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What’s New: Fusion Stereoactive

Fusion’s StereoActive is a water-resistant portable marine stereo that floats. For use in marine environments and engineered to deliver crystal clear audio, the StereoActive enhances your adventures, on or off the water. Offering an AM/FM radio, USB port for audio playback or smartphone charging, Bluetooth streaming, MP3 playback, and wireless …

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Captains Of Industry: Bea Alonso

Captains of Industry – Bea Alonso Sarah Forge, sarah@purplecakefactory.com   Bea Alonso has her family business to thank for climbing to the top of the yachting tree – a little leftfield given she is from a family of butchers.   When she was 17, Bea’s brother returned from a meat …

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Clutch Win for AkzoNobel In Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand (February 27, 2018) – Team AkzoNobel has won Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, surviving an exceedingly close finish after covering 6,344 nm along the course from Hong Kong to Auckland, New Zealand. It was an epic final 24 hours, when a ridge of high pressure …

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Two Die In Australian Offshore Race

Two sailors are dead after a well-known Western Australia yacht overturned in windy seas while competing in the 70th annual Bunbury and Return Ocean Race. The Davidson 50 Finistere had started six hours earlier off Fremantle with a crew of six experienced sailors. It is understood the keel separated from the …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Rich Get Richer

February 25, 2018; Day 19) – With routing taking the lead teams more toward Australia than New Zealand, the forecast has finally given the green light for the left turn to the finish in Auckland. AkzoNobel is the known pacesetter, as their longtime running mate Scallywag has engaged Stealth Mode …

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Clipper Race: We Have A Winner

(February 22, 2018; Day 23) – PSP Logistics, skippered by British sailor Matt Mitchell, has marked the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race’s first visit to Sanya in China by claiming a maiden win and fourth podium of the 2017-18 edition of the race. After racing 4,300 nautical miles from …

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Freshwater Ban For Cape Town Yachts

The city’s marinas are advising visiting yachts to fill up with water further along the coast. A freshwater ban for yachts visiting Cape Town has prompted emergency planning at the city’s marinas as the Cape battles its worst-ever drought. Royal Cape Yacht Club general manager Toni Mainprize told IBI the club is …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Doing The Weave

(February 21, 2018; Day 15) – After taking the lead yesterday, Dee Caffari’s young team on Turn the Tide on Plastic continues to benefit from their eastern track through the doldrums. Riding shotgun is Team Brunel, and these two teams have stepped past previous leaders Scallyway and AkzoNobel which are …

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