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FINAL DAY – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships

FINAL DAY – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships
… FINAL DAY – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships Auckland witnessed the climax of three tensely fought World Championships, where none of the victors had it easy… Challenging Auckland wind and waves played their part in determining the outcome of the Hyundai...
December 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships

DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships
… DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships The 49er and 49erFX both saw new regatta leaders heading into the final day of competition, while the Nacra 17 title race looks wide open… The breeze was a little softer than previous days, and at times extremely unpredictable...
December 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days

2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days
… 2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days Key points: Start from Dunkirk on 3 July / Finish in Nice on 19 July Major changes in the pipeline for the 43rd edition The Tour Voile’s first ever Act on an inland body of water Diam 24 od yachts to tackle an offshore leg for...
December 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review

World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review
World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review The World Sailing Trust is pleased to release its Strategic Review into Women in Sailing, a report that explores gender balance and makes a case for change to address disparities within the sport. Click here for the full Women in Sailing...
December 5th, 2019 | Reports, Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing: We’re Live – Day 3

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing: We’re Live – Day 3
… 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing : We’re Live – Day 3 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 WORLDS DAY THREE – LIVE ALERT The three 49erFX qualifying fleets will begin racing momentarily with Gold fleet in the balance. Only 25 teams will make it into the gold fleet, and anyone with Olympic...
December 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

49er Worlds Day Two – live alert

49er Worlds Day Two – live alert
… 49er Worlds Day Two – live alert  We’re Live – Day 2 49ER WORLDS DAY TWO – LIVE ALERT The 49erFX and Nacra 17 Fleets get to start racing finally after an additional day’s wait. With four races scheduled the pressure will be even higher than normal to perform well...
December 3rd, 2019 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Day 1 – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships

Day 1 – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships
… Day 1 – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel opened day one of the World Championships with a stunningly consistent performance while some of the other big guns failed to fire. Two 49er races were completed after wild weather lashed the...
December 3rd, 2019 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Dec-2019 BOAT RACE OFF NATIONAL SERVICE RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB SEA SPORTS CENTRE Singapore PREPARATION FOR TYPHOON Subic Bay, Philippines RULES FOR NAVIGATING THROUGH THE STRAITS OF MALACCA AND SINGAPORE Singapore Boat race off National Service Resort & Country Club...
December 2nd, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port!

Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port!
… Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port! At sea, the arrival of the final competitor, Georges Kick, on Saturday night through into Sunday, marked the official closure of the finish line for this second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria...
November 25th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships

Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships
… Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships Glamour conditions greeted the 178 international teams on the opening day of racing at the 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra17 Oceania Championships. The three-day warmup regatta before next weeks world championships is hosted by Auckland’s...
November 25th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!
… Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show! St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show December 5 – 8 | St. Petersburg, FL Are you ready to discover the trip of a lifetime? Join MarineMax Vacations at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, December 5 – 8. Let us...
November 23rd, 2019 | Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Nov-2019 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong REPLACEMENT OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION CABLE FOR CABLE CAR SYSTEM Singapore Around the island yacht race Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 24 November 2019 (Sunday)....
November 19th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New Era of Live Sailing Coverage at 2019 Worlds

New Era of Live Sailing Coverage at 2019 Worlds
. New Era of Live Sailing Coverage at 2019 Worlds  Auckland, New Zealand – November 19, 2019  The International 49er and Nacra17 Class Associations, along with the host club Royal Akarana Yacht Club, are proud to announce a partnership with New Zealand streaming platform SidelineApp which will see...
November 18th, 2019 | Communication, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports | Read More

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames
Stefanos Tsitsipas; the excitement at its best!!! …and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames At a raucous O2 arena in east London on Father Thames, 21 year old Stefanos Tsitsipas become the youngest ever winner in 18 years to win the ATP finals! Hundreds of Greeks and in particular London Greeks attended...
November 17th, 2019 | Breaking News, Sports | Read More

