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Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

For six days, the Cannes Yachting Festival turns the city of Cannes, on the French Riviera, into the world capital of boating and yachting. PALAIS This area at the main entrance of the Cannes Yachting Festival includes the interior of the Palais des Festivals and the outdoor space on the waterfront. Head inside for boat builders, architects, the broker & charter area, banks, shipping agents, boating service companies ...

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UIM F1H2O Grand Prix

Finland's Sami Selio wins first UIM F1H2O Grand Prix in Harbin

Finland’s Sami Selio didn’t make the same mistake twice, as he charged from his pole position off the start dock and went wire to wire winning the 60 lap fourth round of the 2016 UIM F1H2O World Championship in front of tens-of-thousands of race fans at the Hulan Estuary Wetland Park. His 13th career victory moves him squarely back into ...

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Top 10 places where you could be attacked by pirates

top 10 places where you could be attacked by pirates

While piracy may seem contained inside the plots of popular movies, the crime still happens with surprising frequency across the globe today. Piracy cost the world over $1 billion in 2015, according to the latest State of Maritime Piracy report. Just last year, thousands of people were attacked, and hundreds of them were held hostage — many for a hefty ...

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P1 Powerboat and Jet Ski racing to Bournemouth

P1 Powerboat and Jet Ski racing to return to Bournemouth

The Grand Prix of the Sea race series heads to Dorset in September for the final round of the season. Locals and visitors to the south coast are set for a real treat when the two P1 Marine Motorsport Championships return to Bournemouth seafront for the season finale. A fleet of eleven powerboats and more than thirty Jet Ski riders ...

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Perini Navi ~ Cannes Yachting Festival

PERINI NAVI SAILING SUPERYACHT DAHLAK

Perini Navi has recently announced its inaugural presence at the Cannes Yachting Festival (6th-11th September). The Perini Navi 38.15m sailing yacht Dahlak, designed in collaboration with French naval architectPhilippe Briand, is the most recent addition to the company’s fleet of 60 yachts and will be on display in the Vieux Port of Cannes for the entire duration of the show. This stunning ...

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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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F1H2O Worlds

F1H2O Worlds- Chiappe back on top step of podium after win in Portugal

Philippe Chiappe produced the perfect response after the disappointment of breaking at his home Grand Prix two weeks ago with a superb victory in the F1H2O Grand Prix of Portugal taking his seventh career-win and his first in Portimao. Second place went to pole-sitter Sami Selio, his first podium of the year signalling a long awaited return to form for ...

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Monaco Solar Boat Challenge

Monaco Solar Boat Challenge

The flames of a real passion never go out, those linking the Principality to preservation of our environment being perfect examples. It is why the Yacht Club de Monaco continues on this path in organising the Monaco Solar Boat Challenge, taking place from 14th to 16th July 2016. Organised with the support of the UIM (Union Internationale Motonautique) which is ...

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Dangerous Places in the World to go Sailing

dangerous places in the world to go sailing

Where are the most dangerous places in the world to go sailing? The Gulf of AdenThe warning on NATO’s website is unequivocal: “The NATO Shipping Centre strongly advises yachts not to sail through the Gulf of Aden.” That warning is primarily a result of rampant piracy, which targets both the delivery of shipments (costing global trade an estimated $6.6 to $6.9 ...

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HYSUCAT AT THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES MAY 7-8, 2016.

HYSUCAT AT THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES MAY 7-8, 2016.

Hysucat was the official VIP chase boats supplier to follow the foiling, wingsailed AC45 catamarans on the course. Race officials chose the Hysucat over other ribs because the Hysucat is able to keep up with the catamarans in heavy chop while still giving a comfortable, safe ride that leaves little wake. Hysucat will also supply the Red Bull Youth America’s ...

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