The Lesson About Inflated Protection Devices

Glenn McCarthy had more than 10 years’ experience at the US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee, exploring the amount of knowledge that the members had. He was present in the room where everyone gathered to get Floatation devices that had been inflated (PDFs) and is approved by the Coast Guard of the United States.  The […]

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Updates Of Star Sailors League Final Full 11 Qualifier (SSLFFQ)

After another three races on Montagu Bay of Nassau, Bahamas, the Star Sailors League Final full 11 Qualifier race were completed to check which ten out of 25 teams would progress and make it to the final rounds, when the prize pot of US$ 200,000 will be distributed. In the first race there was an […]

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Blair Tuke Face Toughest Condition During VOR

It is going slow for Blair Tuke and his MAPFRE crew as they are moving towards Hong Kong on leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR). The boats have made their way almost out of an extended ‘Doldrums’ passage which has seen them fighting the condition of total lack of wind as well as intense heat. The […]

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Nagel Excited To Be Part Of AkzoNobel Team

Emily Nagel dream was to compete in the Volvo Ocean Race, after being selected for the race; she is delighted that her childhood dream of taking part in the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race (VOC) has been finally fulfilled. She has been after being selected for in the Team AkzoNobel as the crew member. The Bermudian […]

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Melbourne Added To Volvo Ocean Race Route

The Volvo Ocean Race fans in Melbourne will be getting a Christmas gift in 2017 as the city has been added to the route of this popular racing event. The Volvo Ocean Race is set to kick start in October and the new change in the 2017-18 race route means that Australia will be part […]

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The Last Vendee Globe Boat

The Vendee Globe Race Village was opened on October 18 at Les Sables d’Olonne. They allocated space for 29 IMOCAs. But only 28 turned up. They allocated space on the Port Olonna race dock. Which was the missing boat? Well, we are referring TechnoFirst-face Ocean, owned by Sebastien Destremau. For Destremau, the last few weeks […]

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Boating at The Olympics

When it comes to qualifying for the Olympics there are many elements that need to come together. Besides skill being important there are other critical components that need to be considered as well. For instance the equipments that are used are critical and need to be checked carefully before such epic events. For instance, the […]

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Sailing Yacht Research Foundation to go through a leadership change

The Sailing Yacht Research Foundation stated that their Myles Cornwell, Executive Director, would be stepping down from his post to go back to his work as a naval architect. Earlier, the SYRF Board of Directors has appointed Research Analyst McKenzie Wilson as Cornwell’s successor as an interim basis, who has been with SYRF since the […]

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Yachts in Hong Kong turns into unlicensed hotel rooms

In Hong Kong, some yacht owners have turned their yachts into superb hotel rooms for just HK$700 a night in violation of city ordinances. At least ten advertisements have been given by local yacht owners on the Airbnb website, an online marketplace for travel accommodation, Headline Daily reported on Friday. The yachts on offer as […]

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Grcic designs racing yacht for Hugo Boss

Konstanin Grcic, the German designer, has partnered with British sailor Alex Thomson to blueprint a black racing yacht for world renowned fashion brand Hugo Boss that will take part in a round-the-world race. The Hugo Boss yacht features a honeycomb-patterned deck as well as carbon-fibre surfaces, and the seams on the sails represent Hugo Boss’ […]

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