Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final

Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final
.. Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final Marseille, France is poised to host 325 sailors from 40 nations for the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Final. Sailors will race at the venue for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition across ten Olympic disciplines and an Open Kiteboarding fleet,...
June 1st, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences
The first panel* Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences Greece expects 7% increase in cruise guests this year according to Tourism Minister speaking       at the 5th Posidonia...
May 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they strive under press, qualify for games

Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they strive under press, qualify for games
Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they strive under press, qualify for games 49erFX: Brazil win, but Dutch survive pressure to win ticket to Tokyo Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze won the Open European Championships, the Olympic Champions from Brazil in a different class this week in Weymouth. The greater...
May 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”
The Region of Attica stand Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show” With its participation at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”, which was organised by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA), from 10 to 13 May 2019 at the Zea Marina in...
May 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Live from the Volvo European Championship

Live from the Volvo European Championship
.. Live from the Volvo European Championship Day 5 of the European Championship is the second day of gold fleet racing. On the broadcast course first up is the Nacra 17.  https://youtu.be/7pxYk7L_Q54 or click on the picture above. On the secondary courses today are the 49er and 49erFX gold fleets,...
May 17th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Day 2 – Waves Up, Breeze On!

Day 2 – Waves Up, Breeze On!
… Day 2 – Waves Up, Breeze On! 49er: A Bag of Bullets for Burling They’re not long back in the boat after their two-and-a-half year holiday in the America’s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race, but already Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are back at the top in the 49er after firing three bullets...
May 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points

13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points
John Faraclas 13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 13 points since last Friday the 10th of May and now stands at 1,026 points. Geopolitics still perplexed with Turkey, Iran, North Korea creating mess; not to add Venezuela and the USA vs. China Trade...
May 13th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-May-2019 TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR SAILING & SWIMMING EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey TROPICAL CYCLONE ANN Queensland, Australia Traffic suspension for sailing & swimming events Monday, May 13, 2019, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic at Bosphorus will be suspended due to the following...
May 13th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing | Read More

Closest 49er Fleet In History Prepare For Volvo European Championships

Closest 49er Fleet In History Prepare For Volvo European Championships
Closest 49er Fleet In History Prepare For Volvo European Championships The 2019 Volvo Europeans, to be held in Weymouth from 13-19 May includes the 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra17. There are more potential winners than any 49er event in history. Returning to the waters which hosted the 2012 London Olympic...
May 12th, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

49erFX Preview for 2019 Volvo Europeans

49erFX Preview for 2019 Volvo Europeans
49erFX Preview for 2019 Volvo Europeans Dutch 49erFX Olympic Selection set to Highlight 2019 Volvo Europeans When the 49erFX fleet joins the 49er and Nacra17 for the 2019 Volvo Europeans, amongst the battles for Olympic selection will be the defending World Champions. Bekkering/Duetz, (NED) who look...
May 11th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Chesil – The Most Famous Beach we have ever cleaned

Chesil – The Most Famous Beach we have ever cleaned
Chesil – The Most Famous Beach We Have Ever Cleaned The 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 sailors assembled again ahead of the 2019 Volvo European Championship to spend some time cleaning up a local beach to the club we were at. Joined by our partners for the Europeans, the RYA and Volvo Car UK, our...
May 9th, 2019 | Environment, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sustainability Kick Start for Euros and Live Broadcast from Kiel

Sustainability Kick Start for Euros and Live Broadcast from Kiel
.. Sustainability Kick Start for Euros and Live Broadcast from Kiel RYA aims to set new sustainability standards at VOLVO  49er, 49erFX and NACRA 17 European Championship  The Volvo 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championship will mark Plastic Free Day with a beach clean as part of its commitment...
May 2nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
Monaco Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge Principality of Monaco (April 30, 2019) – The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil...
April 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina
. Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina [London: Tuesday 30th April] – Edinburgh Marina today confirmed that it had appointed Marina Solutions International Ltd (MSI) as its specialist marina consultant. MSI, which operates on a global scale, provides dedicated turnkey services to marina...
April 30th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GC32 Racing Tour announces GAC Pindar as official shipping and logistics provider

GC32 Racing Tour announces GAC Pindar as official shipping and logistics provider
Fourth event of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour, run by Marina Villasimius. GC32 Racing Tour, Villasimius Cup 2018. Photo © Tomás Moya / Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour GC32 Racing Tour announces GAC Pindar as official shipping and logistics provider Southampton, United Kingdom, 25 April 2019 –...
April 25th, 2019 | Charity, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque

Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque
Le Penseur Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque La Grande-Motte, France (April 24, 2019) – Le Penseur, a Privilège Series 5 yacht with Deep Blue Hybrid, and Torqeedo’s electric propulsion and integrated onboard...
April 24th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

53rd annual Governor’s Cup will feature top youth match racing skippers from AUS, DEN, GBR, NZL, USA and SWE

53rd annual Governor’s Cup will feature top youth match racing skippers from AUS, DEN, GBR, NZL, USA and SWE
“Harry Price (AUS) leads Leonard Takahashi (NZL) in the 2018 Governor’s Cup finals on the windy final day, with Price winning 3-2 for his second win” Credit: Tom Walker 53rd annual Governor’s Cup will feature top youth match racing skippers from AUS, DEN, GBR, NZL, USA and SWE With several highly-ranked...
April 22nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

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