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Paul Henderson On Sailing Future

Paul Henderson of CAN completed ten years as president of ISAF, which is now known as World Sailing.


He comes back as one of the candidates for being President of the World Sailing General Assembly. This would be held in Barcelona in Spain on November 13th this year. On this platform, as a candidate for the presidential position, Paul talks about how it is essential that the sailors need to have faith in you. The leader needs to put forward certain concepts that will be the basis on which they will govern. As per his belief and experience sailboat racing is all about sailing and yacht clubs, local regattas, international chess championships, race weeks and other events like America’s Cup, Sydney Hobart race and others.

It is a participatory sport that can allow one to be involved all through their lives. He understands that like none other as he has been involved in this sport from the age of eight till the age of eighty. (more…)

Vietnam’s rich join the yacht-owners’ club

Vietnam has approximately two thousand people who are known publicly to hold assets of over USD5 million each. The number is figured to carry on rising that might fuel the bigger demand for luxury yachts.
In Vietnam, the most expensive yacht is US$ 4 million Azimut 70, is owned by family of actor Tang Thanh Ha’s husband. Actress Diem My has also used a US$2 million Sunseeker for several years. Dao Hong Tuyen, the chairman of Tuan Chau Group in Quang Ninh state owns 5 yachts, including 3 large yachts. In Nha Trang City, Dierctor of Hai Au Ltd. Co. Bui The Vinh, has recently purchased a VND10 billion yacht. In the meantime, several other affluent as well as better-off people have also adopted the suit.
Azimut Yachts Vietnam Ltd. has introduced a representative office in Vietnam to take more options to serve local rich people. The costs range somewhere between US$450000 and US$25 million each, stated Kirill Kuatov, the company director.
As per the director of a boating service firm in HCM City, a raising number of city people have paid for deluxe yachts. Kuatov also stated that every year, prices for a yacht accounted for 3% to 5% of its value, and that includes salary for crew, maintenance and wharfs.

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