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Seafarers Awareness Week

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow. As the UK embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will have to play in the future. Increased world trade will likely increase the 95 per cent of imports and exports that ...

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New title sponsor for Southampton Boat Show

British Marine Boat Shows has announced a partnership deal with TheYachtMarket.com for the Southampton Boat Show. The two-year deal will see the 2017 and 2018 editions of the event be known as TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. Founded in 2003, TheYachtMarket.com is the global online marketplace for boats and yachts for sale. Murray Ellis, Chief Officer for Boat Shows at British ...

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1851 Trust inspires local students through the Land Rover BAR Roadshow

HRH The ​Duchess ​of Cambr​idge joi​ns pupil​s from C​ubitt To​wn Junior School​, East L​ondon ​Science ​School, ​Bow Scho​ol and C​anon Bar​nett Pri​mary Sch​ool at D​ocklands​ Sailing​ and Wat​ersports​ Centre ​for the ​final La​nd Rover​ BAR Roa​dshow. The 1851 Trust, official charity of Land Rover BAR together with Land Rover, the team’s title and exclusive innovation partner, and the Bermuda Tourism ...

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Kiwis establish a solid lead over ORACLE TEAM USA

Battle resumed on Father’s Day in the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton with Jimmy Spithill’s ORACLE TEAM USA looking to seize back the advantage gained by Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand on day one. However, it was day two to the Kiwis again, with Emirates Team New Zealand recording two more back-to-back victories over the Defenders of ...

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Mercury Powers World Record Attempt

Mercury Verado outboards will be powering SUNUS Ocean Racing’s Spectre race boat in the team’s attempt to break the world record for the fastest circumnavigation of the British Isles this summer. Special guest, Ben Fogle, TV personality, writer and seasoned adventurer, will be joining the SOR team as expedition navigator in their race-proven, Spectre powerboat, C237. With a pedigree dating ...

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Hunton Yachts Ltd and Rib-X Ltd announce joint venture

Hunton Yachts Ltd and Rib-X Ltd have announced a joint venture to produce the Hunton range of RIBs. The joint venture constitutes a profit share agreement, combining the manufacturing skills of Rib-X with the design and technology of Hunton. Under the three-year agreement, Rib-X will manufacture the Hunton RIBs and both companies will jointly market and sell the product. Hunton ...

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Cundall wins CRASH Sailing Cup

An intrepid crew of competitive Cundall sailors braved choppy waters in the Solent and became the CRASH Sailing Cup champions for 2017. Cundall beat mixed crews from construction industry titans including Taylor Wimpey, ACO, Bauder, 8Build and defending 2016 Champions RedSkyIT to win the coveted title. The prestigious sailing cup event began the evening before with a welcoming pizza party ...

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