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Technology update by e3 systems

Since I wrote last month’s article, yet more LEO satellites have been launched into orbit.  Elon Musk’s 60 Starlink LEO satellites were launched on 6th January, closely followed by another 60 satellites on 29th January.  Then OneWeb, another LEO constellation project, launched another 34 satellites on 6th February! These latest …

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MYBA update concerning COVID-19

As the situation concerning the corona virus COVID-19 evolves, we would like to inform you that MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association is monitoring developments very closely and continuously assessing the situation in order to be able to provide informed and responsible guidance on matters that rest within its scope of …

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Clipper Race: Qingdao wins Race 7

Day 10 – Qingdao retains its place at the top of the overall leaderboard with its fourth win of the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race. Qingdao held off stiff competition, crossing the Race 7 finish line first today at 19:05:37UTC, ahead of Unicef which crossed at 19:44:26UTC to …

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Clipper Race: Here we go again

Day 9 – The past 24 hours of Race 7 in the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race has produced some stunning tactical team successes with victories won across the pack leaders. The opportunity to collect additional Scoring Gate points spurred Qingdao, Unicef, and Visit Sanya, China to push …

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America’s Cup: Time, Eggs, and Lemons

The America’s Cup is fueled by history, controversy, and clichés. For the later there are three classics. #1 – When it comes to the performance, the decisions for the winning design are made at the very beginning of the campaign, not at the end, and that time is always the …

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Outsider takes it all at Caribbean 600

The 2020 RORC Caribbean 600 prize giving was held today celebrating a fascinating race. 700 sailors from 37 countries, joined by the Antiguan yachting community, gathered at the Antigua Yacht Club for a grand finale to congratulate winners. The overall winner of the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 …

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Clipper Race: Focusing on the future

Now that all eleven Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race teams have rounded the Japanese Ryukyu Islands, concentration is firmly focused on the second half of the race, with the Dell Latitude Rugged Ocean Sprint South, two Scoring Gates and the finish line all providing point scoring opportunities. Race …

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No practice at 52 SUPER SERIES

Cape Town, South Africa (March 1, 2020) – High hopes and expectations of a breezy introduction to Cape Town for the 52 SUPER SERIES were left on hold today as the Official Practice Race, the prelude to the 2020 curtain raising 52 SUPER SERIES Cape Town had to be abandoned …

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