Meetings and Missions Ahead:
The Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards will take centre stage in November as the highest achievements within the sport are recognised at the World Sailing Annual Conference in Barcelona. Starting with Sir Peter Blake (NZL), Sir Robin Knox-Johnston (GBR) and Theresa Zabell (ESP) in 1994, the distinct marble and silver trophy has proudly been accumulating the names of those who have demonstrated sporting excellence.
In the aftermath of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic saili…
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Hurricane Nicole Blankets Bermuda:
(October 13, 2016; 16:59 EDT) – Hurricane Nicole made a direct hit on Bermuda today as a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 115 mph, making it the strongest hurricane to affect the Atlantic archipelago in 13 years. Widespread damage and power outages have been reported but no casualties, with the storm now weakening and moving to the northeast and away from island. Full report – Photos.
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