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Emily Larkin

It is with sadness in our hearts that we had to say goodbye to the beautiful Emily Larkin today, who passed away at the weekend. Emily was a much loved part of the Islander team and she will be greatly missed. We wanted to share this photo with you. It …

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To Go After A Dream In Your Life

Not long after Hurricane Irma had raked the Bitter End Yacht Club and pretty much everything else on the British Virgin Island, the resort’s beloved watersports director set out on an epic solo, non-stop circumnavigation of the globe. The Michigan native, a veteran sailor whose family has summered in Gloucester …

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Captains of Ships – Pam Griffin Gardner

Born in 1966 (They think it’s all over. It is now…) it seems rather appropriate that Pam Griffin Gardner’s first taste of the world of work was football related. Born in Liverpool, her father had a sign manufacturing business and would take Pam with him on weekend jobs. Most Saturdays …

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IMOCA 60 For Next Volvo Ocean Race

(July 2, 2018) – The plan for the Farr-designed one-design Volvo Ocean 65 was a two-year commitment for it to be ‘the’ boat for the Volvo Ocean Race. But with the completion of the 2017-18 edition comes the close of that window, and with a new ownership group now in …

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Clipper Race: Scoring Gate Tactics Ahead

(July 2, 2018; Day 6) – After nearly a week at sea racing around the clock, the majority of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is separated by just 55 nautical miles which will make the upcoming Scoring Gate tactics interesting to watch unravel as the teams …

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Final Show For Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

The Hague, NED (June 29, 2018) – After nine months, 45,000 miles of offshore racing and 10 In-Port Races, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is preparing to take the final start of the event at the Brunel In-Port Race tomorrow afternoon in The Hague. It will be a bittersweet moment …

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