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New dates confirmed for Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from July 23 to August …

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Pleasure craft banned from entering Antigua and Barbuda for 14 days and cruising permits only valid for Antigua

We are updating the ABMA website as we get the latest on travel advisories. Please click this link to see all the advisories. http://abma.ag/2020/03/update-on-antigua-barbuda-travel-entry-protocols-and-procedures-due-to-the-coronavirus/  The Latest travel advisory has been received and was effective March 28th, 2020, 11.59 pm. PDF version available here Key points of this advistory are: No …

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Tokyo 2020: Navigating the reboot

Participation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was anticipated to include 206 countries and over 11,000 athletes for 339 events in 33 sports. It is a massive group kept on hold as the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government, and Tokyo organizers pondered postponement. Now with that decision made, the panic …

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Phil Sharp: Tips to succeed in isolation

Key messages can be transferred from ocean racing to land as people move into isolation to support the fight against COVID-19. Adapting to change is a daily routine for an offshore sailor, and so solo ocean racer Phil Sharp shares his top tips on how to live productively in an isolated and …

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America’s Cup: All teams have problems

As America’s Cup challenger American Magic prepared for shipment from Florida to Europe for the America’s Cup World Series events in Italy and England, Team New Zealand was enroute, eager to begin competition in the new AC75s. The British and Italian teams were already onsite for the first event in …

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Preparing for Tokyo 2020 Olympics 2.0

Following today’s joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, World Sailing released this statement: As the world governing body of the sport, World Sailing supports the IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee decision to ensure the health …

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More movies to watch during quarantine

As the COVID-19 outbreak requires indoor time to halt its momentum, Boat International published the list, The Best Boat Movies To Watch During Quarantine. Curious if there were other movies to consider, we asked for suggestions… and we got them. Far and away, the glaring omission was Captain Ron (above). This …

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