Gladiator earns Around the Island Honors:
Newport, RI (June 9, 2017) – On the water, the father-and-son team of Tony and Bernard Langley, sailing Gladiator, suffered the narrowest of defeats to Steve and Heidi Benjamin’s Spookie on Day 1 of the 163rd New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, and sponsored by Porsche and AIG.
The two TP52 yachts raced neck and neck today for 19 miles around Conanicut Island and were separated by just three seconds at the finish line, with Spookie crossing just ahead of Gladiator.
But when the handicaps were applied–while both boats are the same length and style of raceboat, there are slight differences and hence a tiny disparity in their respective ratingsR…
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Vladimir Krutskikh wins Finn World Masters:
Carlisle Bay, Barbados (June 9, 2017) – After trailing the leaders all week, the 2015 Finn World Masters champion, Vladimir Krutskikh, from Russia, turned the tables on the fleet to win the medal race and the title as the 2017 Finn World Masters drew to a close in Barbados.
Laurent Hay, from France, had his chances, but ended up second, but also took the Grand Masters title as well, while the leader for much of the week and definitely the best sailor here after winning five of his six races, Rafael Trujillo from Spain, ended up third.
It was another, and the last, day of Finn sailing in paradise. And it was another windy, tough day of challenging sailing in Barbados with big w…
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I am sure not many of us thought of the answer and even less must have asked it to one self. Lets try to analyze the answer. To me its very logical.
What is the objective, the final goal?
Financial Independence is the goal. To be financially independent you need to be intelligent. To become intelligent you need to enhance your concept of money. The buzz word is read, read and read. Your knowledge of money will benefit you, and enlighten many others to gain the same. Ultimately it is only money that makes an immediate effect to the happiness & well being of our life. Let us become Financially aware and Independent. Financial Independence shall be one of the objectives of our life.
In the midst of our rush to earn money, its easy to lose sight of why we are Earning!
Are all this effort done to meet out both ends meet? To buy groceries, vegetables, watch a movie in weekends; have a decent dining in a restaurant or to have a nice vacation in a perfect sea beach? What is the goal? What is it that we are trying to achieve by earning? For me – and for you too – the answer is “Financial Independence”. What is Financial Independence? If one achieves financial independence, they are out of the rat-race. They are among those elite class of people who does not work for money but let their money work for them. These people also goes to work like us, struggles in their day to day life, feels disappointment, happiness, anger but still they are different. Their difference lies in the way they manage their money. Their money work for them, they do not work for money. They are independent and self sustainable human beings. In simple words, Financial Independence is “having an income sufficient for your basic needs and comforts from sources other than your paid employment. This is called passive income. You do not work to generate this income.