Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Phosphorus II wins RORC Cherbourg Race

Mark Emerson’s A13 Phosphorus II is the overall winner of the 2019 RORC Cherbourg Race, having scored the best corrected time under IRC. Class Winners under IRC: Venomous (IRC0), Phosphorus II (IRC1), Sunrise (IRC2), Raging-bee² (IRC3& IRC Two-Handed), and Foggy Dew (IRC4). “It’s the end of the season for Phosphorus so it’s good to end on a high, especially as ...

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Plymouth marina to launch rebrand at Southampton Boat Show

Sutton Harbour Group is launching a new brand for its award-winning 5 Gold Anchor Marina at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show. Sutton Harbour Marina will be exhibiting at the 51st annual boat show from 13 – 22 September alongside its sister marina, King Point Marina – both of which are operated by Sutton Harbour Group. Both Plymouth marinas offer ...

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MDL Marinas opens new storage facilities

If space is at a premium onboard or at home, MDL Marinas has the solution. 16 brand-new purpose-built stores are now available for rental at Shamrock Quay as well as eight at Dartside Quay, and 12 at Penton Hook, Bray and Windsor marinas respectively (all units are 36sqft). Eleven of MDL’s sites across the UK now have storage facilities with each site ...

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Emirates Team New Zealand launch their first AC75

Emirates Team New Zealand has christened their first AC75 at their team base in the heart of the America’s Cup village in Auckland. The significant milestone was celebrated with the team, their families, sponsors and suppliers. The boat was christened Te Aihe (Dolphin) by Marcus Gerbich – member of the MND Foundation – and blessed by Ngati Whatua. Emirates Team ...

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RFA Mounts Bay delivers aid to The Bahamas

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has delivered essential aid to residents of Great Abaco in The Bahamas. The ship has distributed Department for International Development  relief items, including vital shelter kits. A rigid-hulled inflatable boat was deployed from RFA Mounts Bay with a dedicated Humanitarian and Disaster Relief team to join up with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force ...

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Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust highlighting loneliness and isolation during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is using it to highlight the loneliness and isolation young people experience during and after their treatment. Trust trips support young people in developing confidence through learning new skills, making friends, talking to others who have been through similar experiences, pushing physical boundaries, rediscovering their independence and no ...

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2019 RORC Cherbourg Race

The penultimate race of the 2019 RORC Season’s Points Championship will start from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line this weekend bound for Cherbourg. Whilst the 73-mile dash across the English Channel, via the Wester Solent, maybe the shortest of the 14 race series, the quest for championship points and perhaps the thirst for French produce before the Brexit, has attracted ...

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International Paint Poole Regatta

The International Paint Poole Regatta 2020 is developing to be the biggest event yet, with the organisers pleased to announce that round two of the inaugural IC37 Championship will be hosted over the weekend.  The latest high profile racing class joins the Fast 40+ fleet in making Poole Bay a key location in their racing schedule. Also confirmed are the ...

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