Brest Atlantiques – Start postponed

Brest Atlantiques – start postponed

Faced with stormy weather conditions, the organisers of the Brest Atlantiques race have decided to postpone the start, initially scheduled for Sunday, November 3 at 13:02.

After having studied the evolution of the weather situation over the past few days, the organisers of Brest Atlantiques, in agreement with the sailors and owners, have decided to make official this Thursday the postponement of the race, initially scheduled for Sunday, November 3 at 13:02 from Brest. “A strong gale is expected from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon, generating very heavy seas in the Bay of Biscay with 8 metre waves forecast, it was not reasonable to launch the “Ultim” trimarans in these conditions”, said race director Jacques Caraës.

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Blue Economy Bulletin October 2019

Welcome to the October edition of our Blue Economy Bulletin. In conjunction with this October’s Our Ocean conference, PEMSEA released a new report highlighting our experience in the blue economy investment space. Informed by pilot studies, the report is based on a synthesis of primary and secondary research on the latest trends and practices related to ocean investment, and blue economy and private sector engagement in collaboration with organizations, funds, and investment experts. It also informed a published paper on mainstreaming private and public investment in the blue economy.

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CBP Jones Act proposals could have big impact on U.S. offshore industries; Volvo Penta Americas to have new President

CBP Jones Act proposals could have big impact on U.S. offshore industries

October 30, 2019 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is proposing substantial changes to its interpretations of the Jones Act that will affect both the offshore oil and gas and offshore wind industries

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KVH Introduces TracVision UHD7 for Ultra High Definition 4K TV Entertainment at Sea

Maritime innovator KVH adds newest 60 cm satellite antenna to award-winning line of TV products

MIDDLETOWN, RI – October 30, 2019 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today introduced the TracVision® UHD7, a high-performance 60 cm (24 inch) marine satellite TV antenna designed to provide boat owners, charter yacht guests, and commercial vessel crews with access to ultra high-definition (UHD) and 4K programming from DIRECTV® as well as regular HD programming from other leading satellite TV providers. The system is on display at the Fort Lauderdale (FL) International Boat Show, October 30-November 3, in Booth 328.

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View Cyber Security Toolkit | ABS Group

The push for digitalization is driving the need for greater cyber protection across the marine and offshore value chain. As vessels, ports and facilities become more automated, connected and digital—and information technology (IT) converges with operational technology (OT) systems—operations are increasingly vulnerable to cyber risks and the uncertain threat of a cyber attack.

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October AYGP News – Free Fire takes the lead


October 2019 – AsianYachting Grand Prix – NewsGoto 2019-20 AYGP Microsite

2019/2020 AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year
“Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”

Free Fire takes the lead in the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings
Goto AYGP Skipper RankingsBy AY MultiMedia
October 29th 2019: After the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s double header, where Sam Chan’s TP52 Free Fire scored 2nd place, in the IRC Racer 0 division at the China Coast Regatta and posted a resounding IRC overall and Class 0 victory, at the biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Race, to go directly to the top of the AsianYachting Grand Prix Rankings. Also by participating at both events, Joachim Isler/Andrew Taylor’s Mills 41 Ambush have entered the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings in 2nd place, in front of a gaggle of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek class winners.

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