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Volvo Ocean Race: This Is Going To Sting!

Volvo Ocean Race: This Is Going To Sting!

(December 13, 2017; Leg 3, Day 4) – The good news with modern weather forecasting is how there are few surprises, but the seven Volvo Ocean Race teams may have tolerated a de-tuned graphic for the Southern Ocean depression that has been haunting them from the start. There is little ... Read More »

IBS: On-Board Wifi Systems

IBS: On-Board Wifi Systems

For those of you not in the know on the subject, when we talk about on-board wifi on a boat, we’re not only referring to connecting to the internet, but also to the technologies enabling the transmission of high definition audio and video as well as managing devices over wifi ... Read More »

Marc Fosh: Soul Food

Marc Fosh: Soul Food

When it’s cold outside and the rain is lashing against the windows we tend to look to uncomplicated comfort foods, certain dishes that can be easily made from simple ingredients to warm our souls and sooth our cold bones. If you are looking for a little comfort during the long ... Read More »

Tendon Problems

Tendon Problems

Tendons are the white sinew strings that you can easily see in a chicken leg. They are made of collagen and have a very high tensile strength and are inelastic. The job of a tendon is to attach the muscle to the bone and direct the angle of pull of ... Read More »

New Leader Appointed For Volvo Ocean Race

New Leader Appointed For Volvo Ocean Race

Richard Brisius and Johan Salen have been appointed as President and co-President of the Volvo Ocean Race, taking over from the outgoing chief executive, Mark Turner. The duo founded Atlant Ocean Racing together and have worked with seven Volvo Ocean Race campaigns over the past 28 years, starting as sailors ... Read More »

Pinmar Golf Sets Fundraising Record

Pinmar Golf Sets Fundraising Record

Highlight of the superyacht industry calendar, The Pinmar Golf, has this year smashed all previous fundraising records and raised a colossal 101,316 euros for charity. Coming to a close in the not-so-early hours of Sunday 21 October, the four-day extravaganza has once more proved its status as one of the ... Read More »