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Clipper Race: Tactics At The Scoring Gate

(June 10, 2018; Day 7) – After a week of racing around the clock from Panama to New York City, the 11 teams in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race have been keeping everyone guessing as to their Scoring Gate tactics. The Scoring Gate allows the first three …

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Achanti IV Wins Overall In Antigua

  “Aschanti Winning Antigua Classics Regatta was nothing “heroic” but it’s was fun!  Sailing is a great team sport! I have been Skippering classic yachts since 1978, and I do it because it is still amazing and fun!  At Antigua Classics Week  this year we had between 20 and 25 People …

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Nauticat Files For Bankruptcy

Finnish builder ceases operations after more than 50 years in business Nauticat Yachts Oy, based in Riihikoski, Finland, has filed for bankruptcy. Having produced high-quality yachts for decades, the company – originally founded by Pentti Siltala more than 50 years ago in Turku – has now ceased operations. Nauticat was …

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Clipper Cup: The Jamaican Layline

(June 6, 2018; Day 3) – The early divide in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet has led to more shake ups on the Race 11: Nasdaq Race leaderboard for the 11 teams. Whilst the podium places have remained consistent for the second day in a row, …

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Clipper Race: Caribbean Sea Crossing

(June 5, 2018; Day 2) – Life at an angle continues for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race on Race 11: Nasdaq Race from Panama to New York, with the 11 teams calculating their best approach to the first mandatory gate between Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The …

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Empowering Interior Crew

Do you think we ask too much from our Interior Crew? I do.   Right or wrong, our industry generally expects them to be young, fit, attractive, personable and great with guest service. As if that weren’t enough, we also task them with taking care of fragile luxury surfaces that …

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Two Unforgettable Greek Charter Yacht Experiences

From wreck-diving to kitesurfing, read all about the incredible new Greece yacht charter experiences you’ll wish you had booked this summer   Greece has no less than 6,000 incredible islands, making it the ultimate yachting destination for keen island-hoppers. But it’s what lies on those islands that is the real …

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Chris-Craft Sold

RV manufacturer Winnebago Industries acquires iconic fibreglass boatbuilder Forest City, Iowa-based camper trailer and motorhome manufacturer Winnebago Industries Inc has acquired iconic fibreglass boat brand Chris-Craft from former owners Stellican Ltd. “Chris-Craft is an iconic, premium brand that shares many similarities with our own heritage Winnebago brand, including a commitment …

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Divided Opinion Among Clipper Race Fleet

(June 4, 2018; Day 1) – After the start yesterday for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet, it only took minutes for a split to emerge in Race 11: Nasdaq Race to New York – the second stage of the USA Coast-to-Coast Leg, the penultimate Leg of …

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