Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Westerhall Rums renews Lendy Cowes Week Sponsorship

Cowes Week Ltd tells us that Westerhall Rums have renewed their sponsorship for a further year as Lendy Cowes Week Official Rum. Westerhall, who are now in their third year of sponsorship, have brought their Caribbean party spirit to the event and introduced the delicious Pink ‘n’ Stormy to the sailors and spectators of Lendy Cowes Week. Annabel Kingsman, Managing ...

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The South Coast Boat Show

The South Coast Boat Show is being held at Ocean Village Marina, 17 – 19 May. This brand-new event will feature the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. There will be over 50 new boats on display for serious buyers to explore. The show is timed perfectly for those wishing to get afloat this season ...

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London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands

In the two weeks since the event was relaunched as London Yacht Show, Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline have joined more than 10 brands that have signed up to exhibit their boats & yachts including: Azimut; Bayliner; Bavaria Power & Sail; Chris Craft Boats; Discovery Yachts; Greenline; Hallberg Rassy; Malibu Boats; Sunsail Yacht Ownership and Sealine. Andrew Williams, president, Maritime, Informa ...

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BEAUTIFUL BLOSSOM

Flowers are a continuing trend and these Japanese blossom inspired gifts are sure to look great on board. From Flying Tiger comes a number of ideas ideal to have on board or at home. There are dishes, storage tins, mugs and even a sweet teapot with a bamboo handle. Dish: £3 Teapot: £8 Mug: £3 Storage tin: £2 – £4 ...

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New Marine Section at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed is in its 25th year and is the UK’s largest outdoor event, and it is now adding to the numerous attractions by incorporating a new marine section. The event, from 4 – 7 July,  takes place annually on the Duke of Richmond’s Estate at Goodwood, north of Chichester. Go Earth has been appointed as marine agent ...

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PREMIER MARINAS RETAINS INVESTORS IN PEOPLE GOLD AWARD

Premier Marinas is celebrating, following its recent reassessment for the Investors in People Standard, where it retained Gold accreditation for the second consecutive time. Investors in People provides a best practice standard, offering accreditation to organisations that demonstrate continuous development and which operate with a customer-centred focus. There are four levels of recognition – Standard only, Silver, Gold and Platinum. ...

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HRH The Princess Royal visits RHYC

HRH The Princess Royal, visited the Royal Harwich Yacht Club to celebrate 175 years since the founding of the club and the release of an Illustrated History Book of the Royal Harwich Yacht Club, 1843 – 2018. Celebrations took place at the club where Her Royal Highness was presented with a copy of the book and named a new boat ...

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RMYC Twilights

Contrary to its name, the Royal Motor Yacht Club, based in Poole Harbour, has a long and distinguished history in organising sailing events. This began in the early 1920s with the establishment of the X One Design RMYC Sailing Yacht Class and the throwing open of the class to individual ownership which, by 1924, led to 10 XOD’s being raced ...

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The Round Hayling Challenge

For many, Hayling Island is considered the spiritual home of windsurfing. The Round Hayling Island Challenge (sponsored by the SUP Company) is a great celebration of the sport first staged in 1980, the 14 miles’ circumnavigation can take anything from 60 minutes to 6 hours. Open to Windsurfers, SUPs and a number of canoe classes (OC1, OC2, OC6) the aim ...

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR LOCAL HARBOUR – BECOME A COMMISSIONER

Cowes Harbour is now recruiting for two non-executive Commissioners to join the Board, offering a great opportunity for interested local individuals to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the work of the harbour. We are committed to increasing diversity and are actively encouraging applications from a broad section of the local community and from all those with a keen and ...

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