Gunboat Sold at Auction:
(May 3, 2016) – Gunboat International was sold at auction to GL Yachting USA and the sale is expected to close on Friday. Principals at Grand Large Yachting, which consists of French builders Allures Yachting, Garcia Yachting and Outremer Yachting, reserved comment prior to the closing. Gunboat filed for bankruptcy protection in November 2015, with founder Peter Johnstone stepping down earlier this year. – Trade Only, full report
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Clipper Race: Welcome to the Drifter Zone:
(May 3, 2016; Day 4) – A high pressure system approximately 100 miles off the Californian coast has the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams battling in light airs, as they search for every advantage with wind speeds dropping to as little as 0.4 knots. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Clipper Race: Welcome to the Drifter Zone, Editor