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The IBJ e-newsletter is aimed specifically at the dry bulk cargo handling and shipping industry. It delivers regularly updated news on the bulk industry worldwide.

The newsletter includes the latest developments in bulk ports and logistics, shipping, equipment and commodities and is a must read source of news for busy executives in this important global sector.

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M24*USA – USM24CA Newsletter 2021 – EVol. 3, Issue 2

U.S. Melges 24 Class Association Newsletter

eVol. 3 // Issue 2 // View in Browser

The 2021 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship happens September 17-19, hosted by the Crescent Sail Yacht Club in Detroit, MI (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI). The National Championship always aims to be one of the biggest events of year, and 2021 is going to ROCK with two big parties/dinners and three days of racing — get ready to have a blast!
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Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 Estonian Lenny takes the overall and Corinthian victory in Riva

Tõnu Tõniste’s Lenny EST790 – Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 – Event 2 Riva del Garda, Italy – ©IM24CA/ZGN/Barracuda Communication
July 25, 2021 – Riva del Garda, Italy – The second event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021, considered also Act 4 of the Italian Melges24Tour 2021, finished in Riva del Garda today, where two final races were held to constitute the series of nine. Garda played tricks, showing both the usual face and presenting also tricky conditions for the Melges 24 fleet of eighteen teams from nine countries. Three days of racing and three different leaders, where Estonian Tõnu Tõniste’s team on Lenny managed to climb to the top on final day, taking overall and Corinthian victory. Italian Paolo Brescia’s Melgina follows second and the podium is completed by German Peter Karrie’s Nefeli.

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Old friend repurposed

1. Two friends together in service at RNLI Seahouses

 2. T117 on the beach in Wales,
her RNLI number still visible,
but RNLI logos removed !

3. Tallus tractor repurposed

The modified
ex Ramsey carriage now carrying
passengers instead of
a Mersey Lifeboat !

Images 2 & 3 thanks to
Stephen “Teeny” Lowe

 

Look where our old Talus Tractor is now (used to launch and recover our former Mersey Class Lifeboat ON1173 RNLB 12-16 Grace Darling) (also now for sale at the RNLI All Weather Lifeboat Centre, Poole).

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Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 Peter Karrie’s Nefeli jumps to the top in Riva

Peter Karrie’s Nefeli GER673 leading the pack – Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 – Event 2 – Riva del Garda, Italy ©IM24CA/ZGN/Barracuda Communication
July 24, 2021 – Riva del Garda, Italy – Second day of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 second event, considered also Act 4 of the Italian Melges24Tour, presented normal Garda weather conditions with Ora wind shuffling the cards in top rankings. Eighteen teams from nine countries got three good races today at the event hosted by Fraglia Vela Riva together with Italian Melges 24 Class Association. German Peter Karrie’s team on Nefeli takes over the lead in overall ranking while Estonian Tõnu Tõniste’s Lenny is on top of the Corinthian division now, being third in overall.

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Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 It’s tight at the top, but Paolo Brescia’s Melgina takes an early lead in Riva

July 23, 2021 – Riva del, Italy – After starting the season of the European Sailing Series 2021 in Malcesine in June, the second event of the series for the international Melges 24 class is underway in another beautiful spot of Garda Lake, Riva del Garda this weekend, on July 23-25. Fraglia Vela Riva together with the Italian Melges 24 Class Association is hosting eighteen teams from nine countries – Germany, Great Britain, Estonia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia and Italy, at the event considered also Act 4 of the Italian Melges24Tour. Paolo Brescia’s team on Melgina took an early lead after four races sailed. Taki 4 with Niccolo Bertola at the helm is leading the Corinthian division.

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