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How Rio Sailing Races Began

There was much concern about what was floating in the bay waters of Guanabara Bay. The concerns were increasing as the Olympics approached and finally on Monday the games began. When the sailors got to Marina da Gloria there was much worry about how difficult the job would be and how dirty the waters would be.

Many experienced Olympians like Juan Ignacio Maegli told Scottish bareboat charters that the place has several challenges and that did not stay restricted to the dirty waters. Juan hailing from Guatemala and part of the laser event for men stated that the course also had its challenges. The course on Monday for the laser event had been in the bay. With the high mountains and currents the breeze is a challenge as well.

Britain opens their mouth against global inequality

The Royal Yachting Association shares the worldwide concern regarding events that transpirated to stop the Israeli squad from taking part at the recent Youth World Sailing Championships that took place in Malaysia.

At the very same time, it is very encouraging to watch the international show of back for the young athletes interested who have missed out on the scope of the World Championship contest for reasons outside their control.

The World Sailing establishment is unambiguous that the sport is to be open for all to take part in, on similar conditions without regard for religion, race, or probably other factor. The obligation to continue this principle employs to all the Member National Authorities and this is mainly significant in events with future generations of sailors.

As such, the Royal Yachting Association asks that the probe be thoroughly and swiftly ended, and its determinations shared transparently with the full World Sailing family.

Houseboat Living

The Brisbane River draws in a lot of people looking for alternate city living. And none more than Andrew Bird, who is on to his 7th year on the CBD’s water after selecting a boat over an apartment. Now, Bird spends his time adrift in his home: Safe Sailing.

Speaking about his life on the river, Bird told that it could be very hard work – but it is really worth it for the freedom that he has.

Magnificent 590 ft Yacht moors in Monaco

One of the world’s top luxury ship makers has showed the newest of their luxury concept boats – Symmetry. The grand and stunning super yacht that was exhibited at Monaco Yacht Show 2015 is made stand at a grand five-hundred and ninety feet in length and sport 6 decks worth of perfection.

Sander J. Sinot, the Netherlands-born and based custom-designer of super yacht concepts designed the yacht. The grand concept yacht has space for thirty-four guests as well as boasts features that include an infinity pool, a home cinema and a private spa.

Each of the 6 decks have a particular character and function – The Beach Deck has a mid-ship beach lounge showcasing a seawater pool as well as float in tender bay and Guest Deck has a outstanding mid-ship pool along with a glass bottom, several spacious VIP rooms along with en-suite lounges and balconies.

Hotel Deck caries several guest facilities like lounges, dining areas, bars, gym, garden as well as an exterior pool whereas The Wheelhouse Deck has double steering placements to conciliate bi-directional manoeuvrability. Other decks include an office, a kids’ playroom, library, sky lounge as well as an exterior deck along with lounge seats.

As a whole, Symmetry will have around 1000 square meters of exterior deck space. Sander J. Sinot, the designer, told that the yacht’s layout is made by symmetrically building up from the centre, instead of using the traditional linear set up.