Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean

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PARADISE FOR SWANS

The Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean – scheduled to take place from 11-15 March – marks a continuation of the partnership between the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Nautor’s Swan and title sponsor Rolex that stretches back to the early 1980s by virtue of the biennial Rolex Swan Cup, a much vaunted gathering of the world’s finest Swan yachts in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.

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General Meeting Thursday, Live Music Friday, Blues Saturday

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General Meeting:
Thursday February 28th, 1900 HRS

Channel 78 Question of the month:
“For a week’s vacation, what is your favorite cruise?”
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Come out and join the fun for our monthly General Meeting. It’s great to see so many veteran members in the audience these days.

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IMO Publishing e-newsletter – Feb 2013

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We are pleased to advise you that the back orders for Guide to Maritime Security and the ISPS Code, 2012 Spanish Edition have now been released and despatched. We kindly remind you that this new title does not supersede the ISPS Code, 2003 Spanish Edition, now only available in e-book format, but aims to assist SOLAS Contracting Governments in relation to the provisions of SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code.

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Reviews

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The number of annual naval reviews, published as printed paper books, has been steadily reducing over the last twenty years, making those survivors even more valuable and keenly sought. The publishers have a well-earned reputation for high production standards and the use of lavish illustration. Nine specialists in their fields have written this annual under the editorship of Conrad Waters, providing solid assurance as to the accuracy of the work. Illustration is by crisp drawings and photographs, full colour being used where available and appropriate.

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The Sailing Frigate, A History In Ship Models

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This book is the first of a series. The publisher intends to take selections of the best models to tell the story of specific ship types. Full colour photographs of the selected models provides an enormous amount of visual detail for the historian, the model maker and all those interested in the design and development of sailing ships.

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Marion Bermuda Race hosts Ocean Navigator’s Celestial Navigation Seminar

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Celestial navigation has an undeserved reputation for being difficult, but can be learned in a weekend. It provides sailors with a great deal of self-reliance — a big part of offshore sailing — and can be a lifesaving skill when your power or instruments fail.

Marion, MA: February 25, 2013 — It’s time to improve your fundamental seamanship skills. Join the Marion Bermuda Race Team for an Introduction to Celestial Navigation Seminar Presented by Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship at the Sippican Women’s Club in Marion, MA on May 4 – 5, 2013.

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Work begins on updating inventory of GHG from international shipping

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International experts are meeting at IMO Headquarters this week, in the form of an Expert Workshop, to begin work on updating the inventory of greenhouse gases (GHG) from international shipping, with a view to providing reliable and up-to-date information on which IMO, through its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), might base its work on further measures to reduce GHG.

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