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The yacht club with no water.
By Des Ryan,
2:50 PM Sat 5 Jan 2013
Australia's Lake Eyre Yacht Club has been famous for years among certain leisure sailors on account of the fact that it is almost 800 kilometres from the sea, and it hardly ever has water in it - if you are lucky, about one year in three. But stranger still is the yacht club just formed in Britain, about 110 miles from the sea and there's not a sailable stretch of water any closer. ...
Yacht Club of Monaco-'New clubhouse new horizons,' says Prince Albert
By Yacht Club of Monaco/Sail-World,
11:16 AM Mon 11 Jun 2012
The Yacht Club of Monaco is getting a new clubhouse and with the shell of the spectacular new building finished, it was time to celebrate at the traditional 'summer cocktail', attended by sme 1,000 members. The President of the Club, HSH, the Sovereign Prince Albert II opened the celebrations, saying: ...
Yacht Club celebrates fifty years
By Travis King, Bendigo Advertiser/Sail-World,
12:19 PM Wed 11 Apr 2012
Past and present members of the Bendigo Yacht Club will remember the good times – and the bad – when the club celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend. ...
What, actually, is a superyacht? Australia ponders
By Superyacht Times/Sail-World Cruising,
11:21 AM Tue 28 Jun 2011
It seems the unique position of superyachts requires new definition in Australia. Following on from the issues raised at the recent Superyacht and Marine Export Conference, Superyacht Australia met in Canberra with the deputy CEO of Australian Marine Safety Authority, Mick Kinley. ...
OBE for Sailing Team Manager Stephen Park
By Lindsey Bell, UK ,
2:23 AM Thu 4 Jun 2009
Stephen Park, the man who led Britain’s sailing team to their record-breaking medal haul at the Beijing Olympic Games, has been honoured by the Queen. The Royal Yachting Association’s Olympic Manager received his OBE for services to sport at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday ...
Leaders of world’s premier yacht clubs 'in the same boat'
By Peter Campbell,
7:01 PM Wed 3 Jun 2009
The International Council of Yacht Clubs (ICOYC) has released its second annual Commodore’s Concerns survey. Each year, ICOYC invites its member Commodores to express their major current concerns to help establish the agenda for inter-club discussions at its International Forum, and on its virtual electronic discussion board ...
UK boat builders feel the stress
By Media Services,
8:38 PM Mon 1 Jun 2009
In the UK, coinciding with a report in The Daily Mail that stated the Lloyds Banking Group is to sell off stakes in more than 60 businesses, including Sunseeker, Princess Yachts announced it would lay off 300 workers ...
Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to visit WPNSA
By Event media, WPNSA ,
2:54 AM Fri 29 May 2009
Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, will visit the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy on 11 June. The Academy provides access to the best small boat sailing waters in the world and is the first venue to be completed for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games ...
Ellen MacArthur and Scarlet Oyster sail into London
By Event media, UK ,
5:47 AM Fri 15 May 2009
Ellen MacArthur with children of the Ellen MacArthur Trust onboard Scarlet Oyster sail into London under Tower Bridge today as they arrive on the London leg of the Ellen MacArthur Trust Skandia Round Britain voyage ...
Thomson takes to foiling in the Solent
By Emma McKinney, UK ,
4:43 AM Wed 13 May 2009
Record breaking yachtsman Alex Thomson has been making the most of HUGO BOSS being back in the water and enjoying some 'foiling' off his IMOCA Open 60 in the Solent ...