YACHT AGROUND AT HOLY ISLAND REQUESTS ASSISTANCE

 

Photos show  the yacht below Lindisfarne Castle and the ILB alongside

At 07:51hr on Friday 14th July 2017, UK Coastguard requested the immediate launch of both Seahouses Lifeboats, to go to the assistance of a 26ft yacht with three persons and a dog on board. The yacht had run aground on the gravel outcrop at Holy Island, near the haven, known as the Rigg, and was unable free itself.

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The Great Russian Bogatyrs Rule After Four Races At 2017 Melges 20 European Championship

Igor Rytov, RUSSIAN BOGATYRS

Tied in points, Rytov and Rombelli square off for the lead with still more racing ahead, Kaverzina surges to overtake Corinthian top spot

Sibenik, Croatia (July 13, 2017) – Day two in Sibenik, Croatia at the 2017 Melges 20 European Championship delivered three races and as predicted, two of the fleets toughest teams are seated at the top of the scoreboard each sharing in equal points with two more days of racing left to complete. Igor Rytov’s RUSSIAN BOGATYRS and Alessandro Rombelli’s STIG/OPENJOBMETIS are currently seated first, and second overall, while Monaco’s Orel Kalomeni on ARCORA is third.

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Enterprise and Navigator sign LOI for Houston ethylene export terminal; Settlement clears obstacle to Port of Boston’s Deep Draft project

Enterprise and Navigator sign LOI for Houston ethylene export
 terminal
Enterprise and Navigator sign LOI for Houston ethylene export terminal
July 13, 2017 — Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Navigator Holdings Ltd. say they have executed a Letter of Intent to jointly develop an ethylene marine export terminal on the Houston Ship Channel. Enterprise would manage the construction, operations and commercial activities of the proposed terminal, which would be located at Morgan’s Point complex. Enterprise’s Morgan’s Point facility has a 45-foot draft and includes Enterprise’s ethane marine export terminal, the world’s largest. Navigator Gas has extensive experience with ethylene shipping through its fleet of 14 ethylene-capable vessels that provide a virtual pipeline to deliver ethylene to customers.

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Top ten goal for determined Oman Sail Class 40 team who are in a race against time to fix the bowsprit

Oman Sail – Class 40
Photo: Vincent Curutchet

The Oman Sail duo of Sidney Gavignet and Fahad Al Hasni are still ambitious and will be racing for a top of the fleet finish despite losing some time during the first leg of the Les Sables-Horta-Les Sables race from France to the Azores after gear failure.

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Novoselov’s ‘Victor’ Commands 2017 Melges 20 European Championship

After one day of racing, and only one race, Russia’s Alexander Novoselov takes the early lead in Sibenik at the 2017 Euros, Homann in charge of Corinthian division

Sibenik, Croatia (July 12, 2017) – Boiling temperatures, light winds and great aggression – these were the key elements of opening day at the 2017 Melges 20 European Championship taking place in Sibenik, Croatia.

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Blount-EBDG team to design, build new Governors Island ferry; U.S. should block-buy four polar icebreakers at $791 million each

Blount-EBDG team to design, build new Governors Island ferry
Blount-EBDG team to design, build new Governors Island ferry
July 12, 2017 — The Trust for Governors Island has awarded a contract to design and build a new passenger-only ferry to the team of shipbuilder Blount Boats, Warren, RI, and naval architectural firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), Seattle, WA. Starting in 2019, the new double-ended, passenger-only ferry will operate on a route between a slip at The Battery in Lower Manhattan and Governors Island.

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Multihull Solutions Regatta – AY Pre-Regatta Report


 

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10th Multihull Solutions Regatta 2017

AY Pre-Regatta Report


Everything on the line at Multihull Solutions Regatta

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July 12th Ao Chalong, Phuket: The size and spaciousness found onboard multihull yachts, makes them the number one choice, for cruising through the tropical SE Asian archipelago. Many foreign boat designers and composite builders, have made Phuket their home and are manufacturing a range of boats there and in neighbouring SE Asian countries. As the industry growth has been phenomenal, Multihull Solutions have opened dedicated brokerages in Asia and sold some sleek one-design racing machines, that has increased the fleet size and raised the profile of the event. For the last few years, this regatta has been blessed with strong SW monsoon flows and although WindGuru predicts Friday to be a bit light, the SW’ly is expected to return on the weekend and produce some thrills and spills, this regatta is famous for.

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