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Captains of Ships – Simon Johnson

To condense Simon’s life into a few thousand words seems at best a shame, and at worst downright disrespectful, but it is exceptional to encounter someone who has slumbered with snakes, battled black widows, and fled a country – all before the age of 13.  It’s not too tricky to …

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Transatlantic Race: Preparing For Change

For the last three days the frontrunners in the Transatlantic Race 2019 have been striding across the North Atlantic at 20-plus-knot speeds, eating up the miles to Cowes in the strong southerlies – exactly the dramatic conditions and high octane experience their crews signed up for. However, the big speeds …

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New Retro Round The World Race

The spirit of the Whitbread Round the World Race is back with the announcement of the 2023 OCEAN GLOBE RACE, a fully-crewed retro event starting from a European port on September 10, 2023, celebrating the 50th anniversary of this major milestone in adventure sailing. In a world now dominated by …

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Sea-Doo Recalls Coolers That Can Trap People Inside

US Consumer Product Safety Commission announces recall of 2,500 BRP Sea-Doo marine coolers Just one month after a recall of 60,00 Igloo marine coolers, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of some 2,500 BRP Sea-Doo marine coolers because the latch can lock automatically, possibly trapping someone …

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Transatlantic Race: Skirting The Ice zone

Life in the Transatlantic Race 2019 can be summed up by paraphrasing a familiar survival-of-the-fittest saying: sometimes you’re the keel, sometimes you’re the minnow. This year’s race across The Pond has been so uncharacteristic that the 120 sailors will be forgiven for feeling like they’re a school of minnows. Instead …

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Dutch Withdraw From America’s Cup

When the 36th America’s Cup opened its initial entry period (January 1 to June 30, 2018), the New Zealand Defender and Italian Challenger of Record received strong Notices of Challenge from American Magic (USA) and INEOS Team UK (GBR). But for an additional fee, there was a late entry deadline …

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M Yachts Joins The Valencia Boat Show

The Valencia Boat Show welcomes a new member to its family of official sponsors: the luxury yacht solution company M Yachts. During the event, they will present the new M Yachts Club, a platform designed to offer yacht owners a wide range of carefully selected high quality services, as well …

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