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Cruising – Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 11

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 11 One day and 5 hours after the winning 'Rambler', the VOR70 'Trifork' did cross the finish line in St-Lucia as 2nd of the Atlantic Rally. The majority of the 216 yachts is still sailing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean heading West to the Caribbeans.
The race tracker and the event website.
Cruising – Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 10

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 10 The 88-foot-Maxi 'Rambler' of George David USA took the line honors of the 2016 Atlantic Rally in St-Lucia/Caribbeans after 8 days, 6 hours and 29 minutes, improving the record of the last year by 1 hour and 10 minutes. The news.
The bulk of the fleet is not yet at mid-distance over the Atlantic.
The race viewer and the event website.
Cruising – Sunday, November 27, 2016
Sunday, November 27, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 7, Rambler USA in front

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 7, Rambler USA in front After a race week, the 88-foot-maxi 'Rambler' of George David USA sailing all alone in front of the 216 boats' fleet is already approaching the Caribbeans.
The race tracker and the event website.
Cruising – Saturday, November 26, 2016
Saturday, November 26, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 5, Rambler USA clear leader

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 5, Rambler USA clear leader The leading 'Rambler 88' of George David USA has already completed 3/4 of the distance from the Canaries to the Caribbeans, while the bulk of the fleet is about at mid-distance of the transatlantic passage. 216 teams participate. The race tracker and the report of yesterday.
Cruising – Friday, November 25, 2016
Friday, November 25, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 4, Rambler USA leads

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 4, Rambler USA leads On day 4 of the Atlantic Rallys, the two big racers on top of the fleet extended their lead again. The 88-foot Supermaxi 'Rambler' (George David USA) has a 150 nm advantage on the VOR 70 of Jens Dolmer MLT.
The race viewer and the event website.
Cruising – Thursday, November 24, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016   

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 3

 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers - Las Palmas ESP - Day 3 Last Sunday, 210 teams started in Las Palmas on Gran Canaria ESP to the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers direction St-Lucia in the Caribbeans. The trade winds are lighter this year and the teams can run in gently with a 12 kn breeze. The fast racers have already taken the leading positions with the 88-Foot Maxi 'Rambler' of George David USA followed by the VOR70 'Trifork' of Jens Dolmer MLT. No major incidents happened so far in the moderate conditions. Bad luck only for the German 'Noah' team of Alexander Grefrath GER, who had to be evaquated from their boat sinking.
The race tracker and the daily news.
Thursday, November 24, 2016   

Race for Water - the 2017-2021 Program

 Race for Water - the 2017-2021 Program Last week, the 'Race for Water Foundation' published its program for the next five years. With their Solar-Catamaran, they will round the globe in five legs to draw the attention on environmental problems in and off the Sea. The first leg will lead from France across the Atlantic Ocean to the Bermudas. Acting as an ambassador boat for the programme, “Race for Water” will serve as an educational platform, travelling laboratory and a working demonstration of Clean-tech innovations.
The report.
Cruising – Thursday, February 11, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016   

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 Advertise on our website ! During the past 11 years since our sailing web platform has been launched, it has emerged as the most important news media for nautics interested individuals in Switzerland. Almost 100'000 Swiss sailors have contacted our pages in the past year.
Advertising on our pages can be booked at very competitive conditions. In addition to banner promotion in various formats, it is also possible to order anytime sponsored content in our news for US$ 300. We look forward to informing you in detail.
Cruising – Friday, February 5, 2016
Friday, February 5, 2016   

Ocean Youth Sailing -an ambitious Swiss project

 Ocean Youth Sailing -an ambitious Swiss project The Ocean Youth Sailing Association, a Club of young sailors, plans to build an ocean-worthy 13,5-meter catamaran in the next two years, that shoud allow over 1'600 youth to experience ocean sailing in the next ten years. Two initiators present the project in a video. Donators shalll finance the project and the budget of CHF 120'000 CHF for the construction of the multihull is already 75% covered. The remaining CUF 30'000 shall be collected with a Crowd-Funding-campaign. Participation highly recommended !
More information on the project website.
Friday, February 5, 2016   

