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Eric Twiname Junior Championships winners crowned

The 33rd Eric Twiname Junior Championships came to a close on Bank Holiday Monday with a new set of young winners crowned. Rutland Water Sailing Club played host to over 330 junior racers across nine fleets who took a range of sailing and weather conditions in their stride. Over three days the junior racers had to contend with light to ...

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Palma Set to Open Season Six of SAILING Champions League

The SAILING Champions League 2019 kicks off with the first qualifier event of the season in Palma de Mallorca. Now in its sixth season, this will be the first time the SAILING Champions League has visited this beautiful Mediterranean island, a Mecca for grand prix sailing. The event takes place from 9th to 12th May and will be hosted by ...

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Another Bumper Year for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Thousands of people flocked to the 12th annual Barclays Jersey Boat Show this Bank Holiday Weekend, in what has been another busy and successful event. With favourable weather conditions for most of the weekend it is estimated that in excess of 35,000 people were encouraged to visit St Helier Marina and Weighbridge Place to take advantage of all the activities ...

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SESCA’s Open Day Success Despite Chilly Conditions

On Sunday, nearly 160 visitors braved the chilly conditions to try their hand at sailing at the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s (SESCA) Open Day at Lackford Lake, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The event formed part of the Royal Yachting Association’s ‘Push The Boat Out’ initiative to encourage everyone to get out on the water and celebrate sailing ...

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Great savings on Mark Warner holidays for RYA members

RYA members can now enjoy exclusive discounts on Mark Warner award-winning activity holidays in stunning Mediterranean beach locations. As the latest organisation to join the RYA’s Member Reward Partner Programme, RYA members can now enjoy up to 10 per cent off Mark Warner Holidays at selected hotels. “Mark Warner have been working with the RYA in their resorts across Europe ...

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Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust announces Family Fun Day

HRCST will be holding an open day on 19 May at the site of its forthcoming National Centre of Excellence for Watersports for All, at Trevassack Lake on the Lizard Peninsula. Visitors can learn about the Trust’s plans to develop the 26-acre disused quarry, where building will soon commence, and can experience a range of fun, free, water-based activities. The ...

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MS Amlin Seamanship Award Expanded for 2019

The MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 is now open for nominations. Having run for many years as a competition to reward great acts of Seamanship during the Round the Island Race, it is now open throughout the boating season with entries closing on the 20 August. Anyone can enter themselves or another into the competition for what they consider to ...

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Raymarine technology to enhance competitor safety once more at world-renowned Round the Island Race

Raymarine has announced its continued role as Official Technical Partner for the 16th consecutive year to the UK’s Round the Island Race, which takes place on 29 June. As Official Technical Partner, Raymarine will once again team up with leading marine meteorologist Simon Rowell to deliver the all-important pre-race weather and strategy briefing. Continuing its long-term commitment to promote race ...

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Thames Valley and London Boat Show spectacular success at MDL’s Penton Hook Marina

Over 2,000 people attended the inaugural Thames Valley and London Boat Show which was hosted in April at MDL Marinas’ Penton Hook Marina. The three-day event proved a spectacular success with a wide range of boats on display including those by Sealine, Jeanneau, Cranchi, Glastron, Bayliner, Alfastreet and Orkney. “The Thames Valley and London Boat Show was designed specifically for ...

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