Top of the Gulf – AY Race Report 1


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AY Race Report 1

2015/16 AY Grand Prix Event

Dinghy fleet opens proceedings at TOTGR
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
30th April 2016:
Today the Laser Standard, Radial, 4.7, 420, IOM radio controlled class, RS:One Asian Championship and the Thailand Optimist National Championships all started their quest for glory, while the grand prix Keelboats and Multihull’s completed the entry procedure and ran a practice race, to make sure all the crew are fired up and the equipment is in working order. From early morning, 10 to 15 knot southerly breeze bought the sailors delight, that continued through the afternoon, until the grey clouds building up overland descended over the course and put an end to play. Between one and three races were completed on the dinghy courses before the powerboats went into recovery mode to bring the 137 Optimists safely home.

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New vessel: Pilot boat direct from Swedish Maritime Administration.


Pilot 470

Pilot boat for sale direct from the Swedish Maritime Administration. Built in 1959 in steel. Newly renovated aft cabin and heating systems in 2014. The superstructure sandblasted and painted in 2014. Hull sandblasted and painted in 2013.

Length: 11.55 meters
Beam: 3.90 meters
Draft: 1.5 meters
Main engine: Volvo Penta TMD100C, 238 hp with Twin Disc gearbox.
Comsumption: 35 l/h
Speed: 8 knots.

Price: Swedish Maritime Administration ask for best offer. We can guide.

Ulstein launches first offshore wind service vessel; Recovering El Faro VDR requires new mission

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VIDEO: Ulstein launches first offshore wind service vessel
April 28, 2016—Norway’s Ulstein Verft shipyard has launched its first offshore wind services vessel. It is also the first vessel to feature Ulstein’s newly-developed X-Stern hull line design. The service operation vessel is one of two being constructed for Bernhard Schulte Offshore, and will be working for Siemens, servicing the Gemini Wind Park offshore the Netherlands.

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Top of the Gulf – AY Pre-Regatta Report


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AY Pre-Regatta Report

2015/16 AY Grand Prix Event

Ready for Asia’s largest multi-class regatta
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
29th April 2016:
Providing top-level International competition for all classes, is high on the priority list at this regatta, timed to commemorate the Coronation of His Majesty King Bhumibhol Adulyadej of Thailand. Anything from Optimist dinghy’s, wind surfers, one design Platu 25’s, to grand prix keelboats and multihull’s, are ready for battle at Ocean Marina Yacht Club on Jomtien Beach, South Pattaya. With over 200 boats and 700 sailors, from more than 30 countries taking part in the award-winning event, we can expect another successful regatta and multi-million baht boost to Greater Pattaya’s tourism earnings.

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The Future Has Arrived – Melges Performance Sailboats Presents the RE-Volutionary Melges 40



Introducing the Melges 40… Designed by Botin Partners Naval Architecture, built by Premier Composite Technologies
(28 April 2016 / Zenda, WI) – Melges Performance Sailboats (MPS) is proud to introduce the brand new Melges 40™, designed by the extremely talented Botin Partners Naval Architecture and built by Premier Composite Technologies (PCT). This dynamic collaboration has created a one-of-a-kind, exciting, innovative-racing experience.


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PSV newbuild being transformed into expedition yacht; New player in mega cruise ship market

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PSV newbuild being transformed into expedition yacht
April 27, 2016—A Vard 1-08 currently under construction at one of Vard’s Norwegian shipyards is being offered for sale not as PSV, but as a high end expedition yacht. The 82 m Vard 1-08 Kilkea is being created by the shipbuilder in collaboration with Shackleton Superyachts and is being offered through Edmiston & Company.

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Melges Performance Sailboats : The RE-Volution of One Design Racing Is Coming…

The RE-Volution Of One Design Racing Is Coming…

Melges Performance Sailboats, in collaboration
with Botin Partners Naval Architecture and Premier Composite Technologies
are proud to unveil the future of one-design sailboat racing.
An official announcement and further details will be released
on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

NTSB finds El Faro VDR; GE Solutions picked for Peruvian polar ship

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VIDEO: NTSB finds El Faro VDR
April 26, 2016—The National Transportation Safety Board reports that the voyage data recorder from the TOTE ship El Faro was located this morning in 15,000 feet of water, about 41 miles (36 nautical miles) northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bahamas, by a team of investigators and scientists using remotely operated undersea search equipment.

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