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Punta del Este wins Clipper Race opener

Portimão, Portugal (September 9, 2019) – After starting September 2 from the Thames Estuary off London, Punta del Este claimed the win in the opening race of the 2019-20 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Despite being as low as sixth in the standings earlier in the day, Spanish Skipper …

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Dorian lashing the Southeast US coast

Hurricane Dorian is lashing the Carolinas with storm surge flooding, rainfall flooding, high winds and tornadoes and will have impacts in southeast Virginia and southeast Massachusetts tomorrow and into the weekend. Dorian’s maximum sustained winds have ticked down slightly, making it a Category 2 hurricane. Regardless of these small intensity …

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Team New Zealand First to Launch

A large gathering of sponsors, suppliers, team members and their families, politicians, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, along with the general public attended the ceremony outside the Emirates Team New Zealand base. Team New Zealand christened their new America’s Cup yacht “Te Aihe”, Maori for dolphin, at the official launch …

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Pendennis acquires Vilanova Grand Marina

Multimillion-euro deal sees UK yard buy majority stake in Spanish superyacht marina. Vilanova Grand Marina offers 48 berths from 25m-130m (82ft-426ft). Falmouth, UK-based superyacht builder and refit specialist Pendennis Shipyard is expanding its Mediterranean presence further with the purchase of a majority stake in Vilanova Grand Marina in Barcelona, Spain. …

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Dorian’s Destructive Impacts

Hurricane Dorian has finally begun its long-awaited march up the Southeast coast, prompting hurricane and storm surge warnings from Florida’s east coast to eastern North Carolina. Dorian’s wind intensity has backed off from its peak, currently a Category 2 hurricane. Regardless of its intensity and track, Dorian will have a …

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Mixing it up at Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Porto Cervo, Italy (September 3, 2019) – The second day of racing took place today in Porto Cervo in the 30th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. The north-west wind moving round to north was light, at approximately 8 to 10 knots with heavier patches of up to 13 …

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