Nickels Boat Works and WindRider International merges

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Nickels Boat Works and WindRider International have fused to help offer services and products and to the whole sailing world. Nickels Boat Works, with more than sixty years of history of quality boat making, is the manufacturing part for the WindRider and would now make eight models of sailboats, along with improving 5 models of sailing trimarans from Astus in France.
WindRider circularizes sailboat accessories and parts and is the exclusive provider of Nickels Boat Works parts, including parts for JY15, Lightning, Buccaneer, Rebel and Mutineer. Nickels Boat Works is a well known maker of one-design sailboats as well as other fiberglass things. It is the top supplier of the nineteen foot Lightning, whose class has more than fifteen thousand boats made since it came into spotlight, and also makes the Buccaneer, JY15, Rebel and Mutineer.
Innovations at the Nickels Boat Works include sanctioned class polishes in hull shape and graceful deck layouts resulting in World, Pan American and North American wins. The models of WindRider trimaran include the WRTango, WR17, WR16; along with Astus trimaran models 24, 22, 16.5, 18.2, and 20.2.

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Volvo Ocean Race back to Newport

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The Volvo Ocean Race once again would return to the Rhode Island, it was revealed today. Newport, which arranged the event for the very first time this past May, would welcome the Race again in its thirteenth edition that will take place in the 2017-18 season.

Volvo Ocean Race’s Tom Touber said that they are happy to be able to confirm that Newport would be hosting a 2nd consecutive stopover in the year 2018. Everything worked in a brilliant manner in Newport in May – and they were happy with the great amount of spectators from the United States as well as elsewhere, who backed this stopover.

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