Joint ORA/US Sailing Data-Quality Initiative

Newport, RI (November 15, 2019)—The Offshore Racing Association (ORA), owner of the ORR rating rule, and US Sailing have launched a new initiative to significantly improve data collection, input processes and quality control measures of boat measurement data in US Sailing’s sailboat-measurement database. Together, the ORA and US Sailing will design and implement an integrated system and related processes that will ensure the integrity and accuracy of ORR and other rating rule certificates US Sailing administers.

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Fleet keep their heads down and buckle up

V2 H&F BA2019 CP

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Paris, Friday 15th November 2019

Fleet keep their heads down and buckle up

Ten days into racing on the “Brest Atlantiques” and it is like a re-start from Rio with MACIF doing a pit-top, Sodebo Ultim 3 rerouting to avoid bad weather and all keeping the breaks to avoid exposing their boats from being pummelled by rough seas. The fleet is currently led by Maxi Edmond de Rothschild and conditions should become more manageable within two days.

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© Martin Kerurozé / Sodebo Ultim 3

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IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets

IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets

The IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has made significant progress in pushing forward with work to help achieve the ambitious targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships, which aims, as a matter of urgency, to decarbonise international shipping in this century

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NASA to Announce Additional Commercial Moon Delivery Providers

NASA to Announce Additional Commercial Moon Delivery Providers

NASA will host a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 18, to announce additional American companies joining the competitive pool for delivery services to the surface of the Moon through the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)  project.

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