Author Archives: Jane Hyde

RS21s debut at Cowes Week 2019

Cowes week is the pinnacle of the UK’s Keelboat racing scene, the Solent will be welcoming hundreds of boats to the South Coast in 4 weeks’ time, and this year with the addition of the RS21. Lendy Cowes week, the world’s best-known sailing regatta, brings together sailors from around the world for an amazing week of challenging but fun racing. ...

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ROLL TOP DRY BAG

These roll top waterproof dry bags are ideal for protecting your valuables and equipment from water, sand and dirt. Each bag comes with a padded shoulder strap as standard which can be attached to the d-rings on the bag or stored inside. Alternatively, when the bag is closed you can use the top as a carry handle. The bags also come with ...

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Dive into National Marine Week 2019

Make the most of the coast with The Wildlife Trusts and spot shoreline treasures and ocean giants this National Marine Week.   The celebration runs from 27 July to 11 August – a fortnight to take advantage of the tides – and showcases wonderful seaside wildlife around the UK. A fabulous programme of events including rockpool rambles, dolphin and whale watching and ...

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Cowes-Dinard-St Malo Race

DATE: Friday 12th July 0830 BST COURSE: Cowes – Casquets – Les Hanois – St Malo DISTANCE: 151nm Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with UNCL, Yacht Club de Dinard, Société Nautique de la Baie de St. Malo, and the Royal Yacht Squadron. 198 boats have entered the 2019 Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Cowes-Dinard-St Malo, the largest ...

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Torbay Royal Regatta 2019

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club is looking forward to the opportunity welcoming sailors from around the country to this popular and prestigious regatta, one of the oldest such events in the country and once again taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of August. The Regatta has been a highlight of the summer season in Torquay for ...

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Champagne Charlie July Regatta

Royal Southern YC, Summer Series 3 13-14 July, 2019 The third edition of the Royal Southern Yacht Club Summer Series, the Champagne Charlie July Regatta, supported by Charles Heidsieck, is open to entry for non-members and members alike. Over 40 keelboat teams have already entered the Black Group. Mixed sportsboats and one design fleets will race on a separate White ...

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Les Sable d’Olonne to host 2022 Golden Globe Race

Following the success of the 2018 Golden Globe Race, the Vendée  City of Les Sables d’Olonne and its 3-town Agglomeration  have voted unanimously to host the next Golden Globe Race in 2022. The City’s leaders also took out options to repeat the event in 2026 and 2030. The next start is scheduled for  4 September 2022 preceded by a two week ...

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Para World Sailing bronze for British duo

After five days of stiff competition at the Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, Spain, British sailors Will Street and Johnny Currell, took home the bronze medal in the RS Venture Connect Final. After a disappointing opening day, last year’s gold medal winners, Will and Johnny steadily improved throughout the week.  Following a good result on the third day ...

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Titanic items set to be auctioned

On July 19 and 20 at Newport, Rhode Island’s non-profit International Yacht Restoration School, Guernsey’s will be holding a massive nautically-themed auction focusing on great ocean liners, including the famed Titanic, majestic sailing ships and other maritime-related treasures. While a number of lots in the sale will be coming directly from IYRS, several important private collections constitute the bulk of ...

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