Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Discovery Yachts and Berthon team up

Discovery Yachts and Berthon have announced a new partnership which will see the launch of a new waterside, yacht sales, commissioning and refit service for Discovery clients. Berthon and Discovery worked closely for over eight years with Berthon being the preferred broker for pre-owned Discovery yachts during that time, as well as being responsible for a number of refits and ...

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Death of America’s Cup winner

The New York Yacht Club has released a statement in which it “acknowledges with regret the passing of Australian yachtsman Alan Bond, a persistent four-time challenger and 1983 winner of the America’s Cup.” Alan Bond’s America’s Cup team sailed to victory, in Newport, Rhode Island after three unsuccessful attempts. In doing so the team won the trophy from the New ...

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Hannah White, secures Guinness World Records™ Title

Hannah White has become the fastest person to cross the Channel in a single-handed dinghy. She completed the gruelling task in a sailing hydrofoil, a small boat which lifts above the water on two hydrofoils as it gathers speed. Starting from Cap de Gris in France, she landed in Dover after crossing the 24 mile English channel in a record ...

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Royal Southern Yacht Club welcomes Royal patron

The Royal Southern Yacht Club welcomed its Patron, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, for the Commissioning ceremony of the newly completed Prince Philip Yacht Haven. Three years ago, His Royal Highness  lent his name to this project to transform the Club’s waterfront and having been shown the plans on his last visit, was viewing the completed development for the first ...

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Natasha Lambert triumphs again

Natasha Lambert is the inspiring teenager who last year sailed from Cowes around the south coast of England and across to Wales before climbing Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in South Wales. This would be a great achievement for any teenager, but is made all the more extraordinary considering Natasha has cerebral palsy. She has little control over her movements and sails ...

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#SunseekerSummer

To kickstart the summer this month, Sunseeker will share the finest photography of its world leading luxury performance motoryachts across social media channels as part of #SunseekerSummer. Throughout the month of June Sunseeker will share a different image every day across its Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn platforms with the #SunseekerSummer hashtag. The images will feature its entire range of stunning ...

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Bart’s Bash

Bart’s Bash, the global sailing event in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation, has launched participant sign up with the help of some of the world’s best in the sport of sailing. Sailors including Sir Robin- Knox-Johnston, Sir Ben Ainslie and Shirley Robertson OBE feature in a short film to encourage sailors and non-sailors to take to the water ...

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Promote your sailing club for free

Day on a Boat Road Show, supporting Bart’s Bash, are going on the road this summer to 9 coastal air-shows with an invitation to 3.1 million to ‘Come Boating’. This is a great opportunity to promote your sailing club, so get in touch with them today to find out more! www.bartsbash.com mary@dayonaboat.com

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Tall Ship Dream comes true

Physiotherapist Helen Richardson has been awarded the 2015 Jersey Clipper Bursary, worth £1,000. The award, made in association with the Jersey branch of Swiss bank UBS, will enable her to join the Jubilee Sailing Trust tall ship Tenacious at the end of this year, hopefully for the Central American leg of the three-masted barque’s circumnavigation. Helen has wanted to sail ...

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