Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Olympic sailor backs disability charity campaign

Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, has thrown his support behind a Sussex charity’s fundraising campaign to build some of the very best facilities for sailors with disabilities in the UK. The ‘Door to Shore’ campaign aims to raise £538,000 which will allow Sussex Yacht Club, in partnership with the charity Sussex Sailability, to create ...

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ZHIK TEAM UP WITH THE BRAIN WAVES CHALLENGE

Zhik has announced their support of Monkey Fist Adventures 2020 Brain Waves Challenge, an ocean rowing attempt to achieve two world firsts. In 2020 the team of four will row unsupported and non-stop across two Oceans, The Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, to generate invaluable research data into Parkinson’s Disease and PTSD. They will row unsupported from Lanzarote to Antigua ...

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Fairline introduces the Targa 45 OPEN

Fairline Yachts has introduced the Targa 45 OPEN – the latest boat from the successful partnership between celebrated Italian superyacht designer, Alberto Mancini and the British boatyard. The Targa 45 OPEN has a large sunbed over the tender garage and an expansive cockpit seating area as well as two spacious cabins and two heads. Originally named the Targa 43 OPEN, ...

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Harrison Shoes

These casual lace up canvas shoes for men from Weird Fish have a fashionable denim look. The Harrison shoes are lightweight and offer a smart alternative to trainers making them ideal for everyday wear. We have been trying a pair out and found them to be very comfortable and a good fit. They are good quality and a great pair ...

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UKSA celebrates NCS youngsters after summer of success

UKSA, the charity and maritime training centre, has been celebrating the success of the 125 young people who took part in their NCS programme over the summer holidays. At a graduation ceremony held at Thorness Bay Holiday Park, near Cowes, the young people aged between 15 and 17 were congratulated on their hard work in raising £5000 for local charities ...

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Offers from Dream Yacht Charter for Southampton Boat Show visitors

With the 2019 Southampton International Boat Show opening on Friday, Dream Yacht Charter has announced their range of offers, especially developed for visitors to the show. In addition to their existing range of innovative and exciting charter management programmes, Dream Yacht Charter will be offering a range of savings and guaranteed incomes for even more hassle free and affordable ownership ...

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Fife Regatta returns in 2020

Originating in 1998, The Fife Regatta now invites the prestigious Fife designed classic yachts back to their birthplace in Fairlie on the Clyde, Scotland. The fifth edition of the Fife Regatta will take place from the 4 – 11 of June 2020, sailing around historic venues on the Clyde, starting and finishing in Largs. Spanning the Victorian era through to ...

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The Clipper Race Surfs into Portimão

The winners of the first stage of the Clipper 2019-20 Race (Race 1) have crossed the finish line into Portimão. Punta del Este took line honours, after racing 1,200nm from London. Dare To Lead finished in second place, with Qingdao following closely behind. Punta del Este, skippered by Jeronimo from Spain, has a crew ranging in age from 20 to ...

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