Greeks increase lead at F18 Worlds:
Sarasota, FL (October 18, 2018) – With four races held on the penultimate day of the F18 World Championship, the Greek team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis have increased their lead now to 15 points, with Hans and Marius Van Dam (NED) moving up to second place with Michael Easton and Tripp Burd (USA) remaining in third.
A maximum of four races can be held tomorrow but no warning signal can be made after 1500 (except as a consequence of a General Recall). Racing has been planned from October 15 to 19.
Artemis Racing… to infinity and beyond:
Artemis Technologies, a spin-off from America’s Cup team Artemis Racing, is to establish a new facility in Belfast Harbour in a bid to return commercial shipbuilding to the Northern Ireland city.
The company led by double Olympic gold medalist, Iain Percy OBE, will use its expertise garnished at the highest echelons of world yacht racing to develop new green maritime technologies and build an ‘Autonomous Sailing Vessel’ (ASV).
The ASV will be a zero-emissions 45 metre catamaran that will require no fossil fuels, offer unlimited range, and have the potential to travel at 50 knots, with a cruising speed of 30 knots in any condition.
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