Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Get Behind The Helm For Unicef

With its Race Finish fast approaching the Clipper Race has a collection of Unicef fundraising initiatives. They are offering the chance to bid for Clipper Race yacht wheels, stunning original paintings inspired by the race, and have for sale limited edition prints and calendars too – all which make fantastic mementos of the Clipper Race. There is the opportunity to ...

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Used Boat Show at Swanwick Marina

Back for its 39th consecutive year, Premier Marinas gets set for two shows as it hosts its annual Used Boat Show at Swanwick Marina – running it concurrently with the Southampton Boat Show, 14 – 23 September 2018. The Used Boat Show will feature extensive on and off water displays of power and sail boats from on site brokerages, Ancasta ...

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Three New J/70s for the Royal Southern Yacht Club

Royal Southern Yacht Club commodore Karen Henderson-Williams invited club members and their crews to gather after racing at the Charles Heidsieck RSrnYC July Regatta on Saturday, to celebrate three new J/70s for the club. On a glorious sunny evening on the terrace, past commodore Colin Hall described to the small crowd how the original fleet of J/80s were the result of ...

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Cowes lifeboat joins rescue mission after yacht dismasting

The towering mast on a 41ft yacht came crashing down in mid-Solent on Monday leading to Cowes RNLI lifeboat and Gosport independent lifeboat racing to the scene. The mast, together with sails and rigging, was left hanging over the starboard side of Amalie, though the four occupants of the yacht – two men and two women – escaped injury. Crew ...

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Failing self-steering systems hamper Cousot, Amra and Kopar

French leader Philippe Péché and his Rustler 36 PRB is being pushed hard by Dutch rival Mark Slats (Ophen Maverick) as the Golden Globe Race fleet enjoy glorious trade wind conditions on the run south towards the Cape Verde Islands. They and third placed French veteran Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, 30 miles astern of the leading pair, and all racing ...

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Wade Micro Print Herringbone Short Sleeve Shirt

www.weirdfish.co.uk £35 This short sleeve shirt featuring a subtle surfer motif is great for wearing out on the boat this summer and for relaxing at the marina. Along with a subtle textured herringbone cotton outer and a contrasting plain chambray internal collar, there is a patch pocket on the left chest with a branded metal clamp.

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The Cruising Association & Royal Harwich YC host cruising guru Jimmy Cornell

The Suffolk Section of the Cruising Association (CA) is delighted to welcome back cruising guru Jimmy Cornell to the Royal Harwich Yacht Club in Woolverstone, near Ipswich, on Saturday 3rd November. In a jointly hosted one-day seminar, the packed itinerary will also introduce Jimmy’s daughter Doina Cornell who is sharing her family cruising experiences with the attendees. Jimmy and Doina ...

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