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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...

2014-02-26 23:32:55

SXM Deals prepares for St. Maarten's annual Heineken regatta with new tours to accommodate customers. Philipsburg, St. Maarten (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Leading tour operator on island, SXM Deals, with over 50 St. Maarten excursions adds new tours just for the island's biggest yearly event, the Heineken regatta. This sailing race will take place from March 6th till March 9th, 2014. The Heineken regatta remains the biggest event in St. Maarten each year as international...

2014-02-19 23:27:30

Bluenose Yacht Sales presents the Jeanneau 41DS and the Jeanneau 409 at the New England Boat show at the convention center in Boston starting on Feb. 22 for nine days. Additionally, BYS will be discussing our charter programs, select brokerage and the Sparkman Stephens 30. Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Bluenose Yacht Sales invites you to visit the New England Boat Show to discuss the Jeanneau 41DS or the Jeanneau 409 in addition to the award winning S&S 30. The...

2014-02-13 08:21:19

With peer-to-peer boat sharing now possible, ASA partners with the fastest growing boat rental marketplace, Boatbound, to certify the next generation of sailors. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Sailing Association (ASA), the leading authority on commercial sailing schools in the United States, today launched an exclusive partnership with Boatbound, the nation's fastest growing peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the United States, to introduce more people...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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