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    Published on 03-03-2021 03:10 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
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    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 ...
    Published on 02-28-2020 10:51 AM
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    For the second year in a row, David and Peter Askew's Volvo 70 Wizard (USA) has taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600. Adrian Keller's Nigel Irens-designed catamaran Allegra (SUI) is the provisional winner of the MOCRA Class. Tilmar Hansen's ...
    Published on 02-26-2020 07:58 AM
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    Maserati Multi 70 and Giovanni Soldini crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 in third place

    The Italian Team finished the race with an elapsed time of 1 day, ...
    Published on 02-25-2020 09:57 AM
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    Tropical Snakes and Ladders - Day Two
    Day two am report 25th February

    After a sublime start and a reach up to Barbuda in beautiful conditions, the majority of the fleet experienced the first trap of the course. Just before sunset on the first day, the wind shadow of Barbuda enveloped the armada. The halt in progress was short-lived and looking on the bright side, Barbuda is a stunning spot to pause to watch the sun go down. After rounding the Barbuda mark, the fleet were back in the breeze heading west on a starboard gybe. Choosing ...