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NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster By Kirsten Ferguson, , 3:01 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
Photographer Rolex/Daniel Forster was on water at NYYC Race Week Part II to captures these images. ... [more]

Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life By D. Scott Croft, , 2:34 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
Cruising sailors spend a lot of time in marina's, often a little variable in quality. Here is some information most of us have probably never thought about. While standing at the end of the boat dock, you see a person struggling in the water. Do you recognize that the person is drowning, or is something else going on? And what should you do? ... [more]

BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1 By Patrik Pollak, , 2:15 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Difficult wind conditions allowed race committee to use almost all flags they have. Postponements, abandonments, recalls, black flags and more … ... [more]

Sunseeker boss Stewart McIntyre abruptly leaves luxury yacht builder By The Guardian, , 1:55 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World Asia GMT
The boss of luxury yacht builder Sunseeker has abruptly left the company. Stewart McIntyre, the managing director, will leave the Dorset-based company owned by China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, at the end of the month. The company said McIntyre, a Scot who commutes from Edinburgh to Sunseeker's headquarters in Poole, was leaving to 'pursue other interests'. ... [more]

The Valmadre Winter Offshore Series - The Mayflower Race By Rick Steuart, Perth , 1:45 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - Sail-World AUS GMT
The Valmadre Winter Offshore Series - Mayflower Race - Fremantle Sailing Club, A great day on the water with Race Officer Keith Charlwood of FSC taking command of the start with the tried and true offshore start team behind him. ... [more]

One week to go until the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show By BIA NSW, , 1:13 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
Visitors to the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show, and there could be more than 60,000 of them, will be treated to a stunning array of new vessels being unveiled for the very first time on the world stage. ... [more]

Costa Concordia - the $2.25 billion salvage operation ready to begin By Media Services, , 12:40 AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 - GMT
The biggest salvage operation of a passenger ship is poised to get underway in Italy. Two and a half years after she ran aground off the island with the loss of 32 lives in January 2012, the Costa Concordia will be pulled from the rocks and taken to the Port of Genoa for scrapping. ... [more]

Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles, more photos By Sail-World.com, , 10:24 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World Cruising Int GMT
Check out these additional photos from Paul and Sheryl Shard's voyage to Orkney and the Shetland Isles. ... [more]

Tour de France a la Voile - Race cancelled after gale arrives By Fabienne Morin, , 9:52 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
In the Tour de France a la Voile, the fleet of the M34s left Gruissan this morning for a 140 mile offshore leg to Hyères, but due to a gale warning from Meteo France, the race committee decided to cancel the race. The teams delivered the boats across the Gulf of Lion with one reef in the main and the storm jib, in 35-45 knots of wind. ... [more]

Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day By Fiona Brown, , 9:34 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
The opening day of the Six Metre European Championship 2014 hosted by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, Falmouth, opened with blazing sunshine, but not a breath of wind. The fleet went afloat on time for the planned 10.30 start, but it wasn't until almost 4 o'clock that the wind finally established itself sufficiently to get the first of two short but very enjoyable races underway. ... [more]

Fishing for a piece of Bimini history November 13-15 By John Bell, Bimini , 9:19 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Capt. Chase Camacho, who spent his early days cruising the legendary big tuna grounds off Montauk, NY, understands the visceral, gut-tightening thrill of Bimini--fishing the same waters that fueled the creative fire of Ernest Hemingway and spawned more than 50 international records and hundreds of big game trophies. ... [more]

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - New location and attractions By Pierson Grant Public Relations, , 8:41 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Entering its 55th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world, is set to take place from Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, attracting an international audience of hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts to the 'Yachting Capital of the World.' ... [more]

Launching at Sydney Boat Show - the all new Falcon 300HT-360 HT range By Jeni Bone, , 8:23 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
The ideal yacht or powerboat tender, capable of carrying up to five passengers and their gear in safety and comfort, the Falcon tender range by BRIG has proven popular all over the world ... [more]

National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award By Jan Harley, , 8:07 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World USA GMT
The Board of Directors of the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced that it will annually present a new Lifetime Achievement Award starting in 2014. Since 2011 the NSHOF has recognized American sailors, 45 years of age and older, for their impact on the growth and development of the sport in a variety of categories. ... [more]

