With the Americans in total control against Luna Rossa, tactician Terry Hutchinson called for a difficult manoeuvre in high winds and the crew failed to execute it. Read more
The huts are self-propelled and come equipped with a skipper, water, ice and coolers; the charterer is responsible for alcoholic beverages.
As the beacon was registered with AMSA, the AMSA Response Centre in Canberra had details of the yacht so they had a better understanding of the situation, while using the PLB locator to track the exact position of the MOB.
Dalin’s more easterly position and his timing seems to have kept him away from a nasty zone of cloud and light winds which slowed Germany’s Boris Herrmann for a period.
It was another poor day for the New York Yacht Club entry, American Magic, which has yet to record a win.
Police said the desperate sailor had his sails up, but there "was hardly a breath of wind" to help him. With his engine inoperable, he had no power to his VHF radio.
Unless a buyer can be found before Christmas, publisher Yaffa Media (also owner and publisher of this website) will retire the masthead after release of the January 2021 issue.
The need to re-sail Race 2 of the NSW Championship, due to the 40-knot winds which battered Sydney Harbour late last year, created a situation which meant that today's race was also Race 1 of the 2020-2021 Australian Championship.
Dates for the 2021 regatta are 19-25 April, a traditional Autumn timeslot when weather conditions tend to be favourable.
John Winning Jr., Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton won the start and were never headed over the entire North-East course before going on to record a comfortable 1m 36s victory over the Smeg team.
Having cut the deck off, the biggest component of this restoration project was a new design for the foredeck.
Its hull is shaped to reduce ice pressure by deflecting it downwards, much like the Arctic drilling rig Kulluk, a bowl-shaped floating platform designed to ride up over encroaching ice.
Jean-Marc Perreault is teaching students about sonar waves by using the latest technologies to hunt for shipwrecks beneath the waters of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
A free-of-charge pump out facility is part of the new development, located at the fuel dock and accessed via the southern approach to the Marina.