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London Boat Show ticket offer ends at midnight

The London Boat Show will open its doors tomorrow. Haven’t got your ticket yet? Book your ticket before midnight tonight to enjoy 2 tickets from £26* valid any one day between 8 – 17 January, quote promotional code CM6. With over 400 exhibitors, 1,000s of boats, products, brands and suppliers you cannot afford to miss out. Buy your tickets here ...

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Sunseeker closes runway on way to London Boat Show

The journey along the Thames for Sunseeker International’s eagerly anticipated 131 Yacht launch at the London Boat Show was a major logistical exercise as London City Airport temporarily closed a runway to allow the 131 feet superyacht to pass through King George V Lock. The 131 Yacht will be the largest model ever to make its debut at the London ...

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More berths at Lymington Yacht Haven

To accommodate an increased demand for larger berths 19 new berths have been created at Lymington Yacht Haven. The pontoon reconfiguration work, undertaken by Walcon Marine, included removing a section of finger berths from F pontoon and repiling at a wider distance. New, longer finger pontoons were then fitted to accommodate boats up to 55ft (16m) LOA with new electric ...

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Hundreds of jobs to go at Princess

Going into its fiftieth year Princess Yachts is planning an extensive restructure of its Plymouth Headquarters which will see up to 350 jobs lost. The cuts to the 2,000-strong workforce will be spread across back office, development and production divisions. The manufacturer, which has sites across Plymouth, reports that, though regrettable these changes form part of a strategic plan to ...

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Land Rover BAR exhibiting at RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

Land Rover BAR, together with TeamOrigin Events, the organisers of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth 2016 event, will again be exhibiting at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, from 5 – 6 March at Alexandra Palace. In July 2015, the Land Rover BAR claimed victory at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth event, before going on ...

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Cruise into the America’s Cup

In 2017, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience the thrill of the America’s Cup during Boudicca’s 26-night D1713 ‘Azores & the America’s Cup’ cruise. Departing from Liverpool on 9 June 2017, this ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ holiday will give travellers the opportunity to enjoy all the action of the 35th America’s Cup, which will be taking place in ...

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Etchells World Championships back at the Isle of Wight

Cowes Yacht Haven has been selected as the venue for the 2016 Etchells World Championship taking place from 5 – 10 September. Over 100 boats from the Etchells fleet will reside in the marina, over the six days of racing, organised by the Royal London Yacht Club. Cowes Yacht Haven will be the regatta centre for the 300 strong Etchells ...

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Alex Alley sets new World Record

British round the World Yachtsman Alex Alley has set a New World Record in his Class 40 ‘Pixel Flyer’ – sailing the Length of Britain from Lands End to John O’Groats in 83h 53m 15s. Gosport sailor Alex, along with Phil Sharp and Adventurer Sean Conway (the only person to have run, cycled and swam the route), set out from ...

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Luxury waterside apartments near completion

Premier Marinas tell us that construction of its development of luxury apartments for short breaks and long term lets at Chichester Marina is well underway. Fittingly named The Salterns, the apartments will be available to rent from late March 2016. The two phase development, which began in October 2015, will provide 19 prestigious one, two and three bedroom apartments year-round ...

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Sail the Wight

Entries are invited for the 2016 Sail The Wight race for charity, starting on 16 July at 0800 from the Royal Yacht Squadron line, the course this year is west about the Island. This is the 11th annual running of the race organised by East Cowes Sailing Club in association with the Westerly Owners Association and this time the tides ...

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