HC Rejected To Detain BW Maple From Sailing Out Of Chennai

On Tuesday, The Madras High Court refused to intervene with a No Objection Certificate (NOC) permitting BW Maple.

The NOC was issued by the Director General of Shipping (DGS) on 14th of September 14 which allowed the BW Maple, this is one of the two vessels which is involved in the collision that lead oil spill to a large scale at the port of Kamarajar in Ennore on 28th of January, to sail out of the port.

The first Division Bench of Indira Banerjee (Chief Justice) and M. Sundar (Justice) also recorded the Ennore police submission that they do not need the vessel continued detention as the investigation into a registered criminal case with regards to the incident was in the final stage and the charge sheet for the same would be filed very soon.

The advocate S. Raghunathan, agreeing to a request made by BW Maple owners, to fix a frame of time for completing this criminal investigation, and also the internal inquiry being executed by the DGS, the judges gave the order that proceedings for both should be finished within the four weeks from the court ordered date of receipt. Continue reading “HC Rejected To Detain BW Maple From Sailing Out Of Chennai”

Special Needs Sailing Program For Youth

Boy Scout Ship 1935 is offering a program of sailing for special needs on weekends. The program will start in March and will end in May. The program is open to all the youth who special program on sailing. The program is designed for the youths of age between 13 to 21. However, it is not for those who have any type of disability. Moreover, the program does not need the experience of sailing for the youths.

With the program, those youth who will take the lesson will get an opportunity to participate in a tournament exclusively made for them. The participants will be able to take part in the event with friends, family members and supporting friends. The Boy Scout Ship will organize a short sailing voyage for them on the River Potomac. This event is free of cost to all the people who want to learn sailing. The event will take place at the Marina and Yacht club Quantico at 100 Potomac Ave.

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Camden Classics Cup From July 27-29

The 2nd edition of the Camden Classics Cup is all set to take place in New England on July 27 to 29.

This is one of the popular vintage and classic races where traditional boat owners can enjoy the best of the sailing in the New England waters. The 2016 annual Camden Classics Cup was a great hit and it is expected that the 2017 annual event will be an even bigger success. The race will be held in Maine and its event opens the classic yacht racing season in Maine.

A very good lineup of the fleet came to the waters of Penobscot Bay for the inaugural Camden Classics Cup and sailed into the Camden Harbor. The event will include 2 days of CRF, PHRF and the Spirit of Tradition boat racing. There will also be the customary post-race celebrations. Continue reading “Camden Classics Cup From July 27-29”

Ainslie In America Cup World Series

The Land River BAR race led by Ainslie delighted the home crowd with their win at Portsmouth in the first phase of America’s Cup World Series. The team was able to achieve two first positions and a fifth position on the leader board as the first day of racing was completed. This was part of the World Series of America’s Cup which was held in Portsmouth and sponsored by Louis Vuitton.

Ben has been hoarded with messages to bring the cup home this time as he is branded as the hope for Britain after decades of losing the cup to the Americans. With the message stamped on the team’s gear they were able to secure the top position with a tie with the French team. With two first places and a fifth place they were able to delight the crowds that were watching the teams come in at the sea front in South Sea. Continue reading “Ainslie In America Cup World Series”