The Medal Race places were decided on the penultimate day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as sailors jockeyed for the perfect position ahead of the final day.
Making the decision to become a volunteer lifeboat crew member is a huge commitment. On joining, the members agree to run to the call of the pager day or night, 365 days a year, often leaving occasions with friends and family or rising from their beds in the depths of the night. Yet despite these sacrifices many make the RNLI part of their lives and remain volunteer crew for many years. This month two of the crew at Swanage, Colin Marks and Dave Turnbull have received long service awards from the RNLI for 20 years voluntary service.
Peter Island, BVI – The big showdown. The grand finale. The final act. Call it what you like, but the last event of the 2013 OtterBox® Melges 32 Virgin Island Sailing Series (M32VISS), the first ever Caribbean Championship hosted at Peter Island Resort and Spa will be by far the most sensational of the three-part racing circuit. With seven teams scheduled to appear, it will be the most climactic of all.
April General Meeting
Thurs., April 25, 1900 HRS
This month’s Channel 78 Question:
What’s your favorite spot on Biscayne Bay to drop the hook and go swimming?
Come out to the April 25 General Meeting to swap some sailing stories, see if you can win a drink on the Commodore during the monthly Survey of the Fleet and meet our new members. (Some of our March inductees are pictured above.)
This month’s Channel 78 question: What’s your favorite spot on Biscayne bay to drop the hook for a swim? Remember– If you share an answer, you’ll be eligible to win a still-coveted CGSC Tumbler.
A team of researchers, led by the University of St Andrews, has discovered that a new feeding technique has spread to 40 per cent of a humpback whale population.
The findings are published today (Thursday 25 April) by the journal Science.
As the May Bank Holiday approaches ISA Clubs and Training Centres from Donegal to Kerry and Dublin to Galway have joined forces for Sail Spree to offer a unique host of activities for children, teenagers and adults alike.
For more information about Sail Spree events in your area go to the Sail Spree website www.sailspree.ie.
Project initiated by the Sapinda group in co-operation with Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund will select eight young South Africans to take on challenge of world’s longest ocean adventure and support the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust.