Author Archives: Jane Hyde

Sunseeker to display its award-winning Manhattan 66 at Poole Harbour Boat Show

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing its Manhattan 66, the largest motor yacht on display, at this year’s Poole Harbour Boat Show which runs from 7 – 9 June. The Manhattan 66 is designed to maximise entertainment options with panoramic hull and saloon windows providing light-drenched living spaces throughout. Its deep V hull offers signature ...

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Spinlock’s new larger Cowes head office

Spinlock has purchased Cowes police station, almost doubling the size of the award-winning company’s base on the Isle of Wight. The police station, which has lain empty for the past three years since being put up for sale, is situated opposite Spinlock’s current head office in Birmingham Road, which has been home to Spinlock for more than 50 years. The ...

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THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM CELEBRATES WORLD OCEANS DAY 2019 WITH FAMILY FESTIVAL

On 8 June the National Maritime Museum is celebrating World Oceans Day with a family festival designed to raise awareness of the ocean, connect people worldwide and inspire continuing action year-round to protect and restore our oceans. The day-long festival will incorporate family friendly workshops, and talks from artists and academics as well as art installations and performances, encouraging and ...

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Cannon fire to launch yacht race

The Sussex coast’s largest offshore yacht race, The Royal Escape Race, starts on Friday 24 May from Brighton’s Palace Pier at 8am.  This spectacular event will be raising money for the disability charity Sussex Sailability. Spectators will get a good view from the beach to the west of the pier, where the starts will be marked by a cannon firing ...

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ZHIK DRYSUIT

Zhik has launched a new breathable drysuit for adult and junior sailors. Made from a three-layer, waterproof and breathable fabric it is designed with a racing cut for a full range of movement. The high-vis neck and wrist seals are said to be more comfortable and durable than the latex seals traditionally used on drysuits. A waterproof YKK AQUASEAL® front ...

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Try Sailing at the Poole Harbour Boat Show

The RYA are set to return to this year’s Poole Harbour Boat Show in association with Sunseeker International, from 07-09 June.  The free to attend, south coast boat show, promises a weekend of family fun and everything boating. Experts from the RYA will be on hand throughout the weekend with all the information you need to get out on-the-water this ...

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Bilgeway

River Canal Rescue has launched Bilgeaway, a product it describes as ‘the world’s first truly environmentally-friendly bilge discharge filter’. Bilgeaway uses a non-toxic solution to extract hydrocarbon contaminants (petrol, diesel, engine oil etc) from water and render them non-reactive, leaving environmentally-friendly contents in a cartridge which can be disposed of and the housing re-used. River Canal Rescue tell us the ...

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