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Launch of Only Girls Afloat

Around 30 women and girls helped launch a new scheme in South Wales to increase female participation in watersports. They enjoyed the chance to try dinghy sailing, yachting and powerboating around Cardiff Bay as part of the new RYA Cymru Wales scheme designed to help clubs and training centres get more women and girls out on the water. “Only Girls ...

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Seldén Mast Sponsors Golden Globe Race Sailor Susie Goodall

Seldén Masts Ltd is sponsoring Golden Globe Race participant Susie Goodall. In June 2018 Susie will join 29 other international sailors in a single-handed, 30,000 mile, non-stop round the world race. The Golden Globe Race 2018 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s historic 1968/9 world first solo non-stop circumnavigation. Competitors are limited to sailing production yachts sized between ...

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Land Rover BAR respond to the 36th America’s Cup Protocol

The announcement of the Protocol for the 36th America’s Cup defines some of the rules of the next edition of the world’s oldest sporting contest. Land Rover BAR are ready to get down to the serious business of planning and preparing their AC36 challenge for 2021 in 75 foot monohulls. The major change was the return to monohulls, and although ...

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America’s Cup Protocol announced

The America’s Cup continues to make headlines. Earlier in the year most of the teams competing in this year’s regatta signed a framework agreement that would cover the next two editions, the 36th and 37th America’s Cup, due to take place in 2019 and 2021 respectively. As well as a two-yearly cycle, foiling boats would continue to be used. At ...

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Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting and Sea Mercy form partnership to bring Caribbean Relief

Following the double blow dealt by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the International Yachting Community have shown their willingness to mobilize a massive relief effort to distribute essential services and goods to Barbuda and Dominica. The humanitarian organization Sea Mercy has teamed up with the Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting to enact a first response and long term rebuilding plan. A key ...

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Winners crowned at RYA Zone and Home Country Championships

Hundreds of the UK’s most promising young sailors took part in the RYA Zone Championships. Nine venues hosted events with sailors challenged by light and shifty winds in England, with Wales and Northern Ireland experiencing strong winds on Saturday, while some venues were lucky enough to see the summer shine continue to shine. Despite the wait for wind in some ...

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