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WASZP International Games – Reed Balridge takes an early lead on Day 1 WASZP International Games – Reed Balridge takes an early lead on Day 1 The afternoon Ora was very patchy for the first race and most of the fleet struggled to get up on the foils at the start Some eager WASZP sailors left the shore about 1600hrs but setting a course in the busy area of the lake off Campione was not easy with flocks of kites, other dinghies, pleasure boats and all the motor vessels that go out on the water in the middle of summer. by Jonny Fullerton Posted on 3 Aug Sydney Hobart - A yachties' cruise with John Longley Sydney Hobart - A yachties' cruise with John Longley Do you have doing a Sydney Hobart race on your bucket list, or have competed in the race and would like to revisit Do you have doing a Sydney Hobart race on your bucket list, or have competed in the race and would like to revisit some memories and take a better look at the places you sailed past? Now you can experience the nautical tradition that is the 73rd Sydney to Hobart international ocean yacht race with expert commentary from Australia II crew member John Longley by Gray Gibson Posted on 28 Jul Azzurra works her way back at the Puerto Portals 52 Super Series Azzurra works her way back at the Puerto Portals 52 Super Series The fleet was very close in all of the day’s races with frequent changes of position and ups and downs for all teams. The fleet was very close in all of the day’s races with frequent changes of position and ups and downs for all of the teams. by Azzurra Posted on 27 Jul Effort to contain and reduce recreational boating fatalities continues Effort to contain and reduce recreational boating fatalities continues The number of recreational boating fatalities in New Zealand has not increased. While more and more Kiwis take to the water in recreational craft (more than 1.4 million last summer) the number of recreational boating fatalities has not increased. by Maritime NZ Posted on 25 Jul Hall Spars has opened a new service facility in Portsmouth, RI Hall Spars has opened a new service facility in Portsmouth, RI High-performance yacht mast manufacturer Hall Spars recently opened a new service facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. High-performance yacht mast manufacturer Hall Spars recently opened a new service facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The move follows the 37-year old company’s integration into the North Technology Group (NGT). Strategically located in the heart of US east coast sailing, the Hall Spars service base in Rhode Island is well positioned to meet the needs of existing Hall Spars clients worldwide by Hall Spars Posted on 25 Jul Int Moth Worlds - Zhik returns to its spiritual home at 2017 Worlds Int Moth Worlds - Zhik returns to its spiritual home at 2017 Worlds Zhik is returning to its roots as the official clothing sponsor of the 2017 McDougall McConaghy Moth World Championships Zhik, the innovative sailing apparel specialist, is returning to its roots as the official clothing sponsor of the 2017 McDougall McConaghy Moth World Championships. And, ten years on, the Moths are returning to their spiritual home on Lake Garda. Zhik and the International Moth class are virtually synonymous with each other. by Lisa Ratcliffe Posted on 20 Jul Cheeki Rafiki - Douglas Innes to face retrial over manslaughter Cheeki Rafiki - Douglas Innes to face retrial over manslaughter Douglas Innes to face retrial over manslaughter The Director of Stormforce Coaching, the company that ran Cheeki Rafiki, is set to face retrial for manslaughter over the deaths of the four crew. They were 700nm from Nova Scotia, returning to Southampton after racing in Antigua when the keel feel off. It is said that previous groundings had weakened the keel bolts.... by Sail-World Posted on 17 Jul Get better wave forecasts from PredictWind and ECMWF Get better wave forecasts from PredictWind and ECMWF Predictwind is well-known for accurate wind forecasts but now leads the way with accurate wave forecasts PredictWind is well known for its world leading accurate wind forecasts, but did you know Predictwind also leads the way with accurate wave forecasts? by Predictwind Posted on 12 Jul North Sails - Trade In and Trade up - 20% discount North Sails - Trade In and Trade up - 20% discount North Sails are offering a great deal for the coming sailing season if you are looking to upgrade or replace sails North Sails are offering a great deal for the coming sailing season if you are looking to upgrade or replace sails on your yacht - racer or cruiser. Get 20% discount by trading in one of your older sails. