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Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 – Day 2

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 – Day 2
Frank Dair (USA, California YC) had a good Day 2, moving up to second on the leaderboard one point behind leader Leonard Takahashi (NZL, Royal New Zealand YS). Round-robin racing continues on Thursday.(Picture credits: Tom Walker / Maserati) Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 Day 2:...
July 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
.. Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships The top performers continued to sail consistently on the third day of racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain. Each class is starting to see its medal...
July 6th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Jul-2019 INCORPORATION OF CONTINGENCY MEASURES INTO BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN Singapore TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACE Bosphorus, Turkey PILOT SERVICES SUSPENDED FOR SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATION Lake Charles, United States Incorporation of contingency measures into Ballast...
July 3rd, 2019 | Canals, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

MarineMax and MJM Yachts team up in Florida

MarineMax and MJM Yachts team up in Florida
MarineMax and MJM Yachts team up in Florida CLEARWATER, FL (July 1, 2019) – MarineMax welcomes MJM Yachts to their lineup as the official dealer for the West Coast of Florida as well as Stuart and Palm Beach, Florida. “MJM Yachts has a history of building one of the most technologically advanced...
July 1st, 2019 | Markets, Yachting | Read More

Live – Medal Race Day (With Link)

Live – Medal Race Day (With Link)
Live – Medal Race Day (With Link) The 125 Kieler Woche closes with 3 hot medal races Nacra 17 It’s a four way shootout in the Nacra 17 between Austria, Denmark, Italy, and Germany. The Spanish got shuffled back to 6th after two UFD’s in a row leaving just the top four to do battle...
June 30th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing, Live – Medal Race Day

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing, Live – Medal Race Day
The 125 Kieler Woche closes with 3 hot medal races Nacra 17 It’s a four way shootout in the Nacra 17 between Austria, Denmark, Italy, and Germany. The Spanish got shuffled back to 6th after two UFD’s in a row leaving just the top four to do battle one more time. There is a six point gap...
June 30th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 26-Jun-2019 YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong MARINE WORKS INSIDE EX-WAN CHAI PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREA BASIN Hong Kong VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENSION DUE TO YACHT RACE Bosphorus, Turkey HIGH WATER OPERATIONS RESTRICTIONS Lower Mississippi River, United States CONTROLLING...
June 26th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Nominations open for 2019 World Sailing Awards

Nominations open for 2019 World Sailing Awards
.. Nominations open for 2019 World Sailing Awards World Sailing is inviting the sailing community, sports fan and the public to nominate individuals, teams and organisations for the 2019 World Sailing Awards.  The nomination period for the Rolex World Sailor of the Year, the ultimate recognition of...
June 24th, 2019 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Hague to become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022

The Hague to become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022
. The Hague to become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022 The Hague, The Netherlands will become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022 with the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships heading to the city, one year ahead of the Sailing World Championships. World Sailing, the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association,...
June 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews
Ken Wiseman, project lead and Cyprus chaplain for The Mission to Seafarers (front right), Karen Martensen, charter manager and broker, Burgess (back left), Andrea Peluffo, brokerage assistant in Palma, Burgess (back right). Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Tourism, News, Safety and Security, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing Trust & Ocean Heroes to deliver youth sustainability initiatives at Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

World Sailing Trust & Ocean Heroes to deliver youth sustainability initiatives at Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
World Sailing Trust & Ocean Heroes to deliver youth sustainability initiatives at Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships  On World Oceans Day, the World Sailing Trust, the charitable arm of World Sailing, and the Ocean Heroes team are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver youth sustainability...
June 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Ocean Alexander Yachts Travel to New Home in Pompano Beach

Ocean Alexander Yachts Travel to New Home in Pompano Beach
The MarineMax Pompano Yacht Center Ocean Alexander Yachts Travel to New Home in Pompano Beach POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (June 3, 2019) – MarineMax Pier 66 and MarineMax Pompano Yacht Center join forces to bring customers the best service possible. On June 1, 2019, MarineMax Pier 66, previously located...
June 3rd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Yachting | Read More

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences
The first panel* Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences Greece expects 7% increase in cruise guests this year according to Tourism Minister speaking       at the 5th Posidonia...
May 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Cruising in higher latitudes

Cruising in higher latitudes
M/Y “Lady M” 65m Palmer Johnson, sailing up the river Clyde past Port Glasgow into Glasgow city center. Cruising in higher latitudes As the Med. gets increasingly crowded, and with much attendant hassle in the day to day logistics of operating amidst such overcrowding, more and more large yachts...
May 21st, 2019 | Yachting | Read More

Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they strive under press, qualify for games

Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they strive under press, qualify for games
Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they strive under press, qualify for games 49erFX: Brazil win, but Dutch survive pressure to win ticket to Tokyo Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze won the Open European Championships, the Olympic Champions from Brazil in a different class this week in Weymouth. The greater...
May 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”
The Region of Attica stand Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show” With its participation at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”, which was organised by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA), from 10 to 13 May 2019 at the Zea Marina in...
May 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Live from the Volvo European Championship

Live from the Volvo European Championship
.. Live from the Volvo European Championship Day 5 of the European Championship is the second day of gold fleet racing. On the broadcast course first up is the Nacra 17.  https://youtu.be/7pxYk7L_Q54 or click on the picture above. On the secondary courses today are the 49er and 49erFX gold fleets,...
May 17th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points

13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points
John Faraclas 13 for luck (?) as the BDI remains above the 1,000 points The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 13 points since last Friday the 10th of May and now stands at 1,026 points. Geopolitics still perplexed with Turkey, Iran, North Korea creating mess; not to add Venezuela and the USA vs. China Trade...
May 13th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Sustainability Kick Start for Euros and Live Broadcast from Kiel

Sustainability Kick Start for Euros and Live Broadcast from Kiel
.. Sustainability Kick Start for Euros and Live Broadcast from Kiel RYA aims to set new sustainability standards at VOLVO  49er, 49erFX and NACRA 17 European Championship  The Volvo 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championship will mark Plastic Free Day with a beach clean as part of its commitment...
May 2nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
Monaco Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge Principality of Monaco (April 30, 2019) – The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil...
April 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina
. Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina [London: Tuesday 30th April] – Edinburgh Marina today confirmed that it had appointed Marina Solutions International Ltd (MSI) as its specialist marina consultant. MSI, which operates on a global scale, provides dedicated turnkey services to marina...
April 30th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque

Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque
Le Penseur Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque La Grande-Motte, France (April 24, 2019) – Le Penseur, a Privilège Series 5 yacht with Deep Blue Hybrid, and Torqeedo’s electric propulsion and integrated onboard...
April 24th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

New title sponsor for Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition

New title sponsor for Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition
New title sponsor for Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition Marine Resources announced as title sponsor of Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2019  Ensuring the next generation of Britain’s superyacht designers Superyacht UK is delighted to announce Marine Resources as title sponsor of its...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More