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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...

2013-06-25 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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'