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Ocean Cleanup ~ Pacific cleanup to start in 2018

Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, today announced it will start extracting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months. The Ocean Cleanup further announced that parts of its first cleanup system are already in production. Thanks to an improved design, The Ocean Cleanup has increased the ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Antigua Bermuda Race

The inaugural 935 nautical mile Antigua Bermuda Race started on time with the entire fleet getting away without a hitch. A light southerly breeze of 10 knots and warm Antiguan sunshine provided perfect conditions. The variety pack of 21 yachts is an eclectic collection, both in terms of crew and craft. From the majestic schooner, Eleonora to the pocket rocket ...

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Trust Round Britain

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 voyage yacht, Moonspray. Tom Roberts

Established 14 years ago, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust now works with every principle treatment centre and a growing number of designated units across the UK, taking young people aged between eight and 24 on sailing trips to help them rebuild their confidence after cancer treatment and re-engage with education, employment and society. Recovering from the long-term impact of serious ...

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Charter this summer Perini Navi yachts

PERINI NAVI YACHT CHARTER THIS SUMMER

The Perini Navi yachts Xnoi, Perseus^3, Seahawk and Helios are all available for charter this summer. A quartet of Perini Navi sailing yachts are offering charters in multiple destinations this summer. The 100-foot Xnoi will spend the summer chartering in Italy and France, taking as many as 10 guests in four staterooms at a lowest weekly base rate of about ...

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Antigua Sailing Week Fever~Tree

Fever-Tree prize giving at Antigua Sailing Week © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com http://www.pwpictures.com

The Fever-Tree Cocktail Bar at Antigua Sailing Week is the place to be. Located right next to the event stage, it is the place where winning teams gather, after collecting their awards after the daily prize giving. Performance Yacht Racing’s Quokka is having an excellent regatta, the team are composed of charter guests from Great Britain, and after receiving their ...

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Real-Time Battery Health

Simarine’s Pico battery monitor

Simarine’s Pico battery monitor can monitor six battery banks and uses ­Simarine’s Real Time Battery Health algorithm to deliver metrics. Additionally, Pico can monitor 14 holding tanks and 20 current sensors. The unit has Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing it to be wirelessly networked with and controlled by a smartphone running Pico’s app (Android- or iOS-compatible). SIMARINE PICO+ sets new standards for ...

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Securitag’s Sea-Tag Wristbands

Securitag Sea-Tag

Securitag’s Sea-Tag wristbands offer a man-overboard (MOB) solution for anyone operating on coastal waters. The Sea-Tag system consists of at least one wristband that continuously sends electronic signals to one or more smartphones running the Sea-Tag app and monitoring for the signal. In the event of an MOB, the signal is broken when the wristband is submerged, triggering the app ...

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Sailing Paradise

Sailing the Islands of Phuket Sarah Wise

For over 30 years I have cruised the world and can’t believe I have missed sailing in Thailand. After a recent cruise you will agree this new destination offers spectacular scenery and top quality resorts and restaurants with exceptional food at Bali prices. We even found nice wine at reasonable prices. Join me sailing and escape for seven nights and ...

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Nations’ Cup

United Nations Race Management Team - Nations' Cup © RHKYC/Guy Nowell http://www.guynowell.com/

52 boats from 13 Nations and a planet turned out for one of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s most colourful events, the Nations’ Cup, including Australia, Germany, Netherlands, England, France, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, Sweden, United States and Wales. Competitors set out to find blue skies and a varied breeze of five to 10 knots with Race ...

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COSTA’S 580 LENSES

Costa’s 580 lenses come in a variety of lens colors, including sunrise, copper, silver, gray, green and blue.

Costa Del Mar’s 580 lens technology offers yachtsmen a new perspective on the world. An infinite stretch of aquamarine appeared before my eyes as my sweet ride, a Viking 52 Convertible, cruised toward Resorts World Bimini. Midday sunlight pierced the shallows and drop-offs, offering countless variations of the trance-inducing color scheme.  I took in the gorgeous scenery through a test ...

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