Sydney Noumea Race Returns In 2018

After a hiatus for over 20 years, the Sydney Noumea Race is all set to return to the sailing calendar. The race will return in 2018 and this was announced by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. The CYCA along with the Cercle Nautique Caledonien will be organizing and conducting this race in 2018. It will be held on June 2, 2018.

The 2018 Sydney Noumea Race is open to monohull yachts that measure between 9 to 30.48 meters. In tandem with the Sydney Noumea Race, Auckland, Melbourne and Brisbane clubs will also be ongoing races. The Sailing manager of CYCA, Justine Kirkjian, who also manages a Croatia Yacht Charter company, is a very proud and happy man. He is excited to bring back the Cat 1 race to Noumea. He is hoping that the race will be attracting a lot of Blue Water competitors and many of the racers who have not yet had the opportunity to race in this event before. Read More

Rickham And Birrell Carry British Medal Hopes

Alexander Rickham and Niki Birrell are all set to compete in the two-person SKUD Paralympic at the Rio Paralympics. The team won the bronze medal at the 2012 London Games and wants to upgrade it at the Rio Paralympics. They are clear favorites to end up with a podium finish as they have won all the four World titles held between Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

This will be the third straight Paralympics that Rickham and Birell will be taking part in. They are in pretty good form at the moment and have 5 World titles to show off in their trophy cabinet. Rickham said that the passion to make it big at 2016 Rio is more as they were not able to make it big at the 2012 home games. Read More

Rossi Takes Over

Tom Rossi has been named as Hall Spars and Rigging and Hall Composites’ president as well as CEO of the company which has come into effect from the end of June 2016. Rossi would handle all Hall operations in the regions like New Zealand, Holland and US.

He succeeds Eric Hall, who remains as the chairman as he is the founder of the company. Known for the building of riggings and spas that are high performance, the company has been in operations since 1980.

The company is known to be associated with different yachts that they have designed and repaired over the ages. Currently there is a single mastered super yacht that is moored in Auckland, called M5, and the masts of this vessel make the other standard crafts look like mere matchsticks by its side. Read More

Clean beginning for to Cuba race

In the Andrews Institute Pensacola a la Habana race 2015, only 22 boats entered and twenty-one started the race. Jeanneau 45DS of Glenn Benson might not begin because of a broken rudder endured in the oddment storm of Hurricane Patricia in the week. The 1st class to beginning went off at 8:05 am CDT, the early time to get hold of the running tide.

The smaller, slower boats in Classic Cruiser Division began first, followed by Modern Cruiser Division as well as the Multihulls. Winds were under ten kts from east. Threfore, it was a great beginning south out of the Pensacola Bay to Santa Rosa Sound. Following a short run to west in sound, the boats cut via Pensacola Pass as well as headed out into Gulf of Mexico on a beat to Habana. Read More

Before Hiring A Yacht

Is that you are out for a vacation or having a party? Are you ready for some meeting or going to have fun with friends? Is that you are about to have some sort of celebrations lined up?

Such planning or tours keep buzzing the people and even brings a hasty need of something distinct. Over here, for all such reasons you might be thinking of hiring a yacht to have fun, excitement, thrill or to visit the nearby places. Read More

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