Cutler’s ‘Hedgehog’ Takes Over Melges 32 Worlds Lead

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Newport, RI – USA – Day two of the 2012 Melges 32 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) was a long day featuring one race and a new overnight leader – Bermuda’s Alec Cutler and tactician Richard Clarke aboard Hedgehog. “We just wanted to get through the two windiest days in good position.” said Cutler. “Today was great, but it’s still a little too early to get excited about where we are at in the standings. We still a long way to go.”
Moving from fourth place overnight into the second position is Edoardo Lupi’s Torpyone with Branko Brcin on tactics and in third overall, Andrea Pozzi with Gabriele Benussi as tactician on Bombarda.

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Stage 3 MMRC – AY Pre-Regatta Report – Go forth and multiply…

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Goto AY Pre-Regatta Report Stage 3 MMRC – Go forth and multiply…
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Sept 27th – Tanjung Leman, Johor: An overwhelming response by local sailors to pursue match racing careers, has produced new interest in the sport, so another round of the MMRC has been added to this years schedule. This time it is held in conjunction with the KFC – Felda Johor Open this weekend at Pantai Tanjung Leman, Johor. T-Best Events, the organisers behind the highly successful Monsoon Cup are partnering with the Malaysian Yachting Association (MYA) and aiming to further encourage sailing sports in Malaysia through the Malaysian Match Racing Circuit (MMRC).

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ALL AT SEA – Caribbean October Newsletter

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Ten Top Caribbean Yacht Charter Trends

Much has changed in the charter world since Commander Nicholson cast off on his first crewed yacht charter in 1949 and Virgin Islands’ sailors followed suit less than a decade later by chartering their homes for $400 dollars a week for a party of four. Today, yacht chartering continues to evolve and it’s shaped both by current events and yacht charter guests’ wish lists. more

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ISAF Match Race Rankings – 26 September 2012

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Wednesday 26 September 2012

After a successful build up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) continues to hold top spot in the Women’s Match Race Rankings. There is no budging Ian Williams (GBR) in the Open Rankings who continues to hold onto the World #1 spot, a position held since 4 August 2011.

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Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) – Replay of the Telephone Conference for Shareholders, Investors and Analysts.

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Hamilton, Bermuda, September 26, 2012

As previously announced a telephone conference call and a webcast were hosted by the Company yesterday. A replay of the webcast can be found on our web site www.nat.bm. Please follow the “Link to Telephone Conference” on the web site.

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Spectacular Opening Day At 2012 Melges 32 World Championship Places Schwartz’s ‘Pisces’ In Overall Lead

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Newport, RI – USA – Opening day at the 2012 Melges 32 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) was nothing short of spectacular with NYYC member Benjamin Schwartz on Pisces securing the lead after two races. Schwartz, with tactician Chris Rast currently leads the championship by one point. Chasing hard in second place is defending champ William Douglass on Goombay Smash with Chris Larson on tactics, and in third is Andrea Pozzi with Gabriele Benussi as tactician aboard Bombarda.

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Protect the Trinity Broads against the killer shrimp

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Protect the Broads from the killer shrimp. This shocking picture was taken after a brief fishing session in Grafham Water this summer.

Trinity Broads users are being urged to check, clean and dry their boats and fishing equipment before they enter the water to help protect the broads from the invasive killer shrimp.

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