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We have been informed that California Girl has withdrawn from the 2013 Black Press Van isle 360 International Yacht Race due to an unexpected serious medical condition of skipper Timm Lessley. We are very happy to report that Timm is well on the mend, and is looking forward to competing in the 2015 race. On [...]
Black Press community newspapers will chart a course alongside sailing yachts from across the Pacific Northwest for the Black Press Van Isle 360° 2013 International Yacht Race. With a race organizer in place, Black Press announced its sponsorship of the event Monday. Formerly known as the Cadillac Van Isle 360° International Yacht Race, the [...]
One of the critical safety factors for the race is communications. The ability for the Race Committee, Coast Guard and competitors to remain in contact is a challenge, especially in the remote portions [...]
Paradise Island Foods is committed to the environment and has demonstrated this commitment by converting its trucking fleet to an Envirofleet, substantially reducing pollution, decreasing fuel consumption and reducing its carbon footprint.
“We have been pleased to [...]
Crews preparing for the race have something new to consider in 2013. The potential encounter of floating debris that maybe making its way to the shores of North America from the March 2011 Tsunami that struck Japan.
The following website may be of interest to navigators and skippers; http://iprc.soest.hawaii.edu/news/marine_and_tsunami_debris/debris_news.php
The website has computer models [...]
Our friends at the annual Southern Straits race have asked us to let US boats participating in the race know that they will be able to clear customs at Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Jericho. Further information on the race may be found here Southern_Straits