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    Published on 11-22-2019 10:48 AM
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    Yann Guichard and his crew are once again on stand-by, awaiting a favourable weather window to set sail on their third Jules Verne Trophy record attempt.

    Since 29 October, the team had been focused exclusively on repairing Spindrift 2’s rudder ever since a problem was detected while ...
    Published on 11-22-2019 10:29 AM
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    Thomas Coville and Jean-Luc Nélias, in agreement with Sodebo, made the difficult decision to give up, a choice that is above all related to their safety and the integrity of the boat.

    Since November 5, they lead the latest giant trimarans at speed on the oceans. In the ...
    Published on 11-22-2019 10:14 AM
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    After their passage in Cape between Wednesday and Thursday, the three trimarans of "Brest Atlantiques" currently at sea - Sodebo Ultim 3 is still in technical stop - began a tedious climb along the Namibian coast in a relatively weak wind. forces them to jibe according to the variations of this one. "The situation is good at the coast during the day, because it gets hot and the wind swings to the coast, while at night, there is less wind so it is better to deviate," ...
    Published on 11-21-2019 03:22 PM
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    Kai Lenny was tow in surfing Pe'ahi this week when things went pear shaped in a big way,
    we'll let Kai do the splaining....



    "A day of consequences that lead to a ER visit. The carabiner from the bow line hooked on my hand as my JetSki
    was
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    Published on 11-21-2019 03:04 PM
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    The evening of Wednesday then the day of Thursday were animated on the side of Cape which saw passing and / or stop the four trimarans engaged on "Brest Atlantiques". Maxi Edmond de Rothschild opened the ball by leaving Robben Island to port on Wednesday at 20:16, while at night, the trimaran MACIF stopped ...
    Published on 11-21-2019 09:06 AM
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    Francis Joyon has set sail:
    IDEC SPORT is heading for Vietnam

    After the Mauritius Route record between Port Louis (Brittany in NW France) and Mauritius that was smashed on 8th November ...
    Published on 11-20-2019 10:46 AM
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    On Tuesday, François Gabart, Gwénolé Gahinet and Jérémie Eloy were making headway at nearly 30 knots on a course leading to the Cape, the southernmost headland on the African continent, where the Brest Atlantiques’ second course marker is located. During a radio session, the MACIF trimaran’s skipper talked about what the trio had been through since Rio, sailing close-hauled in a very ...
    Published on 11-20-2019 09:45 AM
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    Photo: Martin Keruzoré / Sodebo


    After a little over 15 days of racing, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, leader of "Brest Atlantiques" since Rio, is preparing this Wednesday early evening to cross the second and final mark of course, Robben Island, off the coast. Cap. With on his heels the trimaran ...
    Published on 11-20-2019 09:29 AM
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    "HUGO BOSS is on her way back to the UK!

    Take a look behind the scenes in Cape Verde as the ATR team lifted the boat out of the water and onto a ship, ready to be transported home to the UK's south coast.

    Update on the next steps coming very soon."

    Alex ...
    Published on 11-20-2019 09:18 AM
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    World Sailing have given a clear decision that the Olympic equipment for 2024 should be foiling and not the RS:X. Through its deliberations over the past week at its 2019 Annual Conference, a number ...
    Published on 11-19-2019 03:32 PM
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    Posted on 19.11.2019
    Following the damage encountered on the starboard rudder, the last 36 hours were loaded aboard Sodebo Ultim 3. Guided by their team ashore, Thomas Coville and Jean-Luc Nélias have been busy with the diagnosis ...
    Published on 11-19-2019 12:00 PM
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    Introduction: Sunsetting NOAA Nautical Charts

    As was noted in the National Charting Plan, released in November 2017, NOAA has been reviewing different approaches for making paper nautical charts more efficiently1. This Sunsetting Traditional NOAA Paper Charts document or "Sunset Plan" describes NOAA's decision to sunset – that is, gradually and completely end – production of the traditional NOAA paper2 nautical charts and related raster products by January 2025. This is part of a strategy to improve the availability of the most up-to-date data for marine navigation in other NOAA products.
    This strategy includes the development of an alternative paper product called the NOAA Custom Chart (NCC), which as the National Charting Plan predicted will be, "a slightly different looking nautical chart product."

    This document provides an overview of activities that NOAA is undertaking to facilitate the transition.
    Three parts of the sunset
    The sunset ...
    Published on 11-19-2019 10:29 AM
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    Posted on 19.11.2019
    After two weeks at sea, the fleet of "Brest Atlantiques" has tightened for several hours because of a favorable weather conditions for boats coming from behind that take advantage of the rise of the Saint Helena high pressure to spin straight ahead. , where the leader, Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, has chained six gybes. The latter is expected Wednesday night in Cape Town, the second and final mark of course, where the fourth, Sodebo Ultim 3, will stop about ten hours later.




    The big smiles are out on Actual Leader! If Yves Le Blevec and Alex Pella suffered enormously after Rio when they had to face for three days of Dantesque conditions (strong ...
    Published on 11-18-2019 09:31 AM
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    Sodebo To Stop Ii Cape Town




    On the night of Sunday 17 to Monday 18 November, in the middle of the South Atlantic, Sodebo Ultim 3 struck an OFNI (unidentified floating object). Seasoned sailors, Thomas Coville and Jean-Luc Nélias quickly stopped the boat to get out of the cockpit and see the damage caused by the shock on the starboard
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    Published on 11-17-2019 12:13 PM
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    TRACKER

    Posted on 17.11.2019
    Here is the word of the edge sent Sunday, November 18 by Ronan Gladu, media man aboard Actual Leader.

    "Life is always tough on Actual Leader, as we start this third day (or fourth, I do not know!) To fight with this storm in the South Atlantic.We have not seen the sun since Rio it's raining and getting colder as we plunge into the south.We are no longer upwind, the sea is still rotten, but less frequently: the boat is accelerating on "flat" sanction twice worse at the first double inflating ...
    Published on 11-15-2019 10:27 AM
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    After ten days at sea on "Brest Atlantiques", the race was completely revived off Rio, between the stopover of the trimaran MACIF, the turn-around dictated by the prudence of Sodebo Ultim 3, and sailors who all keep the step on the brake so as not to expose their trimarans too much to a choppy sea. The goal of the fleet, led Friday by Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, is to make the round back before recovering within two days conditions ...
    Published on 11-15-2019 09:35 AM
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    SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted a 78-year-old man aboard a homemade sailing vessel, Thursday, after he ran out of supplies during a five-month journey across the Pacific Ocean.

    On October ...
    Published on 11-14-2019 01:21 PM
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    Proto: François Jambou-Navigateur-Course au large
    Arrived Thursday 14 November at 18 pm 00 minutes 07 seconds.
    Time elapsed: 12 days 02 hours 27 minutes 07 seconds from Las Palmas, Canary Islands to le Marin Bay, Martinique.

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    Published on 11-14-2019 11:17 AM
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    In view of the current weather conditions on zone: a very active depression in the south of Brazil that quickly formed last night and the high of st. Hélène High, Thomas Coville and Jean-Luc ...
    Published on 11-14-2019 10:55 AM
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    2nd Hobie 16 World Championships
    Captiva Island, FL
    November 12, 2019 Press Release
    Windy conditions for day 3 of the Hobie 16 Open World Championships. The promised cold front arrived overnight and sailors
    were greeted with strong wind conditions for day 3. The first race of the day delivered 20-26 knots with a very lively sea state. ...
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