Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Nord Stream Race starts on Sunday

In only a few days the participants of Nord Stream Race 2015 will leave the Flensburg Fjord and head out to the 800 nautical mile race towards Saint Petersburg. For some crews this is familiar terrain as they have already sailed the same route in 2013 or at least crossed the Baltic Sea in the other direction during Nord Stream ...

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Dufour Yachts appoints Universal Yachting

Dufour Yachts has announced the appointment of Southampton based Universal Yachting as their new UK dealer for the central south coast area. Dufour Yachts selected Universal as the dealership compliments their existing business offer, in particular their boat buying advice service. Pierre-Francois Lepoutre, Sales Director for Dufour said, “We have worked with Universal as they have assisted and introduced new ...

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Honda unveils upgraded BF2.3 outboard

Honda (UK) has unveiled the upgraded Honda BF2.3 outboard engine at the Southampton Boat Show. The BF2.3’s new features include a 10 per cent larger fuel tank, for extended run time, and a larger fuel cap design, making it even easier to remove and secure when re-fuelling. It also has a redesigned engine cover that compliments the rest of the ...

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The Round the Island Race to enter new era

The Island Sailing Club is inviting tenders for title sponsorship of the Round the Island Race™ from 2017 onwards, as J.P. Morgan Asset Management announces the successful conclusion of its 12 year sponsorship of the Race in 2016. Enjoyed by competitors and supporters alike from around the world, there have been many highlights and race-specific developments as a result of ...

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READY FOR REPAIRS

When making minor repairs Sikaflex® -291i can be applied to provide seals both inside and to the exterior of a boat. It can be used for various jobs such as sealing screw holes and bonding fittings. It bonds well to a wide variety of substrates including wood, metals, metal primers and paint coatings, ceramic and GRP. Sikaflex® -291i, available in ...

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Planning consent refused

The Royal Yachting Association has  welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to refuse planning consent for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park, which would have been located off the Dorset and Isle of Wight coasts. The decision by Energy Minister Lord Bourne was to refuse the application by Navitus Bay Development Limited for ...

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ilovesailing calendar 2016 winners revealed

After six months of competition, over 200 entries and the crowning of 12 amazing winners the ilovesailing calendar 2016 was officially unveiled at the Southampton Boat Show and are on sale now. April winner, Jane Green from Somerset, along with her husband Clive, joined the RYA at the show to help celebrate the launch and collect her prizes. Along with ...

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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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