Bermuda Race prize giving

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Crew of Actaea, winners of the St. David’s Lighthouse trophy. Left; skipper, Michael Cone, and Connie Cone, John Chiochetti, James Dalton, George J Fallon, Rex Miyashiro, Stewart Rose and William Stanley Sneath.   Photo Barry Pickthall /PPL

 By Talbot Wilson

Hamilton, Bermuda, June 29, 2014 – Royal Bermuda Yacht Club – It’s a quiet Sunday after the Saturday evening prizegiving, crew dinners and the last party at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club for Newport Bermuda 2014. Return crews are now packing groceries, topping off tanks and clearing Bermuda Customs for the long cruise home. Time now for some 1600 racers and their guests in Bermuda to return to the ‘real’ world.

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Aptima, Inc. Awarded 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award

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Company Recognized Second Time for High Standards in Industrial Security

On Tuesday, June 27, Aptima, Inc. was recognized by the Defense Security Service (DSS) as one of 40 facilities to receive the 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. This is the second time that the company has received this prestigious award.

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THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT: CHANGES IN THE AIR

Soothing lighting effects can be created from a range of colours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The creature comforts of first-class travel may soon be available to all passengers thanks to new technological advances. Called IntelliCabin, the ground-breaking cabin system offered by BAE Systems, Inc. offers a vastly improved experience for economy passengers — and could be on commercial airlines as early as 2015.

 

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NASA’s OCO-2 Satellite on the Launch Pad


NASA’s OCO-2 Satellite on the Launch Pad
Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

The launch gantry surrounding the Delta II rocket with the second Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite onboard is seen in this black and white infrared view of Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.  The satellite will measure the global distribution of carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth’s climate.  OCO-2 is set for a July 1, 2014,launch.

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FRENCH ON FORM TO LEAD 470 MEN/MIXED AND 470 WOMEN JUNIOR WORLDS ON OPENING DAY

26 JUNE – 3 JULY 2014, CERVIA, ITALY

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Maelenn Lemaitre/Aloise Retornaz (FRA) – defending Junior World Champions

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior World Championships kicked off today with a real test of light wind skill and high intensity racing. A skittish breeze played across the race track and a significant 30 degree change of direction between races 1 and 2, saw some teams falter and others take the advantage as they read the breeze better and squeezed every bit of speed out of their boats.

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Bermuda Race round-up

St. David’s winner Actaea reaching fast under spinnaker.  Photo Daniel Forster/PPL

 


 

 

 

By John Rousmaniere

Hamilton, Bermuda, June 28, 2014: Actaea, skippered by Michael and Connie Cone from Philadelphia, PA and Shockwave, a 72-foot Mini-Maxi sloop owned by George Sakellaris from Framingham, MA, are the big winners in this year’s 49th Newport Bermuda Race.

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