Mystic Seaport to Host 36th Sea Music Festival June 11-14

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Performers from Around the World Gather to Celebrate Music of the Sea

Mystic, Conn. (May 27, 2015) —Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 36th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North America.

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There’s No Place Like Garda – Audi Melges 20 Fleet Tops Forty Entries for Act Three of 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series

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Riva Del Garda, Italy – The Audi Melges 20 fleet is all set and ready for racing this weekend on beautiful Lake Garda, the former stage of the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship. For the first time this season, the field of forty competitors representing twelve nations anticipate three days of racing starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.

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VT Halter Marine cuts steel for second Crowley ConRo; World’s largest ethane carrier set for delivery

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VT Halter Marine cuts steel for second Crowley ConRo
May 28, 2015—Shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. held a steel cutting ceremony at its Pascagoula, MS, shipyard to mark the start of construction of Taíno, the second of two LNG-fueled ConRo ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group. The Commitment Class ships have been designed to maximize the carriage of 53-foot, 102-inch-wide containers, which offer the most cubic cargo capacity in the trade.

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Goboat launches its charter in Stockholm expanding its fleet of solar-powered, Kebony-clad picnic boats

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Stockholm, 28 May 2015: Following a successful first year in Copenhagen, GoBoat has set up a new fleet in Stockholm, giving locals and tourists the opportunity to independently explore the capital’s port area, from the comfort of environmentally friendly and silent solar-powered boats. The boats are intended for charter by groups of friends and families; the Danish-designed vessels have seating for eight people around a central table.

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Hannah White Launches Project Speedbird At The Science Museum

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Sailor and broadcaster, Hannah White today launched her bid to become the fastest woman on
water over one nautical mile when she unveiled her latest venture; Project Speedbird. In a
purpose built, state of the art boat, Speedbird, Hannah will be attempting to break the women’s
speed record over one nautical mile while also becoming the first woman to ever set that record
above the 40 knot barrier (equivalent to 46mph).

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Cross Party Support for Carswell

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Cross Party Support for Carswell
by Neo-Guido

Former Tory colleagues have come out to slam the mob who had it in for Carswell yesterday:

Outrageous attack by mob on @DouglasCarswell. No respect for democracy and freedom of speech

— Sajid Javid (@sajidjavid) May 27, 2015

Chilling scenes of a hate mob attacking @DouglasCarswell – one of our democracy’s fiercest champions. https://t.co/2JQ5Exx3ye

— Zac Goldsmith (@ZacGoldsmith) May 27, 2015

Minister Nick Boles condemning attack outside parliament on Douglas Carswell. “This house must defend the rights of honourable members.”

— Tim Reid (@TimReidBBC) May 27, 2015

Silence from the left, so far…

Neo-Guido | May 28, 2015 at 8:11 am | Tags: Loony Left, Tories, UKIP | Categories: Guido Fawkes | URL: http://wp.me/pvx79-QaO

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Mission accomplished!

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Team Vestas Wind (Chris Nicholson/AUS) was restored to the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Wednesday, nearly six months to the day when the boat ran aground, setting off a story of team-work, determination and sheer hard work to return the crew to the start line in Lisbon (full story below).
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– Team Vestas Wind defy the odds to rejoin the fleet
– Skipper Nicholson: Now we’ll finish what we started
– Backers applaud team effort behind rebuild
– How Team Vestas Wind was put back together

LISBON, Portugal, May 27 – Team Vestas Wind (Chris Nicholson/AUS) was restored to the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Wednesday, nearly six months to the day when the boat ran aground, setting off a story of team-work, determination and sheer hard work to return the crew to the start line in Lisbon.

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Moran patents technology to use LNG boil-off gas in ATBs; Mercury and Metal Shark to power cutter boats with diesels

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Moran patents technology to use LNG boil-off gas in ATBs
May 27, 2015—A recently patented technology could make the use of boil-off gas as fuel practical in LNG Articulated Tug Barge units. Naval architectural and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle, WA, reports that Moran Towing Corporation, New Canaan, CT, has been granted U.S. Patent 8,967,174 for “Articulated conduit systems and uses thereof for fuel gas transfer between a tug and barge.”

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