Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Dubai to Muscat Race 2015 winner

Sharhazad, skippered by David Worrall, a Beneteau 36.7, was announced Provisional winner of the Dubai to Muscat race 2015 by GWM Racing, after adjusting the finishing times to account for the different handicaps of each boat. . However, controversy struck the Dubai to Muscat race, following an allegation of an infringement of the sailing rules. Peter Wykeham –Martin of GWM ...

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London Boat Show returns

The London Boat Show is a place where adventure starts, pioneers meet and innovation shines. The 62nd annual London Boat Show, taking place from 8 – 17 January at ExCeL London, will let you explore a world of boating, see the latest trends, technologies and innovations, and experience show-stopping attractions. The 10-day show – spread over the equivalent of six ...

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New skipper for Qingdao

Highly accomplished ocean racing skipper and instructor Bob Beggs is to take the helm aboard Qingdao in Cape Town for the remainder of its global Clipper 2015-16 Race campaign. The former British Army commando led the winning team in The Times Clipper 2000 Round the World Race. “I am really looking forward to leading the Qingdao team. They have demonstrated ...

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Angelina Parka

The Didriksons Women’s Angelina Parka is a vibrant and stylish coat with a faux fur trim. Whether you are facing rain, wind or even snow, the Angelina Parka will ensure you stay warm and well protected. £240 www.cotswoldoutdoor.com

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New Partnership for Burton Waters Boat Sales

Burton Waters Boat Sales has created a new partnership with Bavaria Yachts, in association with Clipper Marine Limited. Adam Cox, Sales Director for Burton Waters Boat Sales, said: “Burton Waters Boat Sales is extremely excited about the potential of this new venture, adding to the already formidable range of power boats we offer. This superbly-designed and German engineered brand has ...

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Commercial Fishing Show this weekend

This weekend, 30 – 31 October, sees the Commercial Fishing Show come to Bournemouth BIC. Golden Arrow Marine, supplier of engines, gearboxes, generators, water pumps and supplies including installation, service, refits, repairs and parts globally, will be at the show. On display will be:- Moteurs Baudouin Engines Perkins Engines Volvo Marine Engines ZF Gearboxes Honda Generators Honda Water Pumps Visit ...

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Success for RYA OnBoard at Grafham Water Centre

Another successful year has passed for the RYA OnBoard team at Grafham Water Centre as it draws into the winter training series for some of the hardy experienced sailors. In their third consecutive year competing in the Cambridgeshire Youth League sailing event, the OnBoarders finished second, just a few points short of Hunts Sailing Club; quite some achievement as only ...

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Skipper change for ClipperTelemed+ in Clipper Race

Clipper Race veteran British Skipper Matt Mitchell is to join ClipperTelemed+ in Cape Town, to lead the team for the remainder of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race following the resignation of its current Canadian Skipper, Diane Reid who is leaving for personal family considerations. “We are very sorry to see Diane leave us, but respect and understand ...

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GBR sailors gear up for ISAF World Cup series finale

Reigning World Champion Nick Thompson and Worlds silver medallists Hannah Mills-Saskia Clark and Bryony Shaw will headline the 17-sailor British entry at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, which kicks off in Abu Dhabi today The World Cup Final – now in its second year – is the culmination of the annual elite series following five worldwide stages, and sees ...

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Lizzy Foreman prepares for next leg of Mini Transat

Peta Stuart-Hunt chats with the 25 year-old British solo sailor Lizzy Foreman before she sets sail on the final 2,770nm leg of the Mini Transat Iles de Guadeloupe to Guadeloupe on 31 October in ‘Hudson Wight’, Hull 633, a 10-year old Series Mini 6.50m. Lizzy is expecting to take around 20 days to reach Guadeloupe. The date by which all ...

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