Plymouth unveils exciting events programme for 2019


News and events from Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City

Monday 10 December 2018

Plymouth unveils its exciting events programme for 2019

  • Plymouth to host finish for 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race
  • British Fireworks Championship back with a bang for Summer 2019
  • First look at ‘what’s on’ in Plymouth for 2019


Plymouth will host the annual British Fireworks Championships 2019 events programme. Photo Credit: Chris Hopkins


Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth has unveiled an exciting events programme for 2019 alongside the announcement that the city will host the finish of the Rolex Fastnet race and the return of the spectacular annual British Fireworks Championships in August 2019.

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King’s Cup – AY Race Report 5 & Summary


Phuket King's Cup Regatta News & ResultsGoto 2018-19 AYGP
32nd Phuket King’s Cup Regatta 2018

AY Race Report 5 & Summary

2018/19 AY Grand Prix Event

Final outcome decided on the water…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
8th December 2018: After the disappointment of canceling racing yesterday, the ENE’ly returned and produced a full day of racing, to settle the regatta on the water. The IRC classes completed a quick windward/leeward race, then embarked on a passage race, around the islands, to finish off with. The cruising classes completed three races and it was noted after the first race, in most cases, there were some changes at the top of the order and the results of the second race, would decide the overall winner and podium places. This is the best way to finish the regatta and yachts that are suited to 12 to 15 knots of breeze, took advantage of the situation and came through to take the honours. Catch some of the action in the AY Photo Gallery

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Torqeedo displays 2019’s new electric boating products at Salon Nautique International de Paris.

Paris, France (December 7, 2018) – Torqeedo is pleased to announce it will display its new products for electric mobility on the water at Salon Nautique International, Paris’ world-renowned boat show. The Salon Nautique will take place at the Porte de Versailles from December 8 through December 16, 2018 with Torqeedo’s 2019 innovations and its full line of electric boating products on display on stand 2.2B1.

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Study raises concerns about tugboat captain fatigue; MSC fined for breach of CARB at-berth regulation

December 7, 2018 — The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says that a major accident on the Panama Canal could be imminent, releasing the results of an independent report that it commissioned into fatigue among canal tugboat captains.

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GGR Day 160- Susie Goodall Rescued

Day 160:  Susie Goodall rescued!

  • Joyous ending to 50 hour nightmare in the Southern Ocean
  • Goodall now heading for Punta Arenas, Chile. ETA 14th December
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Point of rescue: Susie Goodall being lifted by deck crane from her yacht to the safety of the cargo ship Tian Fu
 Susie Goodall pictured during her film drop in Hobart, Tasmania last month
Goodall’s Rustler 36 DHL Starlight.

Dateline 10:00 UTC  08.12.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France

The crew of the Hong Kong registered cargo ship MV Tian Fu successfully rescued the distressed British yachtswoman Susie Goodall Friday, some 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn after a tense operation to get her 36ft yacht DHL Starlight alongside the 38,000 ton general cargo vessel. The first news that she was safe onboard came with a text message:

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Breaking News: Susie Goodall rescued!


Day 159 – 2 Breaking News:  Susie Goodall rescued!

Dateline 16:00 UTC  07.12.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France

The crew of the Hong Kong registered cargo ship MV Tian Fu has successfully rescued  the distressed British yachtswoman Susie Goodall  2,000 miles west of Cape Horn.

LATEST UPDATE on Susie Goodall rescue


Day 159: Ship on station to rescue Susie Goodall

Dateline 12:00 UTC  07.12.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France

The Hong Kong registered cargo ship MV Tian is now holding station within sight of the distressed British yachtswoman Susie Goodall  2,000 miles west of Cape Horn and the rescue operation will commence at first light in one hour’s time.