Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Camp-A-Box

The Wildo Camp-A-Box holds all the campware you will need in one tidy compact box. This helps to stay lightweight and with minimum clutter, both essential requirements for those who want to travel with as little bulk as possible. The Wildo Camp-A-Box includes a plate with lid, their classic Fold-A-Cup® Big, Fold-A-Cup®, Cutting board with strainer, Shaker and Spork. £15.95 ...

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Penarth Yacht Club wins Enterprise competition

To celebrate the Enterprise dinghy in its 60th anniversary year, the Enterprise Association organised a photo competition of Enterprise boats and sailors at clubs all over the UK and internationally. With entries from as far afield as India, the winning photo came from Penarth Yacht Club, in South Wales. The panoramic image shows the fleet of Enterprises rigged outside the ...

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National Legend Yachts Weekend 2016 bigger and better

This year’s National Legend Yachts Weekend takes place over 14 – 15th May. The event, which takes place at Haslar Marina, Gosport, will see an array of used, new and owners’ Legend Yachts on display. It is a free event for the general public to attend, so if you want to find out more about the Marlow Legend brand then ...

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University Sailing Sustainability Challenge

‘Can you make university sailing as environmentally sustainable as possible?’ That was the challenge set for ten enthusiastic University Sailing Clubs at the outset of the 2015-16 academic year – and the response was overwhelming. Set up by The Green Blue, the RYA and British Marine’s joint environment initiative, the University Sailing Sustainability Challenge 2015/16 provided an opportunity for university ...

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Restoration of Historic Vessel Transforming North Devon Town

Since being served notice to vacate her berth on the River Severn, the last small potentially sea-going, coastal steamer in the UK, the SS Freshspring, is in dire need of support to avoid her being scrapped. A dedicated team are working on raising funds to ensure the ship can be taken to Bideford, North Devon where there is huge support ...

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New dragon boat club

There is a new dragon boat club to join the thousands worldwide, but this one is different. Purple Warriors is a club solely for serving and retired members of HM Forces who, as a result of their service to this country, are suffering from some form of impairment. This is a world first. This is a club intended to break ...

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Princess Royal visits sailing charity for injured veterans

The Princess Royal has visited a sailing charity to meet staff, volunteers and beneficiaries and to mark the start of preparations of a bid to sail around Britain. Princess Anne arrived at Pendennis Castle in Falmouth by helicopter before being ferried to Turn to Starboard’s headquarters at Falmouth Marina by car. She was met by Turn to Starboard Founder, RAF ...

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Front runner ‘Skipper Macif’ dismasted in The Transat AG2R La Mondiale

Today French Figaro Skipper Macif, co-skippered by Charlie Dalin and Yoann Richomme, was unfortunately dismasted during the Transat AG2R La Mondiale while on route to the fleet’s only turning mark at La Palma. Battling it out in the top five with Adrian Hardy and Vincent Biarnes aboard AGIR Recourvrement and Thierry Chabagny and Erwan Tabarly aboard Gedimat, Dalin and Richomme ...

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London On-Water announces new facilities

Organisers of the London On-Water Show at St Katharine Docks in May have announced a new addition to the show dedicated to boat dealers, brokers and their customers. The Sunseeker Quay will be located in the new Brokerage area overlooking the West Basin and will include a marquee lounge and outside seating available to visitors and dealers to provide a ...

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2017 ilovesailing calendar’s first winners

The first two places on the 2017 ilovesailing calendar have been secured by winners Joe Purdie from West Mersea and Teresa Culmer from Nuneaton. “It was a lovely surprise to hear that I had won a place in the ilovesailing calendar competition. The photograph was taken at Staunton Harold SC whilst attending the ITCA Midlands coaching event”, said Teresa. “It ...

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