Discover Cornwall’s Prehistoric Past at the Maritime Museum

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Rock carvings from Tanum in Sweden dating to the Bronze Age – the earliest visual representations of the kind craft that is being reconstructed at the Museum.

 

Over the next two months visitors can discover more about Cornwall’s prehistoric past when the Maritime Museum in Falmouth plays host to a fascinating series of academic lectures to coincide with their new 2012BC: Cornwall and the Sea in the Bronze Age exhibition.

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CLIPPER 11-12 RACE 10: OAKLAND TO PANAMA DAY 17

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Gold Coast holding onto a narrowing lead

CLIPPER 11-12
RACE 10: OAKLAND TO PANAMA
DAY 17

* Fickle winds challenges teams in sprint to finish line
* Welcome to Yorkshire looks to spring tactical surprise
* Edinburgh Inspiring Capital and Qingdao continue their battle for
eighth

With yesterday’s introduction of the Clipper Race Committee’s shortened
course for Race 10, the sprint for the finish line has well and truly
begun as the ten-strong fleet continue to battle against the fickle wind
conditions.

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Down To The Wire — Ryan DeVos Wins East Coast Championship

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Sunday leaving Ryan DeVos on Volpe with winning America’s Cup helmsman Ed Baird as tactician and crew of Scott Nixon, Sam Rogers, Mike Hill, Drew Weirda and Scott Martins as 2012 Melges 32 East Coast Champions. In second overall, Jason Carroll on Argo finished with equal points, yet lost the tiebreaker to DeVos. From Italy, Lanfranco Cirillo’s Fantastica remained in the hunt all day to finish third overall.

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Chasing pack close up for the final 400 miles

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A hazy sunset as Cessna Citation enters a high pressure zone blocking the route to the finish

For the Global Ocean Race (GOR) leaders, Cessna Citation, there’s high pressure agony tantalisingly close to the finish line in Charleston as the three chasing Class40s, Financial Crisis, Phesheya-Racing and Sec. Hayai thunder north at high speed parallel to the Bahamas.

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CLIPPER 11-12 RACE 10: OAKLAND TO PANAMA DAY 16

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de lage landen is again closing in on leader Gold Coast

CLIPPER 11-12
RACE 10: OAKLAND TO PANAMA
DAY 16

* Skippers receive expected revised course instructions from Race Committee
* Teams become even more competitive as they are in sight of each other
* More Stealth Mode cards played

The last 24 hours has seen the competition heat up even further in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Several of the ten yacht entries are now in sight of each other and as anticipated, the Race Committee has shortened the race course.

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Carroll Leads Melges 32 East Coast Championship After An Exciting Second Day Of Racing

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West Palm Beach, Fla. – The second day of racing in Palm Beach at the 2012 Melges 32 East Coast Championship was nothing short of dramatic. Three more races, a near perfect 12-15 knots of breeze, overcast skies and big seas put a wild spin on the leaderboard. Jason Carroll on Argo now leads the 16-strong fleet, ahead by three. Lanfranco Cirillo’s Fantastica shuffled back to finish the day second overall. Ryan DeVos on Volpe tumbled from second overnight to finish the day in third. Five points now separate the top three.

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