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    Published on 01-27-2022 10:50 AM
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    Professional offshore outfit 11th Hour Racing Team to complete two transatlantic crossings in 2022 as they build up to the round-the-world Ocean Race 2022-23.
    “2022 is our year for testing reliability and pushing performance,” Mark Towill, CEO.
    Two months of training at the home of the Team and sponsor 11th Hour Racing - Newport, Rhode Island, USA.


    Photo by Thierry Martinez / 11th Hour Racing

    Port-La-Foręt, ...
    Published on 01-26-2022 02:08 PM
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    AC40's IN PRODUCTION

    Just over 11 months since Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC75 ‘Te Rehutai’ crossed the finish line to claim the 36th America’s Cup, its younger sister class- the AC40 is already in production.

    While much of the world was having a well-earned break during the transition from 2021 into 2022 the 7 axis CNC machine at McConaghy Boats production facility was working 24/7 carving out the tooling for the hull of the new class.
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    Published on 01-25-2022 04:11 PM



    USCG Training of Ocean Beach in San Francisco

    These 40' Surf Rescue Vessels are designed to perform rescues in dubious conditions,
    and come equipped with two independently ...
    Published on 01-25-2022 10:05 AM
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    The body of a 75-year-old Frenchman who was attempting to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean has been found at sea.

    Key points:
    Jean-Jacques Savin set off from Portugal at the beginning of January
    He sent several distress beacons earlier this week
    Mr Savin completed a solo
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    Published on 01-24-2022 05:34 PM
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    British rower with incurable cancer sets new world record with two friends for Atlantic crossing
    Three British women, one of whom has incurable cervical cancer, have shattered the world record for rowing across the Atlantic.
    Kat Cordiner and teammates Abby Johnston and Charlotte Irving arrived in Antigua on Sunday evening.
    The women completed the 3,000-mile crossing from La Gomera in the Canary ...
    Published on 01-24-2022 04:56 PM
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    Published on 01-24-2022 12:50 PM
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    18ft Skiffs
    NSW Championship, Race 7
    23 January, 2022
    Sydney Harbour

    Another brilliant finishing burst by the current Australian champion Tech2 team to win Race 7 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today has set the scene for a match race type finish to the series as only one point separates Tech2 and Yandoo going into next Sunday's final race.

    Tach2's team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake had to recover from a slow start, which saw the team back in seventh place at the windward mark ...
    Published on 01-21-2022 11:07 AM
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    What it lack in reporting, it exceeds in conditions and photography!
    The return of racing to the Kew West Area, The Southernmost Regatta, replaces the now defunct
    Key West Race week, bringing mostly one design to the Keys in the dead of winter for some fun in the sun



    All images © walter cooper or sharon green


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    Published on 01-18-2022 05:40 PM
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    images©Arthur Daniel/RORC


    The modified Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins and 58 secs on the 10th day of the race © Arthur Daniel/RORC

    DAY 11 - 18 JAN

    At sunset on the tenth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, the modified Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race in an elapsed time of 9 days 10 hrs 27 mins and 58 secs. L4 Trifork ...
    Published on 01-18-2022 02:07 PM
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    The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday was so large, it was a spectacle best appreciated from space.

    The eruption was remarkable in that it involved the simultaneous formation of a volcanic ash plume, an atmospheric shock wave and a series of tsunami waves.
    While details are still emerging and we are still within an eruption episode that could have more twists and turns, there are several pieces of ...
    Published on 01-18-2022 10:57 AM
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    75 boats in 10 divisions braved the elements and heinous conditions over the MLK Holiday weekend, for the 1st edition of the 2022
    Corinthian Yacht Clubs annual party circuit midwinters. With an early morning warning issued for a potential tsunami from an underground volcano
    explosion in the Kingdom of Tonga, a near full moon ebb on tap and north northeast winds gusting to the low teens, the brave sailors departed ...
    Published on 01-17-2022 11:15 AM



    A very telling video accounting of the January 15th Tsunami, cause by the underwater
    volcanic eruption near Tonga. The Santa Cruz Small Boat ...
    Published on 01-15-2022 09:42 AM
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    January 15th, 2022 – At 01:51:41 local time (05:51:41 UTC, 06:51:41 Italian time), Maserati Multi70 was the first to cross the finish line of the 8th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race, organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in collaboration with Yacht Club de France.

    Skipper Giovanni Soldini sailed together with Vittorio Bissaro, Oliver Herrera Perez, Thomas Joffrin, ...
    Published on 01-14-2022 11:52 AM
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    DAY SEVEN - 14 JAN (0900 UTC)

    On the morning of the seventh day of the RORC Transatlantic Race news in from PowerPlay and Argo confirms they are in sight of each other, 500 miles from the finish. At dawn in Grenada on Saturday 15 January, a grandstand multihull finish is expected at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. The wounded beast Maserati is in third. Comanche is under 900 miles from Grenada and odds on for a new monohull race record. L4 Trifork, Phosphorus II and Jangada are estimated to ...
    Published on 01-14-2022 10:49 AM
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    Published on 01-13-2022 12:51 PM
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    DAY SIX - 13 JAN (0900 UTC)

    On the sixth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race a thrilling finish is shaping up for multihull line honours between PowerPlay, Argo and Maserati. The 100ft Maxi Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth is estimated to be over two days ahead of the monohull race record and win for the IMA Trophy for monohull line honours. All the crew are well on Black Pearl but there was sad news from the team mid-Atlantic. Plus, updates from Jangada ...
    Published on 01-13-2022 12:01 PM
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    KEY WEST, Fla. - Always remember to tip your server, if you know what's good for you.

    A tourist made a big impression in a Key West bar by ordering drinks three times on New Year's Eve without leaving a tip. That enabled the staff to easily ...
    Published on 01-12-2022 12:09 PM
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    Riding on a better pressure from the northwest, Volvo 70 L4 Trifork (DEN), helmed by Joern Larsen, is reeling in the 100ft Maxi Comanche on day five of the RORC Transatlantic Race © Soren Wiegand/Aksel Magdhal/L4 Trifork


    DAY FIVE - 12 JAN (1200 UTC)

    The RORC Transatlantic Race enters the fifth day with the potential for a real twist of fate at the front of the RORC fleet. Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY) still leads the multihulls, but as the first boat into an area of light winds, the ‘hunters’ are catching up with their prey. ...
    Published on 01-11-2022 12:22 PM
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    1,900 nm from Grenada -at 0900 UTC on day four of the RORC Transatlantic Race Comanche was doing 24 knots of boat speed! Drone shot credit: Shannon Falcone @racingSF


    DAY FOUR - 11 JAN (0900 UTC)

    Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay (CAY) is over halfway and just two hours outside multihull race record pace. The 100ft Maxi Comanche (CAY), skippered by Mitch Booth, is 1900 miles from Grenada and well inside monohull race record pace. The majority of the RORC fleet are north ...
    Published on 01-10-2022 01:27 PM
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    The new "YRA 16", aka the iconic Blackaller Buoy, on station at 37 48.603', 122 27.982'

    You may have noticed the iconic Blackaller Buoy was sitting pretty low in the water, and was slowly ...

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