Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Typhoon TX2 OFZ

Here is Typhoon International’s TX2 OFZ wetsuit, which is built in a 2/3mm thickness for those less cold mid-year months. The TX2, for both men and women, is ideal for those mild days but when it is still important to keep warm. It is lined with a thermafleece and has a glued and double stitched sealed seam system. The neoprene of ...

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Emirates Team New Zealand wins 35th America’s Cup

Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the 35th America’s Cup. Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class boat, and the ...

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Marlow head to Tokyo

Marlow is again the official supplier to the British Sailing Team as they embark on their journey to Tokyo 2020 and beyond. Having already supported the British Sailing Team for the last 20 years, Marlow’s cutting edge research and development of high performance rope has secured its position as the leading sailing rope in the world. Jon Mitchell, MD of ...

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Nominations now Open for Ladies Day Trophy at Lendy Cowes Week

Cowes Week Ltd announces nominations are now open for the coveted Ladies Day Trophy and plans to turn Cowes navy-and-white in a fabulous celebration of women in sailing. ELEMIS Ladies Day will return to Lendy Cowes Week on 1 August with a number of celebrations culminating in the presentation of the Ladies Day Trophy at an exclusive evening reception. Ladies ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth starts sea trials in Scotland

History was made today as HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first QE Class aircraft carrier, set sail from Rosyth to commence first stage sea trials off the north-east of Scotland. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said: “This is a historic moment for the UK as our new aircraft carrier takes to sea for the very first time. This floating fortress is ...

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Families set for a ‘Swashbuckling’ good time at this year’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

This September, celebrity pirate Gemma Hunt, from hit CBeebies programme Swashbuckle, will be helping to kick off all the action on the first weekend of Britain’s biggest boating festival. Appearing live in full costume over the course of 16 September, Gemma will be taking to the stage to wow the show’s youngest visitors with a special pirate song and dance ...

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Last call for Chichester Harbour Race Week early-bird entry

Early-bird entry for this year’s Chichester Harbour Race week (August 21-25) closes at midnight on 30 June. Already more than 50 boats have signed up, with competitors ranging from Musto Skiff to Chichester Scow, from Firefly to Flying Fifteen. Strong entries in single-handed and youth classes mean there will be lots of Solos, Finns, RS Fevas and Lasers racing in an event that showcases both classic and the most ...

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Sunseeker at Cannes

Sunseeker International has announced its full line up of eight models that will be on display at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017, including a world premier and three show debuts. Visitors to the Sunseeker stand will have the opportunity to view the world premiere of Sunseeker’s Predator 57 MK II, along with the new Manhattan 66, 68 Sport Yacht and ...

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Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts yacht for Sky Atlantic drama

Former crowned Superyacht UK Young Designer, Dastinas Steponenas, has unveiled a superyacht called ECTHETA designed in honour of the Sky Atlantic series Riviera. The winner of the 2016 edition of the design competition was hand-picked to design the exclusive yacht for the drama starring Julia Stiles (Bourne Series), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) and Phil Davis (Poldark). Approached by Sky ...

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Spinlock creates custom lifejacket for toughest race on water

Spinlock will be an official race supplier to the Volvo Ocean Race, after designing a unique and custom lifejacket for the 2017-18 edition. The link-up is part of a Technical Partnership Scheme which has seen the Race work closely with the sailing and marine industry leaders to develop new and innovative products capable of withstanding the toughest conditions on the ...

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