Entries Open for the 2016 Club Marine Junior and Youth Championships

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The 2016 Club Marine Victorian Junior and Youth Championships is arguably the highlight of the 2015/ 2016 off the beach (OTB) calendar for our sailors. Not only is it the grand finale of the 2015/2016 OTB Marine Victorian Sailing Cup but we will see a number of sailors transitioning from one class to another.

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EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour celebrates its sixth edition with a new route and new challenges

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In its sixth year, Oman Sail’s signature event, EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour (15-29 February) has a brand new route designed not only to showcase the natural beauty of the Arabian Gulf but to level the playing field among the nine teams from across the GCC and Europe making a bid for this year’s crown.

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BP pulls plug on Support Vessel contract with Oceaneering; TSB Canada reports on foundering of self propelled barge

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BP pulls plug on Support Vessel contract with Oceaneering
February 3, 2016—Oceaneering International, Inc. reports that a unit of BP p.l.c. has exercised its right, under a Field Support Vessel Services contract that was entered into with the company for work offshore Angola, to terminate its use of the chartered vessel Bourbon Oceanteam 101 at the end of May 2016.

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Jensen Maritime to design McAllister Tier IV escort tugs; ABS and COSCO sign Arctic shipping cooperation agreement

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Jensen Maritime to design McAllister Tier IV escort tugs
February 2, 2016—Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, is to provide detailed design services including stability, structure and systems design for two, 100-foot long, 40-foot wide, escort tugs for McAllister Towing.

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AeroVironment’s Puma AE UAS Supporting Coast Guard Ice Breaker for Operation Deep Freeze Resupply Mission through Treacherous Antarctic Seas

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· Puma AE hand-launched unmanned aircraft system is scouting the ice shelf ahead of the Coast Guard’s Polar Star, supporting critical ice-breaking mission to resupply McMurdo Station in Antarctica

· First time an unmanned aircraft system has been used to assist Coast Guard in navigating Ross Sea – avoids putting crew and costly helicopters at risk

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 – In a development that takes the life-saving capabilities of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to one of the most remote and unforgiving regions on earth, AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it and a team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been contracted to provide the U.S. Coast Guard ice breaker Polar Star with a RQ-20A Puma™ AE unmanned aircraft system and a flight crew for the annual joint “Operation Deep Freeze,” the military component of the larger, civilian-managed U.S. Antarctic Program to re-supply the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station. The Operation Deep Freeze joint team departed Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on December 30, 2015 and reached McMurdo Station on January 18, 2016.

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North Carolina ferry in grounding incident; Outrage grows over Prestige master prison sentence

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North Carolina ferry in grounding incident
February 1, 2016—The North Carolina Department of Transportation says that at approximately 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, the Ferry Division vessel M/V Roanoke ran soft aground on its way from Ocracoke to Hatteras while maneuvering around a dredge pipe in the vicinity of navigational aid 3 in Barney Slough.

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February AsianYachting News & Views

Asian sailing news, photos, results & views

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2015-16 AYGP Events
Neptune Regatta
(Feb 6 – 14)

Subic Boracay Race & Cup
(Feb 26th – March 4th)
Rolex China Sea Race
(Starts March 23rd)
Commodore’s Cup
(March 29th to April 2nd)

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In deze nieuwsbrief vind je het laatste watersportnieuws, leuke aanbiedingen en uiteraard ook informatie over de HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show 2016, van 16 t/m 20 maart in RAI Amsterdam. Bekijk de website voor meer informatie.

 

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