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#SunseekerSummer

To kickstart the summer this month, Sunseeker will share the finest photography of its world leading luxury performance motoryachts across social media channels as part of #SunseekerSummer. Throughout the month of June Sunseeker will share a different image every day across its Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn platforms with the #SunseekerSummer hashtag. The images will feature its entire range of stunning ...

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Bart’s Bash

Bart’s Bash, the global sailing event in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation, has launched participant sign up with the help of some of the world’s best in the sport of sailing. Sailors including Sir Robin- Knox-Johnston, Sir Ben Ainslie and Shirley Robertson OBE feature in a short film to encourage sailors and non-sailors to take to the water ...

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Promote your sailing club for free

Day on a Boat Road Show, supporting Bart’s Bash, are going on the road this summer to 9 coastal air-shows with an invitation to 3.1 million to ‘Come Boating’. This is a great opportunity to promote your sailing club, so get in touch with them today to find out more! www.bartsbash.com mary@dayonaboat.com

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Tall Ship Dream comes true

Physiotherapist Helen Richardson has been awarded the 2015 Jersey Clipper Bursary, worth £1,000. The award, made in association with the Jersey branch of Swiss bank UBS, will enable her to join the Jubilee Sailing Trust tall ship Tenacious at the end of this year, hopefully for the Central American leg of the three-masted barque’s circumnavigation. Helen has wanted to sail ...

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Solitaire du Figaro Leg 2 annulled due to heavy winds

On  8 June, Leg 2 of the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire was annulled due to heavy weather and following the dismasting of Corentin Horeau’s Figaro, Bretagne Crédit Mutuel Performance. The Race Committee, having assessed the situation on the water, agreed that the safety of the skippers was paramount and the leg should be stopped. The fleet diverted ...

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Premier Endeavour Quay Welcomes back Rambler

Rambler will arrive at Endeavour Quay in July after competing in the prestigious Transatlantic Race from Newport RI to Cowes to set up home there in preparation for the 603 mile Fastnet Race course. The 88-footer, designed by Juan K, is a replacement for the Rambler 100 which dramatically lost her keel and capsized during the 2011 Fastnet Race. Endeavour ...

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Royal Marines capture quay

Plymouth-based Royal Marines simulated the capturing of a newly built yacht ramp at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble, in a tribute to Mne Sam Alexander MC who was killed in 2011 by an IED in Helmand Province. Sam Alexander grew up In Hamble and was a founder member of the Royal Southern’s thriving youth section, ‘Splash’. The marines, from ...

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National Watersports Festival coming to Hayling Island

This year’s National Watersports Festival on Hayling Island is set for 4 – 6 September 2015. Incorporating stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking and kitesurfing, it is the largest multi-discipline watersports event in the UK attracting around 500 competitors and 10,000 spectators. The event welcomes the top professionals – including world and Olympic champions – with the elite class putting ...

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World Cup sailing comes to Weymouth and Portland

British sailors are preparing to take on the world’s best on home waters next week, as the ISAF Sailing World Cup series returns to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venue of Weymouth and Portland (8 – 14 June). Some 76 British athletes, including Olympic and Paralympic medallists, are set to compete across the ten Olympic and three Paralympic classes, plus ...

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