Team Oman Air steady in second as Extreme Sailing Series season reaches its Mexican showdown

ISLA SAN JOSE, MEXICO – DECEMBER 02: Race team ‘Lupe Tortilla Demetrio’ shown her in action with Oman Air and Land Rover BAR Academy during the Extreme Sailing Series on December 2, 2017 in Isla San Jose, Mexico. (Photo by Lloyd Images/)

The Oman Air crew maintained their second place on the leaderboard as the Extreme Sailing Series headed into its final day showdown in Mexico.

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Team Oman Air’s fighting spirit halts Alinghi juggernaut at Extreme Sailing Series finale in Mexico

The Extreme Sailing Series 2017. Act 8. 30th November- 3rd December 2017. Los Cabos Mexico, Cabo San Lucas Resort.The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Ed Smyth (NZL/AUS), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

The Oman Air team overcame the challenges of a tricky day on the water to reach the half-way point of the Extreme Sailing Series finale in Mexico in contention for the title and ahead of arch-rivals and overall season leaders SAP Extreme Sailing Team.

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Raging Russian Bogatyrs

 

Three up, three down on Day One at 2017-18 Melges 20 Miami Winter Series results in a European top podium line-up

MIAMI, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The first day of the 2017/18 Melges 20 Miami Winter Series opened with near perfect conditions. A pleasant 11-15 kts out of the Northeast and sunny Florida skies provided three great, tricky races. PRO Blake Middleton and his legion of volunteers from the Coconut Grove Sailing Club did a great job getting off racing on time and in efficient fashion.

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Sailors brave weather front at Sail Melbourne Internationalat Sail Melbourne International (29 Nov – 3 Dec 2017)

After two days of braving the Melbourne heat, the third day of Sail Melbourne International (Friday, 1 December 2017) posed a whole new range of challenges to sailors with temperatures dropping and the first part of the much talked about Victorian weather front moving in. It was a busy day for sailors and race committee alike, managing over 360 sailors with race postponements and a couple of race cancellations after the Olympic classes were joined on their third and penultimate day of racing by the Invited Classes.

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Melbourne Storm blows out penultimate day of Sail Melbourne | International Olympic medallists take wins on home waters after

 Sail Melbourne International | 2 December 2017

Finn podium Tom Slingsby, Jake Lilley, Oliver Tweddell | Photo Gordon Hyde

Melbourne Storm blows out penultimate day of Sail Melbourne International (29 Nov – 3 Dec 2017)

Olympic medallists take wins on home waters

Strong winds and a difficult sea state forced the Sail Melbourne International Race Committee to call off racing on the penultimate event day of Sail Melbourne International (29 Nov – 3 December 2017), which was the final day of Olympic class racing (29 November – 2 December). The Invited Classes still have one day of racing left on Sunday, 3 November 2017 with the Race Committee continuing to monitor the weather conditions at Royal Brighton Yacht Club. For the Olympic classes the cancellation of racing on their final day meant that medal winners were decided on race results from the three previous days of racing.

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NAT – Full Financing of the Three Newbuildings is in place.

Hamilton, Bermuda, December 1, 2017

 In our message of November 3, 2017, we informed shareholders about the schedule for financing of the three NAT newbuildings under construction at Samsung shipyard in South Korea.  We are now pleased to announce that NAT has entered into final agreements with a subsidiary of Ocean Yield ASA for the financing of the outstanding commitments of $39 million per ship, due on delivery.

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Drumroll please: announcing our new 2018 major exhibition

 

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Announcing our new 2018 major exhibition

8 March 2018 – 7 January 2019

Titanic Stories

We’re proud to announce our major new exhibition, TITANIC STORIES, which will examine the stories of the Titanic’s momentous sinking on 15 April 1912, re-appraising many of the myths, controversies and assumptions that still linger around one of the most well-known historic events of the 20th century. Working in collaboration with private collectors from overseas and national museums in the UK, ‘Titanic Stories’ presents rare and never-seen-before objects and items, as well as retelling the personal stories of many of the survivors, victims and descendants of the Titanic disaster, including those from Cornwall.

 

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PEMSEA Youth Webinar Series: The Behavior Change Approach

Hosted by: Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA)

Join this ​​FREE ​45-​minute webinar to ​learn about the Behavior Change Approach and how it is being used to address overfishing and various other threats in the coastal municipalities of the Philippines.

  • What is Behavior Change and how is it applied in environmental resource management?
  • Using Behavior Change in nearshore fisheries management – a wicked problem
  • Theory of change in action: a case in the Municipality of Tinambac, Philippines
  • The future outlook of Behavior Change and Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment

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Oman Air are the team to beat at Extreme Sailing Series decider in Mexico

The Extreme Sailing Series 2017. Act 8. 30th November- 3rd December 2017. Los Cabos Mexico, Cabo San Lucas Resort.The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Ed Smyth (NZL/AUS), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

The Oman Air crew erupted from their starting blocks at the Extreme Sailing Series’ season finale in Mexico with a string of top-notch race performances.

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