Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Fairline’s future secured

The future of one of the best-loved British-based boat builders, Fairline Boats, has been secured today, thanks to a deal that sees assets of Fairline Boats bought out of administration for an undisclosed sum. The new company, Fairline Yachts, is funded by two long term UK-based Russian investors, who are both highly experienced in managing and developing marine businesses and ...

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Atlantic row by pedalo

On 31 January ex-jockey and entrepreneur Anthony Ward Thomas and serial adventurer James Ketchell will embark on a mammoth 3,000-mile crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. The route will take them from Puerto De Morgan, Gran Canaria to English Harbour in Antigua, the same route Christopher Columbus sailed in 1492 when he discovered America. Not just any row, Ward Thomas and ...

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Windsurfer Shaw aiming for Miami World Cup hat-trick

Miami’s Biscayne Bay will play host to the first World Cup regatta of the Olympic and Paralympic year this week (25 – 30 January), with Rio-bound windsurfer Bryony Shaw aiming for a third consecutive victory at the Floridian venue. The world number one dominated the RS:X women’s fleet at the last year’s edition of the event to win with a ...

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CHIRP from Raymarine

Raymarine Quantum CHIRP radar is the first recreational marine radar dome featuring CHIRP pulse compression technology. Quantum CHIRP radar is said to deliver superior radar imaging on both long and short ranges. In tight quarters Quantum’s CHIRP technology allows identification of targets as close as 18 feet and offshore Quantum delivers long range imagery and accurate target returns. Quantum’s on-board ...

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