Archive for the ‘Yachting’ Category

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh
Edinburgh Marina [London: Wednesday 6 May 2018] The developer of the new Edinburgh Marina development has today confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created, as a result of the £500 million waterside development, will exceed the figure previously estimated by the City of Edinburgh Council...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Games attract 2,500 athletes in four sporting events

Posidonia Games attract 2,500 athletes in four sporting events
from the Posidonia 2018 Cup The Posidonia Games concluded last night with the ShipSoccer tournament at the spectacular Star Sport Club, in Athens’ southern seafront suburb of Voula. A total of 28 teams comprising 280 players battled it out at the venue’s synthetic-turfed, five-a-side pitches during...
June 4th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

How Galileo Became the MCA Flag-ship Maritime Academy in Asia by CEO Anthony H Gould

How Galileo Became the MCA Flag-ship Maritime Academy in Asia by CEO Anthony H Gould
Class training being undertaken galileo maritime academy. Anthony H Gould, AFNI FRGS CEO of Galileo Maritime Academy, Phuket, relates his amazing journey that culminated in the establishment of the MCA Flag-ship Maritime Academy in Asia: The story began in 2011 when I, as a Royal Navy engineer, flew...
May 25th, 2018 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Yachting | Read More

New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers

New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers
Mathieu Croix, Partner, Le HavreShipping, Insurance, Yachts and Superyachts New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers during refits Compositeworks (CW), a leading refit shipyard based in la Ciotat and La Rochelle in France, is very pleased to announce that the French regulations regarding...
May 14th, 2018 | Legal, Ship Conversions, Yachting | Read More

Nice UltiMed, a starting point

Nice UltiMed, a starting point
©Morgan Bove / A.S.O. To note: – The Nautical Parade that gathered together over 150 craft, rounded off the first edition of the Nice UltiMed this Sunday – Event analysis with Jean-Baptiste Durier, Director of the Nice UltiMed A grand Nautical Parade gathering together Sodebo Ultim’, IDEC...
May 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The crew of Sodebo Ultim’ wins Nice UltiMed!

The crew of Sodebo Ultim’ wins Nice UltiMed!
The winners ,the crew of Sodebo Ultim’ ©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O Crossing the finish line off Rauba Capeù at 13 hours 59 minutes 28 seconds French time, the crew of Sodebo Ultim’ has taken the win in the main event of the Nice UltiMed after 3 days, 57 minutes and 28 seconds of racing, after a breathtaking...
May 5th, 2018 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Photo Finish?

Photo Finish?
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O To note: – A breathtaking pursuit between Sodebo Ultim’ and IDEC SPORT on the eve of the finish of the main event of the Nice UltiMed – The Ultimes expected at the Cap Corse/Island of Giraglia mark tonight, likely with very little separating them – The boats...
May 4th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-May-2018 CANOE AND SURF SKI RACE Hong Kong DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia DENSE FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY Bosphorus, Turkey Canoe and surf ski race Thursday, May 3, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe and surf ski race will take place on 5 May 2018 (Saturday). About 50 to 60 canoes and surf skis...
May 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on Emission-Free Drive System for Vendée Globe Campaign

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on Emission-Free Drive System for Vendée Globe Campaign
Photocredit BMW AG, Verwendung ausschließlich für redaktionelle Zwecke. Gilching, Germany (May 2, 2018) – Around the world with BMW i and Torqeedo technology: German sailor Boris Herrmann is planning to compete for the Yacht Club de Monaco in the Vendée Globe solo, around-the-world race in 2020...
May 2nd, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Exhibition Run: Nice just warming up!

