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Volvo Ocean Race: Calm Before The Storm

(June 12, 2018; Day 3) – Getting from Point A to Point B is rarely a straight line, a reality the Volvo Ocean Race teams faced earlier today as they attempted to cross a windless ridge of high-pressure that could hold the key to overall victory. With the finish in …

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Clipper Race: Aiming At New York City

(June 12, 2018; Day 9) – The Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint for Race 11: Nasdaq Race to New York is far from over, but already there have been some incredible duels in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Whilst the entire fleet is yet to complete the sprint, …

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Revealing The All New ClubSwan 36

In order to stand out in a crowded marketplace, one needs to deliver something exceptional and innovative. In the boatbuilding arena, new designs arrive all the time. Few come with the pedigree of Nautor’s Swan, the design talent of Juan K, the trusted organisation of ClubSwan and an existing, unrivalled …

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Obituary: David Hough

It is with sadness that IBI learnt recently of the death of David Hough. David joined the forerunner of British Marine, the Ship and Boatbuilders Federation, in the late 1960s. He worked for the industry’s longest-serving chief executive, Tom Webb, on a variety of Federation activities including arranging early Congresses of the …

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Clipper Race: Tactics At The Scoring Gate

(June 10, 2018; Day 7) – After a week of racing around the clock from Panama to New York City, the 11 teams in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race have been keeping everyone guessing as to their Scoring Gate tactics. The Scoring Gate allows the first three …

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Achanti IV Wins Overall In Antigua

  “Aschanti Winning Antigua Classics Regatta was nothing “heroic” but it’s was fun!  Sailing is a great team sport! I have been Skippering classic yachts since 1978, and I do it because it is still amazing and fun!  At Antigua Classics Week  this year we had between 20 and 25 People …

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Nauticat Files For Bankruptcy

Finnish builder ceases operations after more than 50 years in business Nauticat Yachts Oy, based in Riihikoski, Finland, has filed for bankruptcy. Having produced high-quality yachts for decades, the company – originally founded by Pentti Siltala more than 50 years ago in Turku – has now ceased operations. Nauticat was …

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