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    Published on 06-04-2020 10:06 AM

    Montenegro


    Further relaxation measures introduced for maritime traffic

    Porto Montenegro welcomes the new measures
    With Montenegro having no cases of Covid-19 and no new cases in the last 28 days, the Montenegrin government has introduced further relaxation measures for maritime traffic – in particular international arrivals.
    As confimed by Porto Montenegro, the country’s borders are now open to all countries that have fewer than 25 people infected with Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants. Yacht arrivals from those countries will not need to be quarantined.

    In addition to the measures ...
    Published on 06-04-2020 09:45 AM
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    Linkedout et Thomas Ruyant en navigation au large de Lorient© PIERRE BOURAS

    After these long weeks of isolated work at reduced levels of operation, in small carefully distanced teams, or in some cases with work completely stopped for weeks, the IMOCA fleet here has been back in action since May ...
    Published on 06-03-2020 09:43 AM
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    Celebrating 50 Years of the Finn Masters with 'NOT the 50th Finn World Masters'



    This week should have been the 2020 Finn World Masters in Port Zelanda, in The Netherlands. Entries were approaching 250 when the decision was made to cancel back in March, with more than 300 Finns expected to turn up. Across the sport of sailing many major events have been postponed or cancelled, but for the Finn Masters the ...
    Published on 06-01-2020 11:15 AM
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    A group of unauthorized sailors from two classes sailed in the same vicinity over the weekend, in a unofficial capacity
    with no authorized ...
    Published on 06-01-2020 09:03 AM
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    Hydrofoil surfer rescues stranded dog after Kayak overturns
    Duration: 03:27





    An Australian resident on ...
    Published on 05-28-2020 10:20 AM
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    Just over a fortnight after the lockdown ended, the sailors and their teams are now busy catching up on lost time. Many IMOCAs have been relaunched after their winter refits, which took longer than planned. There have been more and more measurement checks and trips to check out the changes made during the winter. Other sailors have to wait a while before heading back out to sea. We look at what has been happening at the end of the refit season.

    Preparation for the Vendée Globe: ease of ...
    Published on 05-21-2020 01:38 PM
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    May 21, 2020, for immediate release.

    COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Cancellation of 2020 ORC/IRC World Championship

    NEWPORT, R.I. – Despite a strong entry list from the United States and abroad, and the exhaustive efforts of the New York Yacht Club along with the governing bodies for ...
    Published on 05-20-2020 11:57 AM
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    20TH OF MAY, 2020
    Puerto Portals to Host the Rolex TP52 World Championship in September
    July’s Valencia regatta has been cancelled.

    (Wednesday 20th May) – As the 52 SUPER SERIES racing fleet of TP52 grand-prix racing yachts returned today from Cape Town, South Africa, aboard the cargo ship BBC Dolphin in ...
    Published on 05-19-2020 10:53 AM
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    The empty yacht washed up on Mooloolaba Beach.(ABC News: Owen Jacques)

    Empty yacht runs aground
    In a second, unrelated, marine incident, a body was found after an empty yacht ran aground at Mooloolaba Beach.

    Owen Jacques ABC News

    Mr Middleton said residents reported seeing someone fall from the boat near Maroochydore.

    "Some people ...
    Published on 05-18-2020 11:27 AM
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    In a bit of a throwback to days gone by of racing, the singlehanded dinghy sailors came out in force on Thursday off Shilshole in Seattle.
    Yes, Virginia, there IS racing while simultaneously social distancing.
    The Seattle Laser Fleet - which includes the RS Aeros in town, ...
    Published on 05-18-2020 09:50 AM
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    Vendée-Arctic-Les Sables d’Olonne:
    a brand new race for the IMOCA boats


    The horizon is starting to look clearer for those aiming to compete in the 2020 Vendée Globe. On 4th July, they are due to start the Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne, a 3600-mile solo ocean race around a big triangle reaching up to the limits of the Arctic Circle. This race with its ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 07:16 AM
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    RECOVERY TIME FOR TEAM BANQUE POPULAIRE

    If the activity of the Team did not stop during the confinement, with in particular the monitoring of the construction of the Ultim Banque Populaire XI, the recovery is accelerating this week. The IMOCA by Clarisse Crémer and ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 06:19 AM
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    News Release
    U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest
    Contact: 13th District Public Affairs
    Office: (206) 220-7237
    After Hours: (206) 819-9154
    13th District online newsroom

    Coast Guard offers new i911 system for ...
    Published on 05-14-2020 04:11 PM
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    The last four days have been trying to say the very least. Trying in the context of the most difficult few days so far. At 8pm local, we were sailing ...