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AC34: Green Comm Racing opens a new chapter

Green Comm Racing 2

In the Spanish port city of Valencia, well known for its love of fiestas and sports, a Spanish challenger for the 34th America’s Cup was revealed. At the Real Club de Nautico Valencia, no stranger to America’s Cup teams and world-class regattas, the Green Comm Racing team announced their plans. The Spanish team will be […]

AC34: Green Comm Racing opens a new chapter http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1377

June 25th, 2011 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

For Sale: A rare Vessel with Glamour Factor

VixenII-1

The classic sailing yacht “Vixen II” was once owned by the Hollywood actor Warren Beatty. Now FOR SALE. This beautiful classic yacht was ordered to be built in 1914 Wilson Marshall, the chairman of the New York Yacht Club. She was launched in 1915 under her first name Jessica. The first time she was able […]

For Sale: A rare Vessel with Glamour Factor http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1374

June 25th, 2011 | Posted in Gulets,News,Yachts | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: FOXY LADY surprise overall winner

Giraglia Rolex Cup 53

The surprise overall winner of the 59th Giraglia Rolex Cup is the 37ft-Foxy Lady (FRA), co-skippered by brothers Dominique and Michel Heyraud. Foxy Lady finished the race in a time of 48 hours and four minutes, at 12:08 CEST today, and went on to win on corrected time by 11 minutes, 30 seconds ahead of a […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: FOXY LADY surprise overall winner http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1368

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Rolex Cup Photographer Carlo Borlenghi

Photographer Carlo Borlenghi

From the Organizers of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, St.Tropez (France) to Genoa (Italy) we got amazing picture material for editorial use. From our magazine as well as from our readers we also want to thank the Photographer Carlo Borlenghi for his exellent work. (Norberto Moreau) Here you can find articles and pictures: http://en.nauticwebnews.com/tag/giraglia-rolex-cup/ Carlo Borlenghi Milano, […]

Rolex Cup Photographer Carlo Borlenghi http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1364

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Companies,News,Photographers,Regattas | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Fleet arriving into Genoa

Giraglia Rolex Cup 45

By 10:00 CEST this morning, a further 41 yachts had followed Esimit Europa 2 (SLO) into Genoa, completing the 243-nautical mile adventure from Saint-Tropez. As expected, Andres Soriano’s Alegre (GBR) and Sir Peter Ogden’s Jethou (GBR) finished in second and third place in real time, having occupied these positions for most of the race. The gap between the […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Fleet arriving into Genoa http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1361

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Esimit Europa 2 crossed the finish line in Genoa

Giraglia Rolex Cup 43

At 22:33.20 CET Igor Simcic’s Esimit Europa 2 (SLO) crossed the finish line in Genoa to claim line honours at the Giraglia Rolex Cup. Esimit Europa 2 completed the course in 33 hours 45 minutes and 20 seconds thus retaining the title they claimed in 2010, when the event finished in San Remo. Simcic was presented […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Esimit Europa 2 crossed the finish line in Genoa http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1357

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

34th America’s Cup with a Valencia Team

Green Comm Racing

The Real Club Nautico de Valencia (RCNV) and Green Comm Racing announced the details of their Challenge for the 34th America’s Cup at a press conference Thursday afternoon in Valencia, Spain. The Green Comm Racing team, representing Spain’s RCNV, completes the field of nine teams from eight nations that will be on the starting line […]

34th America’s Cup with a Valencia Team http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1355

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Americas Cup,News,Regattas | Read More »

Standing Out from the Crowd – Giraglia Rolex Cup

Giraglia Rolex Cup 42

The situation has changed quite dramatically at the 2011 Giraglia Rolex Cup. Igor Simcic’s Esimit Europa 2 (SLO) has pulled away in rapid fashion from the rest of the fleet, transforming what at one stage looked like a tight line honours tussle into a one-horse race. In the time that Esimit chalked up 50-nautical miles their nearest […]

Standing Out from the Crowd – Giraglia Rolex Cup http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1353

June 23rd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Calm Conditions Delay Fleet of the Giraglia Rolex Cup

Giraglia Rolex Cup 41

The 190 yachts participating in the Giraglia Rolex Cup endured a frustrating night at sea as light winds ensured relatively little progress was made during the evening hours. The breeze is expected to increase during the course of today when the yachts will start preparing for the home straight to Genoa. However, the arrival time […]

Calm Conditions Delay Fleet of the Giraglia Rolex Cup http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1351

June 23rd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

In-Port Racing of Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Racing

The in-port racing during this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race is sure to be among the highlights of the entire event. This is the closest that spectators can get to the action without actually being on board one of the race boats. Short, sharp, and intense The in-port race is a critical component of […]

In-Port Racing of Volvo Ocean Race http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1348

June 23rd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regatta-PORTS,Regattas,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama 4 is home

