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Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes

Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes
Fernanda Oliveira and Ana Luiza Barbachan Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes Brazil snapped up two gold medals on the final day of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Genoa, Italy with Hungarian, Danish and Kiwi sailors claiming the remaining gold medals. Fernanda Oliveira...
April 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

First Hempel World Cup Series Genoa medals go to Australia, The Netherlands and Spain

First Hempel World Cup Series Genoa medals go to Australia, The Netherlands and Spain
.Odile van Aanholt and Marieke Jongens First Hempel World Cup Series Genoa medals go to Australia, The Netherlands and Spain Hempel World Cup Series Genoa delivered the first three medals as Dutch, Australian and Spanish sailors claimed titles in the 49erFX, 49er and Nacra 17. Odile van Aanholt and Marieke...
April 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Live Alert from Genoa Medal Races

Live Alert from Genoa Medal Races
Copyright © 2019 9er Inc, Live Alert from Genoa Medal Races Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races The scene has been set for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa following the conclusion of fleet racing in the Italian city. The fifth day of competition...
April 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races

Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races
. Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races The scene has been set for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa following the conclusion of fleet racing in the Italian city. The fifth day of competition in Genoa saw a long awaited 6-9 knot steady western breeze...
April 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

First Laser Radial victories go to Høst (NOR) and Jayet (SUI)

First Laser Radial victories go to Høst (NOR) and Jayet (SUI)
.. First Laser Radial victories go to Høst (NOR) and Jayet (SUI)  Laser Radial racing commenced on the third day of competition at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa and Line Flem Høst (NOR) and Switzerland’s Maud Jayet took the first race wins of the series to share an early lead. The 67-boat fleet...
April 17th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

2019 Asia Boating Award presented to Aquila Power Catamarans

2019 Asia Boating Award presented to Aquila Power Catamarans
..  CLEARWATER, FL (April 16, 2019) – Aquila Power Catamarans take home Best Asian-Built Yacht, for the Aquila 32, at the Asia-Pacific Boating Awards Ceremony on April 10, 2019.  “The Asia Boating Awards is recognized across the world,” says Yvan Eymieu, Aquila Power Catamarans International...
April 16th, 2019 | Awards, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Volvo Car UK backs 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships

Volvo Car UK backs 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships
Volvo Car UK backs 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships Premium car manufacturer Volvo Car UK will be the title sponsor of the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships. The week-long regatta, taking place at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy from May 13 to 19, is one...
April 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Licence to Sail for Edinburgh Marina

Licence to Sail for Edinburgh Marina
Licence to Sail for Edinburgh Marina [London: 9 April 2019]: Edinburgh Marina, Scotland’s premier new waterside destination development, confirmed today that it has now been granted its marine works licence by Marine Scotland for the new world-class Edinburgh Marina located less than 2.5 miles from...
April 9th, 2019 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2019 MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS OFF PULAU TEKONG Singapore RECLAMATION WORK AT PULAU TEKONG Singapore MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT GOLD COAST YACHT & COUNTRY CLUB Hong Kong YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO THE PHILIPPINES Hong Kong VESSEL DECONTAMINATION AFTER ITC DEER PARK CHEMICAL FIRE...
March 29th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

£3.17bn UK industry kicks off the season at British Marine Expo

£3.17bn UK industry kicks off the season at British Marine Expo
Lesley Robinson  £3.17bn UK industry kicks off the season at British Marine Expo The inaugural British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services, drew to a close on Wednesday (27 March 2019) amongst a backdrop of learning, networking, awards and business deals being reported.  Offering...
March 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…
Anny Zade and John Faraclas Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another nine points yet again – same as yesterday and now reads 712… We are heading for lows once again, equally for geopolitics… Panama Maritime’s second day Conference...
March 19th, 2019 | Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marinas, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector
Alf Stian Mauritz,CEO of IEC Telecom Norway Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector Global satellite communications solutions provider IEC Telecom has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning Scandinavian yacht racing sector by teaming up with...
March 7th, 2019 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor
The Edinburgh Marina [London: 5th March 2019]: Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina today announced the appointment of McLaughlin & Harvey as the main contractor for the first phase of this major new development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront. McLaughlin &...
March 5th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Qualifying Update for 2020

