Grins and Glamor for Melges IC37 Class at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta

GRINS AND GLAMOR FOR MELGES IC37 CLASS AT THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB 175TH ANNIVERSARY REGATTA
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Newport turned on the glamor for the first day of racing at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta, providing pristine conditions for the Melges IC37 Fleet. Teams completed three races in sunshine, a building sea-breeze, and among the biggest fleet the Class has had together on the starting line thus far.

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Melges IC37 Teams Gather at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta

Melges IC37 Teams Gather for Another Fun-Filled Week of Sailing at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta

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Melges IC37 Teams Gather for Another Fun-Filled Week of Sailing at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta

NEWPORT, R.I. (July 14, 2019) — Melges IC37 sailors have reconvened in Newport, R.I. for a week of celebration, good-fellowship, and racing at the New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary Regatta. The event kicks off Sunday night with the Opening Ceremonies at the New York Yacht Club before teams hit the water for five days of racing, a lay-day midweek, and social events each night in Newport’s glamorous summer weather.

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2019 Melges 24 North American Championship Brings Bountiful Sponsorships and Big Fleet Racing to Michigan

2019 Melges 24 North American Championship

Brings Bountiful Sponsorships and Big Fleet Racing to Michigan
Melges 24 fleet at the Sperry Charleston Race Week 2019. Photo (c) U.S. Melges 24 Class Association/usmelges24.com
July 12, 2019 – Traverse City, Michigan, USA – With a little more than one month to go until the start of the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship (NAC) the International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA) in direct coordination with the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USM24CA), is thrilled to be tipping the participation scales with an impressive 46 entries.

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All to play for as Oman Sail teams reach mid-point of Tour Voile

Tour Voile 2019,Acte de Jullouville le 10 juillet 2019, Raid cotier, Photo © Jean-Marie LIOT / ASO

Oman Sail’s teams are heading to the half-way point of the gruelling Tour Voile round-France event with all to play for and their target of a podium place finish still in their sights. The third Act in Jullouville saw a mixed bag of results for the two leading race teams, while the two development squads – consisting of all-Omani and all-women crews – continued to gain experience of the unique Tour Voile and improve their racing skills.

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Another Cascais Cracker on the Cards?

Rolex TP52 World Championship Cascais 2018

(Friday 12th July, Cascais) – Without fear of contradiction, the Rolex TP52 World Championship last year in Cascais, Portugal was the best regatta yet in the history of the 52 SUPER SERIES. It blew every day. The action was spectacular and the competition was super close. Quantum Racing won the world championship en route to securing the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES title.

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DfT: Ambitious Targets to Cut Shipping Emissions

  • Zero-emission capable ships to be in UK waters by 2025
  • Competition launched to spark innovation in clean maritime technology
  • Clean Maritime Plan part of long-term strategy to keep UK as world leader in maritime sector

All new ships for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector.

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