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Girl for Sail – RYA DAY SKIPPER

Girl for Sail

Girl for Sail – RYA DAY SKIPPER 5-9 JANUARY 2015 The RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper is run from a fantastic location in St Lucia in the beatiful Caribbean. – Our courses are  run from January through to April. These Caribbean courses run for 5 days GirlsforSail Verdict “Take the step and become your own skipper!! We will coach you in our calm manner ...

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Ed’s one Last Midnight Ramble in Rolex Sydney Hobart

Rolex Sydney Hobart

Ed’s one Last Midnight Ramble in Rolex Sydney Hobart After 33 races to Hobart, Ed Psaltis is going to call it quits after just one more; this 70th anniversary race will be his last.  One of the most respected, uber-competitive sailors at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, one time holder of its proudest trophy, the Tattersall’s Cup, Ed is ...

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BOAT OF THE YEAR 2015 GUNBOAT 55

BOAT OF THE YEAR 2015 GUNBOAT 55

When all was said and done, some serious numbers had been crunched. For Cruising World’s 2015 Boat of the Year contest, an eclectic fleet of 19 new yachts ranging in size from 32- to 57-feet received nominations as entries at last fall’s U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland. And then the fun started. Over the next 10 days, an independent ...

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More trouble for sailing venue at 2016 Olympic Games

sailing venue at 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (December 15, 2014) – A drug-resistant “super bacteria” that’s normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday. The Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil’s most respected health research institute, said it has discovered bacteria that produce an ...

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Nautic Paris Boat Show, from December 6 to 14

Nautic Paris Boat Show

Nautic Paris Boat Show, from December 6 to 14 To close the 2014 season, now ranks Boat Show! The inescapable Parisian rendezvousknown skippers and the public will begin this Saturday Porte de Versailles for a full week of events. As a major player in the world of the sea, Macif is no exception to the rule! It willnotably present through ...

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MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart

MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart

MACIF, the 60 footer skippered by Francois Gabart MACIF monohull skippered by François Gabart is one of the fastest in the IMOCA class.Built in composite materials, it is designed to be both as light as possible (speed boost)and strong enough to withstand the worst that may be imposed on the high seas in raceslike the Vendée Globe, the Transat Jacques ...

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Broads charity wins coveted National Parks award

Broads charity wins coveted National Parks

Broads charity wins coveted National Parks award.  UK A charity which offers disabled and disadvantaged people the chance to go boating on the Broads has won the prestigious title of UK National Parks Volunteer Group of the Year. The Nancy Oldfield Trust at Neatishead has for 30 years provided residential holidays and day trips on the water for disadvantaged people ...

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Baltic 4 Nations 2015

Baltic 4 Nations

Baltic 4 Nations 25th July – 8th August 2015 ombine a traditional sailing rally with a flotilla holiday, all in the comfort of your own boat. A 370 mile, two week cruise, visiting some of the most beautiful locations in the southern Baltic. Hanseatic cities, quiet fishing harbours, bustling cities, and great beaches, with opportunities to sample local culture and ...

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Phuket International Boat Show 2015

Phuket International Boat Show 2015

Phuket International Boat Show 2015 Jan 8-11 in Phuket Thailand Organisers are preparing for what is sure to be one of the region’s most spectacular in-water boat shows taking place Jan 8-11 in Phuket, Thailand. The list of exhibitors is starting to fill up with plenty of newcomers joining the impressive roster. Phuket’s Derani Yachts will present the San Lorenzo 72 for ...

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Jongert 5200 Flybridge

Jongert 5200 Flybridge

Jongert 5200 Flybridge – he largest sailing yacht in the design portfolio of Jongert… Designed by René van der Velden Yacht Design upon the hull lines of Doug Peterson. The design philosophy was to implement as many distinctive Jongert characteristics as possible in a modern as well as traditional setting. Comfort, Privacy and Reliability are the key words in the ...

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