King’s Cup – AY Race Report 4

 

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32nd Phuket King’s Cup Regatta 2018

AY Race Report 4

2018/19 AY Grand Prix Event

No wind today, my love has gone away…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
7th December 2018: A huge thunderstorm last night, caused extensive flooding and all sorts of mayhem on the roads in Phuket. Unfortunately the heavy overcast sky, carried through into the morning and interrupted the NE flow from earlier in the week, plus stifled any heating over the land, for any sign of the sea breeze forming. The fleet on both courses were left stranded and after several attempts at setting up the course were flawed, the PRO’s had no alternative, other than cancel racing for the day. Meanwhile catch some of the earlier action in the AY Photo Gallery

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Nordic American Tankers Ltd (NYSE: NAT) – Adjustment of the NAT fleet. Good contracts for the NAT suezmaxes

Bermuda, December 7, 2018

We refer to our message of November 22, 2018, regarding the sales of our two 1999 built tankers, the Nordic Aurora and the Nordic Sprite.  The sales are now in the process of being finalized.  The ships have been sold at a price of about USD10 million per unit.  30 % of the price was paid by the buyer today. The ships are scheduled to be delivered to the new owners later this month when the balance of the purchase price will be paid.  The contracts contain provisions related to the Hong Kong Convention (2009) for ships.

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Exmouth’s Beach Pub raises over £1,300 for Exmouth RNLI

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Beach_Pub_Presentation_5_12_18_LR = Front Row left to right : Georgia Pidgeon, Jemma Harlow, Josh Pidgeon presenting a cheque to Exmouth RNLI Coxswain, Steve Hockings-Thompson, Beach Pub Events Organiser, Jaqui Dye and Alfie Pidgeon. Back row, various members of the Lifeboat Crew.

Photograph credited John Thorogood / Exmouth RNLI

Josh PIDGEON and his partner Jemma HARLOW, Landlords of the Beach Pub, Victoria Road, Exmouth were amazed when a Charity Casino Event held at their establishment in November raised a massive £2,662.50 to be divided between two major local charities, Exmouth & Lympstone Hospicare and Exmouth RNLI.

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LATEST UPDATE on Susie Goodall dismasted 2000 miles west of Cape Horn

Day 158: Update on Susie Goodall rescue

Dateline 09:00 UTC  06.12.2018 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France

British yachtswoman Susie Goodall remains safe and secure aboard her yacht DHL Starlight after being pitchpoled and dismasted in the Southern Ocean some 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn yesterday. Overnight, Chilean rescue authorities have tasked another ship, the 38,000 ton Hong Kong registered bulk carrier MV Tian Fu bound from China to Modran, Argentina, to go to her aid and it is due to reach her position at 05:00 UTC Friday.

 

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