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Cheeki Rafiki: Innes Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

(April 25, 2018) – The jury in the trial of yachting boss Douglas Innes have found him not guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence. Douglas Innes, 43, of Southampton, Hampshire, briefly closed his eyes and mouthed the words “thank you” as the jury, sitting at Winchester Crown Court, announced the …

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Bavaria Yachts Files For Bankruptcy

Bavaria Yachts, one of the world’s largest production boatbuilders, is in financial trouble after US investors decided to withdraw support for the company. According to German magazine Yacht, US investors Oaktree Capital Management and Anchorage Advisors pulled a day after the sacking of Bavaria’s CEO, Lutz Henkel. The investors are …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Bound For USA

Itajaí, Brazil (April 22, 2018) – It was a familiar sight on where the two red boats at the top of the Volvo Ocean Race overall leaderboard set the pace at the start of Leg 8 which takes the fleet from Itajaí, Brazil to Newport, USA MAPFRE, in second place …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Busy In Pit Row

Itajaí, Brazil (April 19, 2018) – Six of the seven teams competing in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race will be on the start line tomorrow afternoon for the Itajaí In-Port Race in Brazil. After only five of the teams completed the Leg 7 from New Zealand to Brazil, Vestas 11th …

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Clipper Race: The Final Hurdle

(April 18, 2018; Day 26) – The leading teams in the 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have entered into what could be their final full day of the epic 5,600nm marathon across the North Pacific Ocean to Seattle, USA. But with a wind hole between them and the …

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Clipper Race: Light Wind Ridge Ahead

April 17, 2018; Day 25) – After approximately 5,000 nautical miles, there is little separating the top teams in the final stages of the 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race across the mighty North Pacific Ocean to Seattle. Sanya Serenity Coast and Unicef both emerged from 48 hours of …

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Ready To Roll In Antigua (ACYR)

Antigua (April 16, 2018) – The 2018 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (ACYR) begins a fourth decade of showcasing maritime history and tradition during six days of high-spirited, world-class competition, April 18-24. Races are held off the south coast of the island while celebration central is in Falmouth Harbour on the …

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Clipper Race: Stealth Mode

(April 15, 2018; Day 23) – The leading 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams have rounded the final waypoint of the 5,600 nautical mile marathon across the North Pacific Ocean, and are now racing directly towards the finish line and Seattle. Or, that’s what they are most likely …

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