinkling of the Class A full-rigged ships dominating ...

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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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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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