Double Bullets for Platoon Spells a Perfect Start in Key West


(Monday 16th January, Key West) – For German owner-driver Harm Müller-Spreer and his international crew on Platoon, the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES is off to the best possible start. Under clear blue skies and in a meaty 15- to 20-knot breeze, the Platoon squad handily won the first two races of Quantum Key West Race Week, the first of six events in a nine-month 52 SUPER SERIES season.

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Exmouth RNLI volunteers meet their new ‘workhorse’ George Bearman II

Photos: (Credit Exmouth RNLI)

PR160117-1 George Bearman II about to launch

PR160117-2 Donor, Pauline Smith in launching tractor

PR160117-3 George Bearman and George Bearman II on water together

PR160117-4 Crew with George Bearman and George Bearman II

A new D class lifeboat arrived at Exmouth lifeboat station on 12 January as George Bearman reached the end of her 10-year operational life.

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Team Averda focus on food in bid to nail their first EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour victory

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2016. Sohar-Mascat.Pictures from Leg 5 Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2016.


After six years competing in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, Team Averda skipper Marcel Herrera has come up with a secret weapon that he believes might prove the difference between winning and coming second. Performance food!

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