49er Sailors take Environmental Action & Nacra17 Teams Reach High Speeds in Auckland

49er Sailors take Environmental Action & Nacra17 Teams Reach High Speeds in Auckland
.` 49er Sailors take Environmental Action & Nacra17 Teams Reach High Speeds in Auckland 49er Sailors Amongst Leaders in Environmental Action There is no question that sailing as a sport has a huge environmental footprint. We travel the world by air, sea and road, shipping boats built from exotic...
November 17th, 2019 | Environment, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Ambrogio Beccaria: “I didn’t think we’d be able to push so hard!”

Ambrogio Beccaria: “I didn’t think we’d be able to push so hard!”
Ambrogio Beccaria: “I didn’t think we’d be able to push so hard! At 16:31 UTC this Friday, Ambrogio Beccaria took the win (prior to the decisions of the jury) in Le Marin in Martinique of the production boat category in the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère after 13 days, 01 hour,...
November 15th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

François Jambou: “This victory will change my life!”

François Jambou: “This victory will change my life!”
François Jambou: “This victory will change my life!” At 17:00 UTC this Thursday, François Jambou took the win (before the decisions of the jury) in the prototype category to complete the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère in Le Marin (Martinique) after 12 days, 02 hours, 27 minutes...
November 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hanging on in there!

Hanging on in there!
Hanging on in there! François Jambou is this morning less than 500 miles from the finish in Le Marin in Martinique. As such, the leader in the prototype category now has a glimpse of what looks set to be a victorious finish within the next two days. A little over 100 miles astern, Ambrogio Beccaria...
November 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Four days away from denouement?

Four days away from denouement?
Four days away from denouement? After a little over eight days of racing, the fastest of the fleet have already completed two thirds of the 2,700 miles between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Le Marin in Martinique. According to the latest routing from Race Management, François Jambou and Ambrogio Beccaria,...
November 10th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels

The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels
The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels François Jambou (865 – Team BFR Marée Haute Jaune) and Ambrogio Beccaria (943 – Geomag), the respective leaders in the Prototype and Production boat category in this 2nd leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019, are at the midway mark in the course...
November 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Nov-2019 ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2019) OF SHORE-BASED OPERATORS Singapore ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2019) OF SHIPMASTERS Singapore COASTAL CANOE RACE Hong Kong REVISED BERTHING POLICY AND TRAFFIC STRUCTURE Dhamra, India BULBUL INTENSIFIES TO VERY HEAVY CYCLONIC...
November 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 07-Nov-2019 AROUND THE ISLAND CANOE RACE Hong Kong POWER-SHARING AGREEMENT SIGNED Yemen CYCLONE MAY SKIP ODISHA, STILL SET TO INTENSIFY Bay of Bengal, India Around the Island canoe race Thursday, November 7, 2019, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place around Hong Kong Island...
November 7th, 2019 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Pot News from GAC 06-Nov-2019 CANOE RACE FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH Hong Kong STATE PREPARES FOR CYCLONE BULBUL Odisha, India RECLAMATION AT TUAS VIEW Singapore Canoe race from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach Wednesday, November 6, 2019, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place...
November 6th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Nov-2019 AROUND THE ISLAND ROWING BOAT RACE Hong Kong CYCLONE WARNING Bay of Bengal, India Around the Island rowing boat race Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Hong Kong A rowing boat race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 9 November 2019 (Saturday). About 70 rowing boats...
November 5th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s first Official Logistics Partner

GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s first Official Logistics Partner
Back – Alexis Black (Marketing & Communications – GAC), Robert Wicks (Commercial Director – AFC), Gavin Johnston (UK Energy Manager – GAC), Adrian Henry (UK Agency General Manager – GAC). Front – AFC’s Scott Mckenna (Defender), Joe Lewis (Goalkeeper). GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s...
November 5th, 2019 | Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Sports | Read More