Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Henri Lloyd Sport Collection

New for Spring 2018, Henri Lloyd are launching a multi-activity section of sports apparel, for men and women. The Henri Lloyd Sport collection incorporates the leading edge of high performance fabric and technologies, including Polygiene Permanent Odour Control technology and the latest in durable water repellent coatings. Henri Lloyd Sport Barricade Waterproof Shell: £109 Henri Lloyd Sport Pinnacle Short Sleeve Polo: £43 ...

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YOUNGEST EVER CLIPPER RACE SKIPPER CLAIMS FIRST RACE WIN

Visit Seattle, led by 24-year-old British sailor Nikki Henderson, the youngest ever skipper to lead a team in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race’s 11 editions, has held off a strong challenge from three other teams to chalk up a thrilling maiden victory in Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race. During one of the most challenging stages so far ...

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Award winner ready for revenge after Ashes annihilation

America’s Cup sailor Paul Campbell-James has announced he will be flying the English flag as the first international team to confirm their participation in this Summer’s SuperFoiler Grand Prix. The four-time national match racing champion will pair with another gun from his native England and also a crew member of the Ben Ainsley Racing campaign in Bermuda in Ed Powys. ...

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Charity renews appeal for plastic charge after Theresa May fails to deliver concrete actions in 25 year plan

The Marine Conservation Society says it s renewing its call for levies on single-use plastic items, because the Prime Minister’s pledge to tackle litter in the Government’s environment 25 Year Plan failed to deliver what is really needed to start solving the plastic litter issue. Although the report contains some notable positive commitments to tackle plastic pollution, MCS said it ...

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Young designer scoops top prize with philanthropic superyacht design

Philanthropic design proved the key to success at this year’s annual Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2018, in partnership with Pendennis Shipyard and Olesinski, as Christopher Mobley, a transport design student from Staffordshire University, was crowned the winner at the London Boat Show. In close second place, Ashley Scott, a product design student from University of Plymouth, was crowned runner-up. ...

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The Four Oarsmen win the Atlantic Challenge

The Four Oarsmen stepped ashore in Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua outright winners of the 3,000 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and new race record holders. Starting in La Gomera in the Canaries on 14 December 14, the four rugby players have taken just 29 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes to row the Atlantic, a herculean challenge, and smashed the record. They ...

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