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Changes at US Olympic Sailing Program

Greg Fisher, hired a year ago by US Sailing as Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Sailing, has resigned from the position. Fisher had been working alongside Malcolm Page, Chief of Olympic Sailing, and the leadership team at US Sailing to advance the US Olympic Sailing Program. “We are disappointed to see …

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Superyacht Conference Palma 2019 – Register Now

The Future of Superyachts: Register on-line online: https://www.quaynote.com/conference/future-ofsuperyachts The Future of Superyachts is a one-day conference exploring international and regional developments in the superyacht industry. Quaynote Communications, the specialist conference company with a successful track record of staging events across Europe, Asia and north America, has partnered with the Islander magazine, …

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2019 Cannes Yachting Festival a notable success

Moving sailboats to Port Canto proves to be a good move. Well over 50,000 people visited the 2019 Cannes show The 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival achieved a very successful outcome, despite the first day being a wash-out with heavy rain. The major change in the layout of this leading European …

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Record attendance of nearly 30,000 at HISWA-in-Water show

Exhibitor reactions were overwhelmingly positive. Lelystad’s modern, crescent-shaped Bataviahaven is ideal for showing boats Despite very Dutch weather – leaden skies, sunny spells, thunderstorms on a loop – organisers of the 2019 HISWA-in-Water Boat Show say their event attracted nearly 30,000 visitors this month. That was a record for the …

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Say hello to Defiant

After an estimated 76,000 combined hours of fabrication and finishing work by the production and shore teams of American Magic, the U.S. Challenger’s first AC75 racing boat was officially named and launched this morning. Named Defiant, the cutting-edge foiling monohull is the first America’s Cup class boat built to represent …

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Clipper Race: Southbound to Uruguay

It was a brilliant start for the Punta del Este team as the second race got underway for the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race. The 11 teams will carry on for 5195 nm to Uruguay, expected to arrive between October 12 and 16 in the finish port of …

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