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Troubling Path For First Hurricane Of Atlantic Season

Florence became the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season as it pushes toward Bermuda and the United States. After forming near the Cabo Verde islands, Florence became a hurricane yesterday and strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane this morning with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. It’s northwesterly …

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Ready To Launch Ocean Cleanup Sweeper

A 600-meter plastic-sweeper set to head to the Pacific Ocean to clean up the notorious floating Great Garbage Patch is finally ready for launch. The gigantic ‘pac man’ system consists of a 600-meter-long floating tube that sits at the surface of the water, with a tapered 3-meter-deep skirt attached below …

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Ocean Cleanup Moves Towards Implementation  

This year’s METSTRADE show will feature a Sustainability panel discussion entitled, ‘towards cleaner, healthier oceans and waterways.’  Our assembled experts will be exploring how marinas, yacht clubs, sailing organisations and some creative individual projects are contributing to environmental sustainability and ocean conservation, for the benefit of the Leisure Marine Industry …

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Yacht & Captain – Janusz Walinski

Captains of Ships – Janusz Walinski When Janusz was 13 he went on a 20km guided hike around the captivating Polish countryside.  They ended up at a lake and he took one look at the sailing boats glistening in the sunset and thought ‘I should try that’.  Almost immediately upon …

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Buyer For Bavaria In Sight

Unnamed investor announces a quick restart in an interview with the regional newspaper A new owner for Bavaria Yachtbau looks to be in sight, with reports that a bidder’s binding offer is on the shipyard’s desk with specifics of the sale already having been negotiated. According to reports in the …

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