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Collinson FX Market Commentary: Dec 20 - Sea change options reduced
By Collinson FX, ,
11:21 AM Sun 21 Dec 2014 GMT
December 20, 2014: The week dominated by the Fed closed strongly with equities surging towards record highs and wiping out previous losses. Christmas is upon us so expectations for any sea-change will be reduced. A good look at GDP growth in Europe and the US should confirm a fairly ordinary 2014, this week, while confidence may be reflected in the consumer with cheaper energy. ...
Phuket International Boat Show 2015 preview
By Pimex: Phuket International Marine Exhibition, ,
10:38 AM Fri 19 Dec 2014 GMT
Next big Phuket Event will be the 12th Phuket International Boat Show presented by Thailand Elite coming up in the New Year. With the show only a month away we are entering the home strait with very few spaces left in water and in the hall for exhibitor booking. ...
America's Cup: Full CAS report finds both ISAF and de Ridder at fault
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, ,
4:37 AM Fri 19 Dec 2014 GMT
The Decision of the Court for Arbitration of Sport over the suspension of Dutch sailor Dirk de Ridder has been circulated.
The report, which was earlier reported in summary form as to the decision, confirms a 18month suspension on de Ridder, one of the Netherlands' top sailors ...
Boot 2015 in Düsseldorf - Experience Hansegroup in 360°
By Thorben Will, ,
3:29 AM Fri 19 Dec 2014 GMT
Just like every year, the traditional boat show in Düsseldorf with 1650 exhibitors will be the highlight of the worldwide boat show season. More than 250,000 private and trade visitors are expected from over 60 countries – this makes the 'boot' the undisputed number one among water sports shows. HanseYachts AG from Greifswald is also on hand with a huge range of models and is premiering not one ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Dec 19 - Oil resumes slippery slide
By Collinson FX, ,
12:14 AM Fri 19 Dec 2014 GMT
December 19, 2014: Oil prices resumed downward momentum, testing new lows, pushing energy costs lower. NZ GDP numbers met expectations with the last quarter rising 1% to 3.2% annually. Modifications to the methodology of growth calculation cast a shadow over the numbers but the economy looks healthy compared to most. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Dec 18 - Brent Oil boost for markets
By Collinson FX, ,
12:25 PM Thu 18 Dec 2014 GMT
December 18, 2014: Oil(Brent) rebounded to $63 overnight pushing energy stocks higher and boosting equity markets. The NZD Currently trades 0.6207 and 0.4925 against the EUR and GBP, down slightly on yesterdays levels. The NZDAUD has been trading in a wide volatile range in the last 24 hours sitting 0.9440 this morning, down from a high of 0.9490. ...
St Thomas International Regatta - Major sponsor announced
By Carol Bareuther, ,
3:42 AM Thu 18 Dec 2014 GMT
Organizers of the St. Thomas International Regatta are proud to announce that Cruzan Rum and Presidente beer, distributed by Glazer’s Premier Distributors, LLC, will provide major sponsorship in support for the 2015 regatta. ...
Speedboats race with the cloud
By Sharon Gaudin, ,
2:17 AM Thu 18 Dec 2014 GMT
The founder of a powerboat racing business is looking to use the cloud to track the company boat's performance during offshore races and keep fans and racing officials updated with animated race visualizations. ...
New yard site for Yachting Developments
By Ellie Brade, ,
10:37 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
From 1 December 2014, Yachting Developments has relocated to a new, larger yard site, conveniently positioned next door to its former Hobsonville facility.
With teams across all disciplines, including new build, refit and restoration, engineering, design and upholstery, the new site offers increased space with a large office space to complement the modern 50m building shed. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Dec 17 - Oil continues to tank
By Collinson FX, ,
10:30 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
December 17, 2014: The AUDUSD held 0.8200 but is under extreme internal and external pressures. The KIWI booked gains and look set to test 0.7800 looking more attractive to investors than it's Trans-Tasman cousin. The NZD currently trades 0.6218 and 0.4922 against the EUR and GBP. ...
2015 Lakefest Aquatic Week - A week-long celebration of boating
By Melvyn (Mel) Steiner, Lake Macquarie ,
8:22 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
The Lakefest Aquatic Week on beautiful Lake Macquarie – just south of Newcastle – is set to become a reality with a number of events confirmed to occur during the February 20-27 week long celebration. ...
Seven tips to get more out of a marine survey
By D. Scott Croft, ,
5:04 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
In 2013, over 955,000 boats changed hands on the pre-owned boat market. That meant for a nearly a million boat buyers, hiring an accredited marine surveyor to inspect their potential dreamboat was often the first step after finding it. ...
