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    Published on 11-15-2017 04:22 PM
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    World Sailing releases report on Gulari Incident and Injury

    World Sailing produced two injury reports this summer after high profile incidents while training and racing. One of those ...
    Published on 11-09-2017 04:16 PM
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    The backstory of the Sea Nymph just released by the UK's Daily Mail.

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    Published on 10-31-2017 10:42 AM
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    By Chris Mauro/http://www.worldsurfleague.com/

    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    When dawn broke Saturday on Maui Mike Parsons took his first sigh of relief in over a week. The new Big Wave Tour Commissioner hadn't been sleeping much since calling this event on, and after a successful opening round on Friday, the decision to wait until the next day to finish it off was his final roll of the dice. All night his eyes were glued to fresh buoy reports pinging away from the North Pacific, the ones so important to mariners around the world. The buoys telegraph essential data to weather centers around the world, where ...
    Published on 10-26-2017 05:03 PM
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    Two civilian mariners were rescued at sea by a U.S. Navy ship after being stranded in the Pacific Ocean for almost five months.

    The two mariners were well off course: They left Honolulu on their sailboat in the spring, bound for Tahiti, 2,600 miles away in the South Pacific, but were rescued in the western Pacific 900 miles southeast of Japan.

    Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, both from Honolulu, and their two dogs were rescued on Wednesday by the USS Ashland ...
    Published on 10-25-2017 10:54 AM
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    100-foot Waves Expected near Aleutian Islands
    There is a monster storm in progress in the Bering Strait headed to the Aleutians that promises to generate extremely high waves today ...
    Published on 10-19-2017 10:21 AM
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    OSLO — Norwegian outdoor clothing company Helly Hansen has agreed to buy British sports brand Musto from Phoenix Equity Partners and other shareholders for an undisclosed sum, it said on Thursday.

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    Published on 10-18-2017 10:44 AM
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    The 2017 Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Contest is open.

    Here are 10 of our favorites, however, with no prize money given to the winners, yet they must allow full rights to the contest owners,
    one wonders who the big winner is? The side effect is many photogs entered in contest now head to ...
    Published on 10-18-2017 10:06 AM
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    NPR Reports on Rimas Meleshyus, the Russian solo sailing adventurer with a penchand for fing trouble.

    One thing you can say about Rimas Meleshyus: He's definitely persistent.

    "I'm a very determined person," he told the Whidbey News-Times in 2015. "I'm very strong."

    Meleshyus, who is in his mid-60s, departed Hilo, Hawaii, aboard his 30-foot ...
    Published on 10-17-2017 11:08 AM
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    A just release article by Rob Mundle suggests that the AC 50 Foiling Cats
    MAY have a few more lives left:






    Larry Ellison, whose syndicate lost the America’s Cup to New Zealand in
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    Published on 10-14-2017 02:47 PM
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    Hurricane Ophelia Discussion Number 23
    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL172017
    500 PM AST Sat Oct 14 2017

    Ophelia continues to have an impressive appearance in satellite
    imagery. The eye has remained clear all afternoon, surrounded by a
    very symmetric ring of cold cloud tops. Since the cloud pattern has
    not changed significantly over the past few hours, the intensity has
    been held at 100 kt. Microwave imagery and scatterometer retrievals
    indicate that beneath the cold canopy, ...
    Published on 10-12-2017 02:40 PM
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    Ludde Ingvall’s super maxi CQS is to cross the Atlantic Ocean, instead of returning to Sydney for this year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race. A change to shipping schedule meant that the boat could not get back ...
    Published on 10-09-2017 03:00 PM
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    BBC NEWS reports that Green Marine has gone into liquidation:


    A boat builder, involved with leading yachting events including the Volvo Ocean Race and America's Cup, has gone into liquidation.
    Green Marine, based in Hythe, ...
    Published on 10-09-2017 10:07 AM
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    Many of you will recall the Bora Gulari suffered hand damage while sailing the Nacra 17 a while back, but it was
    unclear how much damage ...