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From Lorient to St-Barth in a 23-foot trimaran

From Lorient to St-Barth in a 23-foot trimaran

Lorient, France (July 17, 2015) – Vincent Beauvarlet and Vincent Lantin will attempt a historic transat between Lorient, France, and St-Barth, on a Multi 23 trimaran with no cabin and no assistance. The two sailors intend to complete the 3,800-nautical-mile crossing in 20 days and do what no other sailor has ever tried before. “It’s a challenge that will push ...

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Le Breton Catamarans

Le Breton Catamarans

Summer 2012 marked the launch of Le Breton Yachts’ first American-built SIG45 cruiser-racer catamaran.  Debuting in Europe in 2008 to glowing reviews (“If you are after a cruiser that will smoke any production boat of her size off the track, then here it is” Yachting World, April 2009) the SIG45 is an impressive combination of racing yacht and comfortable cruiser ...

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Pollution won’t sink Rio Olympics sailing organizers

Pollution won't sink Rio Olympics sailing: organizers

Sailors at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be protected by a fleet of special trash collecting boats, organizers said Thursday, admitting there is no time to resolve a serious pollution problem.  Most preparations for the Olympics, the world’s biggest sporting event, are on track to be completed for the August 5, 2016 opening ceremony, said Rio2016 organizing ...

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Sir Ben Ainslie ~ I want to rule the waves for Britain

Sir Ben Ainslie: I want to rule the waves for Britain

ON THE glass panel of his office in the gleaming new £15million building that bears his name in Portsmouth Dockyard, Sir Ben Ainslie has chosen the words of John McEnroe to inspire him each morning: “I’ll let the racket do the talking.” Sir Ben is not one for talking much – although he has found himself doing rather a lot ...

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Volvo Ocean Race ~ Dongfeng Race Team’s full story

Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng Race Team’s full story

Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng Race Team’s full story from the start line in Alicante to the finish line in Gothenburg. Relive the emotion, the high and the lows with this brilliant 8-part story by Ed Gorman Chapter one – Into battle After a 10-month mission to select its Chinese crew and blend them into a battle-hardened unit with their ...

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Julia Bailey Claims Historic Edinburgh Cup Victory

Julia Bailey Claims Historic Edinburgh Cup Victory

Julia Bailey was already recognised as a great sailor, but today she become the first woman to claim the Dragon class Edinburgh Cup in its 66 year history. For Julia and her crew of Pedro Andrade, Keith Tippell and Will Heritage aboard GBR720 Aimee the victory must be made even sweeter for knowing that they didn’t just win the regatta, ...

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Special edition watch series to celebrate America’s Cup

Special edition watch series to celebrate America’s Cup

A NEW series of watches celebrating the 35th America’s Cup is being launched. Watchmaker Bremont has produced a special edition series of timepieces to celebrate its partnership with the 35th America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA. The company is the first official British timing partner to the America’s Cup since 1851. Giles English, Bremont co-founder, said: ‘Bremont is incredibly proud ...

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Sail Paradise 2016 – Dates confirmed

2016 Sail Paradise

Sail Paradise, Southport Yacht Club’s spectacular high summer regatta, will be staged on the beautiful ocean waters off the Gold Coast’s golden beaches from January 13 to 17 next year. As well as bringing the dates for the club’s flagship event forward in the summer season, organisers have opted to widen the appeal of Sail Paradise by extending the number ...

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Spirit of Bermuda races to best finish

Spirit of Bermuda races to best finish

There was plenty of cause for celebration for the crew of Spirit of Bermuda yesterday. The triple masted sloop, chartered by businessman and former Olympic rower Jim Butterfield, took third in line honours in this year’s Marion to Bermuda Race – her best showing to date in a Bermuda race. Spirit’s 645 mile journey that began last Friday in Marion, ...

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A Woman’s Guide to the World

A Woman's Guide to the World

This is a pilot episode that I self-produced, in order to develop my idea for a tv series about adventure travel as a solo female traveller. A “you can do” documentary for solo women traveling to dangerous and adventurous locales. “Why let the men have all the fun??” Written, Directed and Filmed by Apolla Echino Post Production by Dreadnaught Productions, ...

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