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Transpac Race hoping to avoid COVID-19

With just over 8 months in advance of the first start on July 13, 2021, there are 42 confirmed entries in the 51st edition of the Transpacific Yacht Club’s race from Los Angeles to Honolulu, the Transpac. “This is a great turnout so far in this unusual year,” said TPYC …

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A bridge too far for Sydney Hobart Race

While sailing is an equipment sport, competition must remain a test of sailing ability. While the sport already finds amateurs competing against professionals, it was a bridge too far for humans to be competing against computers at the helm. So as the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) continues planning …

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“Riva In The Movie”

“Riva In The Movie” an aquamarine Riva thread running through more than 60 years of films. “RIVA IN THE MOVIE” – AN AQUAMARINE RIVA THREAD RUNNING THROUGH MORE THAN 60 YEARS OF FILMS Ferretti Group celebrates the close ties between Riva and the silver screen with a book featuring words …

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Dear Islanders

Writing this piece in the middle of October, it saddens me to see the island with so many hotels and restaurants already closed, giving it a very depressing appearance, particularly in the tourist resorts which have been so badly affected. My heart goes out to those business owners who will …

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Technology update with e3 systems

Established in 1996, e3 now has more than 40 technical, sales and operational staff across offices in Europe and the USA.  Combining innovation, expertise and exceptional support, we provide customers across the globe with a world-class service.  Marine Communication Innovations – e3’s pioneering technology  Innovation is the driving force that …

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Charity eSailing race in Vendée Globe

World Sailing, the World Sailing Trust, and Virtual Regatta have partnered for the launch of the World Sailing Trust Challenge ‘Race for Change’ within the forthcoming Vendée Globe eSailing race. The challenge, the first of its kind, will be held on Virtual Regatta Offshore for the duration of the real-life …

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