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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Oct-2018 REPLACEMENT OF FENDERS Singapore MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong Replacement of fenders Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Singapore The working period for the replacement of fenders at Punggol Jetty has been revised. According to the Maritime...
October 17th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Do Monday, October 15, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao will take place on 18 October 2018 (Thursday). About...
October 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games
Tomer Vardimon Ahead of Friday’s Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shifting winds on the coldest day of the week so far brought new challenges for the...
October 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games
Alina Kornelli A dazzling display on the water from Alina Kornelli (GER) ensured she remains top of the Girl’s Kiteboarding fleet at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With lighter windspeeds than the previous day, all three classes were able...
October 10th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Titouan Petard and Kenza Coutard (FRA) struck the first win in the solitary Mixed Multihull (Nacra 15) race at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A frustrating day epitomised by light winds meant that Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing (Techno...
October 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Italy and Greece lead in Windsurfing after Day 1 of the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and Greece lead in Windsurfing after Day 1 of the Youth Olympic Games
.. In light winds, Italian and Greek windsurfers took an early advantage on the first day of racing at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition being held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing fleets were first up at the Games, starting one day ahead...
October 7th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games
. The third Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between 6-18 October 2018, will welcome 100 sailors from 44 different nations. Five sailing events will take place at Club Náutico San Isidro in the Argentine capital, including debuts for two classes – Girl’s and Boy’s Kiteboarding...
October 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Shipowners beat bankers in hard-fought game

Shipowners beat bankers in hard-fought game
. Shipowners beat bankers 2-0 in hard-fought game Dear Football Friends and Business Partners, Football was the winner in a hard-fought game as Hamburg’s shipowners finally overcame the city’s bankers with two late goals in front of 200 raucous fans at the Adolf-Jäger-Kampfbahn stadium in Hamburg-Altona. This...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Shipmanagement, Sports | Read More

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status
SailGP, a thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit, has received Special Event status from World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport.    Special Event status ensures the world governing body formally recognises and sanctions the event. Over the course of the 11-year partnership,...
October 4th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Sep-2018 CANOE AND SURF SKI RACE Hong Kong UNIONS CALL INDEFINITE STRIKE Nigeria Canoe and Surf Ski Race Wednesday, September 26, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe and surf ski race will take place on 1 Oct 2018 (Monday) during the period from 0830 hours to 1600 hours. About 50 canoes and surf skis with 5...
September 26th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Sep-2018 ESCORT TUG REQUIREMENTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS DUE TO DISPLACEMENT (UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong Escort tug requirements for Neopanamax vessels due to displacement (update) Monday, September 24, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama In response to inquiries...
September 24th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Australian, British and Brazilian sailors conquer at Para World Sailing Championships

Australian, British and Brazilian sailors conquer at Para World Sailing Championships
… Australian, British and Brazilian competitors clinched gold at the Para World Sailing Championships as the regatta drew to a close in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. After five days of competition in variable breeze, Matt Bugg (AUS) snapped up gold after the first ever 2.4 Norlin OD Medal Race, Will...
September 23rd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Strong breeze puts an early end to penultimate day at Para Worlds

Strong breeze puts an early end to penultimate day at Para Worlds
… Lake Michigan showed a different side on Friday as strong winds whipped up just off of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA at the Para World Sailing Championships.  After days of light, challenging breeze, gusts of up to 35 knots were recorded on the racing areas as a decision was made just before 12:00...
September 21st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota
World Sailing’s 2018 Annual Conference will include two open forums on Safety in Sailing and the future of Offshore and Keelboat racing with sport and industry leaders sharing their perspectives.  The Annual Conference, where the key decisions for the future of our sport are made, will be held from...
September 20th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sheboygan welcomes 39 nations to Para World Sailing Championships

Sheboygan welcomes 39 nations to Para World Sailing Championships
.. A record 98 sailors from 39 nations will race at the Para World Sailing Championships in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA from 18-22 September 2018. Sheboygan Yacht Club and the waters of Lake Michigan will welcome numerous Paralympic and World Championship medallists who will set sail in the Open 2.4 Norlin...
September 18th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Japan strike gold on Tokyo 2020 waters as World Cup Series Enoshima concludes

Japan strike gold on Tokyo 2020 waters as World Cup Series Enoshima concludes
Japan’s Keiju Okada and Jumpei Hokazono Japan’s Keiju Okada and Jumpei Hokazono won gold in the Men’s 470 as the World Cup Series Enoshima, the first major event on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters, came to a tame finish. The Japanese held an eight-point lead heading into the final day but, due to a light...
September 16th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Five World Cup podiums fill up on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters

Five World Cup podiums fill up on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters
. Five of ten podiums were completed on Saturday after the first day of Medal Races at the World Cup Series event in Enoshima, Japan. Enoshima and Sagami Bay received extensive rainfall overnight but as a breeze began to develop, there was nothing that could dampen the competitors’ spirits, with...
September 15th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show celebrated its 50th anniversary in style this morning (September 14) with sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show celebrated its 50th anniversary in style this morning (September 14) with sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston As well as cutting the ribbon to kick-off 10 days of everything the water has to offer, the seafaring icon was also celebrating 50 years since setting off to become the first person to complete a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe. Boasting Europe’s largest...
September 14th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta (l to r Sergey Vorobiev Captain Nadezhda, President Putin, Alexander Tsymbal Tall Ships Chief Educational Training Officer) On 12 September 2018 in Vladivostok, during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, an awards ceremony was held for winners of the SCF Far East Tall Ships...
September 13th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Sep-2018 SEA PARADE IN HONG KONG Hong Kong SEA PARADE IN HONG KONG Hong Kong MARINE WORKS IN THE HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong 2018 NATIONAL DAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong RECONSTRUCTION WORKS FOR SHARP ISLAND PIER Hong Kong PROCEDURE OF REPORTING MARINE OR SECURITY INCIDENT INVOLVING SINGAPORE-REGISTERED...
September 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Sports | Read More

Yaya Touré Returns to Olympiacos

Yaya Touré Returns to Olympiacos
.. For football fans the world over Yaya Touré is considered a “legend” but for the fans of Olympiacos he is now elevated to the ranks of the Immortals. Touré returned to Olympiacos, twelve years after his last season at the serial Greek Champions, on Sunday as arguably the most high profile...
September 6th, 2018 | News, Sports | Read More