Top 10 Boat Names of 2018:
Boat names can reveal a lot about the personality, passion and life experiences of a boat owner. This year, BoatUS decoded the most popular boat names ordered through its online boat graphics and lettering service, producing a revealing list of the Top 10 Boat Names of 2018:
Grace – This name reflects the elegant and tranquil qualities of the boat, oftentimes owned by someone seeking peace through boating.
Volvo Ocean Race: Coming back together:
(May 23, 2018; Day 4) – The Volvo Ocean Race fleet was beginning to converge again today after a split of almost 300 miles had opened up early on the course from Newport, USA, to Cardiff, Wales as the seven teams broke into two groups.
MAPFRE, Dongfeng Race Team, and Turn the Tide on Plastic elected to head northeast on a more direct route towards Cardiff and the Leg 9 finish.
But the early gains went to the group of Team Brunel, team AkzoNobel, Vestas 11th Hour Racing, and Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag which chose to make the most of strong south-westerlies, rocketing southeast at breakneck speeds, building a 40+nm lead.
“I think it’s the first time this race we’…
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