Archive for the ‘Yachting’ Category

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

Participation in boating activities hits highest levels since 2002

Participation in boating activities hits highest levels since 2002
Howard Pridding Watersports participation increased by 3.4% on last year, reaching the highest volume since this survey was first undertaken.  According to the latest research released today, a record 3.96m UK adults (7.4% of the UK adult population) participated in one or more of 12 core boating activities1 in...
April 11th, 2018 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
30-Mar-2018 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS SURFACE VEHICLE OFF REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE YACHT CLUB Singapore UNDERWATER INSPECTION WORKS AND SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS Hong Kong RECLAMATION WORK AT PULAU TEKONG Singapore MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS OFF PULAU TEKONG Singapore Testing of Autonomous...
March 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing News

World Sailing News
This week in sailing, there has been sad news from Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil. Race Control for the Volvo Ocean Race was informed by Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag of a man overboard incident involving John Fisher (GBR) on Monday afternoon at approximately 1342...
March 28th, 2018 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory delivers two anchors for the luxury yacht sector

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory delivers two anchors for the luxury yacht sector
Laurens van Gelder, Managing Director of AKF Marking a return to production for the high-end yacht industry, Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF) has delivered two galvanized yacht anchors. AKF carried out the fabrication, Class approved testing, and galvanization of the anchors – each weighing 1080kg...
March 26th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat back in the Volvo Ocean Race after Hong Kong set-back

Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat back in the Volvo Ocean Race after Hong Kong set-back
Vestas 11th Hour Racing’s yacht going back on the water in Auckland Official logistics provider GAC Pindar delivered yacht and replacement bow to Auckland for repairs Auckland, New Zealand, 16 March 2018 – The Vestas 11th Hour Racing team has come back from a major set-back to join the line-up...
March 16th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

2019 Worlds to be in Auckland New Zealand

2019 Worlds to be in Auckland New Zealand
.. As many as 400 of the world’s best sailors will descend on Auckland, New Zealand, next year for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships. The event, which will be held at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club from November 29-December 8, 2019, will be an Olympic qualifier for countries who have...
March 14th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas sail into Edinburgh Marina

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas sail into Edinburgh Marina
… [London: 13 March 2018]: Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, the internationally renowned marina owners and operators confirmed today that it had agreed terms with Edinburgh Marina Granton Harbour Limited to design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina, the centrepiece of the...
March 13th, 2018 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere across five-day format

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere  across five-day format
… The 2018 London Boat Show drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 14 January 2018) amidst incredible sales reports, a vibrant atmosphere, strong visitor numbers and the fantastic launch of the all new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show. The changes made to the 2018 Show were a success amongst exhibitors...
January 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Damen Yacht Support GAME CHANGER sold

Damen Yacht Support GAME CHANGER sold
The GameChanger Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN is delighted to announce the sale of 70-metre GAME CHANGER (227 ft) from the Yacht Support range. GAME CHANGER is DAMEN’s fourth Yacht Support vessel sold in the 70-metre segment, proving the ongoing demand for large yachting solutions for worldwide adventures,...
January 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018
l to r: Sarah Dhanda, Chief Officer of Membership & Services, British Marine; Liz Rushall, Rushall Marketing; David Pougher, President, British Marine; Sarah Treseder, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Yachting Association; Jon Eads, Project Manager, ‘Futures’ Project British Marine launched its...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Supplies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world
Sporting fans from all eras are set to enjoy some of the finest the sporting world has to offer with legends, trophies and heroes all to be seen, as the London Boat Show opens tomorrow (Wednesday 10 January). Footballing favourite Sir Geoff Hurst, best known for being the first person to score a hattrick...
January 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission
Germany’s three-time Paralympic medallist, Jens Kroker, has been elected to World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, becoming the first Para World Sailing representative in the commission. Since its inception, World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission was open only to sailors who...
January 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life
. The London Boat Show and the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, powered by British Marine, are delighted to announce Rockley Watersports as a partner for three key attractions. The Activity Pool, Beach Club and Starter Boat area are all aimed at bringing boating and watersports to life,...
January 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

An Epiphany to remember

An Epiphany to remember
The Holy Cross is being lowered… The place, the people, the procedure are the most important factors that greatly contribute in these events, be it religious, social or business. Over the years we have attended dozens of the very Sacred Epiphany feast day and in particular up in Piraeus’ “Holy...
January 7th, 2018 | Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More