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Registration open for Sea Cadets Regatta 2016

Do you want to join the Sea Cadets in their 19th regatta on 6 May 2016 in Portsmouth to raise vital funds for the charity? Organised by Sunsail Events, the Sea Cadets Regatta 2016 promises to be a fantastic race experience. Guests do not need to have any sailing knowledge to join the regatta, and each yacht can cater for ...

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Just for Adults Flotillas

Sunsail has launched a choice of flotilla sailing holidays for adults only. In recent years, Sunsail has seen a growth in demand for adult only holidays which attract couples and groups of friends. In June and July 2016, Sunsail offers two adult only flotilla routes in Greece for customers who want the benefits of a flotilla holiday in the Mediterranean ...

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America’s Cup Success for Britain with Artemis Racing

Racing at the America’s Cup host venue, Bermuda, had been due to take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. However, yet again the weather had other plans. On day one of the latest America’s Cup World Series event, although winds were too light for racing, officials did at one point make an attempt at getting a race in, but eventually ...

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New boat finance brand promises big changes

Boating enthusiasts are frequently put off purchasing a boat because they are unable to find a finance package to suit them. While many lenders require large deposits and demand high interest rates when it comes to financing boats, Pegasus Marine Finance aims to make boat ownership much more accessible. Pegasus believe their unique and flexible marine finance options will revolutionise ...

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Land Rover BAR adopts eco-sunscreen

Aethic has partnered with Britain’s America’s Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, to have its Sôvée eco-compatible sunscreen adopted as the only product that matches the team’s unique sustainability credentials. Land Rover BAR was the first British sports team to be awarded the Olympic-inspired international standard, ISO 20121 across all its activities, providing a framework for delivery of sustainable operations throughout the team. ...

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Young sailors prepare for RYA Eric Twiname Team Racing

Some 288 Youth (under 19) and Junior (under 16) sailors will be battling it out for RYA Eric Twiname Team Racing glory over this weekend at Oxford Sailing Club. The annual two day event will welcome teams from the Junior and Youth Class Associations, Zones, clubs, schools and individual teams who will commence battle in the two separate events. The ...

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Final chance to apply for the British Keelboat Academy 2016

The British Keelboat Academy, a partnership between UKSA and RYA, is designed to support young people aged between 18 and 24 in developing the skills needed to take their keelboat yacht racing to the next level, whether that is as a professional or an amateur. The closing date for applications for the British Keelboat Academy 2016 is 9am on Monday 19 ...

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Disabled yachtsman to sail around the world unassisted

Keith White is quite literally sailing single-handedly around the world, after losing the use of his arm in a motorway accident in 1991. The yachtsman is attempting to circumnavigate the globe non-stop and unassisted in a challenge sure to test the limit of his own mental and physical capability. Keith’s boat, Marathon, a Feeling 1350, is only partly modified to ...

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Malta’s Rolex Middle Sea Race

The Maltese islands have long since offered a number of exhilarating opportunities for sailors, this year from 17 – 24 October Malta hosts the Rolex Middle Sea Race, a highly rated offshore classic, which takes place in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea and covers one of the most beautiful courses in the world. This brilliantly exciting offshore race kicks ...

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Burgess Marine acquires Small & Co Marine Engineering

Britain’s largest independent ship repairer Burgess Marine has completed the acquisition of Small & Co Marine Engineering in Lowestoft. The business operates a dry dock and a 70m layby berth on the East Anglian coast in the ABP owned and operated Port of Lowestoft. Small & Co employs about 50 full time staff and is a major marine engineering force ...

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