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Month: April 2017

Registrations Open For North Sea Regatta Week 2017

Registrations Open For North Sea Regatta Week 2017

There is going to be lots of excitement and some serious racing at the North Sea Regatta Week 2017. The registration for this event is open now and there will be three races conducted during the course of the week.

The event kicks off with the Vuurschepenrace Race that will be held on May 27, 2017, from Scheveningen to Harwich. This race will be followed by the RORC North Sea race that will be held on May 30. After the offshore races are complete, the organizers will then shift focus to inshore races that starts from 2nd June.

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Tracy Edwards Buys Back Yacht

Tracy Edwards Buys Back Yacht

Many sailors get attached to their boats and with good reason.


They are expensive and lifetime investments for many. Often, many are forced to sell off their yachts, either for economic reasons or to move on to bigger or better investments. Some, however, develop an attachment to their boat that remains even if they are forced to sell it off. For instance, Tracy Edwards, who is skipper for a world sailing crew, was reunited with a yacht she owned previously. Indeed, she admits that the selling decision had been forced by circumstances. This happened about 27 years back and today Tracy has been reunited with Maiden which is a yacht made famous on British waters. The yacht has taken out the first all female crew to cover the oceans of the world. It gained historic importance, but was left in a shipyard by the Indian Ocean.

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