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted on 10 Jul A Few Rays – Sunscreen with no preservatives – brilliant! A Few Rays – Sunscreen with no preservatives – brilliant! Sunscreen with no preservatives, why this is great? Sunscreen with no preservatives, why this is great? If your sunscreen has no preservatives in the formulation it will be much more skin friendly than traditional screens. However, the vast majority of sunscreens are water based and require the addition of preservatives in order to keep them microbe free and usable for longer. by Indepthskincare Posted on 28 Jun New Zealand - A History of Innovation New Zealand - A History of Innovation It takes more than great sailors to win the Americas Cup, although you need those too. It takes more than great sailors to win the Americas Cup, although you need those too. The AC is always won by the fastest boat, it’s an old cliche, but it’s true. To be the best you need to be a leader in your field, not a follower. by Rod Dawson Posted on 28 Jun A few rays – Remember the Ozone Hole A few rays – Remember the Ozone Hole The Ozone Hole is over Antarctica and New Zealand too. The Ozone Hole is over Antarctica and New Zealand and Australia too. “For nearly a billion years, Ozone molecules in the atmosphere have protected life on Earth from the effects of ultraviolet rays”. by Indepthskincare Posted on 28 Jun A Few Rays – What to know about your skin? A Few Rays – What to know about your skin? Skin has evolved over the millions of years to keep water outside of the body out Skin has evolved over the millions of years to keep water outside of the body out, while keeping the moisture we have in our body in. That’s a good thing right? – So we don’t blow up every time we take a swim or go out in the rain. Likewise so we don’t dry up in the sun. by Indepthskincare Posted on 25 Jun A Few Rays - Go Faster! A Few Rays - Go Faster! How the right sunscreen can make the boat go faster How the right sunscreen can make the boat go faster A good sunscreen is a very necessary part of the sailor’s equipment. When the sunscreen works really well and the sailor using it can do a multi-day regatta without burning or distraction, then that is a piece of equipment worth having. by Indepthskincare Posted on 24 Jun A Few Rays – Moisturising, Anti-Aging Action … A Few Rays – Moisturising, Anti-Aging Action … Consistent moisturising sun protection has an anti-aging action Consistent moisturising sun protection has an anti-aging action Out on a boat, sailors are exposed to extreme conditions for their skin. There are UV rays from the sun, hopefully some wind if you are a sailor, and the drying effects from wet and dry cycles during the course of your day by Indepthskincare Posted on 23 Jun MarinePlus expands distribution of exclusive brands and Sales Team MarinePlus expands distribution of exclusive brands and Sales Team Melbourne-based wholesaler MarinePlus has welcomed on board two new Sales Executives Melbourne-based wholesaler MarinePlus has welcomed on board two new Sales Executives as it expands its stable of quality marine equipment throughout Australia. by Tristan Campbell Posted on 20 Jun A Few Rays - Being smart in the sun. Are you? A Few Rays - Being smart in the sun. Are you? “Sunblock” …it’s a name we throw about when talking about sun protection creams. “Sunblock” …it’s a name we throw about when talking about sun protection creams. And that’s fine so long as you realise, the product most people call ‘sunblock’ is more accurately described as a ‘sunscreen’. A sunscreen only filters the suns burning UVB and UVA rays relative to the SPF strength of the product, a sunblock would be complete shade by Indepthskincare Posted on 20 Jun Accommodation still available for fans to see the America's Cup Match Accommodation still available for fans to see the America's Cup Match Mondo Travel's Gray Gibson has just returned from Bermuda to take in the opening phases of the 35th America's Cup. Mondo Travel's Gray Gibson has just returned from Bermuda to take in the opening phases of the 35th America's Cup. He say that Mondo Travel still have accommodation for the last week of the Americas Cup for fans to experience Emirates Team New Zealand competing for the America's Cup. by Grray Gibson and Sail-World.com/nz Posted on 14 Jun A Few Rays- Calculate how long your sunscreen lasts. A Few Rays- Calculate how long your sunscreen lasts. Confused by SPF's? It’s easy to calculate how long you will be protected by using the following process. Exposure to the sun is a serious issue for all those who venture on the water. Confused by SPF's? It’s easy to calculate how long you will be protected by using the following process. by Indepthskincare Posted on 14 Jun True Kit catamarans in time with latest sailing trends in Bermuda True Kit catamarans in time with latest sailing trends in Bermuda True Kit are here with much of the sailing world in Bermuda, enjoying this exciting America’s Cup True Kit are here with much of the sailing world in Bermuda, enjoying this exciting America’s Cup and the incredible speeds that these boats get up to. The development of sailing technology over the last 15 years has been astounding – foiling is definitely here to stay – and I’m sure the amazing advances we’re seeing in Bermuda will eventually trickle down to the boats the rest of us sail. by Rod Dawson, True Kit Posted on 14 Jun
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