Author Archives: Jane Hyde

ResQLink PLBs

ACR Electronics has launched its next-generation ResQLink™ Personal Locator Beacons. The ResQLink 400 and ResQLink View PLBs introduce user-friendly designs and add enhanced functionality to give a trusted and affordable link to rescue in a life-threatening situation. Compact, lightweight and easy to carry, the beacons feature a protected activation button located away from the test button and multiple wearable mounting ...

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Gosport Heritage Open Days

The organisers have published the full programme of over 70 ‘Free to Explore’ events to be celebrated this year over ten days starting 13 – 22 September. Many of the events are very close to Gosport’s marinas so a run ashore is ideal to make the most of the weekends. This includes nearly 30 new walks, talks, displays and other ...

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Cowes Town Regatta Round Up Report

The final day of Cowes Week racing is for the Cowes Town Regatta. The historic and prestigious trophies available include the George Oliver Challenge Cup, Royal Cowes Town Regatta Challenge Cup, Sir Godfrey Baring Bowl and Culpan Challenge Cup. A brisk 18-20 knot west-southwesterly breeze with occasional stronger gusts delivered a great day of Solent racing on classic Cowes Week ...

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Cowes Week Daily Round-Up Day 7

Today’s racing in an increasing south-southwesterly breeze determined the overall class winners at Cowes Week, as well as those for Black and White groups and the whole regatta. James Wilson and Ed Peel’s Redwing Quail posted a perfect scoreline to win the class, White Group and Cowes Week overall. “It is absolutely fantastic,” Peel said after stepping ashore today, “We’ve ...

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IC37 One Design proves itself as an IRC contender

Having received its first formal commitment from a UK owner last week and with four more potential owners in the immediate running, the UK IC37 class is building a serious foundation. This week the first UK boat is competing at Cowes Week in IRC 1. It is up against some stiff competition from a variety of designs, but two races ...

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HH’S RAZORSKIFF

The Razorskiff shoe from Helly Hansen is a breathable, comfortable demi-cut trainer in a knitted sock upper. This engineered textile shoe can be worn without socks and offers a well-cushioned and stable performance midsole. The fusion creates a unique nautical hybrid silhouette that delivers on both a visual and functional level. www.hellyhansen.com

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GB sailors ready to rule the waves at Tokyo 2020 test event

Britain’s elite sailors will go into battle against the world’s best this week in their biggest challenge in the countdown to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Seventeen athletes will fly the flag for Great Britain at the official Tokyo 2020 test event, dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, which begins on Saturday. The regatta, held on the waters of Tokyo 2020 sailing venue ...

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Bainbridge & Rock Oil – Technical Partnership

Bainbridge is now offering the Rock Oil range of high-performance oils and lubricants to its customers. Bainbridge and Rock Oil have agreed a technical partnership with both companies keen to expand the product offering and improve service to all aspects of the leisure marine market. “With Bainbridge’s unique position and ability to meet the changing demands of the UK market; ...

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