Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Oyster Yachts goes into liquidation

Oyster Yachts, based in Southampton, has gone into liquidation. David Tydeman, Oyster CEO, said: “It is with sincere regret that we advise that the company has been unable to secure financial support to enable it to continue to trade at this time and it is looking at all opportunities available. Further information will be issued as soon as we can.” ...

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Celebrate 100 years of Proctor at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018

Most sailors will have sailed a boat designed or influenced by Ian Proctor. Born in 1918, the centenary and legacy of this legendary innovator, writer, designer and sailor will be celebrated at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018. Visitors to the show will be able to see some of his earliest designs including the Gull, Minisail, Osprey and the Wayfarer in ...

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Andrew Simpson Foundation to Open its First International Sailing & Watersports Centre on the Shores of Lake Garda

The Andrew Simpson Foundation has announce that from 1 April, they will be opening a new, not-for-profit sailing and watersports centre based at Campione del Garda c/o Univela Sailing, the world-class sailing venue situated on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy. The Centre will be the first ASF centre to open outside the UK and will act as a ...

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Ocean Signal-Backed Carbon Zerow Becomes First Carbon Neutral Team to Row the Atlantic

A ground-breaking Atlantic rowing team sponsored by Ocean Signal as Electrical Safety Equipment Partner is celebrating an historic success after completing the 2017/18 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. In addition to facing all the daunting trials and tribulations expected when navigating 3,000 miles across the ocean in a 9m boat, Carbon Zerow has also become the first carbon neutral team to ...

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Land Rover BAR’s America’s Cup test boat ‘T1’ berths for the final time at the Classic Boat Museum in Cowes

Land Rover BAR, the British America’s Cup Challenger, have donated their first test boat ‘T1’, a foiling AC45 catamaran helmed by Team Principal and Skipper, Ben Ainslie, to the Classic Boat Museum in Cowes, Isle of Wight. The museum took delivery with a view to make the boat part of a display at the new museum in West Cowes, which ...

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Awards galore at the RYA Powerboat Racing Awards Ceremony

It was a night of glitz, glamour and awards as racers from offshore, circuit and jet bike, were joined by friends, family, sponsors and supporters to celebrate the successes of the 2017 season at the annual RYA Powerboat Racing Awards. Watch all the action from the evening’s ceremony at https://youtu.be/TBkJtgMzS-8 Over 50 awards were presented throughout the evening by Edd ...

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Introducing the all new ‘Women’s Sailing Hub’ at RYA Dinghy Show 2018

Women’s sailing is thriving in the UK and for the first time ever at the RYA Dinghy Show, the will be the ‘Women’s Sailing Hub’. This new stage will feature inspirational female sailors including members of the British Sailing Team, gold medallists and world class coaches, providing insights, information, top tips, as well as answering your questions. At 11am, don’t ...

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Work begins on new workshop building

Cardiff Marine Services Ltd have started work on the build of a new workshop at Cardiff Marine Village for the company’s rapidly expanding boatyard. The company previously extended the boatyard by acquiring a further acre of land from Cardiff Council. Some of this land is now being used to build a new 100ft x 50ft workshop. The company’s decision to ...

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