Three Weeks to the Melges 24 World Championship 2019 in Villasimius, Italy

Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2019 in Scarlino, Italy – photo © Zerogradinord / IM24CA
September 17, 2019 – Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy –  The biggest, most major event of the season for the Melges 24 Class – Melges 24 World Championship 2019 – is now a short three weeks away from its start. To registration closing date on September 15 the entry list includes the participation of 62 teams representing 15 nations of three continents, among them besides European teams inclusions from Singapore, Canada and the United States.

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Shortfall of Middle East oil supply. Some observations

Hamilton, Bermuda, September 16, 2019

We have assessed the situation following the attack on Saudi oil installations at the end of last week. About 50 % of Saudi oil production has been impacted.  This is about 5-6 mill barrels a day which need to be sourced from elsewhere. This is more than 5 % of world oil consumption.

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GC32 title stays in Team Oman Air’s sights after Lake Garda tie-break goes against them

GC32 RIVA CUP, Lago di Garda, Italy. Jesus Renedo/Sailing Energy/GC32 Racing Tour.
12 September, 2019.

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GC32 Racing Tour – Riva Cup .
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Team Oman Air showed determination and flair to dominate a thrilling final day of racing at the GC32 Riva Cup on Lake Garda, with overall victory only eluding them by the narrowest possible margin.

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Team Oman Air confident they can restore their winning ways at Lake Garda

GC32 RIVA CUP, Lago di Garda, Italy. Jesus Renedo/Sailing Energy/GC32 Racing Tour.
12 September, 2019.

Team Oman Air are confident they can surge back into contention after the first day at the GC32 Riva Cup event on Lake Garda saw them sitting in an untypical fourth place. The seasoned crew had arrived at the Italian venue top of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour leaderboard thanks to victories at two of the season’s three earlier events, including the most recent in the Majorcan capital Palma.

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