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Clipper Race: Last Call For Finishers

(July 11, 2018; Day 15) – The final two teams, GREAT Britain and Liverpool 2018, are edging closer towards the finish in Derry-Londonderry of the penultimate stage of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. For GREAT Britain, Race 12 is due to conclude later tonight. Liverpool 2018 still …

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Beneteau Reports Robust Growth In Boat Sales

Strong boat orders from Europe and fleet demand drove 7% revenue growth for the French builder’s first nine months (at constant exchange rates) For the nine months ending 31 May, Groupe Bénéteau has reported revenues in the Boat Division of $722.9 million, up 4% compared to the same period last …

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Clipper Race 2018: Grey & Drizzly Welcome!

(July 10, 2018; Day 14) – The penultimate stage of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race is ongoing for the back of the fleet with some close battles still taking place as teams strive to join the celebrations in Derry-Londonderry. Two more finishers yesterday – Qingdao in fourth …

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Clipper Race: Transatlantic Podium Full

(July 9, 2018; Day 13) – Nikki Henderson, 24, from Surrey, UK, has led her Visit Seattle team to an impressive victory in Race 12 to Derry-Londonderry, the penultimate race of the 40,000 nautical mile Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Visit Seattle crossed the finish line in an …

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Rolls Royce Agrees Deal On Sale Of Marine Interests

Sale includes much of its superyacht-related activities The leading UK engineering group, Rolls-Royce has today (Friday) signed an agreement to sell its Commercial Marine business, to Kongsberg, for an enterprise value of £500m and net proceeds of around £350m to £400m. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the Kongsberg business is an …

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Clipper Race: Arrival Now Imminent

(July 8, 2018; Day 12) – The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race leaders of Race 12: The Legenderry Finale have one more sunset before completing the transatlantic course from New York to Derry-Londonderry in Northern Ireland. Visit Seattle, leading the fleet for the third consecutive day, is aiming …

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