Monthly Archives: September 2010

Laser SB3 World Championships : Entries open for racing in Torquay, UK

The Laser SB3 Class Association is pleased to announce the publication of the Notice of Race for the 2011 Laser SB3 World Championships, to be hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club in Torquay, UK. Entrants will enjoy 14 … Continue reading

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And on the subject of boating accidents…

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Accident at Les Voiles De St Tropez

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Stack Interiors Winter Champs: Summer season warm up starts under blue skies

The pleasant spring conditions of the last few days were welcomed by young sailors preparing for the Stack Interiors Winter Champs, particularly those who have travelled from earthquake-stricken Canterbury to take part. The Murrays Bay Sailing Club sailing regatta … Continue reading

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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez: Herreshoff schooner, Elena takes lead on the water

Another day in Saint-Tropez that required patience from competitors and the race committee alike. At the scheduled 11am start time for the Modern fleet, the breeze was unsettled and would take a delay of nearly two hours to get … Continue reading

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PWA Colgate World Cup Sylt : Steven Van Broeckhoven shows his tow-in tricks on calm North Sea

The world’s craziest freestylers flipped the vibe on day five with a spectacular display of tow-in trickery, which saw the king of pop, Steven Van Broeckhoven play true to his name on the becalmed North Sea! Despite very light … Continue reading

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U.S. Team Racing Championship : The Best of the Best arrive in Seattle

One of US SAILING’s most intriguing adult national championship events, the U.S. Team Racing Championship will be raced in the Pacific Northwest for the first time event history. Sixteen teams representing three countries will sail Vanguard 15s with a … Continue reading

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Now What? Dealing With Total Loss

Now What? Dealing With Total Loss We’ll start with what should have happened long before the loss; how your policies should have been set up so you could take full advantage of the coverage offered by your policy. How to handle the press, the public, your employees, your crew, the Coast Guard, families of passengers [...] Continue reading

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Finding the right insurance and understanding what you have

Finding the right insurance but, more importantly,  understanding what you have. The “how to” of selecting what will protect you and your business best whether land or sea. There will be a glossary of insurance terms to help you understand what your policies say plus you’ll be able to decipher insurance-ese. We’ll cover the proper [...] Continue reading

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Velux 5 Oceans : Charles Hedrich and Simon Chalk will not race in 2010/11 edition

Two sailors will no longer be racing in the VELUX 5 OCEANS. French skipper Charles Hedrich and British ocean racer Simon Chalk have not fulfilled their obligations to the VELUX 5 OCEANS race management and as a result will … Continue reading

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