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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2016

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2016

With westerly winds reaching 30 knots and more, the AP flag was raised ashore in expectation that the wind would drop, but by 2.30pm all racing was cancelled for the day. Here is some colour from the dockside as the crews waited during the postponement. Porto Cervo, Italy. 5th September 2016. Proceedings in a record edition of the Maxi Yacht ...

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MM51 ~ Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design

Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design reveals 51m sloop Project MM51

Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design has revealed its latest innovative project, codenamed MM51. 51m long, this sloop has been designed for aluminium construction with an emphasis on comfortable and safe performance cruising. Her lifting keel offers a draft from 4.75m to 7.20m, and above the water, her sloop rig stands 68.50m tall with the sail configuration featuring a square-top mainsail. The ...

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Geelong Passage Race 2017

World’s biggest wooden tall ship to kick off 2017 Passage Race

Spectacular British wooden sail ship, the STS Tenacious, will be the official start boat for the 2017 Festival of Sails’ dramatic opening event, the Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race. One of the highlights of the annual Festival, the 34 nautical mile Passage Race marks the official start of the regatta and will be held on Saturday, January 21. The spectacular ...

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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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Sailing Champions League

Sailing Champions League - Six bullets for Berlin

Sailing Champions League 2016 – The breeze got stronger throughout the afternoon for the second day of the Sailing Champions League in St. Petersburg (Act 1, 26. – 28. August). For many of the 23 international club teams competing in Russia, the warm gusts of 25 knots were too hot to handle. But not for the crew of the Société ...

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NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta

Spring into summer with NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta

Entry is open  NCYC Inner Spring Regatta 2016 to be held over the 10th and 11th of September. With six on the entry list in the first 24 hours this will be a regatta not to miss. Commodore Jim Holley said ‘The Inner Spring Regatta has grown in status over the past five years from humble beginnings. I recall the ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – The Ultimate Showcase

The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, the Mediterranean yachting event, which throughout its long history has inspired a string of superlatives, is set to scale new heights in 2016. Taking place from 4 – 10 September, the tally of 53 participants at the 27th edition of this highly anticipated annual gathering has set aficionados aquiver. This year’s fleet will surpass the ...

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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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Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous

Kata Rocks launches new Superyacht Rendezvous

From 10 to 12 December 2016 Kata Rocks will proudly host yachting’s elite during the inaugural Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous (KRSR), sponsored by Infinite Luxury, the development and management brand behind Kata Rocks. The KRSR is a complimentary event open to sailing and motor yachts over 24-metres in length along with selected yachting industry partners. Kata Rocks has hosted previous ...

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PredictWind

PredictWind

PredictWind the world leader in forecasting believe that more is better, and have taken the bold step of adding government provided forecasts to their award winning forecasting software. PredictWind has always offered their proprietary PWG and PWC world leading forecasts on their site for comparison. When the forecasts are similar users can have a higher degree of confidence in forecast ...

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