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Parade of Sail Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Australian Wooden Boat Festival - Parade of Sail - photo © Stu Gibson

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival has commenced with the suspected largest number of boats ever, in the Parade of Sail 2023. With over 300 afloat vessels registered to attend the biennial event, the opening Parade of Sail took place on ...

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New Iridium GO! exec™

The new Iridium GO! exec © Iridium

The new Iridium GO! Exec redefines personal off-the-grid connectivity Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has unveiled the most capable, ultra-portable solution for truly global connections to all smartphones, tablets and laptops – a new class of personal satellite communication device called the Iridium ...

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Ocean Race Leg 2

3 February 2023, Leg 2 onboard Biotherm. Drone view - photo © Anne Beauge / Biotherm

It was near midnight UTC on Saturday night when boats in The Ocean Race fleet started to make their first significant move to the east towards Cape Town. Within an hour, all five teams had gybed to the east and ...

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Cape to St Helena Yacht Race

Cape to St Helena 2022 © St Helena Tourism

St Helena Island may be one of the most remote inhabited islands on the planet, but for the crews who have just tackled the 2022 Cape to St Helena yacht race, it’s been a thrilling trip of a lifetime. Situated ...

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Ocean Cleanup 2023

© 2023 The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup develops and scales technologies to rid the oceans of plastic. Tackling such an ambitious challenge requires acting where we can have the greatest impact on plastic pollution. In the oceans, this means focusing on the largest accumulation ...

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Catamaran MODX 70

MODX 70 catamaran - photo © Spectrum - VPLP Design - Pierre Frutschi Design

The MODX 70 design combines the expertise in performance sailing and renewable energy management in a marine context to create a new generation of yachts for coastal and offshore cruising. Reaching full autonomy and zero carbon emission in operation, requires ...

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Translated 9

Translated 9 crew - photo © Translated

Translated 9 will participate in the epic Cape 2 Rio Race 2023 with an international crew, which is brand new to ocean sailing, the result of a selection process involving more than 1,000 non-professional volunteer applicants worldwide. The amateur crew ...

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Clipper Race Close finale Race 10

Punta del Este team yacht - photo © Clipper Ventures

Close finale sees WTC Logistics take victory in Race 10: Sailing City – Qingdao Cup After over a month at sea, and an exceptionally close finish, WTC Logistics has claimed the win in Race 10: Sailing City – Qingdao Cup, ...

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Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille

Foredeck crew hard at work on George David's Rambler 88 - Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille - photo © Christophe Jouany

IMA Caribbean Maxi Challenge at Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille On winding coastal courses resembling those around the Costa Smeralda, but with a sizeable Atlantic swell added to the mix, day two of Les Voiles de St Barth ...

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Vendée Arctique

Vendée Arctic Course Map - Les Sables d'Olonne 2022 © Vendée Globe

THE VENDÉE ARCTIC – LES SABLES D’OLONNE 2022 OFFERS A DEMANDING 3,500 MILE COURSE The SAEM Vendée, the organisers  of the Vendée Globe, will also organize the “Vendée Arctic – Les Sables-d’Olonne” which will be the first qualifying stage for the ...

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