Date: Thursday 31 July 2014
Issued on behalf of ISAF
Hyères, France and Weymouth, Great Britain have been named as the European venues for the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series.
Fresh from her epic Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race, Henri Lloyd 50 years of Pioneering Spirit will be sailing in Cowes next week. The black and gold livery of the winning yacht will be seen in the Solent from Tuesday 5th to Friday 8th August hosting guests of Henri Lloyd for a rather more gentle sailing experience than her recent 40,000 mile voyage across the world’s oceans.
13th August 2014 10am to 4pm The Norfolk Wherry Albion will be moored on the riverside off Wherry Road, Norwich nr Carrow Bridge and opposite Norwich City Football Ground, together with the Thames Sailing Barge ‘Cambria’. They will both be moored opposite Reads Mill, now modern apartments, where, in their working past, they both loaded and unloaded cargo. Both craft will be open to the public free of charge. This is a unique opportunity to see two of the original historic sailing barges that were frequent visitors to Norwich when the city was a busy port.
4th September 2014 10am to 4pm. The Norfolk Wherry Albion will be moored on the river by The Reedcutter, Cantley, in company with the Humber Keel ‘Daybreak’which has just been named as the National Historic Ship of the Year 2014, and is on a tour of the ports of the East Coast. This is a unique opportunity to see two of the original historic sailing barges that served the East Coast with cargo from across the region. Both craft will be open to the public free of charge.
Contact: Henry Gowman firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 01508 495500 mob:07906 701 891
Bollinger Fourchon marks safety milestone
July 30, 2014—Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. reports that its Bollinger Fourchon, L.L.C. facility has worked thirteen years without a lost time accident. In April 2014, Bollinger was awarded the 2013 “Award for Excellence in Safety” by the Shipbuilders Council of America for the ninth consecutive year. In May 2014, Bollinger announced the Bollinger Fourchon North expansion, a 50 acre complex strategically located in the middle of the nation’s busiest oil & gas support hub.
Title Towing the Costa Concordia
Released 30/07/2014 4:40 pm
This Sentinel-1A image was acquired on 26 July 2014 over the coast of northwestern Italy while the Costa Concordia cruise ship (enlarged) was being towed towards the city of Genoa.
Club Nàutic S’Arenal
Kimberly Lim/Savannah Siew (SIN)
25 JULY-3 AUGUST 2014, TRAVEMUENDE, GERMANY
Top performance of the day goes to Singapore’s Kimberly Lim/Savannah Siew who knocked out back to back race wins from the two races, in a fleet containing some of their closest rivals and leap to the front of the 420 Ladies leaderboard. No wonder the pair were honoured as Singapore’s National Sports Team of the Year just a few months back.