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America’s Cup: Returning to the start

Australian Jimmy Spithill has been the skipper and helmsman behind America’s Cup victories for Golden Gate Yacht Club (USA) in 2010 and 2013, but following his loss with the club in 2017, he has changed nationalities and is with the Italian team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli for the 2021 edition. …

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Orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar

One of my favourite stories of the seas is the one on the Orcas that visit the Strait of Gibraltar. I have encountered Orcas when sailing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, in the Galapagos islands or in Norway … but the most impressive interaction of these extraordinary marine …

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Greek yachting is back!

Olympic Yacht Show 2020 to welcome over 80 yachts!   – 80 yachts so far on display including over a dozen of Greek – Mostly yachts over 14m, luxury ribs and premium day cruisers – World debut of a new Fountaine Pajot Power 67 catamaran model – World debut of …

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Concern with orcas ramming boats

Scientists have been left baffled by incidents of orcas ramming sailing boats along the Spanish and Portuguese coasts. In the last two months, from southern to northern Spain, sailors have sent distress calls after worrying encounters. Two boats lost part of their rudders, at least one crew member suffered bruising …

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120-metre Amels superyacht sold

The team at Amels and Damen Yachting has signed a new build 120-metre Amels superyacht by Espen Øino. Imperial represented the Owner and will supervise construction throughout the build. When delivered in 2025, Project Signature will be not only the largest Amels but also the largest superyacht built to date …

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Southampton Boat Show now cancelled

The Ocean Village Boat Show has now been called off completely 14.50 11/09/2020. The Ocean Village Boat Show has been cancelled for today, and BOATS2020 in its entirety. Southampton City Council is deploying officers into the boat show areas ‘to engage with the public and help explain the direction that …

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America’s Cup: Stuff with Hutch

New Zealand’s leading news site Stuff checked in with America’s Cup challenger Terry Hutchinson, skipper and executive director of American Magic, for his view on recent and long range events: Regarding their recent capsize: “The best part about it was we’d done it 19 times in our Mule. We righted …

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