karver ad 1 14

http://www.crowleys.com/

http://www.mauriprosailing.com/

farr 280 banner 9 4

velocitek banner 12 16

nacra ad

c & c 30 banner ad 3 8

columbia banner 2 15

schwab tower ad 1 15

ner banner 3 24

lemon and line

c tech 9 22

west system fp banner ad 1 15

fisheries side samson 5 15

seascape banner

rapido banner 2 red

vela banner 2 15

brooklin boatyard

weta banner 2 9

pyi banner ad

hh banner green

http://www.shaw650.com/

http://www.lymanmorse.com

nautalytics

http://www.dryuv.com

ganz

southern banner 2 15

mc 38 31 banner

fisheries 5 15

Gunboat 5501 in Newport, RI.

b g 4 8 15

oceanvolt  3 9 banner ad

nke 5 6

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

VX-One-550x150-Bnr_V3

ner top banner

tan 66 banner 4 4

Posts Tagged ‘mafia’

Article Separator

The Sicilian businessman known as the “King Of Wind” had his kingdom stripped last week when Italian police seized nearly 2 Billion worth of assets from the renewable energy developer in Italy’s biggest-ever seizure of mafia-linked assets.  While we (and most sailors) have a soft spot for wind-power advocates, this dude – Vito Nicastri – was essentially a bagman for the Sicilian Mafia’s most-wanted fugitive, investing money made from extortion, drug sales and other illegal activities for Matteo Messina Denaro, who is believed to be the [Mafia syndicate] Cosa Nostra’s head boss.

With their seizure of 43 wind and solar energy companies, 98 properties and 66 bank accounts, Italy becomes one of the largest alternative energy producers in the Mediterranean.  Any bets on how long it takes Italian bureaucrats to fuck it all up completely?

For a deeper look at the dirtier side of clean energy, have a look at this good Proedgewire.com piece.

 

April 10th, 2013 by admin

sail racer 3 15

fisheries ronstan

ropeye banner 3 25

whitecap fp ad

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

swing keel ad.jpg_sml

http://www.camet.com/

toro 34 banner ad

hh banner purple

ewol banner ad

predict 5 15

front street ad 4 4

race the cape banner ad

race q banner ad

rbs banner ad

ullman banner 41 15

uk banner ad 3 15

madmarine

LATIS-INTERNATIONAL-SA-AD-APRIL

fast sailing banner 2