SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2006 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Ryanair, Europe’s largest and most profitable low-fares airline, announced today an order for 32 Next-Generation 737-800s.
Deliveries for this order to the Dublin-based carrier, valued at $2.25 billion at list prices, are scheduled to begin in 2008. The order involves exercising options included in a previous purchase contract
Friedrichshafen, Germany: On Monday, September 25, 2006 Carsten
Kemmling from the Dusseldorf Yacht Club won the Men’s German
Championship in the Match Race. This way he also ensured ranking
points. This sports event was carried out during the International
Water Sports Exhibition, INTERBOOT in Friedrichshafen on Lake
By winning his second race in the Finn European championship, Ed
Wright is comforting his lead in the 69 boats fleet
Jeju, Korea: After a schedule rest day the fourth day of the Jeju
Laser World Masters championship dawned with no wind and clear blue
The delivery to Saint Malo was postponed by Hurricane Helene and a
quick stopover in Halifax, but Kip Stone and Artforms are finally en
route to France for the Oct. 29 start of the solo Route du Rhum La
ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce the male and female sailors who
have been shortlisted for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year
Awards 2006. The criteria for nomination for the ISAF Rolex World
Sailor of the Year Awards 2006 was ‘outstanding achievement’ in the
period 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2006 and ISAF received numerous
nominations for sailors who met that criteria
Eglin Air Force Base, Florida – The new BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 has touched down at Eglin Air Force base in Florida, USA after its first transatlantic flight. During a six week visit the aircraft, which is taking part in its first deployment outside of Europe, will be subjected to rigorous environmental trials, undergoing a series of intensive tests in extreme temperatures, ranging from -40OC to +45 OC
Two messrooms in deckhouse, galley, two single cabins with separate WC’s as well as captain’s cabin with dayroom and WC with shower. Main deck has three single cabins, chief cabin with WC, stores, sauna, shower, WC and steering gear room.
Classification: Finish flag, Finish certificates for world-wide trade in areas A1-A2. Ice classed. Certificates renewed 11 august 2006. Under Lloyd’s class until 1996. About 20 tons of steel renewed in 1989 after grounding. Current owners have invested much money and man hours in the vessel, which is now in a very good condition.
SailTime, the sailing club with a difference, has had a phenomenal Southampton Boat Show 2006 signing-up 18 new Members and one Owner-Member during the ten days. Nine Members joined in the first week alone and over the last weekend of the show, another nine followed!
As part of this year’s festival, we shall be playing host to Penny Williams whose engaging tales of time spent with Bill Tilman in Falmouth Harbour will inspire even the most stubborn landlubber, whilst Ray and Susannah Kipling whose history of the RNLI, Never Turn Back, pays poignant tribute to ‘ordinary people doing extraordinary things’