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Childhood Sailboat John Jr Kennedy’s Auction

Childhood Sailboat John Jr Kennedy's Auction

John Jr. and Caroline Kennedy’s childhood sailboat will be part of an upcoming live auction event by Boston, MA based RR Auction. Built in Massachusetts and mainly used in the Mediterranean, measuring 12 feet long by 6 feet wide. The boat, constructed in the Winter of 1969–1970, exhibits the original builder’s plate on which is stamped, “Old Beetle Cat, No. ...

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Yachting Developments new renderings of Hull 1012 released

superyacht Hull 1012

With just over a year until her scheduled delivery, work on 33.5m Hull 1012 is advancing well at Yachting Developments. The yard is now able to release new exterior renderings of the project, designed by Frers Naval Architecture. Hull 1012 will be an elegant performance ocean cruising sloop, with an interior by Adam Lay Studio. In build for experienced owners ...

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Sailing Arabia Record entries

Sailing Arabia Record entries

Record entries for l’EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour face demanding new route in 2015 A record number of teams will line up at the start of the annual EFG Sailing Arabia – the Tour (SATT) on February 15 and a brand new route will ensure the fleet of both professional and amateur teams all set out on an equal footing. ...

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NBC acquires US broadcast rights for the 35th America’s Cup

The America’s Cup has selected NBC Sports Group as its partner for the upcoming edition of the America’s Cup – including the America’s Cup World Series events (2015-16), and the America’s Cup Qualifiers, Playoffs and America’s Cup Finals (2017). “We are delighted to announce this agreement with NBC Sports Group,” said Harvey Schiller, the Commercial Commissioner of the America’s Cup. ...

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Turkish waters boat owners cruising

Turkish waters boat owners cruising

Boat owners cruising in Turkish waters are facing more difficulties because a new law regarding Residence Permits is confusing everyone concerned, the Cruising Association has revealed. Visitors’ Visas to Turkey for cumulative visits of up to 90 days in a rolling 180 days are easily obtained on-line – an agreement that matches the Schengen regulations for non-EU citizens. But many ...

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BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival preview

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival preview

BVI Spring Regatta is being held from March 30 to 5 April 2015. The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival offers a unique Caribbean regatta experience. Hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, the racing is suited to a huge variety of one-design and keel boats. The Sailing Festival has two stunning coastal courses and the BVI Spring Regatta boasts three race ...

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Marion to Bermuda Race 2015

Marion to Bermuda Race 2015

Marion to Bermuda Race deemed a signature event The Marion to Bermuda Race has been deemed a signature event by the Bermuda Tourism Authority as it is a proven entity, delivering on the core objectives of the BTA. Since the first race in 1977, the Marion to Bermuda Race has brought hundreds of boats and the ir support crews to ...

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Antigua Sailing Week

Antigua Sailing Week

Things are heating up at Antigua Sailing Week Sixty-four boats have already entered. Check out the list and do let us know if you want to join us for a week of superbly competitive racing and fun by entering here. It will let potential competitors who are still deciding whether they plan to race know who their competition will be ...

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RYA Race Officials Conference goes live

RYA Race Officials Conference

The RYA has teamed up with SportsXstream and SailRacer to provide session recording and live video streaming from the RYA National Race Officials conference which is being held at Wyboston Lakes over the weekend of 07 – 08 February 2015. With a growing international presence the RYA National Race Officials conference is held every other year and attracts over 200 ...

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Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Asset Management Cowes Week

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week: Chilgrove Gin, The Gin For All Seasons Announced as the Official Gin of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week Cowes Week Limited (CWL) is delighted to announce a new relationship with Chilgrove Gin which joins the family of sponsors supporting Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in 2015 as the Official Gin. The award-winning Chilgrove Dry Gin ...

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