Western Circuit – AY Race Report 4 & Summary

21st SMU-RM Western Circuit Sailing Regatta 2018

Goto SMU-RM Western Circuit

AY Race Report 4 & Summary

Fun and games to finish up with…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
August 18th: Although the morning started with scattered showers, by the midday start time, a 10 knot SSW’ly greeted the sailors. Heavy displacement yacht skippers that prayed for stronger breeze during the week, were answered with a solid 15 knots, half way through the first race. Must be careful what you wish for, as the breeze backed to the South and came across the Johor Strait and turned into a soldiers course, with a one tack drag race upwind and follow the leader downwind. Several collisions, late spinnaker drops turned into wide mark rounding’s, bad judgment in the strong incoming tide, caused several yachts to hit the top mark and interlocking top masts in the SB20 class, were only some of the incidents witnessed from the media boat. The outstanding protest from last week was dismissed and the claim for redress was also disallowed, so the fleet started the day with the same finishing order, carried over to today’s final showdown. Capture the action in the AY Photo Gallery…

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Baltic Sea water to the rescue of drought-hit islands in Stockholm archipelago

Bluewater has installed two water stations on Sandhamn Island at its own cost to deliver pure drinking water free of charge to thirsty island residents and tourists.

Stockholm, August 17, 2018 – Is Baltic sea water the new gold? Can the sea water become the lifeline for the drought-threatened hundreds of thousands of people who live along the Baltic coast or each summer visit the hundreds of archipelago islands?

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Bunkering barge completes LNG trials at Harvey Gulf facility; TOTE gets contract to operate, maintain Sea-Based X-Band Radar

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Bunkering barge completes LNG trials at Harvey Gulf facility
August 17, 2018 — LNG bunkering trials of the 2,200 cu.m bunkering barge Clean Jacksonville have been successfully completed, using Harvey Gulf’s LNG Bunkering Facility in Port Fourchon, LA. Built by Conrad Shipyard, the barge will be used to bunker LNG fueled vessels in the Port of Jacksonville, FL.

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Parity Computing Announces Scientific Dataset Discovery System

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Parity Computing today announced the beta launch of Parity DataSense, a scientific dataset discovery system with unique citation linking features.  Parity DataSense users can query multiple dataset repositories simultaneously.  Result ranking is influenced by dataset citations from the full-text literature, to help users identify high-quality datasets that have been repeatedly reused.  The beta version of Parity DataSense is freely available to the public at: http://www.paritydatasense.com.

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May Continues to Betray as Britain Surges Onwards!

May Continues to Betray as Britain Surges Onwards!

Today, British diplomats have once again tried to sell the Chequers plan to the European Union. Having been rejected by Barnier as unworkable last month, it is clear the Government has no intention of changing its objectives, and are continuing to push ahead with this most unwholesome of proposals.

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West Coast documentary premiere, the Left is enamored with socialism, and other things you need to know

Invalidated Documentary

Attention, West Coast residents! Tea Party Patriots Action will premiere INVALIDATED: The Shredding of the U.S. Patent System on Tuesday, August 21, in San Diego.

This award-winning documentary follows the story of Josh Malone and his battle to protect his invention “Bunch O Balloons.” Invalidated reveals how America’s current patent system is failing. Today’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) system makes it easier and cheaper for large companies to simply infringe patents rather than pay legitimate patent-holders for the use of their inventions.

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