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2013-07-02 16:20:39

OTTAWA, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The members of the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) have partnered with Great Ships Initiative (GSI), a project of the Northeast-Midwest Institute, a regional non-profit research center headquartered in Washington, DC. Efficacy tests of ballast water filtration systems in the unique, cold, fresh waters of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway (GLSLW) will take place this summer at the GSI ballast treatment testing facility in Superior,...

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 12:27:26

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic City Race Week and Ocean City Yacht Club announce the dates of the 2013 Atlantic City Race Week (ACRW) for July 20(th) thru July 21(st) 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/NY37923 ) ACRW is a premier sailing regatta that was held in Atlantic City, NJ from 1977 - 1992, Ocean City NJ from 1993-2011 (Heart Cup), and moved back to Atlantic City in 2012. The regatta has hosted many regional and North...

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...

2013-06-24 23:18:46

German sailing legend Jochen Schümann led the Esimit Sailing Team to the monohull course record in front of thousands of spectators at the world renown Kieler Woche – Great sports results accompanied by sailing with children with disabilities from the Stiftung Drachensee institution, meeting with executives from the yacht’s main sponsor GAZPROM, and signing a partnership agreement with adidas Sailing. Kiel, Germany (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Kieler Woche (Kiel Week) lived up to its...

2013-06-03 23:05:14

Chicago Sailboat Charters, recognized for providing the largest variety and highest quality service and value for Lake Michigan sailing experiences, is offering a number of discounts for charter trips booked by phone at 773.236.7245 or online at http://chicagosailboatcharters.com/. Chicago, Ill (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Chicago Sailboat Charters, recognized for providing the largest variety and highest quality service and value for Lake Michigan sailing experiences, is offering a number of...

2013-05-22 23:26:22

TeenLife Media, a print and online media company that offers comprehensive information and resources for parents, students, and educators announces an engaging consumer contest–the TeenLife “Sail Away Summer” Contest–in which one teen wins an experiential learning trip at sea provided by Sail Caribbean. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 TeenLife Media, a print and online media company that offers comprehensive information and resources for parents, students, and...

2013-04-22 08:34:51

WALLDORF, Germany, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its continued sponsorship of the 5O5 World Championship, which takes place in Barbados, from April 22-May 3, 2013. The event features interactive analytics and technology from SAP to allows fans and sailors to experience the pinnacle regatta for the international 5O5 sailing class like never before. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/AQ34470LOGO) "On behalf of the 5O5 committee, I'm thrilled...

2013-03-26 08:23:35

VANCOUVER, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The America's Cup Summer of Racing in San Francisco intends to be carbon neutral thanks to a partnership announced today between the America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA) and Vancouver, BC based Offsetters, North America's leading carbon management solutions provider. Today's announcement supports ACEA's commitment to sustainability while delivering one of the most fiercely competitive sporting events, as four teams race for the oldest trophy...

2013-03-19 12:21:08

Team USA45 Racing, Including Members from Throughout the U.S., to Compete in Red Bull Youth America's Cup, Sept. 1 - 4, 2013 SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the America's Cup reaches new levels of competitive sailing, and ushers in youth sailors for the first time ever in the event's history, eight U.S. sailors will compete together as Team USA45 Racing in the first-ever Red Bull Youth America's Cup. The Red Bull Youth America's Cup is part of the prestigious 34(th)...