Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Softshell Jacket

The LPX Dynamic Softshell Jacket features a durable GORE-TEX® WINDSTOPPER® for protection against the elements when out at sea. The jacket also features a light knit jersey backer to improve comfort and breathability. Displaced seams under the arms ensure comfort while active, with silicon print grip tape keeping the jacket in place when moving on deck. The jacket also has ...

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Cruising Association praises constructive Government response

The Cruising Association (CA) has welcomed the Government response to its petition ‘Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety – time to change the rules!’which recently closed with 10,770 signatures. “This signals change, and for the better. Government is now ‘looking at areas in which the enforcement of regulations can be enhanced‘ but is also open to, and interested in, the identification ...

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Fox’s Yacht Service

Fox’s Marina & Boatyard in Ipswich has launched a new division, Fox’s Yacht Service, to provide a complete after sales support service to the owners of Oyster yachts and other quality yachts, regardless of their size, age or location. Fox’s Yacht Service is managed by Sarah Harmer who, until recently, was the long serving After Sales Manager at Oyster Yachts. ...

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RNLI and Helly Hansen announce strategic partnership to help save lives

Helly Hansen has committed to supporting the RNLI for the next five years through a variety of life-saving activities. These include delivering drowning prevention messages to their customers, generating income, supporting fundraising and safety campaigns, product innovation and supplying the very best kit to the RNLI’s lifesavers. Supplying the RNLI with new all-weather lifeboat crew kit, Helly Hansen has worked ...

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Land Rover BAR set to begin their Sport Relief ‘Grind-athon’

This evening, at 2200, Land Rover BAR start their epic Sport Relief Challenge; a 24 hour ‘Grind-athon’ hosted at the team HQ, Old Portsmouth. The team – supported by members of the Royal Navy Rugby Team – will host a non-stop ‘grinding’ relay across three grinding machines, with one team member, Tim Carter, manning a fourth grinding station non-stop for ...

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Humanitarian floatplane lands to mark World Water Day

United Nations’ World Water Day, 22 March, is an international occasion drawing attention to the challenges faced by billions of people around the world who do not have access to clean water. Those living in Bangladesh experience some of the most extreme water challenges on earth. Climate change is leading to the contamination of arable land by sea water and ...

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Hayling Island Sailing Club’s three-day Open Whitsun

Hayling Island Sailing Club’s three-day Open Whitsun looks set to be even bigger and better in 2018. The event, now in its third year, will take place 26 – 28 May. The weekend is a ‘must-do’ regatta for anyone interested in first-class racing in both adult and youth racing classes, including dinghies and keelboats. The HISC Whitsun Open Regatta attracts ...

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Fairline Benelux to open biggest showroom in The Netherlands

Fairline Yachts’ dealer in the Benelux and West Germany region, Jonkers Yachts, reveals it is set to launch The Netherlands’ biggest boat showroom. Officially opening on 23 June, the new 1,500 square metre showroom is situated in the stunning Marina Port Zélande, located on the largest saltwater lake in Europe, Lake Grevelingen. Alexander Jonkers, Managing Director of Jonkers Yachts, said: ...

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All aboard for launch of new charity racing team

An expanding sailing charity for injured veterans has unveiled its plan to move into the world of competitive racing. In partnership with Help for Heroes and The Endeavour Fund, Turn to Starboard will launch a racing division in May from a new office at Haslar Marina in Gosport. The Cornwall-based charity was set up three years ago and believes sailing ...

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