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2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship

Sailing teams from around the World will join battle in the 2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship at Rutland Sailing Club, Rutland Water, from the 19 – 24 July. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, President of the Royal Yachting Association, will visit the event on 20 July, and attend a reception to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding ...

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New & Used Boat Show at Port Solent

Berth holders and boating enthusiasts braved chilly weather and the threat of rain for the New & Used Boat Show at Port Solent last weekend. Those looking to make a big purchase had the chance to browse a stunning selection of new and used motorboats and cruising sail boats from Sea Ventures, Princess, Sunseeker and models from onsite brokers, Clipper ...

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Red Ensign opens new sales office

Yacht brokerage Red Ensign has opened a new sales office at Plymouth’s King Point Marina. Red Ensign will be based on the ground floor in the marina building, offering a comprehensive brokerage service for yachts and motorboats. David Triggs of Red Ensign, said: “This is an exciting time for us as we expand the company and open up new facilities. ...

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RYA at Luis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth

If you’re going to the Luis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth this month, make sure you visit the RYA stand for everything you need to get afloat this summer. Discover the appeal of the sport on dry land with free activities to inspire the whole family including the thrill of interactive sailing, windsurfing and powerboating simulators. Feel the ...

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Classic racing in Cowes

Entries are booming this year for Panerai British Classic Week (18 – 25 July), which looks set to be an exciting regatta with many classic yachts coming from around the world to race in the Solent. A six race series gets going this weekend from the Royal Yacht Squadron line. In addition, the special ‘Around the Island Race’ is on ...

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Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta

A major highlight in the Cowes events calendar this year is the Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta from 26th to 31st July, part of the Squadron’s celebrations to mark its bicentenary, 1815 to 2015. The Bicentenary Regatta is shaping up to be an amazing spectacle and has attracted a dramatic line-up of modern, ultramodern and vintage yachts from across ...

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Burnham Week entries up

Breaking with tradition and opening up the entry to allow more classes to take part in Burnham Week’s signature event – The Town Cup on the final Saturday – has sparked interest, which indicates more entries are lining up to take part in 2015. The organisers – the Joint Clubs Committee (JCC) – say that as a results of giving ...

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Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week Boat Preparation

A few simple checks during the weeks leading up to the regatta can make a significant different to your overall results, says Rupert Holmes. As the regatta draws close it is therefore worth investing some time in making sure your boat will perform at its best, without unnecessary breakages and with your optimum boat speeds easily achieved across a wide ...

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Transatlantic Race latest

While the oceanic speedsters of the Transatlantic Race 2015 have long since docked after making the 2,800 mile crossing from Newport to The Lizard in just over a week, a thought needs to be spared for the nine boats still at sea. Six of these have been battling the North Atlantic for two and a half weeks, while the back ...

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