Exmouth volunteers called out overnight after sighting of red flare

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Photos: PR170618 Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn recovered at daybreak

On Friday 15 June at 10.45pm (we returned Saturday 16 June), Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn was tasked by the UK Coastguard after a sighting of a red flare, four to five miles north east from a vessel in Torbay.

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Bulletin #17: Five Boats Ahead of a Tightly Packed Fleet

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Elvis (top) a Gunboat 62, leads the Multihull Division at the start; Rambler 88, a Juan K custom 88-footer, sets a huge spread of sail at the start. Daniel Forster photos.

After a day of relatively light winds in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race, the competitors had made moderate progress down the 635-mile course toward the finish line at St. David’s Lighthouse on the northeast corner of Bermuda. Led by Rambler 88, George David’s 88-foot Juan K design, five boats crossed the Gulf Stream and opened up a significant gap on the rest of the 169-boat fleet, many of whom were sailing in lighter winds.

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Team Oman Air shows true teamwork to take second place at Extreme Sailing Series event in Barcelona

The Extreme Sailing Series 2018. Act 3. 14th-17th June. Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Stewart Dodson (NZL), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

The Oman Air team showed great character and determination to secure second place at the latest Extreme Sailing Series event in Barcelona after contact with another boat saw them miss three races.

 

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Trik Spam Botnet Leaks 43 Million Email Addresses

Earlier this week, it was reported that over 43 million email addresses have leaked from the command and control server of a spam botnet.  The leaky server came to light while a threat intelligence analyst from Vertek Corporation, was looking into a recent malware campaign distributing a version of the Trik trojan, which was later infecting users with a second-stage payload —the GandCrab 3 ransomware.

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amg International GmbH Receives European CE Mark Approval for ARCHIMEDES Biodegradable Biliary and Pancreatic Stent

Novel Biodegradable Stent Technology Approved for Sale in Europe

WINSEN, Germany, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — amg International GmbH (amg), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dublin, Ireland based Q3 Medical Devices Limited (Q3), announced that it has received CE Mark approval for the ARCHIMEDES Biodegradable Biliary and Pancreatic Stent, allowing the company to begin selling the product in Europe and other markets.

ARCHIMEDES Biodegradable Biliary and Pancreatic Stent
ARCHIMEDES Biodegradable Biliary and Pancreatic Stent

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement for Commercial System in Ukraine

HyperloopTT will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine on planning Europe’s first commercial system while creating the legal and regulatory framework for the nation

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today the signing of an agreement with the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine to begin the process for a planned commercial Hyperloop system. The agreement was signed in the Ukraine capital of Kiev in line with the nation’s National Transport Strategy of Ukraine 2030 initiative.

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