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Independence Day Holiday

The Fourth of July – also known as Independence Day or July 4th – has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted …

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To Go After A Dream In Your Life

Not long after Hurricane Irma had raked the Bitter End Yacht Club and pretty much everything else on the British Virgin Island, the resort’s beloved watersports director set out on an epic solo, non-stop circumnavigation of the globe. The Michigan native, a veteran sailor whose family has summered in Gloucester …

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IMOCA 60 For Next Volvo Ocean Race

(July 2, 2018) – The plan for the Farr-designed one-design Volvo Ocean 65 was a two-year commitment for it to be ‘the’ boat for the Volvo Ocean Race. But with the completion of the 2017-18 edition comes the close of that window, and with a new ownership group now in …

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Clipper Race: Scoring Gate Tactics Ahead

(July 2, 2018; Day 6) – After nearly a week at sea racing around the clock, the majority of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is separated by just 55 nautical miles which will make the upcoming Scoring Gate tactics interesting to watch unravel as the teams …

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Final Show For Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

The Hague, NED (June 29, 2018) – After nine months, 45,000 miles of offshore racing and 10 In-Port Races, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is preparing to take the final start of the event at the Brunel In-Port Race tomorrow afternoon in The Hague. It will be a bittersweet moment …

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Binding Offers For Bavaria Due By Tomorrow

It is believed the German sailing yacht and powerboat builder will soon be purchased and recapitalised According to key dealers in Europe, the sale of Bavaria’s boat business by its owners – the private equity companies Oaktree and Anchorage – is well advanced and are being told the sale should …

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