OK Dinghy Europeans - Beautiful setting for opening ceremony By Robert Deaves, , 7:58 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
The 2014 OK Dinghy European Championship was officially opened in Steinhude, Germany, Monday evening after 117 entries had been received. Racing is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The championship is being held at two clubs, Segler-Verein Großenheidorn and Yachtclub Steinhuder Meer, standing side by side in an idyllic location overlooking the Steinhuder Meer. ... [more]

Long Island waters could become more taxing this summer By Gregory Bresiger, , 6:29 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
The New York Post reports that waters of Long Island could become more taxing this summer for some boaters who dock in New York while trying to evade state sales tax. That’s the promise of New York State Department of Taxation and Finance officials. They believe the Empire State is being cheated out of millions of dollars a year. ... [more]

Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Tactical evening ahead for the fleet By James Boyd, , 6:12 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Variety has always been the spice of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup with the 27 boats from France, Scotland, Ireland and England this week getting to sail a mix of inshores, offshores and a race around the Isle of Wight. At 09:30 BST today the fleet of three boat teams set sail from the Royal Yacht Squadron line of Cowes on the 'offshore race', longest and most high scoring of the series. ... [more]

4.8 million Legos all at sea By Adam Clark Estes, , 5:35 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Along the charming coast of Cornwall, England, there's a beach that's constantly blanketed in Legos. Tiny flippers, little plastic dragons, a brick here and there—these pieces have been washing ashore since a shipping accident in 1997 sent 4.8 million pieces into the sea nearby. And one-by-one, out they come. ... [more]

Under 21 Laser European Championships - Lorenzo Chiavarini victorious By Matt Carter, , 5:17 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
Sailor Lorenzo Chiavarini claimed an emphatic European victory at the 2014 Under 21 Laser European Championships in Torbole, Italy, on Saturday (19 July). In addition to the gold and silver in the Under 21 fleet, there was further podium success for the British squad with Henry Wetherell sealing the Under 19 title, finishing sixth overall. ... [more]

International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top By Mark Jardine, YachtsandYachting.com, , 4:50 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
International Moth World Championships – It's more like Costa del Hayling at the moment - sweltering heat and little wind make it great for sunbathers and ice cream vans, but less so for the Moth fleet. The race committee made the most of the breeze that did come in and managed to get two races in for Yellow fleet and one for Blue fleet, bringing the Qualifying Series to a close after five races. ... [more]

Volvo Penta reveals keel cooling option for diesel engines By Marine NewsWire, , 4:43 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Volvo Penta of the Americas today revealed the availability of a keel cooling option with D4 and D6 marine diesel engines to meet customer demands in the North American marine commercial market. Volvo Penta is now offering factory-built keel-cooled engines for the entire line of marine commercial inboard and sterndrive D4 3.7-liter and D6 5.5-liter engines. ... [more]

Delta Lloyd 24 Hour Yachting Race commences August 22nd By Edwin Lodder, , 3:10 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
This year’s 50th Delta Lloyd 24 Hour Yachting Race in the Netherlands will be sailed at August 22 and 23. The starting gun will be fired on Friday evening August 23, 2014 at fourteen locations around the IJsselmeer and Markermeer in the Netherlands. Around 700 boats will be expected with a mass finish and thousands of visitors at Saturday evening in Medemblik. ... [more]

PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners By Chris Yates, , 2:32 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
The final day of the PWA Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival lived up to expectations as Pozo provided a full day of fantastic competition - spanning nine action packed hours - to conclude the event. By the end of the day a result had been gained in both the men’s and women’s division as Victor Fernandez produced a magnificent display to be crowned the champion of Pozo for the fifth time. ... [more]

Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win By Fiona Brown, , 2:26 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - Sail-World UK GMT
After two exciting days of racing, Peter Hofman's Classic Llanoria and Paul Smith's Modern Valhalla were victorious at the International Six Metre Class British Open Championship in Falmouth. Hosted by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, the British Open acted as the warm up event for the Six Metre European Championship 2014, which gets underway today. ... [more]

Carla Demaria named keynote speaker for METS 2014 By Sigrid van der Wel, , 2:18 PM Monday 21 Jul 2014 - GMT
Amsterdam RAI has revealed that the keynote speaker at the prestigious Breakfast Briefing at METS 2014 will be Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts. As the first woman to make this major address to the global maritime community – a popular feature on the calendar for 27 years – Demaria will share her unique insights gained in a distinguished career in the boatbuilding sector. ... [more]

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