2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series – Italian Taki 4 On Top of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Ranking

Italian TAKI 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolò Bertola in helm is in the lead both in overall and Corinthian divisions of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series – Photo (c) Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.fr
September 12, 2017 – IM24CA – After the 20th Melges 24 World Championship held in Helsinki, Finland in the beginning of August, Melges 24 European fleet has enjoyed a short summer break before the final stages of the 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series. It’s fascinating to see who is winning the intermediate scoring finish while approaching to the end of the series. Reigning Corinthian World Champion, Italian TAKI 4 of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolò Bertola in helm is in the lead both in overall and Corinthian divisions.

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Tough truths on Navy readiness emerge at hearing; Ten hijackers seized after tanker crew triggers SSAS alarm

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VIDEO: Tough truths on Navy readiness emerge at hearing
September 8, 2017 — As of June this year, 37 percent of the warfare certifications for cruiser and destroyer crews based in Japan—including certifications for seamanship—had expired. That’s just one of the facts to emerge from a hearing on “Navy Readiness – Underlying Problems Associated with the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain” held yesterday by the Readiness and Seapower & Projection Forces panels of the House Armed Services Committee. 

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ASF News: Bart’s Bash 2017 – raising funds for victims of Hurricane Irma

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Issued: Friday 8th September 2017
Issued on behalf of the Andrew Simpson Foundation 
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Andrew Simpson Foundation : The Sailing Charity
Bart’s Bash 2017 – raising funds for victims of Hurricane Irma
The Andrew Simpson Foundation & Bart’s Bash (16-17th September) unite in this time of crisis to provide aid for rebuilding grassroots sailing programmes & communities affected by Hurricane Irma.

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SURF’S UP IN SUNNY CASCAIS

Surfers from around the world flock to the Lisbon coast for surf championships

Left to right: The Estoril/Cascais coast; Surfer in Cascais; Surfers in Ericeira, the surf capital of Portugal

From 26th September to 5th October, the Portuguese seaside resort of Cascais will see pro-surfers from around the globe descend on its white sandy shores, as it plays host to the Cascais Billabong Pro and Cascais Women’s Pro surf championships. The events will see the world’s best male and female surfers competing to take top prize, as well as welcome the new autumn and winter surf season.

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DJ Emperor Rosko has come out of retirement yesterday to launch Last Pirate FM by sailing down the River Thames on the Radio Caroline

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DJ Emperor Rosko, real name Mike Pasternak, in his studio onboard a replica of the original 1960Õs pirate Radio Caroline ship, as it sets sails down the Thames in London to launch ÔLast Pirate FMÕ, a DAB community radio station that will broadcast for five days from Monday 11th September. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 7, 2017. Last Pirate FM has been launched to mark Remember A Charity in Your Will Week. The charity is a coalition of 180 organisations that aim to encourage people to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will once they have taken care of friends and family. The station will broadcast from Bournemouth, Norwich, and Liverpool in consecutive days, before conducting its final broadcast from Edinburgh on Friday 15th September. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/PA Wire

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A replica of the original 1960Õs pirate Radio Caroline ship, sails down the Thames in London with legendary DJ Emperor Rosko on board to launch ÔLast Pirate FMÕ, a DAB community radio station that will broadcast for five days from Monday 11th September. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 7, 2017. Last Pirate FM has been launched to mark Remember A Charity in Your Will Week. The charity is a coalition of 180 organisations that aim to encourage people to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will once they have taken care of friends and family. The station will broadcast from Bournemouth, Norwich, and Liverpool in consecutive days, before conducting its final broadcast from Edinburgh on Friday 15th September. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/PA Wire

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A replica of the original 1960Õs pirate Radio Caroline ship, sails down the Thames in London with legendary DJ Emperor Rosko on board to launch ÔLast Pirate FMÕ, a DAB community radio station that will broadcast for five days from Monday 11th September. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 7, 2017. Last Pirate FM has been launched to mark Remember A Charity in Your Will Week. The charity is a coalition of 180 organisations that aim to encourage people to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will once they have taken care of friends and family. The station will broadcast from Bournemouth, Norwich, and Liverpool in consecutive days, before conducting its final broadcast from Edinburgh on Friday 15th September. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/PA Wire

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DJ Emperor Rosko, real name Mike Pasternak, in his studio onboard a replica of the original 1960Õs pirate Radio Caroline ship, as it sets sails down the Thames in London to launch ÔLast Pirate FMÕ, a DAB community radio station that will broadcast for five days from Monday 11th September. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 7, 2017. Last Pirate FM has been launched to mark Remember A Charity in Your Will Week. The charity is a coalition of 180 organisations that aim to encourage people to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will once they have taken care of friends and family. The station will broadcast from Bournemouth, Norwich, and Liverpool in consecutive days, before conducting its final broadcast from Edinburgh on Friday 15th September. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/PA Wire

FRI 8TH SEPTEMBER 2017 – LONDON, UK – Emperor Rosko, the legendary 1960’s DJ who made his name on pirate station Radio Caroline, this morning spectacularly announced his return to broadcasting.

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Meyer Werft lays keel for first LNG-fueled cruise ship; USCG sets port condition X-ray for South Florida ports

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VIDEO: Huge containership inaugurates raised Bayonne Bridge
September 7, 2017 — This morning the 14,414 TEU CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt became the largest capacity containership ever to pass under the newly elevated Bayonne Bridge and visit the Port of New York and New Jersey. Launched by French shipping giant CMA CGM the Theodore Roosevelt arrived in the New York-New Jersey port after transiting the expanded Panama Canal locks, as the largest capacity ship to use the passageway. 

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