Arranmore RNLI evacuates injured man on Ederinis Island in Donegal

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The lifeboat crew at Arranmore RNLI was called to Ederinis Island off the coast of Burtonport, Donegal at 12.45pm today (Tuesday 29 July 2014) to assist in the evacuation of a man who fell from the roof of a house on the island.

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New London Next Stop for Whaleship Charles W. Morgan

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Historic Ship to Return to Connecticut Waters on July 30

Mystic, Conn. (July 29, 2014) — The Charles W. Morgan will depart from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at Buzzards Bay, Mass. today to travel to New London, Conn. as the ship continues its 38th Voyage.

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The Commitments

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The build-up to sailing’s third event of the Barclays 52 SUPER SERIES, Palma Mallorca’s annual showcase, the Copa del Rey MAPFRE, reveals some of the remarkable enthusiasm, loyalty and commitment of some of the Circuit’s key owners who are really enjoying their racing in the class.

 

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Stop Press – A flotilla of Historic Lifeboats will display at Weston-super-Mare Open Day

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The Open Day is held at Anchor Head in Weston-super-Mare and at the temporary station at Knightstone Causeway. As well as many side shows and demonstrations the crews will be displaying how they save lives with their current lifeboats.

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to compete in Round Britain and Ireland Race

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, 75, will compete in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, the second race on his Open 60 ahead of his participation in November’s French single-handed classic, the Route du Rhum.

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SCA President to Discuss Shipbuilding Outlook

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Marine Log is pleased to announce that Matthew Paxton, President of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), has joined the line up of prestigious presenters for Marine Log’s All About Marine Conference, which is scheduled for September 4, 2014 at the Beau Rivage Casino & Resort in Biloxi, MS.

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A day in a million for RNLI New Brighton

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Author: Bob Warwick

Escorting giants in the Mersey, a ceremony to scatter ashes, rescue 10 fisherman in 3 incidents with 5 engine failures, socialising with a dalek, crew being towed by Lilliputian tugs, all in a Sundays work at New Brighton lifeboat station.

 

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Rio Ready To Host Sailing Test Event

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Monday 28 July 2014
The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 is the first test event of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will take place from 2-9 August from the Marina da Gloria.

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Official welcome in Lisbon for Oceans of Hope as unique voyage to change perceptions of multiple sclerosis reaches Portugal

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29 July 2014 Lisbon, Portugal

Portuguese Member of Parliament Ricardo Baptista Leite MD has officially welcomed the crew of the 20-metre yacht Oceans of Hope at the end of the first European stage of their 61,000-kilometre (33,000-nautical mile) voyage around the world. It is the first ever circumnavigation by a yacht crew including people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and aims to change perceptions of the disease.

 

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ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 28 July 2014

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Monday 28 July 2014
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 28 July 2014 have been released.

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