Author Archives: Jane Hyde

What makes the perfect marina and what should you look for

Edouard Fiess, CEO and co-founder of Navily, explores what to look for when booking a marina. When looking for a good marina, the selection criteria will be determined by the purpose of mooring – do you require a technical or a leisure stop-over? If you are looking for a technical stopover the decision is straightforward, as it will be based on ...

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Premier Celebrates 25 Years

This year Premier Marinas is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and so what better time to reflect on the many successes and changes this marine business has seen over the years. The company started in 1994 with a portfolio of just Chichester and Port Solent marinas. In the following 13 years, Premier grew to become the UK’s largest coastal marina owner ...

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Get on board with RYA SafeTrx

How to use the search and rescue app to create a safety plan for your trip. With the sailing season now in full swing, the RYA, RNLI and HM Coastguard are reminding boaters that the tracking and alerting tool, RYA SafeTrx, is freely available to anyone who wants to be safer afloat. The app provides all recreational boat users, particularly ...

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A glass of orange please…

The wine list, please. Red, white, rosé – or orange? Orange wine is a relatively rare wine genre in the UK. It was given its UK name in 2004 but only now have enough examples made it to our specialist wine retailers and a few supermarkets to cause a little flurry of interest. It actually has hundreds of years of ...

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Sunseeker offers customers the ultimate ‘bespoke’ customisation service

As Sunseeker broadens its superyacht offering with the introduction of its all-new 161 Yacht in partnership with ICON Yachts, Sunseeker will be enhancing the company’s ‘Bespoke’ customisation service which has already delivered dozens of remarkable projects across its 116 and 131 Yacht lines. The new Sunseeker 161 Yacht offers a true superyacht experience allowing the customer to tailor every element ...

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HUNDREDS OF EVERYDAY PEOPLE EMBARK ON CLIPPER 2019-20 RACE

Some 220 ordinary people from all walks of life, representing 29 different nationalities, have departed St. Katharine Docks, London, in front of thousands of spectators, to embark on the twelfth edition of the epic 40,000 nautical mile global sailing challenge, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The Clipper Race is unique in that it trains everyday people to sail ...

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Bronze for Young takes British medal tally to three

Laser Radial sailor Ali Young has won bronze at the Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima to take the British medal tally to three following yesterday’s gold and silver. On the final day of medal racing in Japan, the story of the day was the lack of wind rather than the anticipated fight for medals for two-time Olympian Young. The Men’s ...

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The Green Blue University Sailing Sustainability Challenge

Once again university sailing clubs up and down the country are being urged to take action and make their sailing more environmentally sustainable in the hope of being crowned winners of The Green Blue’s University Sailing Sustainability Challenge. Now in its fifth year the challenge gets underway on 01 September 2019 and runs until February 2020, with the winners being ...

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Spinnaker Waxed Leather

We are told these boat shoes are now even better by adding in modern technology to this iconic look. They now come with improved comfort and cushioning, and they have increased the depth of the stitch channel to create a more durable outsole unit. £115 Sebago.co.uk Or how about? Dockside Portland Shirt £115 / Sebago.co.uk

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