Author Archives: Jane Hyde

GB Surf Life Saving National Championships

The 2019 National Surf Life Saving Championships closed in brilliant sunshine with the largest ever UK Nipper competition. It was an amazing week of over 1300 competitors, competing in high speed adrenaline fuelled racing, all based upon surf life saving skills. The Championships are the culmination of a year of training for the 37 competing Surf Life Saving Clubs from ...

Read More »

RIBs For Sale Boat Show

If you are seeking to buy a quality second-hand RIB, or looking to sell your current RIB, the new RIBs For Sale Boat Show is a not to be missed event. The Boat Show, which is organised by Portsmouth based firm RIBs For Sale, is aimed at leisure RIB owners and enthusiasts, sailing clubs, coaches and watersports organisations, to make ...

Read More »

Team Malizia and Greta Thunberg complete their zero-emission Atlantic crossing

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City after a two-week sail across the Atlantic aboard the high-tech racing yacht Malizia II.  Upon arrival, the sailboat was met by Torqeedo-powered electric boats to assist and escort the 60-ft sailboat to its final berth in Manhattan. “We’re supporting Team Malizia as the voyage sends an important message that, wherever ...

Read More »

Gunwharf Quays and Love Southsea unveil summer market

Gunwharf Quays and Love Southsea are once again teaming up to showcase the very best local talent with a three-day summer market, set to take place at the shopping and leisure destination from 28th August  – 1st September. The Love Southsea Summer Market will feature a diverse range of local traders selling everything from beautiful clothing and jewellery, to artwork, ...

Read More »

Premier Marinas Appoints New Manager at Gosport Marina

Premier Marinas has announced the appointment of Jonathan Walcroft CMM to the post of Marina Manager at Gosport Marina. Jonathan joins the company with over 24 years’ experience in the management and day to day operation of leading leisure marinas.  His expertise also extends to the strategic management of boatyards; a skill which will prove invaluable at Premier’s Gosport site ...

Read More »

CA at Scotland’s Boat Show

The Cruising Association (CA) is delighted to be hosting the line-up of talks and, for the first time, sponsoring the ‘CA Stage’ at Scotland’s Boat Show, taking place this year from October 11-13. Anyone attending this lively and interesting Boat Show at Kip Marina in Greenock, is sure to be enlightened and entertained by the broad range of speakers and ...

Read More »

British one-two at 29er European Championships

Britain’s young sailors showed their strength at the 29er European Championships in Italy last week with a gold and silver medal-winning performance. Held at Circolo Vela Arco, Great Britain’s youth racers also took home the Nations Trophy, the prize for the best performing nation, on the back of four top ten finishes in the 210-boat fleet. Two-time Youth Worlds competitors ...

Read More »

DECK SHORTS

Whether cruising or racing for long hours, your shorts need to be comfortable, unrestricting and able to deflect water. Made in both women’s and men’s fit, Zhik’s Deck Shorts are designed with a relaxed fit for unrestricted movement and use a soft, four-way stretch fabric that moves with you. Plus, a durable water-repellent coating deflects spray from the fabric face, ...

Read More »

18 Dorset youngsters set sail thanks to Poole Harbour Boat Show

18 youngsters from Dorset will participate in a free 5-night voyage on a 32- metre sailing boat, thanks to a charitable partnership between the Poole Harbour Boat Show and Ocean Youth Trust South. The Poole Harbour Boat Show is the largest, free to attend boat show on the south coast and event organisers, Poole Harbour Commissioners chose Ocean Youth Trust ...

Read More »