Active Interest Media chairman and CEO Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III announced in July that the company acquired a group of key assets from Dominion Enterprises, including Soundings, Soundings Trade Only, Woodshop News and PassageMaker magazines and the popular Trawler Fest events. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
It was about 6:30 p.m. local time Aug. 15 when the Irish coast guard received an EPIRB signal from the U.S.-flagged racing yacht Rambler 100. She had just capsized about 16 miles from Baltimore, County Cork, between the turning mark of Fastnet Rock and the Pantaenius Buoy.
Rambler was competing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s biennial Fastnet Race after setting a course record earlier this summer in the Transatlantic Race from Newport, R.I., to Lizard Point in the United Kingdom.
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A welder at Promet Marine Services in Providence, R.I., works on the 196-foot (sparred length) three-masted square rigger Oliver Hazard Perry. The ship will support and promote sail training, marine trade work force development, and marine conservation and environmental stewardship in Rhode. www.OHPRI.org
This article originally appeared in the October 2011 issue.
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