27th February 2010, Dubai. Sea Dubai Sailing Team Report. A match race win and fifth place in the fleet race meant a very satisfying third place overall for home team Sea Dubai in the Al Maktoum Sailing Trophy RC 44 Championship at Dubai International Marine Club. With newcomer, Raimondo Tonelli at the helm the team were guarded for the three days of the fleet racing but achieved two podium places for the first time as they enter their third season of racing in the class. ‘At the end of last season I told the team that I believed in them and now they have made me very proud. This is just the beginning and I am looking forward to a really good season for Sea Dubai,’ said Saeed Harib, CEO of the team and Dubai International Marine Club, commenting on the teams success.
26th February 2010. Dubai. Sea Dubai Sailing Team Report. It’s been a tough start for Raimondo Tonelli on the helm on Sea Dubai for the RC 44 season opener with the strong winds experienced over the last two days. He’s had no time to be eased in to his new role of helming the boat in the fleet races.
MELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 26 -- The Board of Directors of Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 22 cents per share on the common stock, payable March 18, 2010, to shareholders of record March 8, 2010.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Air Force's Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) B8 satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has surpassed its 10-year design life of on-orbit service in providing secure and reliable communications capabilities for the warfighter.
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 02:37:18 PM GMT+0000
With rollout to Launch Pad 39A set for next week, technicians in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida will continue working today and throughout the weekend on the connections between space shuttle Discovery and its external fuel tank.
The team completed installing the tank’s camera, which is used to take images as it falls away from the shuttle after main engine cutoff and the shuttle heads into space.
The STS-131 astronauts are undergoing systems training today at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California before heading back to their home base in Houston for the weekend. They will fly to Kennedy next week to participate in the standard prelaunch training called the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test.
Discovery is on track to head to the launch pad next Tuesday, beginning its slow roll at 12:01 a.m. EST. Launch is targeted for April 5.
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In this issue we salute Cuthbert Collingwood, meet two Shipmates who have particular reasons to appreciate Julian’s meticulous research – and find out what happened to old ships in Kydd’s day; did they, like old soldiers, simply fade away…
2 SALTY SAYINGS
3 AN OVERSHADOWED HERO
6 SHIPMATES, AHOY!
8 SEA TRADES
Author: Patrick Maclean, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer
Oban RNLI Lifeboat launched at 5.25pm this afternoon (Thursday 25 February), facing blizzard conditions, to assist in the evacuation of four patients from the Isle of Mull.