Altea Takes the Honours at the Melges 24 Slovenian National Championship in Portoroz

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Altea Takes the Honours at the Melges 24 Slovenian National Championship

31 March 2014 – Portoroz, Slovenia. An up and down breeze that never truly filled in at any point ensured for close knit racing on the final day of European Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Portoroz. Altea’s three victories in a row saw the team open an advantage as Lenny (EST) and Audi (ITA) rounded off the podium.

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Research vessel direct from Swedish Coastguard, KBV 005.

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KBV 005
A very versatile ship used as research vessel of the University of Umeå, environmental protection vessels for the Coast Guard and suitable as a diving vessel, survey vessel and work platform.
LOA: 45.55 metres
Beam: 10.50 metres
Maximum Draft: 3.94 metres
Maximum speed: 11 knots
Double cabins: 11, all with toilet.
Main engine: Hedemora 12V, 1000 bHp.

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BRITISH MAN RESCUED AFTER FALLING OVERBOARD IN PACIFIC OCEAN DURING CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE

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A British man was rescued from the Pacific Ocean in the early hours of this morning after falling overboard during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Derry~Londonderry~Doire crew member, Andrew Taylor (46) from London went over the side at 00.43 BST last night in rough weather and was sighted again at 01.55 BST before being recovered at approx. 02.13 BST this morning (13.13 local time, 30 March).

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