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Aurora carries Wild Oats XI with hopes of TransPac success

Aurora carries Wild Oats XI with hopes of TransPac success

Aurora Yacht Logistics, in partnership with Peters & May, has been charged with the full logistics handling for the transport of champion supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, which is on its way to the bluewater yacht race known as TransPac. The unrivalled Sydney Hobart champion with eight wins under her substantial belt, Wild Oats XI is the most successful yacht in ...

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Hurricane Hunter ~ Special Tropical Weather Outlook

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May 8, 2015, data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the nearly stationary area of low pressure located about 210 miles south-southeast of the South Carolina-North Carolina border is now producing 40-45 mph winds mainly to the north and west of the center. Environmental conditions are favorable for some additional development, and any increase in the ...

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World Match Racing Tour

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The World Match Racing Tour has added two new events to its 2015/16 world championship schedule. ‘The Sails of White Nights’ held in St Petersburg, Russia and the Internationaux de France in Pornichet, France both join the professional sailing series as World Tour Events. The 2015/16 Tour now features 19 events including seven World Championship and 12 World Tour events ...

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Broader View Hamburg DNV GL sponsors sailing yacht

DNV GL sponsors sailing yacht Broader View Hamburg

Hamburg’s shipping and sailing community came together at the city’s yacht harbour today, as DNV GL and Hamburgischer Verein Seefahrt (HVS) christened the offshore racing yacht Broader View Hamburg. The classification society has taken up the sponsorship of the Andrews 56 vessel to support and encourage more young people to develop their interest in ocean sailing and maritime topics in ...

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Malta is wonderful island

Malta is wonderful island

Malta is tiny but you’ll leave with a big opinion of this wonderful island Sailing from the old part of Valletta to a little fishermen’s dock on the opposite side of the harbour, we first took in the sheer magnificence of Malta. The view of the fortified Three Cities – Cospicua, Vittoriosa and Senglea – from the port is truly ...

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Round Ireland Record Time As Trimaran Surfs off Donegal

Round Ireland Record Update (0700): Gavignet Eyes Record Time As Trimaran Surfs off Donegal

The Sultanate of Oman’s MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail has rounded the top of Ireland and was doing around 20–knots off the coast of Donegal in a bid for the20–year–old Round Ireland Speed sailling record early this morning. Having started on Dublin Bay last night at 1800 hours and headed north, the current ETA back on Dublin Bay is scheduled for  tomorrow (Wednesday) morning which ...

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lessons from sailing around the world

6 critical business lessons one executive learned from sailing around the world

6 critical business lessons one executive learned from sailing around the world. When Jonathan Banks decided tosail around the world for four years instead of pursuing an MBA, he knew that it would be a unique life experience. What he hadn’t expected was that running a boat would teach him how to run a business. Now, as the chief operating officer ...

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BBC and BT Spotrt to broadcast America’s Cup

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The BBC and BT Sport have secured the exclusive live UK and Ireland coverage rights for all events in the 35th America’s Cup sailing contest. BT Sport will offer live coverage of all America’s Cup racing to viewers in the UK and Ireland beginning with the opening races on 25 July, through to the finals in 2017. The BBC will ...

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Volvo Ocean Race ~A ‘growing catastrophe’

The Ocean Summit on Marine Debris during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, next month has attracted a stellar list of expert speakers to bring attention to a ‘growing catastrophe’. The summit will take place on May 15, and is sponsored by Volvo Group, The Embassy of Sweden, the U.S. State Department, the Swedish Ministry of ...

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ISAF World Cup provides tough French test on opening day

It was a high scoring opening day of ISAF Sailing World Cup racing in Hyeres on Wednesday (22 April), with the some of the biggest names in Olympic Classes sailing finding the light wind, puffy conditions a tough test on the French Riviera. Consistency was most definitely the key on this first day of racing under the new 40-boat, invitational ...

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