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SOLAR ODYSSEY trimaran to be launched at the Grand Pavois Boat Show

August 24, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The first solar-powered trimaran Solar Odyssey by Lemer Pax will be launched and exhibited at the 2010 Grand Pavois International In-water Boat Show held from the 15ht to 20th September at the Port des Minimes in La Rochelle. Solar Odyssey yacht’s first campaign is to attempt the official transatlantic and to be the first French... ... read full story

Kiwi yacht Georgia leads the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

August 24, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Kiwi yacht Georgia's sailing team is currently at the lead of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, competing against their Trans-Tasman competitor the TP 52 yacht Shogun. ... read full story

IMM opens mega yacht repair facility in Guadeloupe

August 24, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

International Marine Management (IMM), professionals in managing repairs and refits for yachts greater than 80 metres are opening a repair base for megayachts in Guadeloupe. ... read full story

Jessica Watson Tourism Queensland’s 2010/11 Sailing Ambassador

August 24, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Jessica Watson and Queensland Tourism Parliamentary Secretary Steve Wettenhall

Young Queensland sailor Jessica Watson has been announced as Tourism Queensland’s 2010 – 2011 Sailing Ambassador by Tourism Parliamentary Secretary Steve Wettenhall and Tourism Minister Peter Lawlor. ... read full story

Rivera motor yacht 43 Open Flybridge, Riviera 5000 and 5800 sport yachts to be launched at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2010

August 24, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Riviera, Australia's well known and most awarded pleasure boat builder, will launch three new models at the 51st Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. These are the new 43 Open Flybridge yacht and the two Sport Yachts 5800 and 5000. They are all expected to be received extremely well on the US market. ... read full story

Audi MedCup Circuit: Caja Mediterreneo Region of Murcia Trophy Regatta starts tomorrow

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Audi MedCup Circuit, the Caja Mediterreneo Region of Murcia Trophy Regatta starts on Tuesday the 24th of August 2010. In 2008 when Jose Cusi’s Bribón (ESP) won, it was predominantly a light winds regatta. Last year it was Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL) who won in big winds, triumphing at their fourth regatta in a row to clinch their overall 2009 Audi MedCup Circuit title. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race – Sailing yacht ICAP Leopard retires

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Super maxi sailing yacht ICAP Leopard has announced that they are retiring from the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2010. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race begins.

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race started at 1400 hours local time on the 23rd of August 2010. Sailing yacht Groupama 70, was delayed following a collision with another boat whilst still tied to their mooring. Setting off around fifteen minutes late, Franck Cammas and his crew onboard the Groupama 70, powered away and managed one by one to overtake 25 of their 27 rivals in some rather harsh sailing conditions and a light worthy of Beken of Cowes. ... read full story

Whitsunday Islands Festival of Sails an outstanding success

August 23, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 2010 Festival of Sails proved to be another outstanding success with the Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week and the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week showcasing the Whitsunday Islands, Australia as a world standard yachting destination. ... read full story

Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan on track to break single handed Round Britain and Ireland record

August 23, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Skipper Sidney Gavignet onboard the Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan is in the final stages of his attempt to break the single handed Round Britain and Ireland record. Forecasts predict sailing yacht Oman Air Majan to finish tomorrow between 0800 – 1100 GMT off Lizard Point, Cornwall. If the record pace continues Oman Air Majan will break the existing record by over 24 hours. ... read full story

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