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  Motoryachts for bareboat charter range from 29’ sportscruisers to 46’ flybridge cruisers. Larger motoryachts are available with a skipper.

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Earthrace is currently undergoing engine repairs in Koror, however the damage has been more extensive than originally anticipated. Earthrace Captain, Pete Bethune, says on removing the head, one of the exhaust valves was found to have a 0.19 in x 0.19 in square chip missing from one side, with no suggestion as to what might have caused the failure. Of greater concern is damage to the piston. The top surface has metal shards from the valve embedded in it, and a section has melted away (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
Posted on by Alex Julian
Earthrace is currently undergoing repairs in Koror, after what appears to be a compression failure in its starboard engine. Earthrace Captain, Pete Bethune, says they were about 500 nautical miles from Koror when there was a sudden change in engine tone. On inspection there was a large amount of white/blue smoke coming from the exhaust. The problem was initially diagnosed as a possible faulty injector, so the crew changed all six injectors, however the problem remained. The boat then (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
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Earthrace reached Majuro in the Marshall Islands in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 17 April, where she stopped for about 5 hours to refuel and to replenish the boat, before continuing her westward journey on her world record circumnavigation attempt. Majuro represents the approximate half way point of the Pacific crossing for Earthrace. The skipper of Eartharce, Pete Bethune, said “the refueling stop was efficient and successful and we also enjoyed plenty of support from the local (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
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It’s been a rough first month at sea, but the bio-fuel boat Earthrace is still powering on, determined to break a world record, while promoting the use of alternative fuel. "We’ve had some bad luck, but we are determined to finish the race and make the best out of a horrible situation," said John Allen, Operations Manager for Earthrace. "Giving up is not in our vocabulary." The New Zealand-based vessel left Barbados March 10 in an attempt to set a new powerboat world (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net

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