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2013-12-04 23:29:35

Bluenose Yacht Sales has chosen Elixir Yachts in San Francisco, California as a stocking dealer for the Sparkman Stephens 30. The S&S 30 is an award winning Boat of the Year in 2013 as selected by a panel of judges from SAILING WORLD magazine. Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Bluenose Yacht Sales, exclusive distributor for the award winning Sparkman Stephens 30 has named Elixir Yachts as a stocking dealer for the S&S 30. Elixir Yachts received their first...

2013-11-20 23:20:36

The global market for ballast water treatment equipment was valued at nearly $1.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $2.1 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $8.5 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 32.9% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Ballast Water Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com),...

NetCaster App Brings Live Yacht Racing Action To Fastnet Fans
2013-09-19 13:48:32

ESA The new interactive NetCaster app for smartphones and tablets enabled competitors in this year’s Fastnet yacht race to transmit live video, images and interviews from the heart of the action directly to fans on shore. Using this new app, developed by Livewire Digital in partnership with ESA, crews involved the public in their epic battle to the finish line. The Fastnet race starts from Cowes on the UK’s Isle of Wight and competitors race along the southwest coast of England,...

2013-08-29 23:02:31

Vimbly announces the expansion of their inventory to include the the best sailing and water adventures in New York City (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Vimbly (http://www.vimbly.com), as seen on USA Today and Fox News, announced the expansion of their inventory to include the the best sailing and water adventures in New York City. The activities featured on the platform range from learning how to sail, white water rafting, jet ski journeys, and an extensive list of sailing tours around the island...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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