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Sanlorenzo Academy Launches New Training Course

Italian superyacht-builder introduces post-diploma course for installers and system maintenance technicians Italian superyacht yard Sanlorenzo has added a new post-diploma course to the Sanlorenzo Academy for training installers and system maintenance technicians. The ‘Installer and System Maintenance Technician’ course will be launched at the beginning of April 2019 and provides …

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Wizard, Chim Chim Win Caribbean 600

David and Peter Askew’s American Volvo 70 Wizard (above) has won the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy, scoring the best corrected time under IRC. Wizard put in a near faultless performance to complete the 600 mile non-stop race yesterday in 43 hours 38 minutes and 44 seconds. “This is the …

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Solving The Marine Flare Conundrum

Due to the mandated 42-month expiration date from date of manufacture, most boaters need to replace their boat’s emergency flares after three seasons of boating. However, without a system to safely accept and dispose of outdated flares, they continue to present a safety and storage hazard for boat owners. In …

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Golden Globe: Desperate Times Require Prudent Penalties

The third placed Estonian skipper Uku Randmaa has escaped disqualification from the Golden Globe Race after breaching the strict rules forbidding outside assistance, but has been handed a 72-hour penalty for asking and receiving weather routing information during radio contact with a Ham radio operator. A 16-minute recording of the …

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New Multihull Record In Caribbean 600

Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST today in an elapsed time of 1 day, 06 hours 49 minutes and 00 seconds, taking Multihull Line honours and setting a new Multihull Race Record in the 11th edition …

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Berthon Acquires UK Marine Firms

BHG Marine and Willow Marine were both owned and run by father and son team David and Paul Martin The Berthon group of companies in the UK has acquired BHG Marine and Willow Marine through its Lymington Marina subsidiary. The move comes not longer after the company acquired Marine IP, producer …

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Battle Royale Begins For Caribbean 600

 The 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions off the south coast of Antigua for the 76 starting yachts from 20 different countries. With the breeze a little up on forecast at about 18-22 knots of wind, the bright sunshine, full-on gusting tradewinds and two-metre high waves launched …

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