St. John’s Company Supports Australian Sailor in Solo Circumnavigation of Antarctica
Newfoundland-based research and development company, C-CORE, is supporting acclaimed Australian sailor, Lisa Blair, for a second time as she embarks on her solo circumnavigation of Antarctica.
C-CORE first supported Blair in 2017 when she made history — and the Guinness Book of World Records — as the first woman to sail solo around Antarctica with one stop.
“We were immediately on board when we learned of Lisa’s plan to solo-sail around Antarctica. Our remote sensing team provided ...
Pat Nelder: A Champion of the Boating Industry in Atlantic Canada
For more than 20 years, Pat Nelder has been one of the biggest promoters of sailing and boating in Atlantic Canada. Nelder, who served as the executive director of Boating Atlantic, formerly the Atlantic Marine Trades Association (AMTA), retired from that role on March 31. But Nelder won’t be far from the water or promoting the sport she’s loved since she first learned to sail in Scotland.
Nelder joined AMTA as its coordinator in 1999. At the time, she was living in Big Pond, Cape Breton ...