Marine Auctions raises the bar with live internet bidding for auctions
By Praneel Lal, ,
1:48 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions is proud to announce that they will be pioneering their 2015 auctions with live internet online bidding from around the world. This is a huge step for Marine Auctions who have cemented themselves at the forefront within the industry. ...
Yachtsman of the Year Awards in doubt after sponsor goes bust
By Barry Pickthall, ,
4:26 PM Mon 15 Dec 2014 GMT
The defaulting entrepreneur has left a huge hole in the finances of the Yachting Journalists’s Association, organisers of the awards, and the annual lunch at Trinity House, where the winners are traditionally announced, may have to be cancelled this January unless a new sponsor can be found. ...
Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race comes to a close
By David Slingsby, ,
12:23 PM Mon 15 Dec 2014 GMT
Organisers of the Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race Gosford Sailing Club, after a comprehensive review, has regrettably announced that it will not be the organiser of a Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race in future. This brings to a close the forty year history of the only annual Category One ocean race in Australia besides the Sydney to Hobart Race. ...
Hyundai SeasAll repower reaping multiple benefits for owner
By Freddy Foote, ,
2:46 AM Mon 15 Dec 2014 GMT
Owners of larger twin-engine powered vessels are taking advantage of reliability and quality with Hyundai SeasAll’s common rail turbo diesel engines in their search for considerably improved economy and excellent performance. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Dec 13 - Oil prices crash to new low
By Collinson FX, ,
9:37 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
December 13, 2014: The collapse in Oil prices acts a massive global stimulus for consumer and producers. The impact will be huge on the consumer and retail sales, sparking demand, flowing through to producers. Commodities have been slaughtered and the associated currencies reflect this. The AUD is under extreme pressure, with terms of trade dictating weaker economic conditions, pushing the AUD to ...
DYT Yacht Transport and Ocearch partner in mission to save oceans
By Barby MacGowan, ,
4:16 AM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
Lots of interesting vessels have been floated on and off DYT Yacht Transport’s semi-submersible ships, but none have been so intriguing as the 126-foot research vessel M/V Ocearch, which is currently making its way from Port Everglades, Florida to Brisbane, Australia onboard DYT’s 686’ flagship Yacht Express. ...
Clipper Ventures and PRAXES Medical Group launch new business
By Marina Thomas, ,
5:15 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
Clipper Ventures Plc and its Global Medical Emergency Support Partner, PRAXES Medical Group, are launching a new joint venture which arose from their partnership in the last edition of the Clipper Race. ...
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta kicks off with successful sponsor party
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
4:42 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Sponsor party, held on Monday December 8, 2014, turned out to be a successful and enjoyable event. Over 20 sponsors received acknowledgement and praise for playing a very important role in the successful continuation of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta this year and coming year. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Dec 12 - Delusional pronouncements
By Collinson FX, ,
1:33 PM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
December 12, 2014: The NZ economic recovery allowed delusional pronouncements of 'problem solved'. Acting on rate rises, oblivious to all our trading partners, has raised input costs to the whole economy and made the currency far too attractive. ...
Phuket International Boat Show confirm strategic partnership
By Event Media, Phuket ,
8:23 AM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Phuket International Boat Show organisers, held 8th to 11th January 2015 at Royal Phuket Marina, confirm a strategic partnership with Thailand Elite, the world’s first country membership programme, to showcase Phuket and Thailand's yachting lifestyle to Thailand Elite members and provide a marketing and networking platform showcasing Thailand Elite ...
Fountaine Pajot unveils prestigious new Flagship sailing catamaran
By Kate Elkington, ,
4:41 AM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Fountaine Pajot continues its dominance of the world’s cruising catamaran market with the announcement of a new Flagship model, the Ipanema 58. ...
Watson’s Marine Centre pioneers way with new commercial standard
By Yamaha Motor, ,
3:45 AM Fri 12 Dec 2014 GMT
Watson’s Marine Centre in conjunction with Yamaha Motor Australia is proud to pioneer the way to safer boating by custom-building the first vessel to the latest National commercial safety regulations, set out by the Australian Marine Safety Authority (AMSA). ...
boatTENT launches a cockpit hood cover without metallic parts
By Anibal Damiao, Copenhagen ,
10:48 AM Thu 11 Dec 2014 GMT
boatTENT becomes the first product for sailboats launching with crowdfunding. The goal, says Anibal Damiao, founder and inventor of boatTENT is to leverage the internet as a distribution mechanism to reach large masses of early-adopter sailors that would like to have a boatTENT while wanting to participate in the development of the product. ...
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