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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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Yacht Toys: Back To Basics

At Superyacht Tenders and Toys we are always at the forefront of new toys and services coming into the industry, whether this is new inflatables, foiling surfboards, jetskis or submersibles. We are often approached by new inventors and established manufacturers and asked to comment and assist in the design and …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Busy In Pit Row

Itajaí, Brazil (April 19, 2018) – Six of the seven teams competing in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race will be on the start line tomorrow afternoon for the Itajaí In-Port Race in Brazil. After only five of the teams completed the Leg 7 from New Zealand to Brazil, Vestas 11th …

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Clipper Race: The Final Hurdle

(April 18, 2018; Day 26) – The leading teams in the 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have entered into what could be their final full day of the epic 5,600nm marathon across the North Pacific Ocean to Seattle, USA. But with a wind hole between them and the …

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How Do You Increase Crew Productivity?

We know that working with the dream team results in the impression that the job is easier, although nothing in the work itself has changed. The difference is the level of crew productivity. So how do you increase crew productivity? One solution of the problem to raising productivity might be …

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Ready To Roll In Antigua (ACYR)

Antigua (April 16, 2018) – The 2018 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta (ACYR) begins a fourth decade of showcasing maritime history and tradition during six days of high-spirited, world-class competition, April 18-24. Races are held off the south coast of the island while celebration central is in Falmouth Harbour on the …

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Racing to Leg 8 Start

Five of the Volvo Ocean Race boats are currently in the cradles in Itajaí, being given a once over by the Boatyard team, but two, Vestas 11th Hour Racing and Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, are still out on the ocean, and making their way north to Brazil. The retirement of the …

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