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Sailors Return To The Caribbean

What a difference four months make. Last September, the world watched in horror as some of the most beautiful chartering grounds were demolished by two hurricanes. The damage was devastating, but troubled times opened doors for miracles, and helping hands came from all over to aid in the recovery and rebuilding. …

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Man Overboard On Volvo Ocean Race

(January 14, 2018; Leg 4; Day 13) – The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race incurred a dramatic man overboard scenario as Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag crew member Alex Gough was washed overboard near midday local time today as the team competes in the leg from Australia to Hong Kong. In winds of …

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Clipper Race: Pleasant Sail For Points

(January 11, 2018; Day 6) – Light winds for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race has seen the fleet converge and the heat is on, quite literally, as the teams battle it out for extra bonus points in the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Sanya Serenity Coast has wrestled …

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Volvo Ocean Race: The End Is Near

(January 10, 2018; Leg 4; Day 9) – When the Volvo Ocean Race fleet first encountered the notorious Doldrums as they raced through the Atlantic between Lisbon and Cape Town on Leg 2, they breezed through with minimal disruption. But now for Leg 4, the Doldrums appear to be making …

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Clipper Race: Sprints & Storms

(January 10, 2018; Day 5) – After the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet split into two packs, it has converged again over the last 24 hours as teams tackled stormy conditions, known locally as Southerly Busters, ahead of the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Visit Seattle now holds …

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Reducing Plastic Pollution In The Ocean

The more we discuss and demonstrate how our society is impacting our environment, the closer we get for change to occur. Habits die hard, but in this report by The Guardian on January 9, 2018, a significant step in the United Kingdom continues to advance the topic: Plastic microbeads can no longer …

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Clipper Race: Final Australian Stage

The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is about to embark on the last race of its All-Australian Leg, as it races up the east coast of Australia to the Whitsundays in Race 4: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The All-Australian Leg is the fourth of eight legs, which …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Inshore Or Offshore

(January 3, 2018; Leg 4; Day 2) – Less than 48 hours into Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, tactics are already starting to show among the seven teams as they do battle along Australia’s eastern coast. A west to east split of 80 miles has developed as the …

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