izmir haber izmir haber malatya haber malatya haber News Features Cruising Photos Videos Events Newsletters Submit Sail-World.com : IMB report shows West Africa is the new Pirate HQ by Pottengal Mukundan, , 7:25 AM Wed GMT As piracy on the world's seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlight growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year. 100 days to Rio, are there potholes and bumps ahead? *Feature by Rob Kothe, Sail-World.com & YachtsandYachting.com, , 2:25 AM Wed GMT The Road to Rio 2016 still has a few curves, bumps and potholes for teams battling to win in Hyeres, at some World championship events and Weymouth World Cup but for most crews: 'It's 106 miles to Chicago we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses. Whoops wrong movie. Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 26 - A flood tide of data by Collinson FX, , 12:13 AM Wed GMT The EUR traded 1.1250, while the Yen slipped back to 111.0. Commodity currencies stabilised with the softer reserve, with the AUD holding 0.7700, while the NZD traded around 0.6850. Onwards and upwards after a long ANZAC weekend in Australasia! Horizon Boats adds Rival Stessl brand to its stable by Scott James, Gold Coast , 4:11 PM Tue GMT Leading trailerboat manufacturer, Horizon Aluminium Boats has announced it has added iconic Aussie brand and long-time rival, Stessl Boats to its stable. Online registration now open for SHIPPINGInsight 2016 by Jim Rhodes, , 3:12 AM Tue GMT Online registration is now open for the fifth annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference and Exhibition. The 2016 event will take place Oct. 18-19 at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa in Stamford, Conn. Zhik and the UK 29er Class announce new three years partnership by Suzie Hammett, , 1:19 AM Tue GMT The UK 29er Class announces a new three year sponsorship deal with Zhik that covers the UK 29er National Championships from 2016-2018 inclusive. The 2016 Nationals are to be held at Royal Torbay Yacht Club with the 2017 event booked already for Weymouth. Zhik has been a long time partner of the 29er Class as headline sponsor for the Nationals and preferred clothing supplier. Repucom confirms record media value for 2015 Extreme Sailing Series by Extreme Sailing Series, , 11:44 AM Mon GMT The report, released today, confirms that for the ninth consecutive year, creators and organisers of the original and only Stadium Racing series, OC Sport, generated €49.5million in global media value for the Series in 2015, a substantial increase compared to €44million in 2014. Australian Marine Wholesale on-site at the Boat Works by Jeni Bone, , 6:31 AM Mon GMT Marine industry stalwart, Errol Cain of Australian Marine Wholesale has headquartered his entire operations at The Boat Works, joining the 40+ individual businesses on-site, each operating independently to guarantee clients the most competitive quotes. 2016 Hamilton Island Race Week - Best accommodation deals by Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island , 3:30 PM Sun GMT 2016 Hamilton Island Race Week - Have you booked your accommodation for Hamilton Island Race Week 2016? All the best properties book out early, so make sure you book soon to secure your preferred option. Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 23 - RBNZ Rate cut tempting by Collinson FX, , 11:40 PM Sat GMT The RBNZ will be sorely tempted to cut rates to fight the bullish KIWI. The EUR starts the week around 1.1225, while the JPY spiked to 111.50, pushed by the resurgent Dollar! The commodity currencies were also impacted, with the AUD falling to 0.7700, while the NZD dropped to 0.6850 Australian marine industry celebrates big investment by Lhamo Johnson, , 9:39 AM Sat GMT The announcement of the patrol boat tender awarded to prime Austal has left the north Queensland SME’s in the Australian marine industry disappointed. Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 22 - A break out week by Collinson FX, , 11:48 PM Fri GMT The AUD fell back to 0.7730, while the NZD struggles to hold 0.6900, after a break-out week for the antipodean currencies. Look for economic data releases to diagnose local currency moves with Central Bank commentary and action to drive overall direction. J/22 Class Association awards scholarship boat to Patrick Shanahan by J/22 Class Association, , 4:30 PM Fri GMT Shanahan will be campaigning the scholarship boat over the upcoming summer months with his fellow Brown University Sailing teammates Sam Alexander, Nathan Housberg, Sophie Hibben, Haley Carter and Quinn Andersen. Phil Sharp announces Imerys as Title Partner for The Energy Challenge by Phil Sharp Racing, , 2:58 AM Fri GMT The Energy Challenge are delighted to announce a Title Partnership with Imerys, world leader in the mineral-based specialities for industry, who will be supporting Phil Sharp's entry in the 2016 Class 40 Championship, commencing with the infamous Transat Bakerly. StayBillety launches with Sail Canada by Barbara Jones, Cambridge , 4:34 PM Thu GMT StayBillety and Sail Canada are pleased to announce their affiliation, effective today. The agreement officially links Canada’s national sailing organization with the new online accommodation service, and will benefit sailors and member organizations across the country. Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 21 - Oil on post Nov high by Collinson FX, , 12:23 PM Thu GMT Despite this positive news for commodities the NZD and AUD both opened lower this morning with the NZD falling below the 0.7000 big figure and the AUD also failing to hold on to 0.7800. Today sees an array of data releases and announcement, with the Philly Fed Survey and ECB rate decision being the headline events. Sailing brand Spinlock receives Britain's top business award by Spinlock, , 4:11 AM Thu GMT Despite its relatively small staff of just 50 employees, Spinlock has become the world's top brand for rope holding technology and personal safety, and prides itself within these sectors for leading the way in innovation and technological advancements. Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 20 - Kiwi cracks USD 70c by Collinson FX, , 10:56 AM Wed GMT The AUD raced through 0.7800, while the NZD broke the Big-big figure 0.7000, further boosted by rising prices in the latest dairy auction. The latest surge in currencies are seen as a reflection of the relative economic position of these countries who are performing better than the US and Europe economic zones. Adelaide Boat Show 2016 – Invitation to exhibit by Boating Industry Association, , 10:44 AM Wed GMT The Invitation to exhibit is well and truely in the marketplace and applications have been flowing in. BIA State Councils for 2016 confirmed by bia.org.au, , 9:35 AM Wed GMT The officers of each council will be elected at the first council meeting in each state following the AGM. GOST Nav-Tracker System used to protect Maldives Fishery by Andrew Golden, , 4:37 AM Wed GMT GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems announced today that its Nav-Tracker 3.0 VMS has been adapted for use by the Indian Ocean archipelago nation of The Maldives to prevent illegal encroachment on protected island fisheries and preserve special areas for traditional fishing techniques. 2016 Newport International Boat Show - NFNP Award submissions now open by Andrew Golden, , 4:18 AM Wed GMT Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, are accepting applications for the 2016 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards. BRP awarded for 15 years of wastewater management by Rus Graham, , 4:04 AM Wed GMT BRP, a world leader in the design, manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles and powersports engines, announced today that its on-site wastewater treatment system used for many of its production processes was recently recognized with an award from Racine Wastewater Utility for excellence in facility wastewater management. Barramundi coming South to Hazelwood pondage by Tom Whitty, , 3:17 AM Wed GMT Barramundi will be stocked in Gippsland for the first time with the first batch of 1600 barramundi into Hazelwood Pondage today. Collinson FX Market Commentary - April 19 - Oil prices recover by Collinson FX, , 12:56 PM Tue GMT Oil and Central Bank commentary continued to dominate markets to open the new week. Oil was hammered, on the open, due to the failure of the Doha accord for Oil producing nations. Oil prices recovered overnight, to trade around $40, thus boosting commodity prices. Major exhibition sheds light on longitude history at Australian Museum by Australian National Maritime Museum, , 12:15 PM Tue GMT For hundreds of years, European merchants staked their fortunes on long-distance voyages. Travel at sea was dangerous and safe passage relied on fair weather and effective navigation. Unlike on land, the sea has no fixed points to help mariners determine their position. This could lead to unnecessarily long voyages or the loss of ships, cargo and life. Mercury Marine gets Best Brand Penetration Award at China Boat Show by Mercury Marine, , 11:03 AM Tue GMT Mercury Marine also won the 2014 and 2015 Asia Eco Award at CIBS. In ’14, Mercury won the award for its lightweight 370hp Mercury Diesel TDI 4.2L engine. In ’15, Mercury took home the award for its 75-115hp FourStroke outboard engine platform. Yamaha Motor Australia launches full range of VMAX SHO engines by yamaha-motor.com.au, , 10:37 AM Tue GMT In addition to the VMAX SHO’s proven tournament credentials these outboards are also extremely versatile offering a reliable, high performance alternative for a huge range of Australian sports, social ski and race boats. Stacer introduces all-new boat model range of 2016 by Dom Wiseman, , 10:13 AM Tue GMT The 509 CrossFire is a classic side console design with loads of room internally. Powered by an Evinrude 115 it had impressive performance even when loaded with five people. But it was the internal design that caught my eye. Super Boat proud to announce sponsor lineup for 2016 by Super Boat, , 2:41 AM Tue GMT Super Boat International (SBI) is proud to announce EDOX Watches, the revolutionary and innovative watchmaker since 1884, as the 'Official Timing Partner' of Super Boat International. Also, GEICO, providing affordable insurance since 1936, returns in 2016 as an official sponsor, who continues to proudly support SBI.