Snipe – National US Snipe Championship, Beverly MA – Final results, Tomas Hornos/Kathleen Tocke winners in the 51 boat fleet

51 boats participated in the 2019 Snipe National US Championship at the Jubilee Yacht Club in Beverly, MA, USA with Tomas Hornos/Kathleen Tocke, Boston YC USA as winners after 8 races ahead of Augie Diaz/Margaux Bacro, Coconut Grove SC USA and Ernesto Rodriguez/Hallie Shiffman USA. —– The results

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Diam 24 – Tour de France – Nizza FRA – Final results, Bejafore defended rank 1 ahead of Cheminees Poujoulat

With a wire to wire win in the Superfinal, Cheminées Poujoulat of Robin Follin FRA did the utmost to enthrone Bejaflore of Valentin Bellet FRA on top, but the leaders advanced on rank 2 on the final downwind and defended herewith rank 1. Reseau IXIO of Sandra Lacan FRA followed on rank 3. CER – Ville de Genève of Victor Casas SUI finished the Tour with a 4th race rank consolidating rank 8 overall and the win of the...

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TP52 – Super Series – Act 3 – Cascais POR – Final results, Quantum defending rank 1 after a tight fight

Fighting down to the wire in the last race of the Cascais TP52 Super Series with Quantum of Doug DeVos USA with Ed Baird USA as overall winner of the 3rd Act just one point head of Azzurra of Alberto Roemmers ARG with Santiago Lange ARG. On rank 3 followed Platoon of Harm Müller-Spreer GER with John Kostecki USA. —– The news with results.

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Laser Radial – World Championship 2019 – Sakaiminato JPN – Day 1, Paige Railey USA in top-10

Late in the afternoon, the first races were started at the Laser Radial World Championship in Japan. —– On top of the Radial women fleet, split in two, were Anne-Marie Rindom DEN and Josefin Olsson SWE as first in their groups. Marie Barrué FRA and Monika Mikkola FIN followed as 2nd. Paige Railey USA is 6th, Sarah Douglas CAN 23rd. —- In the Radial men, Guilherme Perez BRA leads after two races ahead of Zac West AUS and Jan...

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Diam 24 – Tour de France – Hyères FRA – Day 14, Bejaflore FRA on the way to victory

The last Coastal Race of the 2019 Tour de France was held yesterday in Hyères and variable winds made racing challenging. At the end of the day, it was Golfe du Morbihan with Robert Solune FRA who had the upper hand. Finishing on 3rd, Bejaflore of Valentin Bellet FRA extended once more the lead on Cheminées Poujoulat (Robin Follin FRA) to 9 points now. CER – Ville de Genève with Victor Casas SUI on rank 5 yesterday and up...

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deal/no deal

£2.6bn bid to take business private may have national security issues The takeover offer for global satellite communications firm Inmarsat has been referred to the UK Competition and Markets Authority on the grounds that the deal, which involves taking the company private, may have national security implications. The takeover offer, made in March this year, is valued at £2.6bn ($3.4bn), but with debt included it totals some $6bn. The offer was made by a consortium called Triton Bidco, which comprises UK-based Apax...

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over she goes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Four people were rescued Saturday after a Corsair Cruze 970 capsized about nine miles off the shore of Hamlin State Park near Rochester. The U.S. Coast Guard said the boat was among the participants in the Lake Ontario 300 Challenge Race from Toronto to Kingston, Canada. All four people were wearing life jackets, and no injuries were reported. They were on the hull of the boat when the Coast Guard arrived.

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mavericks

Patience paid off, blast reaching since we broke into the synoptic breeze yesterday around midday, feeling good as we charge along the Hawaii routing on the Infiniti 46, Maverick. (Picture thanks to McConaghy) Had some fun with the Navy life firing demonstration yesterday. Had to commence negotiations with them at 0800hrs on the 14th as they politely requested we deviate from our 230 degree course heading to head 50 degrees off course due south 180 degrees for 35 nautical miles…… Once...

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isn’t that nice?

According to a new study published July 4 in the journal Marine Ecology Progress, the distribution of living coral – the organisms responsible for reef formation – appears to be shifting to higher latitudes as temperatures rise in equatorial waters. A multinational team of researchers led by Nichole Price of the University of Maine compiled a comprehensive database of reef studies reaching back to 1974. Based on the available data for sites as far north (and south) as 35 degrees...

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