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Loi Krathong celebrations in Thailand

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Loi Krathong takes place on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar. In the western calendar this usually falls in November. Loi means ‘to float’, while krathong refers to a usually lotus-shaped container which floats on the water. The traditional krathong are made of the layers […]

Loi Krathong celebrations in Thailand http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4582

November 29th, 2012 | Posted in Culture,Events,News | Read More »

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2012 Dublin, Ireland

JOEL AESCHLIMANN, ROLEX SA, BEN AINSLIE (GBR), MALE WINNER, LIJIA XU (CHN), FEMALE WINNER AND HM KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE - Photo By: Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

Ben Ainslie (GBR) and Lijia Xu (CHN) were named the male and female winners of the 2012 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards at a ceremony held at the Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland this evening. Four-time Olympic Gold medallist Ben Ainslie commented: “Winning the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year award is […]

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2012 Dublin, Ireland http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4547

November 7th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

Barcelona World Race skippers debate on double-handed ocean racing

Professional skippers Anna Corbella and Pepe Ribes chat to amateurs Guillermo Durán, Antoni Nicolau, Marc Mateu and Jordi Mateu at an open debate also involving the Spanish press. The entire debate, held at Barcelona’s Real Club Naútico, is available as seven audio and video clips. An open discussion held to celebrate the unveiling of the […]

Barcelona World Race skippers debate on double-handed ocean racing http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4528

October 8th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

Sailor of the Year 2012: ISAF and ROLEX announce Nominees

Photo By: Rolex / Daniel Forster

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex are proud to announce the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2012. ISAF received nominations for the 2012 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. The nominees are put forward based on achievements made during the qualifying […]

Sailor of the Year 2012: ISAF and ROLEX announce Nominees http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4518

October 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

The Historical Regatta of Venice (Slideshow + Video)

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On the first Sunday of every September, hundreds of Venetians pile into the long boats that have plied the city’s canals for centuries for the ‘Regata Storica’ (Historical Regatta), a historical procession that commemorates the welcome given to Caterina Cornaro, wife of the King of Cyprus, in 1489 after she renounced her throne in favour […]

The Historical Regatta of Venice (Slideshow + Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/2356

September 4th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Princess Yachts South East Asia Hold First Rendezvous (+Video)

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On Friday 23rd March 2012 twelve Princess yachts departed from Phuket Boat Lagoon marina on the first ever Princess Yachts South East Asia Rendezvous. The yachts cruised to Phanga Bay, where Princess once famously played host to James Bond in the 1997 film “Tomorrow Never Dies“, before heading onto Krabi and rafting up at Koh […]

Princess Yachts South East Asia Hold First Rendezvous (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4404

August 1st, 2012 | Posted in Events,Motor Yachts,News,Yacht Events,Yachts | Read More »

Volvo Ocean Race Museum opens (+Video)

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Volvo Ocean Race and the Valencian Regional Government on Tuesday opened the doors to the Museo Volvo Ocean Race, a dynamic new addition to the cultural, educational and sporting landscape for the city of Alicante, for the region and for Spain. The museum, designed by architects Mather & Co., is the first in the world […]

Volvo Ocean Race Museum opens (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4297

June 20th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Sea Parade of the Hong Kong SAR

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Join with us in celebrating the 15th anniversary of the HKSAR WHAT – Wan Chai District Grand Sea, Land and Sky Parade WHEN – Sunday 8 July 2012 – 1600hrs WHERE – Victoria Harbour – West of the HK Convention and Exhibition Centre WHY – To celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the establishment of the […]

Sea Parade of the Hong Kong SAR http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4295

June 18th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

Seven-mile flotilla between Battersea and Tower Bridge with 1000 boats

by thamesdiamondjubileepageant.org

The organisers of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant tonight issued a public vote of thanks to the millions of people who braved the weather to line the banks of the river Thames to pay tribute to Her Majesty The Queen – and to watch the 1,000 boat, seven-mile flotilla between Battersea and Tower Bridge. Lord […]

Seven-mile flotilla between Battersea and Tower Bridge with 1000 boats http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4200

June 4th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News | Read More »

PARTY TIME at the Arsenale in VENICE

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It was a big night in the Arsenale on Friday, with crowds enjoying the entertainment and festive atmosphere in a part of Venice that usually isn’t open to the public… More pictures on Facebook The 34th America´s Cup consists of three main stages – the America´s Cup World Series, the Louis Vuitton Cup and the […]

PARTY TIME at the Arsenale in VENICE http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4164

May 19th, 2012 | Posted in Americas Cup,Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

The Miami Race Village MAP and the Schedule of Events

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The Downtown Miami Race Village is a large scale production and 14-day event taking place in Bicentennial Park. Spanning over 27 acres overlooking the bay in Downtown Miami, the village will provide tourists and the local South Florida community a place to “Sea and be Seen” with an international and interactive race village that will […]

