Sail Canada President’s Award:
The Sail Canada President’s Award is a discretionary award, established in 2011, to recognize individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of sailing and who have brought recognition to Canadian sailing and Sail Canada. This year Sail Canada has presented this award to Gillian West and to the crew of the Atlas Ocean Racing powered by Groupe Esprit de Corps. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Sail Canada President’s Award, Editor
Navico and Garmin resolve dispute:
(February 7, 2018) – Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® brands and Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced today that they have ended a three-year-long legal dispute relating to sonar and auto guidance patents. The agreement includes a broad cross licensing of patents and other intellectual property, which will allow both companies to bring new innovations to the market faster and benefit all marine customers. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Navico and Garmin resolve dispute, Editor