Securité, Securité, Securité : Transat Jacques Vabre 2019

A warning to vessels transiting the Atlantic Coast of France through the Cape Verde Islands to Brazil: A double-handed sailing race started from Le Havre, France on Sunday, 27 October, bound for Salvador Brazil.  59 sailboats ranging from 40-60 feet are taking part.  While they are currently concentrated in a relatively small group, this group will expand … [Read more...]

How To Build A Massive LEGO Ship

Lego makes ridiculously cool MAERSK Lego ship kits but if you really want to impress your friends you'll need to purchase haze grey blocks in bulk and build your own. You'll also need to find an instruction manual. Luckily LEGO master builder John Hagerman has your back with detailed instructions for building a half dozen ships including the Titanic, Britannic and USS … [Read more...]

WATCH: How To Pilot A Hovercraft

Large commercial hovercrafts are fast, highly maneuverable, can operate in a diverse set of environments and are extremely LOUD! But how do you drive one? This video from Apple Pi gives a good overview on the basics of operating a large commercial hovercraft.  https://youtu.be/V4Uxz0vcu_U?t=48s   … [Read more...]

Maersk Oil Sells North Sea Stakes

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Maersk Oil, a unit of Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk, has agreed to sell stakes in three North Sea fields to RockRose Energy, the latest new entrant into the ageing basin. RockRose suspended trading on Wednesday before announcing it has agreed non-binding headline terms and a period of exclusivity from Maersk Oil North Sea … [Read more...]