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    Published on 12-31-2021 11:02 AM
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    A collision between a super yacht and tanker sinks tanker:

    The crew of the M/T Tropic Breeze gas tanker may not have had Santa drop in on Christmas Eve, but they did get a big surprise from an unexpected visitor.

    Maritime Management LLC, which manages the tanker, said the 160-foot ...
    Published on 11-11-2021 10:09 AM
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    Following on from their multi-event Mediterranean Inshore and Offshore Challenges, the International Maxi Association (IMA) is to hold its first series in the Caribbean in 2022. The IMA Caribbean Maxi Challenge is open to all maxi yachts of 60+ft LOA. Backed by Rolex, the IMA is officially tasked by the sport’s governing body, World Sailing, to oversee and develop maxi yacht racing internationally.

    Following the RORC-IMA Transatlantic ...
    Published on 04-25-2021 06:28 PM
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    The Great Britain SailGP Team was crowned first event champion of SailGP Season 2 by winning the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess on a dramatic day on the Great Sound, beating Australia - who won four of five fleet races to enter the Final as strong favourites - by just four seconds.
    Ben Ainslie’s team won just a single fleet race across the two-day event, but put in the perfect performance when it mattered in the Final to beat Tom Slingsby’s Aussies abd claim top spot in the Season 2 leaderboard after the opening event.

    Published on 03-03-2021 04:10 PM
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    ~ “I am proud that we walked away from a crash landing.” ~

    SIMPSON BAY--Captain of the 77-metre-long mega-yacht GO Simon Johnson has sought to dispel rumours, answer critics and set the record straight in an exclusive interview with The Daily Herald, by describing the moments prior to the yacht’s sudden control malfunction in the crucial minutes of the line-up procedure to exit Simpson Bay Lagoon on Wednesday, February 24.

    He says the incident ...
    by Published on 06-29-2020 10:08 AM
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    St Maarten to reopen to tourists from July 1
    By David Robinson, IBI News June 29, 2020

    American and European visitors to be allowed in as of Wednesday
    Published on 03-19-2020 10:19 AM
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    As a result of national and global measures being taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and the priority being the health & safety of our citizens, competitors, spectators and volunteers, ...
    Published on 03-16-2020 09:31 AM
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    Day Three of the 2020 Superyacht Challenge Antigua was both bizarre and eventful. Shortly after the starting sequence the race area was enveloped in low cloud and torrential rain, scattering the wind in every direction. For over four hours, the superyacht fleet battled for supremacy, as well as control of their yachts in wind speed varying from zephyrs ...