Damen-designed Mexican Navy frigate completes sea trials; University of Alaska Southeast offers new marine transportation scholarship

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Damen-designed Mexican Navy frigate completes sea trials

December 30, 2019 – Built at the ASTIMAR 20 naval shipyard in Salina Cruz, Mexico, the 351 foot long POLA-class frigate is the Mexican equivalent of Damen’s SIGMA Frigate 10514.

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Comanche powers to clear line honours victory in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

James Cooney (Comanche) Laurent Delanney (Rolex Sa) Jim Cooney and Samantha Grant (owners of Comanche) Patrick Boutellier (Rolex Australia) Protected by copyright

Comanche powers to clear line honours victory in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Comanche’s line honours win in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this morning may not have fully erased the disappointment of her third place last year for co-owner and skipper Jim Cooney.Comanche powers to clear line honours victory in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

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URM emerges as a surprise package in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

URM emerges as a surprise package in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

URM, Sail No: 60272, Bow No: 72, Owner: Anthony Johnston, Skipper: Marcus Ashley-Jones, Design: Reichel Pugh Maxi 72, Club: CYCA ©Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

URM emerges as a surprise package in Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

The 72-foot URM was barely spoken of when it came to who could figure in the race for line and overall honours in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race before it began on Thursday afternoon.

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Grand tango continues as the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race sails into night two

Grand tango continues as the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race sails into night two

The five super maxis are in close quarters off the Victorian coast. ©Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

Grand tango continues as the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race sails into night two

The super maxis were still dancing a tango in the battle for line honours leadership in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this afternoon as the fleet sailed on towards night two.

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Movie star talent will see Magic Miles fans see double in Rolex Sydney Hobart

Movie star talent will see Magic Miles fans see double in Rolex Sydney Hobart

Movie star talent will see Magic Miles fans see double in Rolex Sydney Hobart

The sight of award-winning Australian actor Kerry Armstrong on the 62-footer Magic Miles in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart should leave observers thinking they are seeing double.

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