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Raymarine Announced as Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing Ambassadors

Raymarine Announced as Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing

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Raymarine, a brand of FLIR Systems, has today announced its support as an Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing. The deal both demonstrates Raymarine’s deep commitment to UK sailing and consolidates its position as a premier choice for international racing campaigns.

Raymarine Ambassador Juho Karhu sends his greetings directly from Svalbard! Ambassadors

Raymarine Ambassador Juho Karhu sends his greetings directly from Svalbard!

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Hi from 1500 kilometers above the Arctic Circle! S/y Sylvia and me just had a quick pitstop in Longyearbyen and we're now on our way to Hornsund, the remotest fjord on the west coast of Svalbard. I'm able to share these photos with you before we get out of Internet connection range in an hour or two.

Raymarine Ambassador Juho Karhu on his way to Svalbard! Ambassadors

Raymarine Ambassador Juho Karhu on his way to Svalbard!

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Juho lives in his sailboat s/y Sylvia and has sailed throughout the winter in Northern Norway, far above the Arctic Circle. Juho is not only a sailor but also an eager freeskier. Below Juho’s greetings from 70th degrees north.

Evolution R4 Steers Spirit of Yukoh Around the World in Vendée Globe Race Ambassadors

Evolution R4 Steers Spirit of Yukoh Around the World in Vendée Globe Race

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Raymarine’s Evolution R4 Autopilot system is going around-the-world in the most grueling sailing race of all – the 2016-2017 Vendée Globe. Japanese skipper Kojiro Shiraishi chose Evolution to steer his boat Spirit of Yukoh for this edition of the legendary round-the-world, non-stop, single-handed race.

Sail Survive Succeed - Alex Thomson out to win Vendée Globe Ambassadors

Sail Survive Succeed - Alex Thomson out to win Vendée Globe

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On Sunday 6th November, Alex Thomson commenced his challenge to become the first British skipper to win the Vendée Globe onboard Hugo Boss. The Vendée Globe is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance.