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The Saturday race of the first round of the German Grand Prix was canceled because the colision of two boats. The rescue services were called to the scene and one pilot, Sergio Carpentieri, was admitted to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. After consulting with the teams the Powerboat P1 officials decided to go ahead as planned whit the Sunday’s race and to dedicate it to Sergio Carpentieri. Roscioli Hotels Roma posted a dominant performance to claim the Powerboat (...)
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After seven matches we finally know the winner of the America’s Cup: Alinghi, the swish defender. Emirates Team New Zealand couldn’t defeat the last year winner and lost the 32nd America’s Cup Match with the score 2 to 5. Only 2 victories that’s all that the New Zealand Team obtained from their confrontation with Alinghi. After two victories in the row obtained by the challenger the Swish pull themselves up and won four matches in a row. The final race was maybe the closest and the most (...)
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Venice became from 14 to 17 June the guest of the third leg of the Pershing Sea Show after Split and Mallorca. The city welcomed as it knows best customers, dealers, press and special guests. Venice was the perfect location for the Sea Show – a combination of press conferences, sea trials, parties, elegant dinners and of course fireworks. The Pershing president, Tilli Antonelli declared after the Venice Sea Show: “The Venice event has been a great success also considering the sales figures (...)
Source: www.pershing.it
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Four days have passed since the 32nd edition of the America’s Cup Mach has begun, and the winner is still insecure. Who will claim this year trophy? Last year’s winner Alinghi or their challenger Emirates Team New Zealand? We’ll have to wait at least three more races to find out. Or maybe five races! I think I’m going to bet on five races! The stake is too high so booth teams will fight until the end of the night race, and maybe after that, who knows? This won’t be the last year when we’ll be (...)
Source: www.americascup.com
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For two months the Defender, Alinghi, has been watching the challengers develop and get stronger through the Louis Vuitton Cup. Now it is time for Alinghi to show whether it has what it takes to hold on to the trophy. From 23rd June until 7th of July Alinghi will race against Emirates Team New Zealend for the 32nd America’s Cup. Today, 7th June, Emirates Team New Zealand received the Louis Vuitton Cup after winning the fifth race of the Final against Luna Rossa Challenge. The Emirates (...)
Source: www.americascup.com
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“We gave it our best shot” declare the Earthrace skipper. While crossing the Mediterranean Sea Earthrace encountered several storms that stalled Earthrace’s speed from 22 knots to 10 knots (25.31 mph to 11.50 mph) as they battled head seas of 15 feet and 50 knot (57.53 mph) wind gusts. The powerboat suffered structural damage to its main hull and the crew decided on 31 May to abandon the world record attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The Mediterranean Sea storms where not the first storms (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
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Earthrace continues its quest to break the world record for circumnavigation of the globe by a powerboat. Earthrace entered the Red Sea May 22 2007, with a Northern path towards the Suez Canal. Traveling north up the Red Sea is generally regarded as being one of the more difficult sea-going passages because of traditionally large head seas, however, Pete Bethune, the skipper of Earthrace, said this morning that “we are experiencing reasonably flat and calm conditions in the Red Sea which is (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
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BMW ORACLE Racing and Desafío Español faced "must win" races on Sunday at the Louis Vuitton Cup. The Spanish won and live to race another day. The Americans lost and have been eliminated from the Louis Vuitton Cup. The American team took to the water with a new skipper in Gavin Brady and new helmsman in Sten Mohr as previous skipper/helmsman Chris Dickson stepped off the boat. But it didn’t change the result - Luna Rossa Challenge led around the race track again, sealing the series (...)
Source: www.americascup.com
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The new Bavaria 31 Cruiser offers an improved interior layout, a new hull and a modified deck-layout. Bavaria sets priority on a classic elegant line along with functional and modern equipment. Very striking key points are the coach roof with two large salon hatches and extended port lights. At the rear is the transom hatch with bathing ladder and electric lowerable bathing platform – as known from the Vision series. A new mainsheet traveller along with a mainsheet-system coming with six (...)
Source: www.bavaria-yachtbau.com
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Auckland’s Richard Shores was down in the dumps two weeks ago after his 32 foot Douglas Skater catamaran, PlaceMakers collided with Wellington’s Grant Smith Superboat Lite boat Addictive Racing in Whitianga. The incident ended any chance he had of winning this season’s overall championship and also provided him and his team with a lot of hard work to have their boat rebuilt and ready for Saturdays eighth and final round of the NZ Armacup ‘Racing for Cure Kids’, Inex Metals offshore powerboat (...)
Source: www.nzoffshore.co.nz

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