01 April 2015

Cape Horn, Volvo Ocean Race, Barcelona World Race, Sailing Videos

Cape Horn from the sky | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: The first four teams rounded Cape Horn on Day 12 of Leg 5 to Itajai, bringing us some spectacular images of this memorable moment

Inside Track: Leg 5 # 9 | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - March 31, 2015: Aerials galore, as the heli footage is in from Cape Horn, and Kevin Escoffier goes up the (broken) mast of Dongfeng Race Team. Plus, the girls fix a problem aboard TeamSCA.

see also: JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: VOR Live Twitter Feed - Volvo Ocean Race and
Dashboard | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015

Cutting off the mast | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - March 31, 2015: After breaking the upper part of the mast during Day 12 of Leg 5 to Itajaí, Dongfeng Race Team head to land while trying to simultaneously stabilise the precarious situation with their hanging mast.

Live program – Day 91 – Barcelona World Race - March 31, 2015

Day 91 - Daily highlights – Barcelona World Race - March 31, 2015

Shopping for Yacht? New York Budget Offers a Tax Break - NYTimes.com"Of the thousands of items packed into Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s $150 billion budget for New York State, one in particular seemed to float to the top: a tax credit for buyers of luxury boats. Though the word “yacht” is never used, the budget contains a tax break for anyone in the market for a “vessel” valued at more than $230,000. Specifically, buyers will not have to pay sales tax beyond that amount, regardless of the final price tag. A vessel is defined in state law as “every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water.”..."

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