long cable car in the world’s largest cave

A Vietnamese resort company has been granted approval to begin surveys to build a 10.6 kilometer (6.6 mi) long cable car in the world’s largest cave, the UNESCO-listed Son Doong in north-central Quang Binh province in Vietnam. If completed it would make it the longest cable car ride in the world, ahead of Tianmen Shan […]


Pieces in place for the 2015 GC32 Racing Tour

Pieces in place for the 2015 GC32 Racing Tour GC32 Racing Tour press release issued on 28/10/2014 Racing for the GC32 foiling catamarans will be taken to a new level in 2015, when at least seven boats will compete on a five event European circuit, managed by a new organisation with racing run by world […]


DSS to revolutionise IMOCA 60s

Press release issued on 21/10/2014 DSS to revolutionise IMOCA 60s, both new and old Dynamic Stability Systems welcomes last week’s decision by IMOCA to place no further restrictions on its class rule. This permits both the six new IMOCA 60s currently under construction, as well as the existing fleet, to be fitted with the lateral […]

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Final Day, China Cup International Regatta 2014

Final Day, China Cup International Regatta 2014 Final Day, 8th edition of the China Cup International Regatta Monday, 27 October 2014, Shenzhen, China Windier weather brings victory for Vanke The China Cup International Regatta saved the best for last by producing the strongest breeze of the regatta for the final day. It set up the […]


LES VOILES DE ST, BARTH

LES VOILES DE ST, BARTH: Bound for the Sixth Edition From April 13-18 2015, Saint Barthélemy will play host to the sixth edition of Les Voiles de St Barth. No fewer than 80 boats and 1,000 sailors are expected to compete at the event, which has been a not-to-be-missed competitive gathering since its creation back […]

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Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler is his latest suspense thriller!

Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler is his latest suspense thriller! First of all Allen Wyler is not new and I would rather a more a seasoned author of suspense thrillers. Allen Wyler has written; Dead End Deal, Deadly Errors, Dead Ringer, Dead Wrong and now is back with a new suspense thriller with a cyber […]


Alpari World Match Racing Tour – Stena Sailing Team

Berntsson joins sailing’s elite Hamilton, Bermuda (26th Oct 2014): Johnie Berntsson and his Stena Sailing Team today followed the world’s top sailors such as Russell Coutts, Peter Gilmour, Ben Ainslie and Chris Dickson in becoming a two time victor of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. […]


China Cup International Regatta Day 3

Three-way match race to decide 40.7 victory Sunday, 26 October 2014, Shenzhen, China   The Beneteau 40.7 fleet is perfectly poised for a three-way gunfight going into the final day of the China Cup International Regatta. The winners of the past three editions go into Monday virtually neck and neck, with Vatti Sailing (2012 winner) and […]


Day 2, 8th edition of the China Cup International Regatta

Day 2,  8th edition of the China Cup International Regatta Dominant start for Dongfeng Race Team   Saturday, 25 October 2014, Shenzhen, China Dongfeng Race Team is putting in a dominant performance at the China Cup International Regatta, with scores of 1,1,1,2 so far in IRC Division B, with last year’s winner Whiskey Jack in […]


As a city sitting virtually at sea level, Miami

As a city sitting virtually at sea level, Miami has been called ground zero for the problems posed by climate change, a place where rising sea levels threaten its future existence. The latest forecast of sea level rise from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, for example, predicts that by later this century, global sea […]