Volvo Ocean Race 33

Groupama Sailing Team came back to Lorient today at 4am after a week at sea on their 2000 nautical mile qualifier for the Volvo Ocean Race. The team’s attempt to complete their qualification for the race was anything but calm, covering 2,138 miles at the average speed of 15,5 knots. Groupama 4’s crew had a […]

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama 4 is home http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1346

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Esimit Europa 2 lead the fleet

Giraglia Rolex Cup 35

As widely predicted, Esimit Europa 2 (SLO) made an impressive start to the 59th edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup. At 19:00 CEST, Igor Simcic and his star-studded crew lead the pack, followed by Alegre(GBR), Jethou (GBR) and DSK Pioneer Investments (ITA) and). Esimitare currently 182.5-nautical miles from Genoa. Esimit were the first yacht to pass the La Fourmigue at around […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Esimit Europa 2 lead the fleet http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1343

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Saint-Tropez to Genoa: Light Conditions, High Spirits

Giraglia Rolex Cup 33

The 59th Giraglia Rolex Cup is underway with the 190 participating yachts from 20 different countries beginning the 243-nautical mile adventure from Saint-Tropez to Genoa. The three competing classes started in staggered times: 12:00 CEST for Group B, 12:30 CEST Group A and approx.12:45 CEST for Group 0. Conditions were again light, with an easterly […]

Saint-Tropez to Genoa: Light Conditions, High Spirits http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1341

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race: Traité de Rome latest Legends entry

Volvo Ocean Race Traite de Rome

Two-time Whitbread entry, Traité de Rome, will fly the EU flag at the Volvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta and Reunion this November. The 51’ Sparkman & Stephens design is one of the smaller yachts taking part in the Legends event. Built in 1975 at Royal Huisman Shipyard as an Admiral’s Cup yacht for German industrialist, […]

Volvo Ocean Race: Traité de Rome latest Legends entry http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1338

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race,VOR Legends Regatta | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: another successful day for Alegre

Giraglia Rolex Cup 22

Light conditions were again the order of the day at the Giraglia Rolex Cup, as the race committee repeated yesterday’s 17.1-nautical mile course for the final day of the inshore series. Proceedings commenced with five to six knots of breeze at 12.33 CEST.     It proved to be another successful day for Alegre (GBR), which […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: another successful day for Alegre http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1332

June 21st, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Blogtrip F1 2011 – Marketing for F1 and Volvo Ocean Race

f1-valencia-blogtrip

What is #BlogtripF1 ? BlogtripF1 is a strategy of social marketing for the destination brand. Its been used because the press and tour operators increasingly use Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook for business to stay in touch with their customers, their target customers. During the year 2011 two separate international blogtrips are developed. The European Grand Prix  Formula 1 between 21 and […]

Blogtrip F1 2011 – Marketing for F1 and Volvo Ocean Race http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1318

June 21st, 2011 | Posted in Events,News | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: calm conditions over Saint-Tropez

Giraglia Rolex Cup 12

In contrast to yesterday’s strong mistral, relatively calm conditions presided over Saint-Tropez today with the Giraglia Rolex Cup race committee announcing a 17.1-nautical mile course that took the competing yachts around the Tourelle de la Rabiou and the Bouée de la Moutte. Today’s race started with 5-7 knots of breeze which gradually increased after the […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: calm conditions over Saint-Tropez http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1309

June 20th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Strong Winds delay Start

Giraglia Rolex Cup 2-2

St.Tropez, France / Genoa, Italy – With the strong, boisterous mistral breeze which consumed Saint-Tropez this morning not subsiding in the early afternoon, the race committee raised the A underneath AP flag signal at 14:24 CEST to confirm the cancellation of today’s inshore racing at the Giraglia Rolex Cup. After gusts had reached a maximum of […]

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Strong Winds delay Start http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1305

June 19th, 2011 | Posted in News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Maestros of Marseille, Container and Iberdrola triumph

Audi MedCup Marseille Final1

The Mistral won the day but Germany’s Container won the regatta. The infamous strong NW’ly wind, kicking up big, awkward seas on the course area and at the entrance to Marseille harbour, meant the one final showdown race scheduled could not be run today leaving Udo Schuetz’s Container team victorious in the 52 Series Marseille […]

Maestros of Marseille, Container and Iberdrola triumph http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1301

June 19th, 2011 | Posted in Audi MedCup,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Boating Industry Announces Top Ten US-States for Boating

US Recreational Boating Industry

U.S. Recreational Boating Industry Announces Top Ten States for Boating Discover Boating identifies the best spots for getting off the dock this summer. More Americans are planning vacations this summer, approximately 86 percent (three percent higher than 2010) according to a recent TripAdvisor survey, with the nation’s waterways serving as prime destinations. To mark the start […]

Boating Industry Announces Top Ten US-States for Boating http://en.nauticwebnews.com/1298

June 19th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

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