Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Knit fleeces

Everybody loves a fleece and this stylish knit fleece from Gill is something to wear both both on and off water. Innovative handwarmer pockets will give your hands respite from the cold whilst a practical chest pocket has space for your essentials. The highly breathable, pill-resistant fabric helps to keep you warm whilst sailing and can be worn as an ...

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Don’t miss the BBC’s British Sailing Team documentary this weekend

The British Sailing Team will be the focus of an hour-long BBC documentary screened on Sunday 19 August. The show, which will be broadcast on BBC2 at 2pm, goes behind the scenes of Britain’s Olympic sailing programme halfway through the Tokyo 2020 cycle. Presenter Shirley Robertson, herself a two-time gold Olympic medallist sailor, spent time embedded with the British Sailing Team ...

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RFA TIDEFORCE DOCKS IN FALMOUTH

The fourth and final Tide class tanker, RFA Tideforce, has arrived in Cornwall for customisation. The 39,000 tonne vessel, which will deliver fuel and water to Royal Navy ships on operations all over the world, follows her sister ships Tidespring, Tiderace and Tidesurge into the A&P Falmouth yard, where work to customise the fleet ahead of operational service is sustaining ...

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Mobile Showrooms Bring Latest Raymarine Technology Directly to Boaters

Raymarine is bringing a truly ‘Raymarine Retail Experience’ directly to European boaters this summer via its fleet of state-of-the-art mobile showrooms. The prominently branded mobile display units are being deployed at key European events by the marine electronics specialist to engage directly with the recreational boating community off the water. The showrooms feature a working display stand fitted with fully-functional ...

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Launch of Shipyard Supply Co

 Increased demand for quality superyacht deck equipment has led the founders of Superyacht Tenders and Toys, Josh and Claire Richardson, to launch specialist deck hardware company Shipyard Supply Co (SSCo). The new business will be headed up by Luke Porter, formerly of Oyster Yachts, and will allow each company to focus on its respective market sectors. Since its launch in ...

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Welsh wildcard team breathes new fire into Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff competition

Taking on the Series regulars on Cardiff’s famously tricky and tactical course, Extreme Sailing Series™ wildcard Team Wales will be looking to prove themselves as hot competition on home waters, as they race in the headline Act of the Cardiff Harbour Festival, from 24 – 27 August. Crewed by a mixture of Welsh and English sailing talent, Team Wales boasts ...

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Dartmouth Sailing Week

Dartmouth Sailing Week is one of the most enjoyable and welcoming events in Devon’s sailing calendar – an unmissable mix of fun, competitions and entertainment (not forgetting those all-important refreshments!).  Its special atmosphere makes it a firm favourite with local and visiting sailors, and spectators will find a glorious floating display to watch and admire. The week, which starts with ...

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