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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

GAC Abu Dhabi provides integral logistics support for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

GAC Abu Dhabi provides integral logistics support for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019
GAC Abu Dhabi’s staff moving kayaks at the venue GAC Abu Dhabi provides integral logistics support for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2019  – GAC Abu Dhabi played a vital role in ensuring the success of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi...
April 16th, 2019 | Logistics, Sports | 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

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, 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

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

Seafarers UK is seeking teams for the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge, 6-7 July 2019

Seafarers UK is seeking teams for the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge, 6-7 July 2019
.. For one of the toughest, most exhilarating and empowering corporate events, Seafarers UK is recruiting teams of four-seven walkers, plus a support driver per team, for the charity’s 2019 fundraising event in July. Teams need a good base level of fitness and a commitment to training, including steep...
January 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Sports | 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

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

Tough and Tenacious

Tough and Tenacious
Photo: Nick Leggatt/Row4Ocean DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,Andrew Ruinoff, Matt...
January 5th, 2019 | Events, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean Time and Tide

Row4Ocean Time and Tide
1000 miles completed Row4Ocean’s ‘Year of Zayed’ is on course for a world record. (Nick Leggatt/Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean Time and Tide DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa...
December 28th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Row4Ocean Christmas Safari

Row4Ocean Christmas Safari
.   Row4Ocean Christmas Safari 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 Knollman,Andrew...
December 24th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More