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VIDEO: Who Inspires the Inspirational? – The Final Episode of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is an inspiration amongst sailors and beyond.  His strength of character, bravery and can do attitude have enabled him to achieve feats which others only dream of. However, the inspirational also need stimulation and in this final episode of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston we find out which characters provided the catalyst to undertake the amazing ...

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£450,000 award will help rebuild hundreds of young lives after cancer

More young people will be supported in rebuilding their lives with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust thanks to a £450,000 award from players of People’s Postcode Lottery – an award that celebrates a 10-year funding partnership between the two. Since 2010, players of people’s Postcode Lottery have awarded more than £2,825,818 to support, inspire and empower young people aged 8 – 24 to ...

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PREMIER’S 2020 BRITISH MOTOR YACHT IS SET TO EXPAND

The British Motor Yacht Show tells us that the 2020 show will extend to four days from 14 – 17 May and will include more craft than ever before. Backed by Fairline, Princess and Sunseeker, and hosted by Premier’s Swanwick Marina, the British Motor Yacht Show is set to grow to make the 2020 show arguably the biggest motor yacht ...

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Pulse58 full electric RIB debuts at Boot Düsseldorf

RS Electric Boats, the brand-new sister company to RS Sailing, this week launches the Pulse58 – its innovative electric RIB. Unveiled at Boot Dusseldorf, the Pulse58 is the product of two years of development and is ground-breaking as the first ever production RIB with a fully integral electric drive. The marine industry trails behind car manufacturers in terms of engine ...

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RICHARD MATTHEWS JOINS OYSTER’S BOARD

Oyster Yachts has announced that the company’s founder Richard Matthews has accepted an invitation to join its board. This is a testament to Matthews’ faith in the future of the company he founded almost 50 years ago, and the direction in which it is heading under Richard Hadida’s ownership. A highly respected figure in the sailing community Richard founded Oyster ...

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British team Fortitude IV win Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2020

British four-boat, Fortitude IV have been crowned winners of this year’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – the world’s toughest rowing race. The four friends – Ollie Palmer, Tom Foley, Hugh Gillum and Max Breet – completed the 3000-mile rowing race in 32 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes, arriving into English Harbour, Antigua on 13 January 2020 – the first dry ...

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Introducing new RYA Member Reward Partner Spares Marine

The RYA has welcomed Spares Marine, part of the Seafront Marine Group, to the RYA Member Reward Partner programme, offering exclusive offers and discounts to its 112,000 members. RYA Members can now enjoy an exclusive 10 per cent discount on a wealth of spare parts from Spares Marine’s extensive online store and with Spares Marine’s Servicing Department. With an array ...

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PETE KEEPING ATLANTIC SAILING ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF 2020 OLYMPICS HOPEFUL, EMMA WILSON

Pete Keeping Atlantic Sailing, a luxury Atlantic Sailing Holiday Charter Company, has announced its support of top female windsurfer Emma Wilson. who is taking the one female spot to represent Team GB in Windsurfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. With more than 40 years of experience in sailing, Pete Keeping specialises in racing having previously coached the UK youth team ...

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