Daily Archives: March 10, 2012

Missing ship passenger’s boyfriend opens up

The boyfriend of a B.C. woman who disappeared from a cruise ship off the coast of Florida last week has told CBC News he is grieving the apparent loss of the woman he loved. Continue reading

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Clipper Round the World : De Lage Landen diverts to Japanese island for medevac of injured crew member

De Lage Landen, one of the ten 68-foot yachts competing in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race, has diverted towards Japan to medevac an injured crew member. Cath James, 41, from Whitney, England, injured her back when … Continue reading

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Coutts and Peyron tell transformative tale at Global Sports Forum

ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts and Energy Team skipper Loïck Peyron addressed the question, 'Sailing: what's next?', on a panel at the Global Sports Forum in Barcelona on Friday. Both men emphasized the transformative nature of the chan… Continue reading

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USA. Wimco Villas gears up for Les Voiles de St Barts Regatta ; Donates Luxury Villas as grand prizes to winners

Sailing enthusiasts know St Barts for its famous though largely unpublicized Bucket Regatta, held annually in late March. That event draws both classic and modern yachts of over 100' in length to the picturesque shores of the famed French … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica faces last few miles to Auckland

The Spanish team is playing for second place in the city of sails up against the USA's “Puma” and New Zealand entry “Camper” It's now a question of hours before “Telefónica” reaches Auckland (New Zealand), the final destination port … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG round North Cape

Just rounded North Cape. After about a million miles and I think about three weeks of sailing we saw land for the first time. Tony Mutter gave such an unequivocal “LAND HO” that he is hoarse and his throat … Continue reading

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Private vessels patrolled for victory during the war

The schooner Governor Stone, visiting the county during March and April, served as a training vessel during World War II. Continue reading

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Private vessels patrolled for victory during the war

The schooner Governor Stone, visiting the county during March and April, served as a training vessel during World War II. Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama crew plugs leak on way to Auckland triumph

Groupama sailing team survived a late scare to secure a dramatic victory on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday, crossing the finish line shortly before midnight in Auckland to end Team Telefónica's winning streak and give … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama 4 victorious in Auckland

On crossing the finish line this Saturday at 1033 UTC, Groupama 4 secures victory in this fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. A very important result for Franck Cammas and his men after sailing over 6,500 miles between … Continue reading

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