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Clipper Race: Welcoming King Neptune

As the rest of the fleet enter the Northern Hemisphere, the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race teams are continuing to implement the best strategy to continuously improve their performance. “Crossing back into the Northern Hemisphere, it feels like a real milestone in the race for me, and feels …

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Dear Islander

As I write this piece in mid January, it seems like that half the world is suffering either from uncontrolled bush fires or enormous floods, further evidence that our climate is changing. Our hearts go out to all those who are suffering right now , including an estimates 500,000 animals …

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Dubai’s Mina Rashid marina to host IWMC 2020

The ICOMIA World Marina Conference will be held from October 13-15. Dubai-based P&O Marinas, a sustaining member of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), has announced that Mina Rashid will be the venue for the 2020 ICOMIA World Marina Conference. The event will be held from October 13-15. …

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US SailGP Team shakes up squad for 2020

The United States SailGP Team kicked off its 2020 SailGP campaign by unveiling the all-American, eight-man squad who will make their debut in less than one month at Sydney SailGP, February 28-29. The 2020 U.S. SailGP Team’s roster of America’s Cup athletes, World Match Racing Champions, and Tokyo 2020 Olympic …

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Clipper Race: These are the days

Day 11 – After a day which saw a total shake up in the current overall race standings, the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race teams are striving to assert themselves in Race 6 by making the most of the changing weather conditions. Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam seem …

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Inmarsat names new Yachting Ambassador

Inmarsat, the global mobile satellite communications provider, has named record-breaking Australian sailor and adventurer Nick Moloney as its new Yachting Ambassador. The elite yachtsman and windsurfer will draw on his extensive experience to support Inmarsat as it continues to increase awareness and insight into the benefits of reliable, global satellite …

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Good times at Grenada Sailing Week

Day two at Grenada Sailing Week had a light south easterly wind of 8-10 knots, which built during the day, veering south and pumping up to 14 knots. The CSA and Classic Classes had races varying in length from 7.6 to 14 nm on the leeward side of Grenada. The …

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Clipper Race and the coronavirus battle

While the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will never be confused with any of the great offshore tests in our sport, it is undeniably successful. Held biennially, it commercially flourishes while the Whitbread/Volvo/The Ocean Race shifts to remain relevant. Now in its 12th edition, the Clipper Race recipe includes host fees, …

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