Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Show’s mystery guest

A mystery guest made an appearance at Landau UK’s stand at the Southampton Boat Show. Titan the Robot took to their stand with his usual charisma, creating a real buzz and putting on a great show. Go to the All at Sea Facebook page to find out what Titan had to say to All at Sea’s editor… Landau UK are ...

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MDL Marinas supports Paralympians

The team at MDL’s Hamble Point Marina have welcomed two British Paralympic sailors, Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell, to the marina as they prepare to compete for the opportunity to represent Great Britain in the 2016 Paralympic Games. MDL Marinas is letting the athletes berth their SKUD 18 racing sailing boats for free at the marina at key points throughout ...

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GREAT Britain in second place

All eyes are on the skies as the Clipper teams monitor the clouds for squall activity, gusts, strong winds and thunder and lightning in the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone. Meticulous trimming and helming is key as conditions become more unsteady and tropical as the crews make their way south towards the Equator. GREAT Britain, in second, declared its intention to ...

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Battle of the Classes

The 2015 Battle of the Classes held at the Southampton Boat Show saw entries from 31 dinghy classes and a star studded cast, including 6 current National Champions and many top sailors, all battling it out to see who would be top. The Battle of the Classes is a 100 minute pursuit race, with Toppers setting off first at 13.00 ...

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The Mini Transat begins in 4 days…

All at Sea columnist Lizzy Foreman is mentally and physically ready for the Mini Transat ÎLES DE GUADELOUPE, which begins on Saturday. Lizzy is one of only four women competing amongst 74 solo sailors in the 2015  Mini Transat. “Throughout the year I do regular physical training – running, swimming and core work, with the fitness coaches at Lorient Grand ...

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The Wingman

The Henty Wingman is an innovative bag for clothes and accessories for anybody that needs to get changed ‘on the go’ making it ideal for sailors. It rolls to become a compact satchel-style bag that can be carried comfortably on your back. It features a main compartment for your suit jacket, shirt and trousers or dress and on the outside ...

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Latest RYA SafeTrx App

Designed in close co-operation with Coastguard and Search and Rescue organisations, RYA SafeTrx provides all recreational boat users, particularly dinghy cruisers, PWC users, canoers, kayakers, wind and kite surfers and smaller boat users who don’t have or use AIS with a cheap, easy, and reliable means that can inform the Coastguard of their voyage plans and dynamic location in the ...

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Charity makes waves for disabled powerboating

The Wheelyboat Trust will be at this year’s Southampton Boat Show with its most versatile craft developed to date, the Coulam Wheelyboat V20. The small charity has been funding the design and build of unique disabled access boats for more than 30 years, and its latest model is gaining popularity for the opportunities it gives disabled users to take up ...

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Introducing the new Princess 49

This addition to the flybridge range, launching in 2016,  cleverly combines high performance, economical seakeeping, manoeuvrability and ease of handling associated with the latest IPS pod drive system. Cutting through waves at speeds up to 35 knots or cruising at a highly economical 30 knots, the new Princess 49 promises spacious accommodation both above and below decks. Everyone can enjoy ...

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Personalise your Drysuit

Hammond Drysuits now offers its customers the ability to personalise their drysuit. They can have their name or chosen text embroidered onto a new drysuit or a pocket of one in for repair. Names are available in bold or a script font and the embroidery costs are as follows: Embroider your name on a pocket – £22 Embroider you name ...

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