Author Archives: Jane Hyde

A boat for all reasons

The Patriot 700 Sports Utility Vessel is an accessible fishing and workboat. After the successful launch of the Patriot 600 Fishing vessel in 2015 at the Bournemouth Skipper Show, Patriot Marine Ltd have now developed this hull into a vessel specifically for those with limited mobility. The USP of this hull is its stability, allowing it to be configured for ...

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The UK wildlife no-one knows exists

New research from last minute UK holiday rental provider Snaptrip.com has revealed that 82 per cent of the nation has a clear lack of knowledge when it comes to UK wildlife and are unaware of the wild animals that inhabit the country. What is lurking in our seas is a mystery to most, as more than three-quarters (78 per cent) of Brits ...

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DRESS FOR SUMMER

The Revolve 18 dress by Protest features a colourful all over print with large stripes and styles. Bright, bold and striking, this dress is ideal for relaxing summer days spent on the boat or chilling in your local sailing club or marina. £32.99 www.protest.eu

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J/70 UK Class Southern Area Championships

The J/70 Southern Area Championships, hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club, attracted 19 J/70 teams for two days of thrilling racing in sparkling early summer weather. Seven races were held in classic Solent sea breeze conditions, with the wind speed piping up to a glorious 18 knots in bright sunshine. Jeremy Thorp’s Phan (RsrnYC) was the overall winner, scoring ...

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Ancasta gears up for Poole Harbour Boat Show

Ancasta is gearing up for Poole Harbour Boat Show 2018, which takes place from 8-10 June . Ancasta will be representing both Beneteau Sail and Beneteau Power at the show. On display will be an Oceanis 41.1 from Beneteau Sail and from Beneteau Power, the Swift Trawler 30 and 35 as well as the Gran Turismo 40. To better serve ...

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The Sardinia America’s Cup Challenge

The beautiful island of Sardinia has issued a challenge, which has been accepted, to win the 36th Americas Cup that is be held in New Zealand during 2021 and to bring the 37thAmericas Cup to Sardinia to be raced in the scenic setting of the Costa Smeralda. Over recent years the AC has become an incredibly expensive event to participate ...

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Sailing Taster Sessions a big success

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club hosted the RYA’s Annual “Push the Boat Out” free sailing taster sessions this May – with dozens of Torbay families taking part. The programme enables anyone to try the sport of sailing with a fully qualified instructor.  Participants were suited and booted at the Yacht Club before heading to Haldon Pier to hop onto an ...

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Marlow Sponsors International Optimist Class Association 2018

Following its support at the GBR Optimist Team Selection Trials earlier this month, Marlow Ropes announces its sponsorship of the International Optimist Class Association (IOCA). As a practical partner for grass-roots sailing, Marlow will share it technical expertise and work with coaches and sailors to ensure that the best lines are used for the application.  At the key events in ...

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