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Piriou’s Yersin, a giant beast

Piriou’s Yersin, a two-hundred-fifty foot expedition yacht, earlier made its debut at the Monaco Yacht Show. Francois Fiat, the owner of the yacht, selected the yard as he wanted a vessel that would be as racy as the commercial boats Piriou has made in its history.
The yacht was named Alexandre Yersin by Francois Fiat. The Swiss born, French scientist, who is also an avid adventurer, has traveled the world to look for many diseases. Piriou and Fiat had three conditions that the world-class adventurer had to meet – the yacht had to be able to sail with an broadened rate in all waters—from polar regions to tropics. It also had to be eco-friendly, both in its onboard systems and propulsion. And, Yersin had to be highly versatile and comfortable, since the owner as well as his guests might be spending months onboard.
The 18-passenger yacht can easily accommodate twenty-four crew members along with two captains. This figure really shows that the yacht can successfully travel anywhere the world. It can voyage among ice floes up to fifteen inches thick. It can sail quite comfortably in temperatures from minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Pacific Cup Yacht Club committed

When the Pacific Cup embarks on next year, the competitors on the 2070nm race from San Francisco to Kaneohe, Hawaii will be a long way from medical care in the event of an accident. But race host Pacific Cup Yacht Club has made some arrangements to assure that help would be as close as the phone.

The Maritime Medical Access services will be accessible to the sailors during the race, offering race contestants with free remote 24/7 access to the board emergency medicine physicians for aid in managing any type of medical emergencies which may occur while you are at sea on the way to Hawaii or on the return.

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Man charged with yacht theft in Batemans Bay

Next month, a man will appear on the court for an alleged theft a yacht in Batemans Bay earlier on Monday, in Batemans Bay. It was around 7 pm when police got reports of the man as well as three kids were missing from a house located on the Beach Road, Batemans Bay.

Officers in charge to Far South Coast Local Area Command also got reports that a yacht had reportedly been stolen from a marina in bay overnight. A broad search effort was carried on overnight by Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service, Fisheries NSW, Marine Rescue and Rescue 24 from Wollongong and Roads and Maritime Services.

On 15th Dec, Tuesday, around 11 am, a forty-two-year-old man and 4 kids aged 8, 12, 13 and 14, were reportedly found on the stolen vessel at North Durras, which is north of Batemans Bay. The group, along with the yacht, was brought back to the Batemans Bay; where the 42-year-old man was arrested and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station. The man has been charged with take and drive imparting without the owners consent. He was given a conditional bail. Now, he will have to appear at Batemans Bay Local Court on 18th January.

Meanwhile, Eric Loizeau, the French champ, and Uka Randmaa, the Estonian solo circumnavigator, are the newest entrants to set their goal on winning the Golden Globe yacht race 2018. The announcement was made at the very first Golden Globe competitor conference, arranged at the Little Ship Club, in London.