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Victory for Cork in South Atlantic leg of Clipper 09-10  13-Nov-2009
The jubilant crew of Cork, Ireland, has arrived in Cape Town after taking victory in Race 3, the South Atlantic leg, of the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race. They crossed the finish line in Table Bay at 1638 local time (1438 GMT).

  
Davies survives fourth night at sea in storm conditions  13-Nov-2009
BRITISH SOLO SKIPPER BATTLES ON AS FLEET GETS SMALL RESPITE
Sam Davies on Artemis Ocean Racing survives fourth night at sea in storm conditions

  
Christophe Launay's Sea Cucumber Photo Essay  12-Nov-2009
Known as Trepang in Malay or ‘bêche-de-mer’ in French or the not so appetizing name ‘sea rat ‘or ‘sea slug’, the sea cucumber prized for its gelatinous texture has been a delicacy in Chinese cuisine since ancient times.

  
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards  12-Nov-2009
Torben Grael and Anna Tunnicliffe joined the sailing world's most prestigious list of winners last night, 10 November, as they were named winners of the 2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards at a spectacular ceremony held in Busan, South Korea.

  
English for Americans on a “Proper Sailing Yacht”  12-Nov-2009
By Quannon Au
Round the world crew member on board California in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race.

  
Clipper 09-10 Race 3: Rio de Janeiro - Cape Town Day 16  12-Nov-2009
* Team Finland emerges from Stealth Mode ahead of Uniquely Singapore and Hull & Humber
* Cork enters Stealth Mode and clocks an exceptional 12-hour run
* California continues under secondary steering

  
Burke Bosun Chair Product Recall  12-Nov-2009
Burke P/L is conducting a voluntary product recall of Burke Deluxe Bosun Chair part no: BOS201N and Burke Standard Bosun Chair part no: BOS202N purchased nationally after June 2007 that do not display either a production batch number or inspection label.

  
New Guide to berthing at Melbourne Docklands  12-Nov-2009
A new Boating Guide for Waterfront City Marina at Melbourne Docklands has been released in time for the 2009-10 summer boating season.

  
Maritime Operation Lights On  11-Nov-2009
Ports and Waterways Minister Joe Tripodi has announced a state-wide maritime safety campaign will be conducted this weekend (November 14-15) to promote safe boating at night.

  
Surepower PEC Module  11-Nov-2009
With current 240Volt AC electrical safety rules and regulations for boats becoming increasing stricter, Keoghs Marine Electrics is proud to offer a real solution which improves electrical safety on vessels.


 
 
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