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  • If It's Not A Scottish Tidal Turbine, It's Crap!

    If It's Not A Scottish Tidal Turbine, It's Crap!



    SOURCE Orbital Marine Power yesterday launched its 2MW tidal turbine, the Orbital O2, in Scotland. It will become the world’s most powerful operational tidal turbine once it has been commissioned and connected to the European Marine Energy Centre in the Orkney Islands. The world’s most powerful tidal turbine Osprey Shipping Ltd managed the operation that transferred the 680-tonne tidal turbine from the Port of Dundee into the River Tay using a submersible barge. It was t...
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  • Malcesine Brings The Goods For J-70 Circuit

    Malcesine Brings The Goods For J-70 Circuit

    J/70 Cup 2021 Malcesine: The DAS Sailing Team looks at everyone from above Malcesine - Complete series of eight regattas in Malcesine, where the third stage of the J / 70 Cup circuit organized by J / 70 Italian Class has just ended: to establish itself as the leader of a competitive and very homogeneous fleet of over fifty boats, is DAS Sailing Team by Alessandro Zampori, with the Slovenian Branko Brcin at tactics. “ Great satisfaction and happiness for an important result that in my ...
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  • Collision With UFO A Setback For Gitana

    Collision With UFO A Setback For Gitana

    Back to work for the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild Having set off for offshore training on Friday during the day, the crew of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild returned to their home port in Lorient on early Monday morning. After a rapid start to navigation towards the Fastnet lighthouse, the 32-meter giant headed south in the Bay of Biscay. And while it was sailing at high speeds on Sunday morning, the maxi-trimaran collided with an UFO. An encounter which caused damage to the Maxi's central...
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  • Portugal Provides Plenty Of Action

    Portugal Provides Plenty Of Action

    "Breeze On" for the Foilers of Lagos Five races in an ever-increasing breeze resulted in a second day of the GC32 Lagos Cup 1 that will linger long in the memory. The scores see-sawed back and forth between the six crews and just 2 points separate the middle order of Team Rockwool Racing, Black Star Sailing Team and Zoulou. After winning the final race of day one, Red Bull Sailing Team was fast out of the blocks this afternoon, the Austrians winning the opening race ahead of series ...
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  • Marstrand Sweden Welcomes Home The 44 Fleet

    Marstrand Sweden Welcomes Home The 44 Fleet

    TEAM ALEPH JOINS THE DOTS TO LEAD THE 44CUP MARSTRAND In an example of the high performance RC44 one design class’ typically ultra-close racing, so yesterday’s winners dropped to the bottom of the pile at the 44Cup Marstrand today as those managing to remain the most consistent rose gradually to the top. For competitors and race management alike it was a difficult day with an overcast sky, 15 knots of northeasterly offshore wind that dropped to below 10 as the afternoon wore on. Thi...
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  • June 30th Update: The Trade-winds Arrive

    June 30th Update: The Trade-winds Arrive

    Aloha Day 11 Update Well, it’s day eleven underway now and I just passed the 700 nautical miles to go marker a few minutes ago. For those whom are somewhat mathematically challenged, that puts Aloha at just over 2/3 of the way through from San Francisco to Hanalei Bay. I have begun to slowly try to actually adjust my sleep schedule/internal clock to Hawaii time however the introduction of the trade winds light (as I have been calling them because they are lighter than normal in m...
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  • June 28th Update

    June 28th Update

    Day 8, June 26, "Happy Anniversary” I would like to dedicate today to my wife, Chloe, the real life “Sea Wisdom”. For those you who don’t know, Sea Wisdom is the literal meaning of Chloe’s Chinese name, 海慧. I want to thank her for all the love and support throughout the years. Imagine what I have to put her through when I embarked on this solo journey across the ocean. Another day to celebrate, so I started the day with one of our favorite ramens, the Dema...
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  • On A Sad Note

