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2014-10-12 23:00:39

“What a race!” was the most common remark among the thousands of spectators at the dock side of Trieste, after a dramatic finish of the 46th edition of the Barcolana regatta, as Esimit Europa 2 crossed the finish line first, struggling in conditions of calm and very light breeze up to only 2 knots of speed. Trieste (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 At the famous Barcolana, the sailing festival in Trieste, 1,878 yachts gathered at the starting line, which was the highest number of yachts in the...

2014-10-05 23:00:33

The Esimit Europa 2 raced for the Bernetti Cup on a 15-nautical mile long course in the Gulf of Trieste today. After only 52 minutes and 3 seconds of sailing, the European-flagged maxi yacht crossed the finish line as the first in the fleet, thus reaching its 33rd consecutive line honours victory. Trieste (PRWEB) October 05, 2014 On hundred sixty-five yachts gathered this morning at the starting line for the Bernetti Cup, an approximately 15-nautical-mile long sailing race between the...

2014-09-28 23:01:36

The Thousand Islands Race from Rijeka to Tivat and back, on the course of about 280 nautical miles in each direction, offered week-long offshore sailing festivities in the picturesque Adriatic Sea for the 20 participating yachts from 14 countries. By crossing the finish line first, at both legs of the race, the Esimit Europa 2 remained unbeaten on the water and achieved its 32nd consecutive line honors victory. Rijeka, Croatia (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 At 1:18:57 AM CEST in the morning...

2014-09-04 12:26:42

Sheboygan, Wis., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International, regional and local organizations are ramping up preparations as six teams from five nations prepare for the journey to Sheboygan, Wisconsin to compete in the Plenco IFDS Blind Match Racing World Championship. Teams made up of three person, blind crew members will race head-to-head on the waters of Lake Michigan from September 9-14. Public viewing of the event will be at Blue Harbor Resort on the shores of Lake...

2014-08-27 23:14:06

The best family reunions have family participation and at least one truly memorable experience to meld generations and make memories. To inspire planning, the FamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted seven tall ship family reunion ideas that have exceptional memory making potential. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Family reunions always start with when and where? The why is obvious to the oldest members of the family – it will be fun and who doesn’t want to have fun? But vacation...

2014-06-19 23:00:39

Gowrie Group, the largest marine insurance agency, announces a new multi-year sponsorship extension with US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and Chubb Insurance. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Gowrie Group, the largest marine insurance agency, announces a new multi-year sponsorship extension with US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and Chubb Insurance. Carter Gowrie, Gowrie Group’s CEO, shared, “We are proud of our long-term relationship with US Sailing and...

2014-06-03 12:27:40

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/world_ballast_water_treatment_system_bwts_market_2013_2023.htmlReport DetailsThere have been so many vagaries in the ballast water treatment system market that it has stimulated considerable interest in investigating the market further with analysis of the developments,...

2014-05-24 23:00:31

After taking line honours at the offshore Volcano race earlier this week, Esimit Europa 2 victoriously concluded the Rolex Capri Sailing Week in a competitive Maxi fleet by crossing the finish line first at today’s coastal race. The win at the 230 nautical mile offshore race was already the 29th consecutive win for Esimit Europa 2 since its christening in 2010. Capri (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Maxi yachts competing at the Rolex Capri Sailing Week today concluded the racing at the 10th edition...

2014-05-21 16:21:42

By Islands Magazine Photographers Jon Whittle & Lori Barbely BELLEVUE, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, offers photography seminars by Jon Whittle and Lori Barbely, staff photographers for Islands magazine, on The Gauguin's 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyage departing September...

2014-04-02 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - More and more, vacationers interested in taking a cruise are considering small ships carrying just hundreds of passengers instead of huge liners carrying thousands. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96471) As interest in small-ship cruising has grown, so has the number of ships, increasing 200 percent in the past decade. Now, every year more than 350,000 Americans opt for small-ship cruises. Smaller does mean...


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