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Image gallery: James Cook High's Royal encounter on Steinlager 2 By Richard Gladwell, , 10:35 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World NZ GMT
Soon after HRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had finished their Royal Matchrace on Auckland, the NZ Sailing Trust's Steinlager II passed close by the Royals, as she returned by a day sail with a full crew from Jame Cook High from south Auckland. ... [more]

Maersk Line, socio de transporte de Volvo Ocean Race By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:24 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
Maersk Line, socio de transporte de Volvo Ocean Race ... [more]

Volvo Ocean Race - Maersk Line named shipping partner By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:15 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
The world's largest shipping company, Maersk Line, has been revealed as the Volvo Ocean Race’s shipping partner for the 2014-15 edition starting in October with the challenge of keeping offshore sailing’s toughest global event on track in over 10 countries, four continents and five oceans. ... [more]

Royal Southern Match Cup entrants include three WMRT card holders By Peta Stuart-Hunt, , 9:51 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
The Royal Southern Yacht Club has now released the list of competitors for their ISAF Grade 2 Royal Southern Match Cup to be held in Hamble from 12 - 15 June. With entries from three of the eight Alpari World Match Race Tour card holders headed by World No. two Ian Williams (GBR), this is the strongest match racing field to be seen racing in UK waters for many years. ... [more]

Sail Port Stephens - Plenty of action around the track By Lisa Ratcliff - OCC, , 8:33 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The penultimate day of racing at Sail Port Stephens served up another sou’wester, this time more consistent at 12-15 knots sparking plenty of action around the race track. ... [more]

Sail Port Stephens - A taste of some spectacular coastline By Lisa Ratcliff - OCC, , 8:02 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
Racing crews undertaking the full six-day schedule at Sail Port Stephens have traversed most of Port Stephens’ world-class marine park rimmed by white sandy beaches and had a taste of some of the spectacular coastline and islands offshore. ... [more]

Renaissance is not just for art galleries. By John Curnow, , 7:21 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The Brisbane Etchells Fleet is case worth more than considering. It is somewhat of a beacon in these days when sailing, like all sports, is under pressure from an ever-expanding set of threats. Today, they’re back, maybe not from total obscurity, but certainly the wilderness. Actually, the Brisbane Fleet is the first to talk about it, as they fess up in a way and clear the table generally, which s ... [more]

Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew By Rich Roberts (As Amended by ISAF), , 4:57 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
In the 50th Congressional Cup, world number one Taylor Canfield (USA) and his crew sailed an unforgiving and mistake free defense to win the championship final with two wins to world number two Ian Williams' (GBR) one to collect the traditional Crimson Blazer. ... [more]

A 3-day event profiles Taiwan’s 1st International Boat Show By TAITRA, , 2:34 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
A glowing welcome is underway to welcome the arrival of Taiwan’s first-ever international boat show coming May 8 to 11 to the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center. ... [more]

Plastic debris creates its own 'Plastisphere' complete with mircobes By Media Services, , 2:20 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
Scientists are revealing how microbes living on floating pieces of plastic marine debris affect the ocean ecosystem, and the potential harm they pose to invertebrates, humans and other animals. ... [more]

Glacier Bay returns to Australia, re-launching at SCIBS By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 1:52 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
For James Neilsen from Fishing & Leisure Boats, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show represents a milestone in the expansion of his business. ... [more]

New Enertia ECO props- Big benefits for bigger boats By Jonathan Revitt, , 1:43 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
Specifically developed by Mercury to maximise fuel economy at cruising speeds, the new Enertia ECO propellers have shown in testing to cut fuel use by 10%. ... [more]

High price to pay for refusing a routine inspection By DAFF, , 1:32 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
A commercial fisher has been convicted and fined $12,000 and had his commercial fisher license suspended for two months after pleading guilty to two obstruction charges in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court. ... [more]

Spotlight on world's waste in the search for missing aircraft By Media Services, , 1:11 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
The search for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has not turned up any evidence of a crash, but it has trained the world’s gaze on thousands of pieces of junk floating on the ocean’s surface. ... [more]

