Day 2 MMRC – AY Race Report

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Marching on into the semi finals…
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Pulau Indah, Selangor (June 30th): US coach Bill Gladstone described “Match racing is like Speed Dating – The quicker you get to know each other the better you will be”. He should have added that if you “Make a mistake you will get punished.” That is what’s happening on the water just in front of Marina Jabatan Laut on Pulau Indah. Some of the crews have changed and the Navy has a replacement skipper since Stage 1 and it is showing in the results.

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LINE HONOURS GO TO THE FRENCH IN THE J.P. MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT ROUND THE ISLAND RACE

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Actual, the French Multi 50 Trimaran, bears off for maximum speed around the Needles, eventually taking line honours in today’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Photo: onEdition

Stop press 11.30: Four incidents have been reported by the race management team at the Island Sailing Club. There have been two head injuries and one spinal injury. Families have been informed and the Island Sailing Club will provide updates as further information becomes available. A small multihull capsized North of Hamstead Ledge on the North-West of the Island. All crew are safely onshore in Yarmouth.

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Artemis skippers look ahead to Leg 2 of the Solitaire du Figaro

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Nick Cherry and Sam Goodchild shake hands on the dock after finishing leg one in 24th and 25th respectively

In brief
– Solitaire du Figaro leg 2 starts at 1130 (BST) Sunday 1st July
– 442 miles from Gijon, Spain to Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, France
– Light northwesterly breeze for the start backing southwest to 10 – 15 knots for the early stages

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2012- Notice to Shipping No. 13

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MEETING ABOVE COTE STE-CATHERINE LOCK

Mariners are advised that due to low inflows, the water levels are low on
Lake St-Louis and above Cote Ste-Catherine lock.

Consequently and until further notice, vessel meets will not be permitted
between the end of the upper approach wall and the West end of Baillargeon
wharf for vessel with draft of 78.0 dm or more.

Note that the Notice to shipping No. 10 is still in effect.

The Seaway Corporation will advise you of any changes.

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June 29, 2012

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Corinthian Trophy returned by Carina

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From the Bermuda Race Organizing committee

HAMILTON BERMUDA, June 29, 2012 – The day after the Newport Bermuda Race prizegiving in Bermuda, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) learned that an error occurred in the ISAF classification submitted for Kit Will, a crewmember aboard Carina in the 2012 Newport Bermuda Race. When Rives Potts, Captain of Carina, learned of the mistake, he immediately returned the Corinthian Trophy to the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee and apologized for the incorrect listing and the confusion about the trophy. The trophy is awarded for the best performance by an all-amateur crew in the St. David’s Lighthouse Division of the Newport Bermuda Race.

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There¹s all to play for in this year¹s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

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Whatever the result, Ben Ainslie will make history tomorrow on board Eleonora, the largest yacht ever to compete in the Round the Island Race.

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Big guns have J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race in their sights

The scene is set for another classic J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, as big breezes and some impressively large yachts promise to make the 81st running of the event on Saturday June 30 another superb spectacle.

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General Dynamics to Acquire Earl Industries’ Ship Repair Division

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Earl Industries’ corporate headquarters in Portsmouth, Virginia encompasses nearly 200,000 square feet of state-of-the-art, secure facilities. Executive, Ship Repair, Facilities, Engineering, Safety, Purchasing, Planning and Estimating operations are based here.

On the same property, Earl’s 60-acre, modern marine waterfront facility – located on the main branch of the Elizabeth River – is fully outfitted with all of the permanent services necessary for even the largest of ship repair and servicing operations.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has entered an agreement to acquire the Ship Repair and Coatings Division of Earl Industries, a leading East Coast ship repair company that supports the U.S. Navy fleet in Norfolk, Va., and Mayport, Fla. The value of the cash transaction, which General Dynamics expects to be accretive to earnings in 2013, has not been disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close this summer.

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