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Big Data Is Your Data

Facebook is in trouble again. Founder and king of the billionaire geeks Mark Zuckerberg shunned his trademark jeans T-shirt and trainers in favour of suit and tie and began apologising to anyone who was ready to listen to him, which turned out to be virtually everybody. It transpired that the …

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PYA: Sexual Harassment in Yachting

As part of its members’ assistance service, the PYA has seen a marked increase in the number of incidents of sexual harassment reported by crew members.   In light of the recent global #metoo movement which highlighted the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, the PYA would like to …

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Captains Of Industry – Rupert Savage

If having a knack for watercolours means you’re destined to work at sea then yes, Rupert Savage had his life mapped out – other than that, his upbringing was downright ordinary. Born in Solihull, brought up in Warwickshire, schooled in Cheltenham and gaining passes in all O and A Levels, …

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Clipper Race: Horses On The Track

Seattle, WA (May 1, 2018) – The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet had a successful Le Mans start off the northwest coast of the USA, and although the fleet remains close together, a split has already emerged with one group heading directly south under spinnaker, whilst the …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Good Wind, Bad Weed

(May 1, 2018; Day 9) – Team Brunel was the first in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to escape from a mild Doldrums crossing and is now leading the fleet in reaching conditions towards Newport, Rhode Island. Now in the northeast trade winds, Brunel leads the charge at nearly 20 …

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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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