Phuket Raceweek – AY Race Report 3

 

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Sail in the fast lane or go home empty handed…
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July 21st Cape Panwa: By now if you haven’t been driving hard and exceeding the speed limits, you wont be on the podium or taking any trophy’s home. Handling the fresh breeze, in the rolling seaway, is a delicate balance between being overpowered or underpowered and requires the sail trimmers to constantly work the sails to suit the pressure and produce speed forward. This is were crew experience matters and working in harmony brings success. Only have to look at the score sheets to see which boat crews are up to speed, with the wind strength and sea conditions. Capture some of the action in the AY Photo Gallery

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Announcing the New 400 Super Sport Crossover

Introducing the Formula 400 Super Sport Crossover, a pivotal addition to the revolutionary Formula Crossover fleet – now five models strong and growing – that is rapidly changing the entire boating experience. Taking its cue from the phenomenal 430 SSC, the 400 combines confident Super Sport performance with Formula’s versatile open bow and cabin Crossover elements. Now boaters can venture beyond narrowly defined conventions and enjoy all that boating was meant to be!

 

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Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Serving Puerto Rico

(PASCAGOULA, Miss.; July 20, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that it has taken delivery of El Coquí, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. El Coquí is the first of two Commitment Class, LNG-powered ConRo ships being built for Crowley’s shipping and logistics services between Jacksonville, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Crowley takes delivery of first of two LNG fueled Jones Act ConRo ships; Death toll in Branson duck boat tragedy rises

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Crowley takes delivery of first of two LNG fueled Jones Act ConRo ships
July 20, 2018 — Crowley Maritime Corp. has taken delivery of El Coquí, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG), from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.

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Day 18: Golden Globe Race – Philippe Péché leads through the Doldrums

Day 18 – Dateline: Rubicon Marina, Lanzarote Canaries. 18. July 2018

As the leading trio of Philippe Péché, Jean-Luc Van Den Heede and Mark Slats position themselves to cross the Doldrums, the dramas continue at the back of the Golden Globe Race fleet. Nabil Amra, the US based Palestinian sailing the Biscay 36 Liberty II formally announced his retirement from the race today after reaching Tenerife overnight. Fellow American Istvan Kopar has also announced that he intends to stop in the Cape Verde Islands to replace the self-steering system on his Tradewind 35 Puffin and join Frenchman Antoine Cousot in the Chichester Class for those who are forced to make one stop during their solo circumnavigation.

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Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems successfully tested for global compliance

The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all testing procedures required for United States Coastguard (USCG) type approval compliance. The documentation for full USCG type approval is being finalised for submission and awaits only final input from DNV-GL, the USCG approved independent laboratory.

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Phuket Raceweek – AY Race Report 1


 

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Riding along on the crest of a wave…
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July 19th Cape Panwa: Although there was some apprehension and concern about the weather forecast at the Opening Party last night, apart from a short delay with strong wind against tide at the start line, racing got away in the high teens and in a rolly one meter swell. Two windward /leeward races on the outer course area for the IRC and Multihull Racing classes and two races for the Firefly and Pulse one-design classes in the confines of Ao Chalong. As the day wore on the breeze decreased, and ended up bathed in glorious sunshine, without a rain cloud in sight. So much for the forecast…

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Phuket Raceweek – AY Pre-Regatta Report


 

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Headlong into 15th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek
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July 20th Cape Panwa: Taking the lead set by World Sailing and the UN Environment’s Clean Seas initiative, Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek is reducing the event’s carbon footprint and have worked with Sailors for the Sea Clean Regattas program since 2014. To run environmentally responsible events, with ‘best practice’ operations and become the first certified Clean Regatta in South East Asia. Encouraging people to reduce or eliminate single use plastic, host venue, Cape Panwa Hotel, have altered the event’s supply chain to further reduce plastic waste and recycle the plastics used, plus encourage other regattas and yacht clubs to follow this world wide trend.

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