A recent yacht raid that was conducted near the Isles of Scilly was in the news recently. It was about illegal immigrants being suspected to be on board.
The surveillance and raid was conducted by the Border Force, whose proactive work on the waters paid off. There was the news received due to which a raid was conducted on a yacht that was carrying illegal immigrants. The result of the raid was four people being detained. The vessel that was raided was a 26 foot yacht named Kozyavkin. The boat was towed by Border Force vessel to St Mary’s Harbor. The raid was done in the early morning hours, around 6.40 am on June 28th
. There was a pilot boat called Pegasus that was also suspected to be involved.
When the yacht carrying illegal immigrants was intercepted there were four people found on board. They were identified as Ukrainian nationals. There were checks made, after which they were arrested on office of immigration by Devon and Cornwall police authorities. (more…)
In 2016 series of America’s cup France Groupama Team struggled in entire championship, and now in the 2017 championship until they are making late entry.
It appears that the Groupama team will be the last one to reach Bermuda to begin training for the new season. There are six teams taking part in the America’s Cup World Series 2017, out of which five are expected to launch their class boat in Bermuda by the January but the France team has no such plans.
The 2016 training program of Groupama will end on December 18 2016. After the completion of training Bruno Dubois team manager will explain to them how their 45-foot catamaran used for training will be converted into America’s Cup class boat. (more…)
Ben Ainslie as well as his Land Rover BAR squad is looking to become the very first British crew to get the America’s Cup which in its 165th year in 2016. And if productive, they plan to fight back in the British Waters.
But had Team Oracle USA (he was a part of it) not pulled off a magnificent reversal from 8-1 down to 9-8 to become champion at the America’s Cup in San Francisco Bay in the year 2013, the 4-time Olympic champ is inexorable the situation would be very much different.
Britain’s most idolized sailor told that it was always a huge shot. He remember primary meetings with Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison, they wanted him to sail for Oracle and he agreed if they gave him a boat to race in the World Series with a view to building up a British squad for the next race. But halfway through that Cup he certainly did not think it looked good.
The opening list for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race is generally NSW heavy, making Frantic’s entry for Brisbane based owner Graham Furtado a very welcome interstate inclusion.
Brian Pozzey, the captain of Frantic, told that the entry is the final result of his very own bucket list as well as the crew’s preference for little warm weather racing at a peaceful time of year. (more…)