    On A Sad Note




    By Jen Sotolongo
    Special to The Seattle Times Seattle sailor Greg Mueller, a member of the With Grace sailing team, died on Tuesday afternoon in a boating accident. Mueller, 58, fell overboard during a race in the Race Week 2021 regatta held in Anacortes this week. Mueller was the team’s foredeck, the crew member responsible for controlling sail hoists and drops and preparing for spinnaker hoists, gybes and drops. According to Chris Johnson, the With Grace...
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  • The Mayflower 2.0

    The Mayflower 2.0




    An autonomous ship’s first effort to cross the Atlantic shows the difficulty of the experiment
    Dalvin Brown for The Washington Post | Just over 400 years after the Mayflower made its revolutionary voyage from England, across the Atlantic Ocean toward the Americas, a futuristic sea vessel with the same name set sail following a similar path. Only this time, there was no captain or crew onboard. Instead, the vessel would use radar to peer into the horizon, arti...
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  • Cup Finds Itself Homeless?

    Cup Finds Itself Homeless?



    NZ Herald
    By: Eduan Roos and Julia Gabel
    No final decision has been made about where the next America's Cup will be held - but it is highly unlikely that it will be in New Zealand. Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton on Tuesday night told more than 400 members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) that it was extremely unlikely that an agreement with the Government to stage the next event on Kiwi waters would be reached, after more than three months of negotia...
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  • The 30 Plus Knot Charge Towards The Canaries
    by Photoboy



    For more than 24 hours, the 25 team members of the Finist?re Atlantique Challenge ACTION ENFANCE have been driving their machines at high speed. Evidenced by the average speeds of the Ultims over the last few hours of racing: nearly 34 knots! After a first passage abreast last night requiring numerous maneuvers and changes of sails, the giants of the seas are heading downwind towards Porto.

    After a start in light airs, the 4 Ultims carried out trajectories towards
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    Today, 07:07 PM
  • That Sinking Feeling
    by Photoboy
    A Custom Line superyacht sank off the coast of Turkey but was prevented from falling to the sea floor in the nick of time. When the boat started taking water, no less than 10 people were on board, so it was sailing almost at full capacity.





    The incident took place off the coast of Seferihisar, in the western part of the country, local media reports. Available below is a video of the Coast Guard boat approaching the vessel, which, at this point, is more than
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    Yesterday, 05:27 PM
  • A Quad Of Ultims Ventures Out Into The North Atlantic
    by Photoboy



    Top start for Finist?re Atlantique -
    CHILDHOOD ACTION Challenge Good weather, beautiful sea, and light airs.


    This Friday the conditions are almost perfect on the magnificent lake of Concarneau for the start at 1 p.m. sharp of Finist?re Atlantique - Challenge ACTION ENFANCE. Only a few knots of wind are missing to allow the four Ultims to take off and express all their spectacular potential. But, in the light south-westerly flow which sets the tempo,
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    Yesterday, 02:42 PM
  • Unhappy Ending After Powerboat vs Sailboat Collision Near Angel Island
    by Photoboy
    One person died Thursday in a boat collision on the San Francisco Bay that resulted in one of the vessels spinning out of control, police said.



    Person Killed Following Boat Collision in San Francisco Bay – NBC Bay Area


    Authorities at the scene of a boat collision in the San Francisco Bay. (June 30, 2022)
    Provided by NBC Bay Area


    Authorities at the scene of a boat collision in the San Francisco Bay. (June 30, 2022)
    The
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    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
  • J-Class Jumpstarts The 2022 Superyacht Cup
    by Photoboy
    Superyacht Cup Palma 2022 got off to a flying start today with a quartet of J Class yachts conducting a superb symphony of sail racing out on the Bay of Palma to launch the latest edition of Europe's longest-running superyacht regatta.Two windward-leeward races in near perfect sailing conditions of 10 to 14 knots, saw the awe-inspiring 40m-plus J Class yachts – Ranger, Svea, Topaz and Velsheda –...
    06-29-2022, 12:56 PM
  • Powerful Porto
    by Photoboy





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    06-29-2022, 11:17 AM
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