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First female sailors for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 are put through their paces, St Barths Bucket Regatta kicks off, the Clipper Race 2017-18 announce the crew and a stunning sunset at Cannes. See this week’s pictures
16/03/2017: First female sailors for Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 announced
Dongfeng Race Team have selected Carolijn Brouwer and Marie Riou for their Volvo Ocean Race campaign in 2017-18.
According to race organisers, the move confirms the impact of a rule change introduced to encourage mixed male-female crews
Credit: Bu Duomen
09/03/2017: Mystery of Cornish ‘ghost ship’ solved
A so-called ‘ghost ship’ which ran aground on a beach in north Cornwall has been identified as RMAS Appleby. The boat broke free from its moorings and drifted across the Camel Estuary before coming to rest between Rock and Daymer Bay
06/03/2017: Rusting ‘ghost ship’ to be restored for new Liverpool-Wales ferry service
A former German ferry, which has been renamed Endeavour, is being restored to provide a new Liverpool-Llandudno ferry service. The vessel was abandoned at Canada Dock in Liverpool more than 20 years ago, and is known as the city’s ‘ghost ship’
Credit: Andy Shukie Photography/ /You Tube
02/03/17: Lürssen superyacht Kismet in
What a stunning picture of Lürssen superyacht Kismet which the brand posted on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/luerssenyachts/
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02/03/17: Alex Thomson and Hugo Boss are shortlisted for BT Award
Alex Thomson Racing and HUGO BOSS are through to the shortlist for the Team or Individual Sponsorship of the Year title in the 2017 BT Sport Industry Awards (BTSIA).
The awards, which take place annually, recognise the ‘best of the best’ sporting activations, agencies, campaigns, events, sponsorships and more.
In a media release, Alex Thomson Racing noted that 2016 was a standout year for their partnership with HUGO BOSS.
The year included the release of The Skywalk – the third instalment in a trilogy of stunts executed by Alex Thomson, which was viewed by millions of people worldwide.
Credit: Alex Thomson racing
24/02/17: Conrad Colman crosses the finish line
Kiwi skipper Conrad Colman has gone down in Vendée Globe history as the first person to complete the race without using fossil energy. This is despite the fact he was dismasted earlier in the month. He finished in 110 days, 1 hour, 58 minutes and 41 seconds, taking 16th place
Credit: Paul Bessereau/M+M/Vendee Globe
22/02/17: MV Polarstern’s on year long Arctic expedition
To facilitate climate research, the German research vessel, MV Polarstern, will become encased in ice and slowly drift around the Arctic.
The so-called Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) project will take a year, and is scheduled to begin in 2019.
Researchers will travel 1,550 miles gathering data and taking measurements to try and gain “a new and absolutely fascinating insight into the climate system.”
Credit: Hannes Grobe, Alfred Wegener Institute/Wikimedia Commons
15/02/17: Inside Quintessentially One – the world’s largest superyacht
The global private members club and concierge service Quintessentially has announced that it is to build the “world’s largest superyacht” – called Quintessentially One. At 220-metres, it will be a private floating club for its members
23/02/17: Sailing Yacht A has been released
Sailing Yacht A has been released and it has sailed off to undergo further sea trials after been impounded in Gibraltar over claims that the German shipyard, Nobiskrug, hadn’t fully paid for its work on the superyacht. The bill has now been settled
Credit: Carl Groll