Author Archives: Jane Hyde

CaseProof®

CaseProof® products are 100 per cent waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and corrosion resistant offering iPhone and iPad users complete protection whilst at sea. Check out their range at Interform’s website. From £30 www.interform-marine.co.uk

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Records demolished at 80th anniversary race

Big winds, big speeds and the fastest ever times ever recorded made the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, one of the most spectacular in history with a total of five records broken, and each team winning their skipper’s weight in rum. There was a mix of yachts but the stars of the show that set off last and ...

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UKSA and Sunsail create new charter partnership

Youth charity UKSA has joined forces with worldwide charter provider Sunsail giving sailors not just a wider choice of charter options, including UKSA’s Cat 0 coded Farr 65 yachts, but also to make events more accessible to the public. This new partnership gives all those with a love for the sport of sailing the opportunity to create teams, train with ...

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Female British rowing team to break records

After spending 10 months at sea all female British rowing team The Coxless Crew are set to break records with their arrival into Cairns, Australia, as the first ever female team and the first ever team in a four-person boat to row the Pacific. The grueling 8,446 miles journey from San Francisco, USA though to Cairns, Australia has not been ...

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Clipper race splits

The first 24 hours of the Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race 7 has seen the teams split as they navigate the tactics of the Lihou Reef, with the option of going to seaward of it, or between two reefs. Qingdao is the current race leader, with a 3.75 nautical mile lead over IchorCoal in second, followed by Unicef ...

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