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2012-07-12 10:20:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 12, 2012 /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, unveils artist renderings of its new luxury ship, the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, which launches on December 29, 2012, for its inaugural sailing. The ship will debut a luxurious new look--chic and stylish with Polynesian touches. To achieve the new design, a multimillion-dollar,...

2012-06-26 10:22:36

Mexican sailor Galia Moss building customized boat "El Mas Mejor II" in La Rochelle, France MEXICO CITY, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: Mexican-born Galia Moss, the first female Mexican and Latin American sailor to travel across the Atlantic Ocean alone is ready for her next sailing solo adventure. As initially reported in an exclusive MexicoToday.org article, this time Moss will be travelling with...

2012-06-05 02:23:53

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign is encouraging families, kids and outdoor adventurers alike to spend more time in 'Mother Nature's Waterpark' this summer. Local fishing and boating hotspots across the country offer great outdoor activities -- both on and off the water -- no tickets necessary! That's why Take Me Fishing announced today the launch of a Facebook campaign, Nature's Waterpark...

2012-05-17 02:20:29

CHICAGO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announced that in 2011 U.S. retail sales for recreational boats, accessories and marine services increased six percent to $32.3 billion, new power and sail boat retail sales increased 0.8 percent to 214,405, and boating participation increased ten percent to 83 million. The recreational boating industry has not seen an increase in retail sales since 2006, and the jump in participation is the...

2012-04-24 10:23:17

LEXINGTON, Mass. and PORTSMOUTH, R.I., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sperry Top-Sider®, the leading global nautical performance and lifestyle brand, announced today its title sponsorship of the US Sailing Team, newly named US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. The title sponsorship is the brand's highest profile sailing sponsorship to date and is effective immediately through December 31, 2016. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/NY93819LOGO ) A key part of the title...

2012-04-05 10:23:49

SEATTLE, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, introduces its new 2013 collection of luxury sailing voyages in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Northern Europe, Italy, Mediterranean, Greek Isles and Transatlantic Crossings. Leading Windstar's new offerings for 2013 are seven entirely new voyages, each designed to provide guests a unique sailing...

2012-03-30 06:20:25

MIAMI, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Ocean Race in Downtown Miami is proud to announce that Groupon is a Port Sponsor for this year's festivities. Taking place from May 6-20 at the Downtown Miami Village in Bicentennial Park, Volvo Ocean Race will attract more than 150,000 visitors throughout the 14 day festival. Groupon will provide "Groupon Getaways" to their online database including opportunities to purchase tickets to the Volvo Ocean Race Gala on May...

2012-03-23 10:20:16

MIAMI, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just like in a scene right out of a James Bond movie, boat enthusiasts who will be visiting the Palm Beach International Boat Show this weekend will be in for a visual treat. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120323/CL75726 ) Deep Impact Boats, one of the leading South Florida custom boat manufacturers, will be delivering a fully customized Deep Impact 399' open that will serve as the "runabout" tender vessel for the ultra luxurious 200'...

2012-03-21 10:24:36

MIAMI, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With only less than two months to go before the Volvo Ocean Race arrives in South Florida, the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) announces their commitment to the 14-day festival scheduled in Bicentennial Park. Taking place from May 6-20, the Volvo Ocean Race will attract more than 200,000 visitors including tourists, locals and sailing enthusiasts alike. As an official Port Sponsor, Miami DDA contributed $50k to the Volvo Ocean Race...

2012-03-21 02:22:58

KYIV, Ukraine, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian-Russian crew aboard sailing yacht Scorpius set the new world record in navigation sailing into the Ross Sea, west Antarctica. The 30 meters (98 ft) Scorpius became the first yacht to reach 77 degrees south latitude, reported UNIAN. The Scorpius set sail on September 25, 2011, from Ukraine's Sevastopol sea port. It took them almost six months to reach the rarely navigated Ross Sea in the Antarctica. From the Ross Sea...