Samui Regatta – AY Pre-Regatta Report

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Final 2017-18 AYGP showdown at 17th Samui Regatta…
By AY MultiMedia
May 26th, Koh Samui, Thailand: Although the racing class entries have been up and down this season, come the Samui Regatta many long term and some new teams have sent their yachts from Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and Phuket for the 2017-18 Season ending shoot out. Reminiscent of early Phuket King’s Cup days, when the lure of some fun, on and off the water, on a tropical Thai island, is hard to resist and continues to attract top level International teams, that have transformed Samui Island into a world-class sailing and sports tourism destination.

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Freides’ Pacific Yankee Commands First Day of Racing at 2018 Melges 20 World League – Marina di Scarlino

Freides’ Pacific Yankee Commands First Day of Racing at 2018 Melges 20 World League – Marina di Scarlino

Marina di Scarlino, Italy (May 25, 2018) – All the big names and expected challengers of the Melges 20 International Class occupy the top half of the general classification, after three races hosted by Marina di Scarlino. Reigning World Champion, American Drew Freides at the helm of PACIFIC YANKEE is officially in charge of the event with British Olympic Medallist Paul Goodison on board as tactician, and Charlie Smythe as crew.

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IMO agrees on autonomous surface ship definition; Odfjell drilling inks six-well contract for Deepsea Atlantic

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IMO agrees on autonomous surface ship definition
May 25, 2018 — The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) reports that the International Maritime Organization has just agreed on a definition of so-called Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships as well as on a framework for analyzing the applicable IMO regulations. These are important first steps towards international regulation.

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Leonardo: First Leonardo AW101 Commando Merlin delivered to the UK’s Commando Helicopter Force

 Delivery of the first AW101 Commando Merlins announced by the UK’s Minister for Defence Procurement at RNAS Yeovilton
 Leonardo will deliver ten of the 25 AW101 Commando Merlins by the end of 2018 under Phase 2 of the Merlin Life Sustainment Programme (MLSP)
 The AW101 Commando Merlin Mk4 delivers enhanced capability for the Commando Helicopter Force and benefits from Merlin Mk2 commonality and cockpit technology
RNAS Yeovilton, 25 May 2018 – Guto Bebb MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, announced the delivery of the first AW101 Commando Merlin Mk4 helicopter during a ceremony held at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton yesterday. The event marks a major milestone for Leonardo’s Merlin Life Sustainment Programme (MLSP) contract to convert 25 former Royal Air Force Merlin helicopters to fully marinised amphibious support Commando Merlin helicopters for use by the UK’s Commando Helicopter Force.

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FROM FIGHT TO FLIGHT: AIR ASIA LAUNCHES UFC BRANDED LIVERY TO CELEBRATE UFC UFC PARTNERSHIP

FROM FIGHT TO FLIGHT

AirAsia launches UFC branded livery to celebrate UFC PARTNERSHIP

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and AirAsia, sponsor of UFC and presenting sponsor of UFC® FIGHT NIGHT SINGAPORE: COWBOY VS EDWARDS presented by AirAsia, today launched the first UFC – branded livery on an AirAsia Airbus A330-300.

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NASA Awards $43.5 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Research, Development

NASA Awards $43.5 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Research, Development

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NASA has selected 304 proposals from U.S. small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase I of its 2018 SmallBusinessInnovationResearch (SBIR) program and 44 proposals for the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, totaling $43.5 million in awards. These selections support NASA’sfuturespace exploration missions, whilealsobenefitingtheU.S. economy.

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Critical primary victories for endorsed candidates, Jim Jordan is the Speaker we deserve, and other things you need to know

It was a busy week on the political front for Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, with three of our four endorsed candidates for the House of Representatives winning their runoff races and capturing the Republican nomination in their districts! In Texas’ 21st district, Chip Roy was declared the winner and will face off against Democrat Joseph Kopser in the fall. Veteran Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw won convincingly in Texas’ 2nd congressional district, setting up a general election matchup with Democrat Todd Litton. Mike Cloud also won his runoff in Texas’ 27th district in a rout and will campaign against Democrat Eric Holguin in the general election. Conservative Bunni Pounds ran a strong campaign in Texas’ 5th district but came up just short and we wish her the best going forward. In Kentucky’s 4th district, Rep. Thomas Massie was unopposed in the Republican primary and will face Democrat Seth Hall in the fall.

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