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Team New Zealand Top Halberg Awards

Emirates Team New Zealand’s America’s Cup victory in Bermuda in 2017 was recognised with both the Sports Team of the Year and the Halberg Supreme Award at the 55th Halberg Awards. As New Zealand’s sporting equivalent of the Oscars, it is an opportunity to celebrate sporting achievement, but also to …

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Oyster Marine Ltd: Administrators Appointed

Administrators have been appointed for Oyster Marine Holdings Ltd, the holding company for the Oyster Yacht group of luxury boat builders. The company is headquartered in Southampton and also trades from Wherstead in Suffolk and has two employees. It owns the intellectual property to all the technical drawings and moulds …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Returning To The Route

Hong Kong (February 6, 2018) – After the Asian detour to engage with commercial interests, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet departs tomorrow to return south so as to get back on with the business of racing around the world. As strong winds are in the forecast, the start time has …

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Oyster Yachts In Liquidation

British luxury boat building company Oyster Yachts, established in 1973, has gone into liquidation. Based in Southampton, with a boat yard in Hoveton, Norwich and offices in Ipswich, Palma; Majorca; and Newport, USA; has announced 400 job losses. The number of job losses at each site is yet to be …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Moving The Circus

Guangzhou, China (February 5, 2018) – After traveling 70 miles up the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong to participate in the Dongfeng In-Port Race, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet left Guangzhou today to return to Hong Kong and prepare for the start of the 6100 nm Leg 6 on February 7 to …

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Clipper Race: Start Your Engines

(February 4, 2018; Day 5) – Key tactical decisions have been made among the the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race teams as more predictable Doldrums Corridor conditions of light airs and rain squalls return. PSP Logistics heads up the leading pack for the first time after overtaking Sanya …

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Warm Welcome For Volvo Racers

After sailing 70 miles up the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet was treated to a warm welcome in Guangzhou, China. The Chinese Dongfeng Race Team was in the spotlight for the festivities upon arrival. Sitting in second place on the overall leaderboard, behind race …

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Volvo Ocean Race: How Did Deadly Collision Occur

The tragic death of a fisherman, in a collision with Vestas 11th Hour Racing as they approached the finish line for Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, leaves us wondering how this could happen. How could the very best offshore sailors, equipped with what we hope to be the …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Wide Open Again

(January 17, 2018; Leg 4; Day 16) – For the past two days, the weather models have been telling the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to take a quick hitch to the south. While their aim is the finish in Hong Kong, they must first thread the gap between Taiwan and …

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Clipper Race: Visit Seattle Snares Victory

(January 16, 2018) – After one of the most challenging races so far in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, Visit Seattle has held off a strong challenge from three other teams to chalk up a thrilling maiden victory in the Australian stage from Hobart to Airlie Beach …

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