All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yachts’

America’s Cup: New Zealand Three Races from Victory

Following two crushing defeats for Oracle Team, representing the United States, Emigrates Team of New Zealand is now only 3 races from victory in the America’s Cup. New Zealand was able to win the Race 6 by a margin of 47 seconds and Race 7 by a margin of 1 minute and 6 seconds, giving the Kiwis a 6-0 edge …

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Gold Medalist Dead After Boat Capsizes

“Gold medalist dead” is something you don’t want to hear before the weekend starts, but it’s the unfortunate truth. The Atlantic Wire reports that British Olympic gold medalist Andrew “Bart” Simpson, 36, died in a boat accident on Thursday after his catamaran capsized with him on it. He was underwater for 10 minutes as rescuers tried to get him out. …

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Stolen Yacht Washes Ashore in Northern California

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of an 82-foot yacht earlier this week. The three people, all of them over the age of 50, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft and conspiracy. The yacht, named the “Darling” was found grounded on a sandbar off the coast of Pacifica, …

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Steve Jobs’ Secret Yacht Is No Longer A Secret

Steve Jobs (reportedly along with the help of designer Phillipe Starck) was designing a yacht ahead of his death last year, and it was unveiled on Sunday in The Netherlands. The yacht was mentioned in the Steve Jobs biography from Walter Isaacson. The Atlantic Wire points to a passage, which says: After our omelets at the cafĂ©, we went back …

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