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138m superyacht Rising Sun in the Caribbean

​​ Superyacht Rising Sun in the Caribbean Currently spending time off the U.S. Virgin island of Saint Thomas in the Caribbean, is the 138 metre Lürssen-built superyacht Rising Sun. Completed by the German yard in 2004, Rising Sun was initially designed to only measure 120 metres, but was decided to …

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Clipper Race: The Race Within the Race

The third race of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race produced the tightest finish so far, when after twenty-five days and 4,850 nautical miles of racing from Brazil, Mission Performance and IchorCoal were neck and neck on the approach to Western Australia. In the end it was Mission Performance …

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IDEC SPORT: Boat – 1, Shark – 0

Skippered by Francis Joyon, the six sailors on IDEC SPORT are in great shape as they aim south in the Atlantic to capture the Jules Verne Trophy. Another hundred miles gained in 24 hours. “On a 6.50 Mini, it takes me thirteen or fourteen days to get to the Cape …

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A-Class: Floaters and Foilers

What went from three Canadians inviting themselves down on their way to Florida, became a 27 boat flash regatta on November 21-22 at Lake Lanier Sailing Club in Atlanta, Georgia. In fact, we had over 30 boats planning to attend but a few had to miss out due to container …

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180 metre Caribbean superyacht dry dock

International Marine Management have announced the availability of a 180 metre dry dock in Fort de France on the west coast of the Caribbean island of Martinique. Following the acquisition of the facility at the beginning of this year, ENA has spent resources in getting the facility up to standard …

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America: Taking History on Tour

It began in 2015, the first-ever America’s Cup Tour with America, the 139-foot replica of the schooner that launched the America’s Cup tradition in 1851 by defeating the best the British could offer to win the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “100 Pound Cup.” Troy Sears, owner of the America, initiated the …

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Spindrift 2 Begins Jules Verne Assault

On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 at 4:01:58 GMT, the trimaran Spindrift 2, led by Yann Guichard, crossed the start line that runs from Créac’h lighthouse (Ushant island, France) to Lizard Point (England) for the start of her crewed non-stop circumnavigation. The boat crossed the line in a north wind of …

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