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Ultimate Ladies Day out at the America’s Cup Village

Wednesday 31 May will be the ultimate Ladies Day out at the America’s Cup Village, the heart of all the 35th America’s Cup action in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Tickets to Ladies Day are available now from www.americascup.com/tickets. With five of the six teams, including ORACLE TEAM USA, scheduled to race in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on 31 ...

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

Less than two weeks now remains to the start of that most quintessential of Caribbean sailing events, the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, which also happens to be the first stage on the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, the world’s leading racing circuit for these lovely sailing yachts. The next edition of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta gets underway on April ...

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Unicef UK gifted a team entry in world’s largest ocean race

Today it is revealed that Unicef, the world’s leading children’s organisation, will once again have a team entry in the 40,000-nautical mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, one of the planet’s toughest endurance challenges, which starts this August. The cost of the team entry has been donated by the race organisers to Unicef UK, the Official Clipper Race Charity. ...

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The Four Oarsmen to challenge the mighty Atlantic

The Four Oarsmen are set to take part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on 12 December to raise money for MIND and Spinal Research. The Four Oarsmen will compete in The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000-mile rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua. The Four Oarsmen are close friends with ...

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Ian Walker is new RYA Director of Racing

The RYA will have an experienced new hand at the helm with the announcement that Ian Walker MBE is to take up the Director of Racing position this autumn. The double Olympic medallist, America’s Cup sailor and winning Volvo Ocean Race skipper will take up the role from John Derbyshire OBE, who is set to retire later this year after ...

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The Property Regatta 2017

Britannia Events have launched a new regatta for the property sector on 21 – 22 September. The Property Regatta kicks off with a networking and social barbeque in Hamble on the Thursday night before racing on Beneteau First 40s in the Solent on 22 September. The foundations are set with several teams already entered, including Gleeds, TM Group, Tully De’Ath ...

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Ocean Safety announces third Clipper Race contract for 2017 – 2018

Ocean Safety is once again named an Official Supplier to the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race as the company signs a third contract. Ocean Safety will supply another comprehensive range of safety equipment on each of the 12 70ft (23m) yachts competing in the 40,000 nautical mile adventure. Clipper Race founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said: “There’s one thing ...

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Cornwall’s Marine Businesses get a Royal Seal of Approval

A maritime-focussed visit to Falmouth by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent was a feather in the cap for Cornwall’s marine industries and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution – both of which are close to The Duke’s heart. As he toured the strategically and historically important Falmouth Wharves The Duke heard how the site has been preserved as a ...

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First two spots on the ilovesailing calendar 2018 revealed

The first two places on the 2018 ilovesailing calendar have been secured by Joanna Grierson from Poole, Dorset and Karen Langston from Beccles, Suffolk. Picked from amongst 41 fantastic entries submitted in March, Joanna and Karen’s images really caught the judge’s eyes clinching them a spot on the calendar and a host of other prizes including: Two tickets to the ...

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