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Isle of Man ~ Sailing training this week

The Isle of Man Yacht Club in Port St Mary begins junior dinghy training this week. The courses are held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 6pm for the first couple of weeks. There are a few places still available. For further information contact Wendy Hill on 835646. The MS&CC (Manx Sailing and Cruising Club, the name of ...

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Land Rover Extreme 40 sails

On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries. The Land Rover Extreme 40 sailed right through the heart of ...

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Dehler 46 makes North American debut at 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

For the first time in North America, the Dehler 46 was on display for the public to check out up close and personal, at the 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, in Jack London Square. Thousands of showgoers have been the first to see the 46-foot German yacht – a head-turner on opening day of the sailing spectacular that runs ...

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Sailing The Arctic Race – promises high adventure

We shouldn’t be able to do it, but because of climate change, we can,’ Robert Molnar says / A 67-year-old former advertising executive from Victoria is laying the groundwork for the world’s first extreme sailing race through the Northwest Passage in July 2017. “It is crazy and it’s big,” said race director Robert Molnar. “We shouldn’t be able to do it, but ...

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Magic Marine Extends Partnership with 49er and 49erFX Classes

Supporting Skiff Sailors on the Road to Rio 2016 – The International 49er and 49er FX Classes are delighted to announce the continuation of their partnership with renowned sailing apparel manufacturer Magic Marine, who continue as Official Clothing Partner. The extension of the sponsorship which was first unveiled in 2013 is testament to the ongoing success of the partnership. Magic ...

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The Swiss expedition “Race for Water Odyssey” reaches New York

The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) reached New York City on Thursday, concluding its Atlantic crossing in a journey that will take its six-man crew over 40,000 nautical miles as they attempt to draw up the first global assessment of plastic pollution in the oceans. The crew members will be in the Big Apple until April 15, participating in numerous ...

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Oracle to collaborate with Team France

In the continuing struggle to ramp-up the next America’s Cup entry numbers, Oracle, the Cup defender, has decided that reducing the development costs by changing to a smaller near one-design is not enough and has offered to share their design with Team France. “We have some very good news: the Americans, Oracle, have decided to share their design and to ...

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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show for global launch of Pulse 600

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will host the world launch of the compact and covetable Corsair Pulse 600 trimaran – the perfect family day sailing and racing boat – represented in Australia by the award-winning dealership, Multihull Central. “We are thrilled and proud to have the world launch of the new Corsair Pulse 600 trailer trimaran,” says Brent Vaughan, Managing ...

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The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) is in Bermuda

The “Race For Water Odyssey” Reaches The Bermudas And Continues Its Scientific Analyses. The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) is in Bermuda, the second witness island of the expedition. The crew will stay on the British Archipelago for 6 days in order to collect scientific data, enabling an initial global assessment of ocean pollution caused by plastic waste. After 7 ...

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The Vendée Globe candidates 2016

The aim of the first Vendée Globe Speed Dating event on Wednesday 1st April at the Naval Museum in Paris was to bring together skippers looking for sponsors with companies potentially interested in the Vendée Globe. This is a first in ocean racing circles and was a huge success as sixteen famous sailors attended in order to present their projects. ...

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