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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

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic
. Row4Ocean Seven Days in the Atlantic 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,...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Rowing, Sports | 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

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar
“Year of Zayed” in Dakar, Senegal (Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or...
December 9th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Rowing, 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Nov-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong RECORD ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE IN FISCAL YEAR 2018 Panama Canal, Panama SECURITY ZONE ESTABLISHED AROUND GROUNDED FRIGATE Bergen, Norway Around the Island Yacht Race Friday, November 9, 2018, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong...
November 9th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Nov-2018 CANOE RACE FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH Hong Kong Canoe race from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach Thursday, November 8, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place on 10 November 2018 (Saturday) from Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung to Stanley Main Beach, Hong Kong Island. About...
November 8th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Nov-2018 CANOE RACE Hong Kong BHP TRAIN DELIBERATELY DERAILED Pilbara, Western Australia Canoe Race Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place along eastern coast of Hong Kong Island on 11 November 2018 (Sunday) during the period from 0900 hours to 1800 hours. About 100 canoes...
November 7th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Nov-2018 SPEED BOAT RACES IN TOLO HARBOUR, TAI PO Hong Kong PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR INTEGRATED INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX TO CONVERT CRUDE OIL Yanbu, Saudi Arabia Speed boat races in Tolo Harbour, Tai Po Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Hong Kong Speed boat races will take place in the waters off the Ma On Shan Waterfront...
November 6th, 2018 | Oil Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Nov-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND CANOE RACE Hong Kong TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Dardanelles, Turkey Around the Island Canoe Race Thursday, November 1, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 4 November 2018 (Sunday). About 30 canoes are expected to participate in the race. The...
November 1st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO DAYA BAY Hong Kong RECORD-LOW HIJACKINGS YET DANGER PERSISTS IN GULF OF GUINEA: IMB GLOBAL PIRACY REPORT Worldwide Yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay in the Mainland will take place...
October 31st, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

“Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai

“Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai
. “Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or less to collect...
October 29th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa
The Spring dates for the World Cup Series Genoa and the Hyéres Regatta, which will follow the Trofeo Princesa Sofia have been revised and are now confirmed for 2019 and 2020. The events will be held on the following dates: 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia, 29 March – 6 April, Genoa World Cup Series...
October 25th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More