2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Portoroz – Altea and Gill Race Team Extend Their Lead

2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series – Portoroz, Slovenia – Day 2
Altea and Gill Race Team Extend Their Lead
On the second day ot the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series’ first event in Portoroz four races were sailed in tricky conditions, but the leaders remain the same.
Day 2 highlights edited by Zerogradinord / Simona Bellobuono
April 22, 2017 – Portoroz, Slovenia –  Who would wish more than sunshine and the blue sky from the nice spring morning? Here in Portoroz, Slovenia on the second day of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series first regatta the sailors would have wished some wind to go to sailing, but instead AP was hoisted by PRO Bojan Gale until breeze came around midday. Southwester of 5 knots was picking up to 8-10 knots and the Race Committee was lucky to manage four fair races even the wind was getting weaker and weaker closer to the evening making the conditions very tricky.

 

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Commodores’ Cup – AY Race Report 3

 

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AY Race Report 3

2016/17 AY Grand Prix Event

Defying the odds at the Commodores’ Cup…
By AY MultiMedia
22nd April 2017, Subic Bay, Philippines:
For the third day in succession. the mirror like water surface, was slowly replaced by wind ripples by the incoming sea breeze and by start time, 5 to 6 knots blessed the fleet. Point to point courses 12, 13 and 14, crisscrossed Subic Bay and as the breeze increased to 16 knots, the three classes made quick time of the courses and all were finished by 1400hrs. Can PRO Jerry Rollin continue to defy the weather forecast and finish the regatta tomorrow, to score four out of four? Some crews found out the hard way, when tuning up for the day, not to stray to far from the start line in light air, as a consequence they maybe late for the start.

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Norway is first to ratify 2010 compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes

Norway is first to ratify 2010 compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes

Briefing: 12 21/04/2017

​Ms. Dilek Ayhan, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, hands over the instrument of ratification of the 2010 HNS Protocol to Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO.

Norway has become the first country to become a Contracting State to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship.

 

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News Update North Sea Regatta Week 2017

 

Second day of the Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta, Scheveningen, the Netherlands, Saturday, 23rd of May 2015.

 

Happy crew! 
With a little more than a month to go to the start of the North Sea Regatta we have another update for you. We have almost 60 entries for the offshore race to Harwich which makes us a very happy crew! For the North Sea Regatta inshore races we’re expecting a few more SB20’s and open sports boats, of which at this moment only a few registered. The J22 Worlds almost reached the 40 participants, which is pretty awesome! If you still want to participate at the North Sea Regatta inshore races please let us know, so we can make sure we can help you all.

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Commodores’ Cup – AY Race Report 2

 

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2016/17 AY Grand Prix Event

Change in the order after windward/leeward’s
By AY MultiMedia
21st April 2017, Subic Bay, Philippines:
As the morning land breeze failed to materialise, the sea breeze came in early and racing got underway on time and in 7 to 9 knots from the SSW. There is no lack of spirited effort at the crowded start line, with skippers taking different approaches and jockeying for position to give themselves a little advantage, is evident in the results. The breeze topped out at 17 knots on the second race and every ounce of speed was needed, as mere seconds separated the class leaders and in some cases resulted in a change of the overall order.

 

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