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Energy Observer in San Francisco

Energy Observer in San Francisco © Energy Observer Productions / George Conty

The first vessel powered by renewable energies and hydrogen, the UN’s French Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals arrived in San Francisco, her 66th stopover on her round the world odyssey, on 6 May. Energy Observer is a French project that ...

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New IMOCA Rules

Vendée Globe © Jean-Louis Carli / Alea

The updated IMOCA rule seeks to limit foil size and limit environmental impact and to contain costs. The new rules which are in force until 2025 were unveiled by the IMOCA Class last week. They are interpreted by skippers Thomas ...

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20 Tips for Provisioning for A Long Sailing Trip


Provisioning a boat can seem like one of the most overwhelming jobs when preparing for a long passage. There’s quite a bit of pressure on the person stocking the boat with enough food, water, and necessary ancillary products (think toilet ...

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Energy Observer

Energy Observer in Long Beach - photo © Energy Observer Productions - Justin L. Stewart

The first American stopover for the vessel from the future: Energy Observer is in Long Beach The first vessel powered by renewable energies and hydrogen, the UN’s French Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals made landfall in Long Beach on 22 ...

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New ORCV offshore series

Andrew Lynch at the helm of Pegasus - West Offshore Products Sprint Series ORCV © Geoff Onions

Experienced yachtsman David Lynch and his son Andrew, newly initiated into the joys of ocean racing, have successfully sailed their Northshore 369 Pegasus into the lead of the of the West Offshore Products Coastal Sprint Series, hosted by the Ocean ...

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World’s piracy hotspot in 2021 remains Gulf of Guinea

©Harry S. Johnson

The Gulf of Guinea accounted for nearly half (43%) of all reported piracy incidents in the first three months of 2021, according to the latest figures from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). IMB’s latest global piracy report records 38 ...

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Day 3 – Sail Port Stephens

Indigo II, 3rd Div 1 Commodores Cup at Sail Port Stephens - photo © Mark Rothfield

“Sunny with winds 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon” was how the official forecasters optimistically described today’s weather for Sail Port Stephens. At least they were right about the sunshine… The breeze built to a fresh ...

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North Sea Regatta 2021 Cancelled

© North Sea Regatta

Unfortunately, after the press conference from last Tuesday we had to make the decision to cancel the North Sea Regatta again this year. We are disappointed that we had to make this decision after all our planning efforts for the ...

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