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Bartercard Coffs to Paradise

Bartercard Coffs to Paradise - Spectacular prizes on offer

Southport Yacht Club, on the Gold Coast, and its principal sponsor, Bartercard, will be offering two spectacular prizes for the Coffs to Paradise race, then the Sail Paradise series, both scheduled for January. The prizes are two seven-night holiday packages at exciting tropical destinations in the Pacific – Fiji’s Taveuni Island, and Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa in Samoa ...

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Cluster Yachting Monaco

Cluster Yachting Monaco

The Yacht Club de Monaco hosted a meeting of the new Board of Directors of the Cluster Yachting Monaco, one of the first in the world to focus on the yachting sector. A reminder that the 60 members elected the 20-strong Board of Directors (see below) for a period of one year at the General Assembly held at the opening ...

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Pensacola a la Habana Race

Four yachts retire from Pensacola a la Habana Race

Rough conditions during the first 24-hours of the 2015 Andrews Institute Pensacola a la Habana race have resulted in 4 of the 22 starters needing to retire. The home-made catamaran ‘Surf Rider’ and the Island Packet 27 ‘Island Sun’ returned to Pensacola Bay Saturday afternoon. ‘Makani U’l’, a Beneteau 40, suffered damage to her jib halyard and roller-furler system and ...

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Annapolis Sailboat Show

Annapolis Sailboat Show 2015

The 46th annual United States Sailboat Show is on schedule for Thursday, October 8th opening. Hurricane Joaquin put quite a scare through the sailing industry intent on participating in the Annapolis Sailboat Show, October 8th -12th, but the hurricane has diverted its path and is expected to miss the east coast. Media reports had predicted the arrival of Joaquin at ...

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Review Monaco Yacht Show 2015

Monaco Yacht Show 2015 Review

The considerable dust – of the building works amid the Monaco Yacht Show – has settled, and despite the logistical problems created by said works, there appears to be an industry consensus that this was a positive year. There is a tendency for us all to attach as much importance to the atmosphere at a yacht show as we do ...

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Auckland On Water Boat Show

Auckland On Water Boat Show underway and showcasing marine industry

Thousands of boating enthusiasts headed to the opening day of the 2015 Auckland On Water Boat Show where many aspects of the successful New Zealand marine industry are being showcased. From the unveiling of the latest example of Sealegs International’s acclaimed, New Zealand-developed amphibious technology – the Sealegs Interceptor 9000 rigid inflatable boat (RIB) – to all kinds of useful ...

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Sail at Annapolis Boat Show Maryland

Annapolis Boat Show Maryland

For the first time sailing lessons will be offered at the United States Sailboat Show, October 8-12, 2015. Collaborating with Beneteau America, American Sailing Association and Sailtime, the Annapolis Boat Show is expanding the activities designed especially for those used to the sport of sailing. “We are very pleased that this year beginning sailors will have the opportunity to learn to sail ...

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Auckland On Water Boat Show

Experts and great advice at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Thousands of Kiwi boating, fishing and water sport enthusiasts are set to visit next week’s Auckland On Water Boat Show where they can seek expert advice and check out the hundreds of new boats and marine-related products on display. The 24 to 27 September running of New Zealand’s largest on-water boat show sees Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour transformed into a giant ...

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A Massive Quake Just Struck Off the Coast of Chile

Massive Quake Coast of Chile

time, an 8.3 moment magnitude earthquake struck about 10 miles off the coast of central Chile. So far, the USGS has no reports of damage, nor of tsunamis. But that doesn’t mean things are necessarily peachy. “It’s still very preliminary,” says Dale Grant, a geophysicist at the USGS National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado. “I’m sure there’s been a lot ...

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Sailboat Race unveils Chicago plans

Chicago To Host America’s Cup Race In 2016

The America’s Cup will hold one of its preliminary races here next year, on June 10-12. Event organizers hope it will be an audition for Chicago hosting the finals of the world’s most famous sailboat race in the future. Race officials today unveiled plans showing the course layout and the planned setup at Navy Pier, which will serve as the ...

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