Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category
On the day that the America’s Cup race course and event dates were announced in Cowes, Isle of Wight, where the Cup began back in 1851, INEOS TEAM UK the British Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup also released the first official images of their test boat, known as T5, a small scale foiling mono-hull.
London, UK – It’s no surprise. We expected this. They’d been on target right out of the gate. And we were rooting for them.
Still, Maserati’s finish in London just a few hours ago is impressive by any standard. Giovanni Soldini and crew have broken the ‘Tea Route’ record from Hong Kong to the UK with a time of 36 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes and 2 seconds. This shatters the previous mark — set 10 years ago by Gitana 13, a 100-ft maxi catamaran — by 5 days and 19 hours.
“We are super happy,” Soldini was quoted as saying in a press release. “But also very tired … More
Sharks attacks events are extremely rare, but when they occur, they always make the news and generate a serious social alarm.
Despite the flashy headlines, the truth is that humans are not part of the shark’s diet and, in most cases, it privileges the less dangerous hit-and-run attacks.
And, in many cases … More