The proprietor of Barbie, one of the two superyachts demolished in a fire in Turkey, got a US$ 20 million insurance payment. A unit of 14 Lloyd’s insurers paid US$ 20 million to the owner of Barbie, a hundred-seventy foot superyacht which was demolished by fire in January, in Turkey.
The yacht was made by Al Jadaf at its Dubai shipyard in the United Arab Emirates in 2006, was destroyed on 4th Jan, after a fire broke out on The One, a Lurssen built yacht in 1973. Both these yachts were moored in the Marmaris harbor. The fire spread quickly to the Barbie docked next to it. Continue reading Yacht owner receives US$ 20 million in insurance
The rankings of the World Sailing Match Race have been released with Ian Williams (Great Britain) staying on top of the Open section with Camilla Ulrikkeholm (Denmark) guiding the women’s. Ian claimed the very first win of the World Match Racing Tour 2016 to solidify his World No 1 position but Taylor Canfield stays in touch at World No 2.
The Williams, Canfield fight does not look like finishing at the top of Open Rankings following the debut of the M32 into World Match Racing Tour. Camilla Ulrikkeholm holds the No 1 position in the women’s division and it is followed by France’s Anne Claire Le Berre and Sweden’s Anna Kjellberg.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee have announced a squad of 10 sailors to contest 5 events, earlier this morning at the Wakatere Boating Club on the North Shore of Auckland. Three of the crews named have won world championships in the present Olympic cycle in their respective categories.
Two of the team would be coming back for their 3rd Olympic Regatta. Another 3 of the team would be coming back for their 2nd Olympic meet. Two of the crews won Gold medals and Silver medals in their respective classes at Olympic Regatta 2012 in Weymouth, England.