Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Young prepared for tight battle at Laser Radial Worlds

Alison Young is putting notions of a world title repeat to the back of her mind as she prepares for the Laser Radial World Championship which kicks off in Medemblik, the Netherlands, on 21 August. The 30-year-old became the first British woman to win a World Championship in a solo Olympic dinghy class on the waters of Vallarta, Mexico, last ...

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THE LIFE OF MARLOW ROPE: MAKING THE CLIPPER RACE ROPES

To celebrate its 16 year long relationship with Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, Marlow Ropes has created a short film on the lengths it goes to, to produce the market-leading high performance Clipper Race ropes. From the initial research and development to the final rigging of the 70-foot Clipper Race fleet, Marlow’s film is an illuminating insight into the ...

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Full schedule planned for Milford Marina Weekend Regatta

A packed schedule of racing and entertainment is planned for the Milford Marina Weekend Regatta on 26 and 27 August. The two day event is being held at Milford Marina for the first time in 2017. Competitors can either enter on the day or at a briefing in Pembrokeshire Yacht Club from 7pm on  25 August. Throughout the weekend there ...

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SUP LIFEJACKET

Typhoon International has introduced the new SUP Bum Bag. This compact lifejacket is ideal for stand up paddle boarders, kayakers and those that require high levels of upper body freedom of movement. The Typhoon SUP lifejacket has all the features you would expect in an advanced lifesaving device, including a zipped water resistant storage pocket for storing personal items.  It also ...

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Boating business sees Brexit as major opportunity

TheYachtMarket.com, which has a two-year deal to put its name to the Southampton Boat Show, says Brexit presents a great opportunity for the country’s leisure marine industry. TheYachtMarket.com founder and CEO Richard W. Roberts, said: “I know that many within the UK leisure marine industry are disappointed over Brexit, but I am convinced that it will help our industry to re-energise ...

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Poster Series Highlights The State Of Our Seas

To celebrate National Marine Week, Soakology has released Polluted Tourism, a series of emotive posters created to highlight the litter-strewn state of the seas. Designer Courtney Hobbs was commissioned by the bathroom specialists to design the vintage-inspired travel posters for three threatened areas: Tregantle Cove, Henderson Island, and the Great Pacific garbage patch. While they may seem idyllic at first glance, ...

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