News von Pitter Yachtcharter - Innovation Award for the projekt NauticAlliance

 News von Pitter Yachtcharter - Innovation Award for the projekt NauticAlliance Another new member for the NauticAlliance ! Founded by Pitter Yacht-Charter and Gena Yacht&Charter with the objective to unite competent and reliable yachting industry enterprises, such as yacht dealers, service and charter companies, NauticAlliance expands its international network more and more. After the entry of the large British Bavaria yacht dealer Clipper Marine early this year, the well-known Swedish dealer Bavia Yacht AB has joined the union as a new member as well. Nautic Alliance has received the Innovation Award at the Boot Düsseldorf a few days ago for this international initiative. The [ILK=689]Communiqué[/ILK].
Cruising – Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   

News from Pitter Yachtcharter - the Regatta Calendar 2016

 News from Pitter Yachtcharter - the Regatta Calendar 2016 The Regatta Calendar 2016 on the Adriatic Sea provided by Pitter Yacht-Charter is again full of highlights:
- Kornati Cup (April) - The multinational classic regatta at the begin of the season, and with 100 yachts starting the most popular charter regatta of the Adria, an ideal event also for newcomers and leisure sailors, with easy-going social events as well as short- and mid-distance races, starting in Biograd across the pittoresque Kornati archipelago.
- Business Cup (May) - The competition-oriented combination of sail racing and business networking, with dynamic short races off Biograd, with and without spinnakers in several one-design classes.
- Austrian National Offshore Championship (October) - A high-level international event off Biograd, open for yachts with and without spinnaker in one-design-classes with national recognition, as well as an open class without spi.
- Croatia Coast Cup (October) - An interesting mid-distance regatta at season closing from Biograd to Rovinj (Istria) and back. Two legs of 105 miles each with stopover in Rovinj, for two one-design classes and an open class with and without spinnaker.
Find all details on the Pitter Yacht-Charter website.
Cruising – Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Wednesday, January 6, 2016   

Pirates of the Caribbean - attacks against cruising yachts

 Pirates of the Caribbean -  attacks against cruising yachts In the last 10 days, two cruising yachts sailing in waters between Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada were boarded by armed pirates and the boat ransacked for valuables. Fortunately, there were no injuries or loss of life. The news.
Cruising – Saturday, December 26, 2015
Saturday, December 26, 2015   

New from Pitter Yacht-Charter - new destinations

 New from Pitter Yacht-Charter - new destinations More high-quality charter options in 2016 and the future for our customers was our goal in the past months ! New bases have been opened to enjoy marvellous journeys in the Aegean out of Turkey (Alacati, Bodrum/ Turgutreis, Marmaris, Göcek-D-Marin and Kas) and now also out of Greece (Lavrion/Athens) with yachts under Pitter flag from our new partner Multihull Yachting. 'Qualität at fair prices' has been and will be our motto, allowing us to secure a top reputation in the fast growing charter business in the past 30 years, serving Croatia, Turkey and Greece with a 300 yachts' fleet. More under www.pitter-yachting.com
Cruising – Thursday, October 22, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015   

News from Pitter Yachtcharter - new bases in Turkey and Greece

 News from Pitter Yachtcharter - new bases in Turkey and Greece Pitter Yachtcharter enhances the options for its customers and prospect in the Greek Mediterranean waters in 2016 in addition to the new bases in Turkey, i.e. Alacati, Bodrum/ Turgutreis, Marmaris, Göcek (D-Marin) and Kas, with new possibilites out of Greece. With the new charter partner Multihull Yachting, sailing under the Pitter flag, the most popular Greek islands can now be reached from Lavrion in the Athens' area as well. Adhering to its motto 'Quality at a fair price !', the solid Styrian company, active in the Charter business for almost 30 years, has in the meantime an excellent name in the industry as reliable partner in offering over 300 top-equipped and maintained charter yachts. For more details visit the Pitter Yacht-Charter website.
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