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Cruising – Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Tuesday, May 27, 2014   
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Cruising – Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Wednesday, May 14, 2014   
On the coming weekend, the Regatta Season at the picturesque Croatian Coast begins with the Business-Cup, the first Act of a series of events co-organised by Pitter Yacht Charter. Over 50 teams did enter, and for the first time, the 'José Carreras-Yacht Race' with leukemia patients aboard, at the same time fund raising in favor of the Leukemia Foundation of the opera star, will be sailed within the Business Cup.
In 2015, Pitter Yacht Charter will organise the inaugural The Race - 1000 miles - a coastal race in two legs from Biograd to Lefkas and back. Please do not hesitate to gather more information on the varied regattas of Pitter Yacht Charter, open for all sailing and sail racing enthusiasts, be it this or next year. Here the details.
Cruising – Friday, April 4, 2014
Friday, April 4, 2014   
The 2014 edition of the Bucher+Walt catalogue contains over 100 brands and more than 15'000 nautical articles. Novelties impress in electronic equipment, fittings, accessories and clothing. The catalogue can be ordered for free on the Bucher+Walt website or consulted online.
Cruising – Monday, March 17, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014   
A 'Triathlon' of a special kind has been taking place for the season opening at St-Tropez FRA, the festival ARMEN, with two regatta weekends, a ski race and a painting competition (this year with the topic ‚sun'. 136 yachts participated in this traditional competition to open the season. The ranking list and the report.
Cruising – Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014   
Cruising – Monday, December 9, 2013
Monday, December 9, 2013   
Pitter Yacht Charter continues in 2014 with an attractive Offshore Racing Regatta Program at the Adriatic Coast, the dream area for tourists, hobby racers and professional sailors. Thanks to the diversity of race-ready charter yachts available at the different bases along the Croatian coast, holiday cruises, as well as around-the-buoys and coastal races can be perfectly combined. Plan your most exciting 2014 vacations now ! The Communiqué (PDF).
Cruising – Thursday, December 5, 2013
Thursday, December 5, 2013   
Today, 'Caro' of Maximilian Klink CAY, leader of the Racer Division, will cross the finish line at St-Lucia as first. As during the Mini-Transat, exceptional light winds prevailed during the whole Atlantic crossing. The large Cruising Division fleet is about half-distance of the Rally over the Atlantic. The fleet-viewer with rankings and the reports.
Cruising – Saturday, November 30, 2013
Saturday, November 30, 2013   
After some time in use, sails become dirty and loose their shape. Mould stains appear if sails are packed humidly. VM-Sails offers a solution unique in Switzerland to revitalize old Dacron sails in their former properties by bringing back major parts of their original profiles, by regaining their textile tension thereby making them stiff and cracky once more and by brightening up the faded white colour. Cleaning is an essential first step of the treatment anyway. The PRO-2 Sail Regeneration Red-Gull.com used for this proces has been a regular subject of tests in international yachting magazines, with very positive judgements. The report (ger.) (PDF).
Cruising – Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Tuesday, November 26, 2013   
Last Sunday, 224 teams started in Las Palmas on the Canaries to the traditional Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, the annual entertaining joint transfer of yachts over the Atlantic heading for the sunny Caribbeans during winter time. Five Swiss boats are on the entry list this year. The race can be followed on the fleet-viewer. The report on the start.
Cruising – Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013   
Commercial ships, the Marine, fishermen ..... all were severely hit by the extreme storms on the Bay of Biscay of the last weekend. Here an impressive storm video. Flying water was filmed in Kiel as well - watch the vidéo.
Cruising – Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013   
Exactly 10 years before, when Newcastle yachtsman Ivan Macfadyen had sailed exactly the same course from Melbourne to Osaka and on to San Francisco, all he'd had to do to catch a fish from the ocean between Brisbane and Japan was throw out a baited line, but today, the Pacific Ocean is dead. No fish, no seabirds, no live. The engin needed in windless conditions was only usable at daytime, to steer clear of all the waste swimming around. His report.
Cruising – Saturday, October 12, 2013
Saturday, October 12, 2013   
Three races were sailed during the last days at the Croatia Yacht Cup 2013 organised by the Pitter-Yacht-Charter, 48 teams from 5 nations participated, and Kurt Polly AUT was the winner one point ahead of Martin Fekonia AUT on 2nd and Fritz Renner GER on 3rd. The overall rankings, the rankings by category and the final report.
Next week, the Austrian Offshore Championship is on the program.
 
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