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Clipper Race: The ending could be cruel

Race 2, Day 22 – Having dominated the fleet along the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race course from Portugal to Uruguay, race leader Visit Sanya, China has gone into Stealth Mode, a tactic each team can use on each race to hide from public view for 24 hours. …

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Clipper Race: Embracing southern trades

Race 2, Day 18– The leaderboard for the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race remains unchanged at the top, with the leading three teams all having passed the Dell Latitude Rugged Ocean Sprint finish line. All the other teams, bar Imagine your Korea, are now within the sprint phase …

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Proof of concept by The Ocean Cleanup

Rotterdam, the Netherlands – The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, reports that its latest ocean cleanup prototype system – System 001/B – is successfully capturing and collecting plastic debris. After one year of testing, the organization’s engineers have succeeded in …

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Miami Boat Show to move to Autumn

Some members of the Virginia Key Advisory Board want to move the show from February to September or October. Marine industry professionals would be able to spend Valentine’s Day with their lovers if some members of the Virginia Key Advisory Board get their way and move the Miami International Boat …

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Clipper Race: The sprint is on

Race 2, Day 17– The Dell Latitude Rugged Ocean Sprint begins with favourable conditions as Visit Sanya, China continues to stay ahead of the rest of the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race fleet, and has crossed the Dell Latitude Rugged Ocean Sprint finish line at 0511 UTC today. …

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America’s Cup: Hull becomes fuselage

With images now of America’s Cup defender New Zealand and challenger USA sailing their recently launched AC75s, and the Italian and English challengers soon to launch , INEOS Team UK (GBR) skipper Ben Ainslie offers a few words on what it all means. The AC75’s Rule 5.1 allows us to build six …

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