The Miami Race Village MAP and the Schedule of Events http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4098

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Official opening of the Downtown Miami Race Village (+Video)

Mayor of Miami, Tomas P. Regalado is given a guided tour by Volvo Ocean Race CEO, Knut Frostad, in the Downtown Miami Race Village - IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race

A colourful junkanoo street parade kick-started celebrations at the official opening of the Downtown Miami Race Village on Monday ahead of what’s tipped to be one of the toughest fought finishes of the race so far. Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado together with race CEO Knut Frostad cut the ribbon at the entrance of the race […]

Official opening of the Downtown Miami Race Village (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4094

May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

Money raised for St. Maarten Nature Organisations by sales of Heineken bracelets

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The funds are raised through the sale of a variety of Heineken bracelets initiated annually during the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. “During the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, we want to raise the exposure concerning the importance of keeping our island and it’s waters clean”, says ILTT/Heineken Commercial Manager John Leone, “We started with the green […]

Money raised for St. Maarten Nature Organisations by sales of Heineken bracelets http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4443

February 19th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Grenada Sailing Festival 2012

Warm weather and beautiful sunshine, good winds, and the friendliest people on earth all combined to set the back drop for the recently concluded 2012 Grenada Sailing Festival. Title Sponsors of the Regatta, Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, are delighted about this year’s racing series. Assistant Manager of the Marina, Danny Donelan said, “We […]

Grenada Sailing Festival 2012 http://en.nauticwebnews.com/4544

February 5th, 2012 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

Laura Dekker completes round-the-world solo voyage (Video)

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Laura Dekker, 16, has completed her round-the-world voyage in her boat Guppy, making her the youngest person to achieve the feat. Report by Sophie Foster from ITN (one of the world’s leading news organisations, and every day we provide the latest breaking news direct from London studios)

Laura Dekker completes round-the-world solo voyage (Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3622

January 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Events,News | Read More »

Phuket King’s Cup: Glorious Spectacle in Honour of His Majesty The King of Thailand’s 84th Birthday

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The 25th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta fleet completed an awe-inspiring sail pass on its way to the start of the first day of racing. Lead by Royal Thai Navy yachts, participating ships sailed past H.T.M.S Chonburi and two further Navy vessels, saluting or standing up to an image of His Majesty the King of Thailand […]

Phuket King’s Cup: Glorious Spectacle in Honour of His Majesty The King of Thailand’s 84th Birthday http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3253

December 5th, 2011 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture | Read More »

Jim O’Toole (World Match Racing): his perspective about the Annual Conference

by sailing.org

London, UK – 14 November, 2011: Over three hundred delegates from the world of sailing descended on the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico for the annual ISAF Annual Conference last week. World Match Racing Tour CEO, Jim O’Toole, also attended and gave his perspective on the event. “The ISAF Conference provided us with the opportunity to […]

Jim O’Toole (World Match Racing): his perspective about the Annual Conference http://en.nauticwebnews.com/3027

November 15th, 2011 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

THE CUP ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO

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The oldest trophy in international sport arrived at the AC Village in San Diego – a sneak preview ahead of the America’s Cup World Series which begins with preliminary racing on Saturday. Wednesday afternoon, the Cup was the center of attention during two ‘Cupdate’ shows hosted by the Vice Commodore of the Golden Gate Yacht […]

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November 10th, 2011 | Posted in Americas Cup,Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

Anna Tunnicliffe, Iker Martínez and Xabier Fernández honored

ANNA TUNNICLIFFE (USA), IKER MARTINEZ AND XABI FERNANDEZ - Photo By: Rolex / Daniel Forster

The highly anticipated announcement of the recipients of the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards was made last night, Tuesday 8 November, in a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The winners, selected from an impressive and star-studded gathering of nominees, were Anna Tunnicliffe (USA), who claimed the female award for the second time, […]

Anna Tunnicliffe, Iker Martínez and Xabier Fernández honored http://en.nauticwebnews.com/2967

November 9th, 2011 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas | Read More »

Salt water, sweet sailing for Swedish Prince (+Video)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, guest on PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG. - PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip is known for racing his Porsche 911 GT3 at breakneck speeds, yet clocking up a comparatively mild 22 knots around a Volvo Ocean Race course is still enough to get the royal’s adrenaline pumping. Stepping on the dock after competing in the Iberdrola In-Port and the first day of pro-am racing […]

Salt water, sweet sailing for Swedish Prince (+Video) http://en.nauticwebnews.com/2896

November 1st, 2011 | Posted in Events,News,Regattas,Regattas with Picture,Volvo Ocean Race | Read More »

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