Posts tagged yachts
A breakthrough in documenting Rouge Waves?

Shortly after 3:20pm on New Year's Day in 1995, a monster wave crashed into the Draupner oil platform in the North Sea off the coast of Norway. The wave would alter oceanography forever. Rouge, or freak waves have been known among mariners for centuries but have been a mystery to science. Now a new research project will try to photograph them for the first time in 3D. 

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BREXIT force the 2018 Golden Globe Race move to Les Sables d’Olonne, France

"With less than a year to the start, it became clear that the uncertainties surrounding BREXIT has greatly restricted financial opportunities. We are very pleased to be partnering with Les Sables d’Olonne in France to host the start and finish of the Golden Globe Race and look forward to a great event", says Race organiser Don McIntyre in a press release.

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