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half life

They say the stopwatch never lies and now Spinlock have produced something equally infallible to monitor the real state of your sail wardrobe The ability to collect data and produce detailed analytical reports used to be for the experts, yet today quantifying every part of our lives and drawing meaningful conclusions is commonplace. From how fast and far we ran, or the calories burned during a cycle ride, to the number of steps we have climbed and even the amount and type of sleep that we are gaining are typical examples. In recent years, the sailing world has also benefited...

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no vor for you

A group of three university students working for the Canadian Coast Guard for the summer rescued eight people from a sailboat that ran aground on an island near Lunenburg, N.S., early Wednesday morning. Marc Ouellette, a regional supervisor with the Halifax Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, said the initial report came in at 3:20 a.m. The 19½-metre sailboat (ex-VOR 60 - ed) drifted into Cross Island, near the entrance to Lunenburg harbour, after a sail went overboard and was caught in the boat's propeller. Ouellette said a Mahone Bay Inshore Rescue zodiac, which is used in a summer program employing university students, was dispatched. The three students...

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hounded

This old Serendipity 43 Houn Dog ain't looking too good after the first Beercan Series race last night here in SD. The Beneteau that hit them looks better, but it's not exactly wonderful......

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no soup for you

The prestigious Transat yacht race will no longer start in Plymouth, it has been announced. The city had been set to host the the starting point of  the 60-year-old race in 2020, following an announcement  by Race owner and organizer OC Sport back in March 20018. However, this morning it was revealed the organizers have decided to move the race to France, as organizers look to "secure the future of the race". To rub salt in the wounds, Plymouth's sister city, Brest in northern Brittany, will be the host. Plymouth City Council said it was "massively disappointed" with the decision, saying...

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trash society

When Jennifer Lavers first arrived at the remote collection of tiny islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, she saw all the makings of a “quintessential tropical oasis.” Beneath the waves, abundant coral reefs teemed with marine life. Clear turquoise water lapped against pristine white sand beaches lined with palm trees. Home to roughly 600 people and located about 1,300 miles off the coast of Western Australia, the Cocos (Keeling) Islands are touted as “Australia’s last unspoilt paradise.” But upon further exploration during a 2017 trip, Lavers, a researcher with the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, and...

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feel the magic?

How cool to see Merlin back in better shape. Despite the butchering that first class wank Leif Beiley performed on this classic, it sure looks a fuck ton better. Go the Merlin!...

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