Archive for November, 2013

PostHeaderIcon 2014 cruises to whet your appetite

If you're thinking of hitting the high seas, then take a look at these new cruises from the world's best cruise lines.

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PostHeaderIcon Murray to head Australia at America's Cup

America's Cup veteran Iain Murray was Thursday recruited to head up Team Australia's challenge in the 35th edition of sailing's most celebrated contest. Murray is an old hand when it comes to Australian challenges and was the chief executive and regatta director of the last America's Cup, won by the United States who staged a sensational comeback to beat New Zealand. Winemaker Bob Oatley, whose …

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PostHeaderIcon Australia tap America's Cup chief to head up challenge

America's Cup challengers Hamilton Island Yacht Club (HIYC) have recruited Iain Murray to head up Team Australia's challenge for the 35th addition of the regatta in 2014. Murray, a veteran of Australian challenges, recently held the dual roles of CEO and Regatta Director of the 34th America's Cup, but will now help shape the next event with defender Oracle Team USA. "Iain knows what it takes to …

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PostHeaderIcon Sailing-Australia tap America's Cup chief to head up challenge

America's Cup challengers Hamilton Island Yacht Club (HIYC) have recruited Iain Murray to head up Team Australia's challenge for the 35th addition of the regatta in 2014. Murray, a veteran of Australian challenges, recently held the dual roles of CEO and Regatta Director of the 34th America's Cup, but will now help shape the next event with defender Oracle Team USA. "Iain knows what it takes to …

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PostHeaderIcon Strong field for Sydney to Hobart yachting race

Australia's most famous yacht race, the Sydney to Hobart, will boast one of its strongest fields in decades this year due to the nation's renewed competitiveness in sailing, organisers said on Tuesday. The race, which begins on Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day, runs 628 nautical miles down the east coast of Australia to the island of Tasmania, a punishing course known for its spectacular scenery and …

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PostHeaderIcon Detained American has strong ties in vacation town

SANTA CRUZ, California (AP) — Perched among the rowboats at a wetlands sanctuary is a slick, fiberglass shell named "Merrill," a boat that marks just one of many ways an 85-year-old veteran detained for the past month in North Korea has touched this beachfront community.

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PostHeaderIcon Dubai Creek Marina hosts Pre-Owned Boat Show 2013

The Pre-Owned Boat Show 2013, which was postponed by a couple of days because of the weather conditions in Dubai, is now on at the iconic Dubai Creek Marina. The event is free to enter and will treat the visitors and boating enthusiasts of all ages to not just a bevy of beautiful boats, but also rowing and stand-up paddle races, as well a special race featuring Dubai Surf Ski Club. Commenting on …

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PostHeaderIcon Ballesteros Jr given Desert Classic invite to honour Seve

When Javier Ballesteros tees up at the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic it is sure to evoke memories of his iconic father, the great Seve, pumping his fist in celebration after winning the event in 1992. To honour the memory of Seve on the landmark 25th anniversary celebration of the Desert Classic, golf in DUBAi extended a special invitation to his eldest son to join a star-studded field, led by …

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PostHeaderIcon Katy and John's 'secret engagement'

John Mayer reportedly proposed to Katy Perry last month, with the pair keeping the engagement a secret.

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PostHeaderIcon Dennis Oland wrote of bond with father forged on water aboard family boat

Dennis Oland and his father once spent long and contented days together, cruising the waters of the St. John River aboard the family boat. But those periods of family bonding between Richard Oland and his three children contrast with sworn affidavits from police in New Brunswick, who describe occasional arguments between father and son. Dennis Oland, 45, faces a charge of second-degree murder in …

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