The Peters and May Round Antigua race was indeed a splendid match that took place between huge ocean greyhounds with an unexpected finish.
The race was seen as a battle that would make Vice Admiral Villeneuve and Lord Nelson proud of. It was indeed Scarlet Oyster of Ross Applebey that caught all the attention from behind for the victory of the race. It made the team achieve Peters and May trophy.
Applebey stated that although they were done with their start and were to go back, but they made it till the end. She strongly believes in participating in the Round Antigua Race. She is competitive enough to take part in the race and aims for victory. Also, she believes in improving performance from time to time to get to the top. It was a pleasure to win the race and is only the beginning for Applebey. There is a lot more to achieve. Continue reading “Scarlet Oyster Wins Antigua Race”
Women’s matches on the water might not get as much attention as the men’s categories do, but things are set to change as the Rio Olympics revealed.
Most of the women’s teams that were victorious not only opened the eyes of the world to their capabilities but also opens doors to opportunities for their training. With Terry Kohler passes away, many are sharing details about this racing umpires and how he was enthusiastic about women’s match racing on the waters
Those who knew him say that he was a passionate man who was passionate about values, family life, about his wife, politics as well as about the conservation of the planet besides being passionate about the sport of sailing. When it came to sailing Terry supported women’s match racing in particular. Not only did he encourage the sport, but also provided financial backing as and when he could.
Many state that Terry Kohler was a generous and philanthropic man. The day he passed away Women’s World Match Racing Championship had its opening day ceremony. It was also held at the yacht club that he loved and supported in Sheboygan which was his home town. There were several instances when he quietly supported the women’s match racing events, but that never came out in front till now. Continue reading “Women’s Match Racing Support”
The call has revealed for entrants to be a part of the newly introduced Classic Yacht Class for ninth annual SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week. Vessels with time on their part and made for racing in an earlier time are advocated to join the meet that has a friendly and relaxed style. Often these boats are seen to be great examples of craftsmanship and tradition, whether they are old or belong to this modern age.
Denis Thompson said that there are no hard and fast regulations regarding qualification for Classic Yachts Class for the meet this year. A classic yacht is one which has probably been built and designed in a different time utilizing traditional construction materials.
Thompson stated that they believe that there are quite a few around including in Townsville and throughout North Queensland. They are attempting to encourage some of the older yachts which are there to enter. Those located as far a-field as Brisbane are also possible entrants. Continue reading “Magnetic Island Race to see classic yachts”
New York is cresting its sales tax on yachts in a bid to lure back business from Florida and other locales that charge less. But the yacht brokers of Florida said that they are not really worried that the move would cost Sunshine State much.
This is because Florida has a grand lead over New York in yacht sales, as well as many New Yorkers bring their boats to Florida for the winter. So, even if New York picks up some extra sales, those owners probably will spend money at Florida’s marinas, repair yards and other services.
Jeff Erdmann, the chairman of Florida Yacht Brokers Association that pushed Florida’s tax cut on yacht sales in the year 2010, told that they would not lose many sales to New York in the grand scheme. They still have the better weather. Continue reading “New York caps off sales tax on yachts to go one on one with Florida”