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Red Arrows return

Cowes Week Ltd tell us that Artemis Investment Management has extended its support of the regatta in 2015 to include an  aerial display by the Red Arrows. Artemis Investment Management, sponsors of the Artemis Challenge at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes week, have stepped-in with support to ensure the regatta’s Red Arrows display goes ahead in 2015. The timing is perfect, ...

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Poole Harbour Boat Show dates announced

The resounding success of the inaugural Poole Harbour Boat Show in May this year has enabled organisers Poole Harbour Commissioners to confirm dates for subsequent shows in May 2016 and 2017. There will also be a third day added to the weekend’s schedule of activities. To coincide with the dates of the 2017 European Maritime Day, which includes a conference ...

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HMS M.33 open to the public for the first time

On 6 August The National Museum of the Royal Navy will open HMS M.33 to the public for the first time in her history following a distinctive and extensive conservation project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Come the centenary of her launch, HMS M.33 will be the only First World War warship to allow visitors to walk her decks ...

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Free Henri Lloyd kit for Rolex Fastnet crews

Sailing charity Sail 4 Cancer is calling for skippers and crew members sailing in this year’s Rolex Fastnet race to join an innovative fundraising campaign in support of the charity. In partnership with Henri Lloyd Rolex Fastnet crews will receive Henri Lloyd clothing vouchers as a thank you for supporting Sail 4 Cancer. Lizette van Niekerk, Sail 4 Cancer’s Fundraising ...

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Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary – 5 days to go

Entries are still coming in right up to the wire for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta and now stand at 72 in the IRC class along with 10 teams in the Team Racing division and 10 Level Rating entries. Many of the stars of world sailing will be gathering in Cowes from 27 July for five days of ...

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Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally

Britain’s Ocean City will be welcoming dozens of historic vessels this weekend as Plymouth once again hosts the Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally. The 28th annual rally is expected to attract thousands of visitors to the city’s spectacular waterfront, with a host of family-friendly entertainments on offer shoreside throughout the four-day event which runs from 24 – 27 July. ...

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‘Collective Spirit’ legacy continues to grow

Portsmouth Sail Training Trust, the charity working with local inner city schools to raise the aspirations and skills of young people, have announced their association with The Boat Project, owners of the unique, locally crafted yacht ‘Collective Spirit’. Built as part of a London 2012 Cultural Olympiad arts project, from over 1200 donations of personal wooden artefacts and memorabilia from ...

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Swanwick Marina’s Used Boat Show is back

Premier Marinas gets set for two shows in one as it hosts its annual Used Boat Show at Swanwick Marina running it alongside the Southampton Boat Show, between 11 – 20 September. Now in its 36th year this show is set to feature extensive on and off water displays of power and sail boats from onsite brokerages, Ancasta International Boat ...

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Scorpion joins Land Rover BAR chase boats

Scorpion RIBS has delivered its brand new Scorpion 1080 to Land Rover BAR, Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team, ready for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth which begins this week. Scorpion RIBs are an Official Supplier to Land Rover BAR and have already supplied two Scorpion chase boats to support the British team. Sir Ben Ainslie ...

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