Subic Bay Verde Is Race – AY Race Report 2


Line Honours for Antipodes, Overall IRC to Mandrake III
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
25:02:2018 Subic Bay, Philippines: All race it was a nip and tuck affair, between Geoff Hill’s Smith 72 Antipodes and Ernesto Echauz’s TP 52 Standard Insurance Centennial III. After a quick exit from Subic Bay, Antipodes caught up with Centennial III in the wind shadow of the Bataan Mountain Range, then battled it out all the way down to the Verde Passage. Antipodes led around Verde Island and extended on the return leg. Taking an inshore course on the return leg slowed Antipodes and by morning were within Centennial III’s sight. Capture the action in the AY Photo Gallery

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Subic Bay Verde Is Race – AY Race Report 1


Up, up and away on inaugural Subic Bay Verde Is Race…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
24:02:2018 Subic Bay, Philippines: With the North Easterly blasting in at 20 to 25 knots, the fleet carefully approached the downwind start line as the horn sounded and the inaugural Subic Bay Around Verde Island Race got underway in earnest. As the ‘All Clear’ came across the radio, from the pin end it looked as if it was a toss up between Geoff Hill’s Smith 72 Antipodes and Ernesto Echauz’s TP 52 Standard Insurance Centennial III to be first across the line.

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Historic tall ship to add batteries; Seventy-four year old tugboat sinks under tow

Historic tall ship to add batteries
February 23, 2018 — Built over a century ago, in 1914, the Norwegian sail training ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl is the oldest of the large square riggers still in operation today, but she is soon to get a transplant of 21st century technology in the shape of a hybrid power system that will enable the ship to cruise out of Bergen harbor without any greenhouse gas emissions.

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Arranmore RNLI station gets new President.

Photos by Nora Flanagan

1. Sebastian Sebo. Majella O’Donnell

2. Erin Mc Cafferty, Majella O’Donnell, John Mc Cafferty.

3. Coxswain Jimmy Early, Majella O’Donnell

4. Jimmy Early, Nora Flanagan, Majella O’Donnell. John Mc Hugh, John Mc Cafferty, Erin Mc Cafferty, Sebastian Sebo

5. Jimmy Early, Sharon O’Donnell

6. John Mc Hugh showing the ropes and knots to the new crew

Majella O’Donnell, wife of Singer Daniel is now the President of Arranmore RNLI Lifeboat Station.

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Time Charter coverage for NAT vessels in focus with major oil companies in the West and the East

Nordic American Tankers Ltd (NYSE:NAT)

In the autumn of 2017, we advised you of our time charter activities/contracts with oil companies such as Shell, BP, ExxonMobil and other major oil companies in the West and in the East. The contract with ExxonMobil has expired but we do work for them on a regular basis.

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NNS completes 806 ton superlift of Kennedy module; Borr Drilling set to acquire Paragon Offshore

VIDEO: NNS completes 806 ton superlift of Kennedy module
February 22, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has built 70 percent of the structures necessary to complete the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). Like its predecessor, the first-in-class USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), Kennedy is being built with a modular construction technique.

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Subic Bay Verde Is Race – AY Pre-Regatta Report


Goto 2017-18 AYGP  Standard Insurance
Subic Bay Verde Is Race
& Subic Bay Cup

AY Pre-Regatta Report

2017/18 AY Grand Prix Event

The show must go on…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
23:02:2018 Subic Bay, Philippines: Due to the cancellation of the Subic Boracay Race and Cup, the organisers are keeping in step with the long passage race and inshore regatta format, have come up with the Subic Bay Around Verde Island Passage Race and the Subic Bay Cup Regatta. The SBVIPR is a tough 200-mile race from Subic Bay, down the coast past the entrance to Manila Bay, to the Verde Island Passage between Luzon and Mindoro, rounding Verde Island to Port and back to finish in Subic Bay. It’s a very challenging course and has many obstacles along the way, including navigating through the wind shadow of the Bataan and Batangas Mountain Ranges plus strong tidal currents on both the outward and return legs.

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Wärtsilä to ensure and optimise the performance of four TMS Cardiff Gas vessels

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 22 February 2018 at 11 a.m. EET

The technology group Wärtsilä is expanding its co-operation with the Athens based ship management company TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd. Under the recently signed maintenance agreement, Wärtsilä ensures the maintenance predictability of the operation of four TFDE LNG Carriers in TMS Cardiff Gas’ fleet. Eniram’s data collection platform and advanced data analytics helps TMS Cardiff Gas to achieve optimal fleet operations, resulting in reduced fuel costs and emissions.


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