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    Published on 11-30-2021 06:52 PM
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    Big offshore gusts and sunny skies delivered a barnstorming conclusion to the 2021 KiteFoil World Series Fuerteventura.
    Max Maeder of Singapore came out on top of a thrilling duel with Axel Mazella from France.
    Poema Newland of France dominated the women’s division, winning the trophy ahead of Great Britain’s Ellie Aldridge.


    After a rain stormy day of confused winds on Friday, the classic Fuerteventura northerly breeze kicked in for the climax of the event,
    the offshore gusts whipping up the sand on Risco del Paso beach in the south of the island. The wind was expected to blow between ...
    Published on 10-19-2021 08:34 AM
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    Storm in Athens this week caused lightning strike to boat lost all engines, tried using sail to avoid rocks but weather had other ...
    Published on 08-16-2021 10:41 AM
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    The Alameda Marina is not as you might remember it, most of the building have been razed
    and new construction is sprouting up...





    The docks on the east end, have been cleared out of vessels an the ramps at the west end for
    docks 7-8-9 and 10 are gone.

    ...
    Published on 08-05-2021 10:47 AM
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    We all know that about 70 percent of the earth’s surface is covered with water, which amounts to 361,132,000 Km2.

    When you look at the map of the world, the oceans and seas are easily identifiable and you might think that they just flow into each other. ...
    Published on 08-05-2021 10:06 AM
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    August 5, 2021

    To supporters of our team,

    I am departing Japan today after absorbing the Olympic environment, observing our team in action and getting pointers from old friends who have been running teams in this game for decades. It has been a great opportunity for ...
    Published on 07-15-2021 10:01 AM
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    Orbital Marine Power yesterday launched its 2MW tidal turbine, the Orbital O2, in Scotland. It will become the world’s most powerful operational tidal turbine once it has been commissioned and connected to the European Marine Energy Centre in the ...
    Published on 05-26-2021 09:41 AM
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    The Maxi Trimaran Banque Populaire XI team had their 1st sail over the past few days, testing and adjusting
    and reacquainting the team with the nuances of the Ultim's subtleties...

    All systems go with speeds over 40 knots!

    https://www.voile.banquepopulaire.fr/ ...
    Published on 05-24-2021 09:24 AM
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    When you finish the South Beach YC's Friday Night Beer Can Race and the McCovey Cove cam picks your
    boat out and displays ...
    Published on 05-13-2021 09:50 AM
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    Register now for marine first-aid classes with Michelle Diaz - Mondays, May 17 & 24 @ 7pm PT
    5/6/2021

    Join us on Zoom for our two virtual classes on how ...
    Published on 04-27-2021 10:02 AM
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    Wonthaggi police were as stunned as mullets to discover a very strange vessel washed up at Waratah Bay last night.

    The barnacle-covered, unmanned boat had clearly travelled a long way before ending up ...
    Published on 04-21-2021 10:28 AM
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    This boat just washed up on South Beach in Point Reyes. The occupants and a dog were airlifted off the coast last week I’ve been told. Not sure what happens next. ...
    Published on 04-21-2021 09:18 AM
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    The Ocean Race Europe marks a new fully-crewed standard


    Fully crewed VO65s and IMOCAs will take part in The Ocean Race Europe
    © Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo AB


    The Ocean Race Europe will see IMOCA and VO65 teams compete in a race from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean



    Some of the best sailors and teams in the world will take up the challenge of The Ocean Race Europe next month, racing in stages from Lorient, France to Genova, Italy.

    The teams will compete in ...
    Published on 04-08-2021 06:43 PM
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    The Marine Mammal Center sadly report a 4th grey whale has washed ashore, this one on the Marin County Coast:

    "This morning we confirmed a fourth gray ...
    Published on 04-06-2021 05:26 PM
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    The crew of the Dutch ship, Eemslift Hendrika, had to abandon its vessel late on Monday, seemingly after a cargo shift caused a heavy list.

    Footage released by the Norwegian Rescue Coordination Centre shows some of the 12 crew members jumping into the ocean from the Eemslift Hendrika before being rescued ...