Ports Minister launches boat ramp fix By BIAV, , 1:02 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
The Boating Industry Association of Victoria applauds the Victorian Coalition Government on the formation of, and first meeting of the Working Group on Recreational Boating Facilities. ... [more]

Australia made its presence felt at the Singapore Yacht Show By AIMEX-Superyacht Australia, , 12:34 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
Superyacht Australia ensured the capability and expertise of the Australian Superyacht industry was ever present at the Singapore yacht show and conference by supporting two key events over the 6 day period. ... [more]

Beneteau Spirit on show in Queensland By Creating Demand, , 12:25 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - GMT
Beneteau, the world’s leading yacht builder, has a meticulous approach to selecting Dealers to represent their brand. A prime example of this is the French brands exclusive Queensland Dealer, Spirit Marine. ... [more]

Pam, 90-year-old pearling lugger, to sail again By Sail-World Cruising round-up, , 12:05 AM Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Aus GMT
Nothing embodies colour and raw drama of the history of Broome's pearling industry more than the splendid old pearling luggers which sailed the waters of north west Australia during the so-called 'glory' days of the boom in pearling. Now, after being sunk and neglected and given up as scrap over 40 years ago, one of these graceful old vessels will sail again. ... [more]

Springtime Greening: Boaters Tips for Earth Day By BoatUS Foundation/Sail-World Cruising, , 11:49 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
About 70% of the Earth is covered by water – and that’s where you’ll find recreational boaters spending their time. With Earth Day's arrival on April 22, what can boaters do to help keep the waters they enjoy clean and healthy? Here are three easy tips from the BoatUS Foundation that any boater can do: ... [more]

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry joins America's Tall Ship fleet + Video By Barby MacGowan, , 9:53 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
Whilst lathes are turning in Washington State, dozens of riggers have begun working on the standing rigging that will faithfully support the three masts of SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. The 200-foot square-rigged Tall Ship is Rhode Island’s official Sailing Education Vessel, the largest of its kind to have been built in this country in the last 100 years. ... [more]

Christmas Caribbean Rally - you could be crew By Louay Habib, , 9:43 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Aus GMT
After the inaugural 2013 Christmas Caribbean Rally, Sailing Rallies are pleased to announce that the 2014 transatlantic event is set to be even better. Getting to the Canary Islands in a boat by next Christmas might be a bit of a challenge, but you COULD go as crew if you're after some adventure... ... [more]

Christmas Caribbean Rally - It's on again in 2014 By Louay Habib, , 9:34 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
After the inaugural 2013 Christmas Caribbean Rally, Sailing Rallies are pleased to announce that the 2014 transatlantic event is set to be even better. Once again the event is attracting a varied international fleet with five different nationalities already registered among the entries for 2014. ... [more]

John Osborn honoured with The Legends of Ontario Sailing Award By Greg Nicoll, Toronto, Ontario , 9:24 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - GMT
Canadian Yachting Magazine and Ontario Sailing honoured John Osborn with The Legends of Ontario Sailing Award on Saturday night at the Red Carpet Gala held at the Oakville Yacht Club. The word legend implies that you have been around for a long time and John who has been racing sailboats for over 60 years it doesn’t seem that long. ... [more]

2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race By Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia , 9:10 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - GMT
The Route Halifax - Saint-Pierre race is a world class ocean race held every two years (opposite the Marblehead - Halifax race) from Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada to Saint-Pierre, France located just off the beautiful coast of Newfoundland. The race starts July 8th, 2014 ... [more]

Oyster Regatta Antigua - Glorious conditions prevail on final day By Louay Habib, , 9:04 PM Monday 14 Apr 2014 - GMT
For the final day of racing at the Oyster Regatta Antigua, glorious but lighter conditions prevailed. The Oyster fleet was a magnificent sight, flying spinnakers for a predominantly downwind race from Nonsuch Bay to English Harbour Antigua. Even the wildlife turned out to watch with sunfish and sea turtles coming to the surface in the divine Caribbean swell. ... [more]

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