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Oyster Expands its Southampton Shipyard

In January this year, David Tydeman, Oyster CEO, announced that the Company had signed the contract to build the second Oyster 118 and associated with this, would be looking to expand its shipyard facilities in Southampton to be able to offer an earlier delivery date for 118-03 and 118-04. Contracts …

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World Superyacht Awards 2017

Boat International Media, the global authority on superyachting, announced the distinguished winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2017 on May 14 in Florence, Italy. Now in their 12th year, the prestigious awards celebrate the most remarkable and innovative superyachts from across the globe that have launched over the last 12 …

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Unauthorized Event Names

A long established regulation in the sport of sailing is the restriction on the use of ‘world’ in an event title. The purpose is to only permit the usage when an event fulfills the standards that warrant the word. Our sport already has so many world championships and intergalactics that …

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Trickle Down to Other Sports

Southern Spars have had a hand in creating Team New Zealand boats for the last six America’s Cup campaigns, and are notably a dominant mast and rigging supplier for the sport. But marine companies need to remain agile, and as Suzanne McFadden reports, Southern Spars is finding their talents extend …

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Old Dogs, New Tricks

Cedric Lewis (above, right) grew up in Annapolis, MD and participated in the junior sailing program at Severn Sailing Association. Having owned several big boats over the years all named Mirage, including a J/29 and Mumm 30, his current boat is a J/105. Now 52 years old, Cedric recently tried …

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A Unique Kind of Yachting Event

The inaugural Designer Series Rendezvous will honor renowned yachtsman, sailmaker, and naval architect, Ted Hood. Yachts designed by Mr. Hood along with their owners, friends, and the public are invited to participate in a three-day celebration on July 21-23 showcasing his enormous contribution to the sailing world. “We want this …

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Everyone Can Win the Party

There’s only one winner on the race course, but everyone can win the party. Sailing World magazine asked their readers what made for a good regatta party. Here’s what they found out: The unwritten code of sailboat racing is that the party is as important as the race itself. Yes, …

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He who has the most toys…..

A lot of toys came out for this shoot in Saint-Raphael, France. Filmed April 2017, the Flying Phantom and Foil Wakeboard are shadowed by cameras in the air and water. Video published on May 4, 2017. Source : http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2017/05/04/video-29/

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Coast Guard search for missing man

The US Coast Guard is searching for a Florida man whose sailboat washed ashore near Hatteras, NC on May 1, 2017. Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater, FL was reportedly sailing from Clearwater to Maine. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of …

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