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2013-07-23 16:20:40

Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche and crew win Transpac in multihull division with second-fastest time in history HONOLULU, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lending Club (https://www.lendingclub.com) today announced that its 73-foot offshore trimaran, "Lending Club," has won the 47(th) Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac) in the multihull division and had the fastest overall elapsed time, coming in at 5 days, 11 hours, 52 minutes and 33 seconds. This time was the Transpac's second-fastest...

2013-07-18 23:00:23

The Michigan boat accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, representing drowning injury victims, discusses new statistics that reveal decrease in boating accidents. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 According to a recent study released by the United States Coast Guard on May 13, 2013 (http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/705.PDF), in Michigan, in 2012 there were 103 boating accidents, down from 129 in 2011. In 2012, sixteen people were killed in Michigan...

2013-07-17 00:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Today Shellback Rum announced distinction as the Official Rum Supplier of ORACLE TEAM USA, defender of the 34(th) America's Cup. As a proud sponsor of the defending America's Cup champions, Shellback Rum is bringing the spirit of nautical competition to markets across the country with a series of events celebrating yacht racing, all culminating at the America's Cup Finals, September 7-21. "ORACLE TEAM USA is pleased to team up with...

2013-07-02 23:17:41

“Mission Baltic” accomplished with distinction: Esimit Europa 2, the overall winner and monohull course record holder at Germany’s Kieler Woche and winner of the largest Scandinavian regatta, ÅF Offshore Race Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 After more than 40 hours of sailing at the 350 nautical mile long ÅF Offshore Race in Sweden, Esimit Sailing Team crossed the finish line first on 2nd July at 3:33 am and therefore secured their 22nd line honours. Skipper Jochen...

2013-07-01 23:22:10

d’Oliveira & Associates is celebrating boat season by providing information on Rhode Island’s “Operation Dry Water” and releasing a new infographic. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Rhode Island is nicknamed the “Ocean State” because it has over 400 miles of coastline and 35 islands within its borders. With such easy access to the ocean, the state has a lot of boat activity. Whether it’s a fishing boat bringing in the catch of the day or a sailboat sightseeing, operators should...

2013-06-27 23:44:16

Boatbound, the first fully insured “pier-to-pier” boat rental marketplace in the United States announced today that they, in partnership with BOATERexam.com®, the leading provider of safe boater education and certification across the United States and Canada, will offer no cost boat safety and certification courses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Boatbound, the first fully insured peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the United States, will offer boaters in...

2013-06-25 23:04:45

Esimit Europa 2 is leaving Kiel after being the fastest sailing yacht at both races within the world famous Kieler Woche sailing event where the yacht broke monohull course record between the cities of Kiel and Eckernförde. The next challenge is the most renown Swedish regatta ÅF Offshore Race. Kiel, Germany (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Esimit Europa 2, after achieving two victories at Kieler Woche, the biggest sailing event in the world attended by 3 million visitors, 5000 sailors and...

2013-06-25 08:21:20

Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche and eight crew members to compete in Transpacific Yacht Race SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lending Club (https://www.lendingclub.com) today announced that it has partnered with Tritium Racing to attempt a new Transpacific Yacht Race record next month on board a 73-foot offshore trimaran, now named "Lending Club." The Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac) starts off Point Fermin near Los Angeles and finishes off Diamond Head Lighthouse in...

2013-06-20 12:21:14

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 26 North Yachts was ranked as the second highest worldwide yacht brokerage house in sales for boats 24 meters in length or more according to Boat International Magazine recent Sales Business Intelligence Report. The sales report covers more than 60 worldwide luxury yacht brokerage houses and lists 26 North Yachts as the second highest earning brokerage house for the first half of 2013 with almost $26 million in sales. 26 North Yacht...

2013-06-12 23:18:45

With seven boating crashes during Memorial Day weekend, the local agents remind residents of important safety procedures for boating. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 With the warmer weather here for the summer, many Missouri residents may be considering taking advantage and getting out on the water with their boats. Although boating requires a license and in some cases, safety training, there are still dangers that can be faced on the water that differ from on the roads....