Exhibition Run: Nice just warming up!
Picture credits ©Morgan Bove / A.S.O. To note: – Actual-Grand Large Emotion dominates the Exhibition Run ahead of Sodebo Ultim’ and IDEC SPORT – The public in Nice come out in force for this spectacular, unique event contested right next to the shore – D-3 before the kick-off of...
April 29th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018
From the race Congratulations to Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen and their coach Sebbe Godefroid for winning the 2018 Nacra 15 World Championship in Barcelona…! Over the last week in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents sailed their...
April 29th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Nice, the capital of immoderation

Nice, the capital of immoderation
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O To note: Sodebo Ultim’, IDEC SPORT and Actual-Grand Large Emotion are moored in Nice harbour (Quai Infernet)  Over 5,000 entries racked up for the first day of the Discovery Exhibition situated along the Promenade des Anglais (free entry) Kick-off tomorrow, Sunday at 11:30am...
April 28th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

2018 Hyeres Live Preview

2018 Hyeres Live Preview
… Hyeres Heads Into Final Day Upcoming – Saturday’s Live Medal Races The 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 will finish the 2018 Sailing world Series Hyeres on Saturday with medal racing live broadcast via youtube. The broadcast starts at XX local time and can be viewed from either of the 49er or Nacra...
April 27th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Hyères challenge continues

The Hyères challenge continues
The third day of competition at round three of Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France provided further challenges for the competitors as light winds continued to dominate. The 647 sailors from 46 nations racing across the ten Olympic disciplines and one Para World Sailing event contested a variable...
April 26th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Showcase Warm-up

Showcase Warm-up
Picture credits: Jean-Marie Liot To note: – All systems go for the Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region Prologue this Friday at 11:00am – Light airs forecast for this course between Marseille and Nice – The crews of Sodebo Ultim’, IDEC SPORT and Actual-Grand Large Emotion are...
April 26th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The giants make landfall in Marseille

The giants make landfall in Marseille
.. To note: The Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region to host the Warm-Up for the Nice UltiMed from tomorrow For two days, the public will be able to admire Actual-Grand Large Emotion, IDEC SPORT and Sodebo Ultim’, moored in the Vieux Port alongside the Quai d’honneur, opposite the City Hall A...
April 25th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries
… Right now in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents are preparing their first official Nacra 15 World Championship. Sailors are coming from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US...
April 22nd, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The heat is on in Hyères

The heat is on in Hyères
Hyères will heat up in more ways than one this week with temperatures set to soar and a red-hot competition across the single Para World Sailing and ten Olympic sailing disciplines expected. Sailors competing at the Hyères 2018 World Cup Series event include Olympic, Paralympic, World and Continental...
April 22nd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Close competition calls for exciting racing in upcoming World Cup Series

Close competition calls for exciting racing in upcoming World Cup Series
Regatta Park, Miami, USA is hosting more than 500 sailors from 50 nations for the second of four regattas in Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series. Held from 21-28 January 2018, racing will be held in all ten of the Olympic events. © Jesus Renedo /Sailing Energy/World Sailing Over 650 sailors representing...
April 19th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 72 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capers… The Geopolitical front could soon become not just uncertain, but an inferno. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI with these 72 points – as a result of the Capers’ sky...
April 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Nice UltiMed supports Team Banque Populaire

Nice UltiMed supports Team Banque Populaire
… To note:  Nice UltiMed gives Banque Populaire its support after their boat capsized at the weekend  Even though he won’t be able to compete on his boat, Armel Le Cléac’h will attend the event and accompany the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi in giving the start of the Nice UltiMed ...
April 18th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…
John N. Faraclas Following a bad fortnight and the subsequent fall below the 1,000-point threshold, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” a correction on the plus side and now owners can “breath…” Geopolitics though are not so good and we might see a domino effect in the warring front...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five points earlier on today – thanks once again to the Capers and a bit to the Panamaxes, and now stands at 979 points. Geopolitics and the Global Economy in total mess. John Faraclas’ brief Market recap: The Capers’ BCI clinched ten points –...
April 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Immigration, Insight, Marinas, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing News – 11 April 2018

World Sailing News – 11 April 2018
… The 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar regatta came to an end on Saturday in Palma, Spain, after a packed five days of competition. Overall victories in five of the ten Olympic classes were decided before Saturday’s double points medal race. You can watch the regatta roundup here. All...
April 11th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Cup Series adds Italy, with Genoa hosting in 2019 and 2020

World Cup Series adds Italy, with Genoa hosting in 2019 and 2020
.. Sailing’s World Cup Series, the annual circuit for Olympic sailing and Para World Sailing, will touch down in Genoa, Italy in 2019 and 2020 for the European stopover. Organised by World Sailing in collaboration with the Federazione Italiana Vela and Yacht Club Italiano, the Fiera di Genova will...
April 11th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More