ENDURANCE DISCOVERY LIVE GLOBAL BROADCAST ENABLED BY INMARSAT FLEET XPRESS

Fleet Xpress from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, provided a high-speed connectivity solution to enable History Hit to broadcast the discovery of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, Endurance, from the Southern Ocean. The legendary vessel was found on 5 March 2022 – the 100th anniversary of Shackleton’s funeral – 3,008 metres below the icy surface of the Weddell Sea, bringing the Falklands Heritage Maritime Trust’s Endurance22 expedition to a successful conclusion. History Hit is the Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) and content platform co-founded by historian Dan Snow with award-winning digital content agency and…
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COAST GUARD FOUNDATION RAISING FUNDS TO BUILD A K9 MEMORIAL AT COAST GUARD BASE ALAMEDA

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced that to celebrate K9 Veterans Day this Sunday, March 13, it is raising funds to build a K9 memorial. The goal for this fundraising effort is $50,000 and a generous supporter has already donated $10,000. The Coast Guard has a long tradition of employing service animals in the protection of our country. The canine memorial will be built at Coast Guard Base Alameda, California, where the ashes of service dogs can be laid to rest by…
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DATES SET FOR THE 51ST ANNUAL NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 51st Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 15 through 18, 2022 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. “After a celebrating a successful Golden Anniversary in 2021, this Show is sure to be an event not to miss,” said Lisa Knowles, Show Director of Newport Exhibition Group. “With continued demand for boats by consumers still strong, supply chain challenges being addressed and a continually re-invigorated industry, the Newport International Boat Show is going to be the place to see what is new and innovative in…
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Nordhavn announces partnership in CUBAR 2022 event

Nordhavn announces partnership in CUBAR 2022 event

Dana Point, CA – (February 23, 2022) – The legacy of Nordhavn lies within the extended cruising adventures that are the hallmark of the company’s purpose-built power yachts and their intrepid owners. It is tied to the brand’s many en masse voyages including the Great Siberian Sushi Run and perhaps most notable, the Nordhavn Atlantic Rally, an 18-boat trans-oceanic group crossing. In the spirit of this tradition, Nordhavn is pleased to announce its collaboration with the San Diego Yacht Club on the 2022 CUBAR Odyssey, a multi-motoryacht cruise of the Baja Peninsula happening October 30 through November 13. Nordhavn will…
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Banner Year for 2022 Pac Cup: We have a (full) waiting list

Banner Year for 2022 Pac Cup: We have a (full) waiting list

There's nothing like pent-up demand. With the cancellation of the 2020 race due to COVID, a significant number of our entrants simply rolled their entries over to 2022. Add to that a healthy dose of new and returning racers from prior years, and we have a very complete entry line. A bit over a month ago, we had a flood of entries from the larger "sled-like" boats. One can only assume that the rumor mill got churning among that crowd as they assumed -- correctly -- that we might be activating the waiting list. The sudden rise in entrant count…
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Using satellite images

Satellite imagery provides a great deal of information on past, present, and future weather. Each cloud swirl, streak, and puff can be associated with a particular weather system or phenomenon. And when images are viewed by a trained voyager with a good understanding of weather dynamics, routing and course decisions can be made with confidence. The most important weather element that satellite imagery provides to the voyager is cloud data. Analysis of cloud altitude, shape, and movement goes a long way toward painting what the associated air mass is doing. Clouds are categorized by both their height and shape, with…
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The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show to be Featured in One-Hour Fox Sports Program

MIAMI, FL (JANUARY 27, 2022) – Today, a new programming collaboration was announced ahead of the 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, which will be returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center – powered by West Marine – and four additional locations from Wednesday, February 16th through Sunday, February 20th for a Presidents Day weekend boating extravaganza.   Short Shoot – a Los Angeles based entertainment company – will create and produce the program to air on FOX Sports. “We are thrilled to team with FOX Sports and Short Shoot for the 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show,” said…
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IMTRA Sells Business to Employees Through ESOP Creation

New Bedford, Mass. – IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced today it has sold 100% ownership rights of the company to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Making a compelling alternative to other sale events such as private equity or strategic sale, ESOPs allow the leadership team to stay in place while providing a competitive return for the shareholders without the potential challenges that often come with a change in control of a closely held business. The two members of the management team that were…
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Cool your alternator

Heat is the greatest enemy of all things electrical, and your alternator is no exception. Alternators come equipped with cooling fans, either internal or external, but with a tightly enclosed engine compartment, high ambient temperature means an even hotter alternator. One way to keep your alternator cool is to build a simple fiberglass shroud that, when fed by a fan and ducting, will supply cool air to the alternator. The classic equation of heat transfer: Q=UAdT simply indicates that the amount of heat transferred per unit area increases directly with the difference in temperature. Cooler air from outside of the…
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