Qualifying Update for 2020
Mapping the Route to Tokyo for 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Sailing and the IOC have finally concluded the Tokyo 2020 qualification system, including continental qualification. The 49er has 19 spots at the games, 20 for the Nacra 17, and 21 for the 49erFX. The previous baseline of 20 was slightly...
February 27th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Big Conditions to Kick Start European Season

Big Conditions to Kick Start European Season
… Vilamoura, Portugal, has been growing as a winter destination for the past few seasons. Regattas in December and now February attracted 109 and then 116 boats respectively across 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17. The regatta this past weekend was a doozy, with big breeze and waves each of the days....
February 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
l to r: Alberto Iglesias, Managing Director at Metalships & Docks, Jorge Dahl, Business Development Manager Iberia at DNV GL, and Vicente Santiago, Commercial Manager at Metalships & Docks (Source: DNV GL). Vigo, Spain, 13 February 2019: ​DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification...
February 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

The Final Roundup from Miami

The Final Roundup from Miami
Medal Races Determine Winners … 49erFX The stage was set for an action packed first race of the day. Alex Maloney with Molly Meech (NZL) had a commanding but catchable lead ahead of two chasers, Martine Grael with Kahena Kunze (BRA) and Charlotte Dobson with Saskia Tidey (GBR). A sunny Miami day...
February 2nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Live Alert – Miami Medal Races

Live Alert – Miami Medal Races
… Gold Medals to be Decided 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and the RS:X windsurfer Medal Races will be live across World Sailing’s YouTube and Facebook from 12:00 local time on Saturday 2 February. Fleet racing for the remaining fleets starts at 10:30 local time. Australia Versus the Punte Posse (Nacra...
February 2nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Jan-2019 ALL US GULF PORTS OPEN Gulf ports, United States YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong All US Gulf ports open Wednesday, January 30, 2019, Gulf ports, United States All US Gulf ports are open after a suspension in Beaumont/Port Arthur due to winds and one-way traffic in Corpus...
January 30th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

49er Added to Pan Am Games LineUp

49er Added to Pan Am Games LineUp
At the 11th hour, the 49er class has been added to the Pan Am Games lineup along with additional quota places for the athletes expected to race. It joins the 49erFX and Nacra 17, along with 8 other disciplines in the PAG lineup. In December, a group of PASAF officials, World Sailing board members, class...
January 22nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery
Lesley Robinson A new code came into force on 1 January 2019 allowing pleasure craft to be in temporary commercial use at sea for a number of defined purposes.  The Intended Pleasure Vessels (IPV) Code, which permits the temporary use of craft at sea for businesses purposes and as race support without...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Regulatory, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing
From the ceremony with the Holy Cross ready to be lowered Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing Anny Zade and John Faraclas were there with their cameras This year’s Epiphany at the Holly Rock by the Sea – I mean the Yacht Club of Greece – attracted nearly 370 guests – members...
January 6th, 2019 | Events, Holidays, News, People and Places, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Row4Ocean day three

Row4Ocean day three
The “Year of Zayed” Row4Ocean DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm in under 27 Days. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis...
December 16th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

2019 TOUR VOILE: Spotlight on the most well-rounded sailors

2019 TOUR VOILE: Spotlight on the most well-rounded sailors
© Jean-Marie Liot / ASO Key points: Start from Dunkirk on 5 July / Finish in Nice on 21 July 17 days of adrenaline and confrontation with no quarter What’s new in the 2019 Tour Voile About 30 teams expected to start / Frank Cammas is back A PIONEERING EVENT AND A MONUMENT OF FRENCH SAILING Over...
December 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC supports Row4Ocean’s trans-Atlantic bid and marine preservation efforts

GAC supports Row4Ocean’s trans-Atlantic bid and marine preservation efforts
Loading of the ‘Year of Zayed’ boat in Dubai. Freight services for ‘Year of Zayed’ boat from Dubai to Dakar and from Paramaribo back to Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2018 – GAC is supporting the Dubai-based syndicate Row4Ocean’s attempt to complete an endurance-testing...
November 28th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More