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Last Lap Of Vendee Globe

Vendee Globe is the sailing program round the world that has been going on, which consists of solo skippers sailing their boats to complete a round trip around the world. The sailing trip is a phenomenal one in this competition and many skippers have braved different adversities to stay in the competition.

Sebastien Destremau among the different participants has successfully covered Cape Horn by Sunday, 29th January and he completes the final of the eighteen skippers who remain as part of the race. They have all exited the Big South and are turning into north Atlantic waters now. Sebastien had to make a pit stop at Tasmania in order to get the rig of his vessel repaired.

He is now in the 18th place and is behind the race winner Armel Le Cleach by 37 days and 16 hours to his next rival who is Heerema, the Dutch solo skipper who is based in Jezera. Though the French skipper is in the last 18th position he feels lucky as he said that what he has achieved so far is remarkable. The Finot designed boat that he is on is a 1998 design. Till now he had only participated in inshore sailing events or was part of grand prix offshore events. Continue reading Last Lap Of Vendee Globe

RYA To Celebrate Paralympic Games

The RYA sail for the gold road show will be held on September 17th at the Alton Water sports Centre in Ipswich to celebrate the Paralympic games currently being held at the Rio. This is the day when the medal events will be held and the entire country will be rallying behind their sailors to bring in gold for the country.

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In order to enjoy the Paralympic spirit and to showcase the nation’s support for the athletes, RYA sail will be conducting sailing taster sessions for free for people with all kinds of abilities. Continue reading RYA To Celebrate Paralympic Games

Sailing Trilogy In Florida

The sailing trilogy among women in Florida is an event that takes place every summer and it is in this year as well. Known as the annual Race for the Roses, it is a Ladies Trilogy event that is continuing this weekend as well. It is usually conducted in the Pensacola Bay.

Usually hosted by the local club, Pensacola Beach Yacht Club, it is a race where the Roses members daily along with other communities. The Gulf Yachting Racing Fleet Championship is associated with this race. The race last year was held at the Pass Christian Yacht Club in Mississippi.  The winner of the last year’s event had been Debbie Wilusz who belonged to the FT Walton Yacht Club. Continue reading Sailing Trilogy In Florida

Norway Prince luxury yacht holiday issues

Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon has denied to reveal the name of the ‘friend’ with whom he relished a stay on a luxury yacht that, in general, costs US$ 280000 a week. Norwegian throne heir has faced increasing pressure from media in his country following all the revelations that he spent a weekend in August aboard Mia Elise superyacht.

In a recent meeting with reporters and journalists during a scouting program in Asker, the heir would only said that he had not paid anything for his holiday and that the person who had lent the yacht was one of its owners.

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Yacht wins 3 awards in Brisbane-Gladstone

Well, Commodore John Ibell just could not look for a better birthday gift than taking out 3 awards for Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht race, this year. The Restless captain relished his birthday yesterday morning by felicitating his team on meeting their only race goal successfully – and that is to finish.

Mr Ibell told that this has been a great race. Their only target this year was to finish and they have managed to do it and pick up some trophies. Continue reading Yacht wins 3 awards in Brisbane-Gladstone