Hong Kong to London Record Ratified:
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has confirmed the establishment of a new Hong Kong to London World Record.Giovanni Soldini (ITA) and fourcrew sailed the MOD70 Maserati from January 18 to February 23 for a distance of 12948 nm, setting a new elapsed time of 36:02:37:12 (avg speed 14.94 knots). The previous record was set in 2008 by Lionel Lemonchois and crew on the 100-foot maxi catamaran Gitana 13 (41:21:26:34).
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NOAA report to detail future flooding:
Shoreline tides are getting progressively higher, with a soon-to-be-published NOOA report predicts a future where flooding will be a weekly event in some coastal parts of the country. This new report sets out to give communities a clear guide to prepare for coastal flooding. Details.
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