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Greek cruising tax

Greek cruising tax

European Commission has deemed a Greek cruising tax to be lawful The European Commission considers a Greek cruising tax introduced at the end of 2013 to be lawful following concerns from Britain’s Royal Yachting Association (RYA). Although it has yet to be implemented, the new Circulation Tax (TPP) applicable to all boats over 7m sailing in Greek waters, has now ...

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US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman

US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman

Hutchinson and Roble Honored at US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony After having moved to the west coast for the past three years, US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards ceremony returned to the iconic Model Room at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to celebrate the sailing accomplishments of Terry ...

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Dead Fish Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Sailing Venue

Dead Fish Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Sailing Venue

Thousands of dead fish have been found floating in the sailing venue for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The carcasses of twaite shad – small silver fish belonging to the herring family – have filled huge swathes of water in Guanabara Bay, and were even found washing up on the coastline outside Rio’s international airport. They were ...

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London Instructor Training and CPD

The 2015 RYA Instructor Training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme for Thames Valley and London (TVL) Region is now live. The 2014 programme was very well received by TVL clubs and centres and we are pleased to offer an enhanced programme in response to the feedback. A great deal of thought and planning has gone into the programme in ...

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Yachting New Zealand Sailing Team

Yachting New Zealand Sailing Team

Yachting New Zealand has named 15 campaigns in the 2015 NZL Sailing Team All are chasing the ultimate goal of Olympic glory in 2016, but selection comes first and 2015 is crucial in terms of demonstrating form through results on the world stage. Twelve campaigns named today were part of the 2014 NZL Sailing Team, while the other three (Sara ...

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10 tips boats, sail yacht for owners and renters

10 tips boats sail yacht for owners and renters

10 tips from BoatU.S. – Airbnb may a popular ‘peer-to-peer’ lodging site on the web, but if you want to rent a boat in your local area or away, you’ve got options, too.  Boatbound.com, Boatsetter.com and Cruzin.com are just a few of the new crop of online websites offering a chance to rent a boat for the day or weekend. ...

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Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup 13 – 15 March 2015

Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup 13 - 15 March 2015

Ten of the best collegiate sailing teams from across the country will descend on Los Angeles Yacht Club® March 13 through15 to test their sailing prowess as they battle it out for the prestigious Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup Trophy. This perpetual trophy was deeded to Los Angeles Yacht Club by the Port of Los Angeles in 2008, to ...

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FALMOUTH CLASSICS JUNE 12 – 14, 2015

FALMOUTH CLASSICS JUNE 12 – 14, 2015

Free berthing and mooring at this year’s Falmouth Classics 2015 The organisers of the Falmouth Classics Regatta have said they will be offering more to competitors at this year’s event. As the Falmouth Classics Association prepares to set sail for three days of racing in June, coinciding with the town’s sea shanty festival, the regatta and parade of sail is ...

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New Australian Sailing Team

New Australian Sailing Team

The new 2015 Australian Sailing Team additions Matthew Wearn (WA), David Gilmour (WA), Rhys Mara (VIC) and Joel Turner (QLD) were officially welcomed on to the Australian Sailing Team at a team dinner at Middle Harbour Yacht Club last night. Sydney Olympic gold medallist in the Men’s 470 Tom King officially inducted the recent additions to the Australian Sailing Team. ...

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Asia Boating Awards Online Nominations Open for 2015

Online nominations for the much-anticipated annual Asia Boating Awards are now open. Readers of Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines, yacht owners, boating enthusiasts, brands and industry professionals are invited to have their say about who deserves to be recognised as the best in Asia’s yachting scene. Online nominations can be submitted in the Awards section of the Asia-Pacific Boating ...

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