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Fishing Show at Southsea Marina

Premier Marinas will be holding a Fishing Show at its Southsea Marina on 30 April from 10am to 4pm. Visitors to the show can expect to find services and fishing products, from specialist fishing boats to bait and tackle providers, marine electronics and clothing suppliers, fish deli providers, marine and engineering companies and suppliers of safety equipment and bespoke fishing ...

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Panerai British Classic Week welcomes classic motor yachts

The 2016 edition of Panerai British Classic Week, which takes place in Cowes from 16 – 23 July, is set to welcome not only a fleet of 60 plus classic sailing yachts but, for the first time, classic motor yachts are formally invited to join the event and a special programme of activities is being created for them. This year’s ...

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Stand by for Atlantic thriller to Cardiff

Cardiff has been chosen as the destination for the first Volvo Ocean Race transatlantic leg to the UK in 12 years, when the world’s leading offshore race makes its debut visit to Wales in 2018. The transatlantic leg is traditionally one of the nine-month event’s biggest highlights and toughest tests for sailors in often challenging conditions. A sailor was lost ...

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Hell On High Seas Sport Relief Challenge

Six British celebrities will join race sailors as they take to a Volvo Ocean Race boat and attempt to sail around the UK in the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell on High Seas The challenge, which begins on 7 March, will see BBC The One Show presenter Alex Jones, fellow BBC presenters Angellica Bell and Ore Oduba, Formula 1 host ...

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Sunseeker Pre-Season Boat Show

The annual Sunseeker Pre-Season Boat Show takes place from 18 – 20 March. A range of new and used Sunseeker boats will be available for guests to view, alongside partner brands to Sunseeker. Guests during the weekend will be able to visit the Sunseeker Poole facilities and view a range of new and used boats available for sale ready for ...

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March is refer a friend double gift month

Since its launch in 2014 the RYA’s Refer a Friend scheme has been proving popular with members and new members alike with some 200 existing members taking advantage of the scheme to date. The scheme rewards existing members for spreading the good word about RYA membership to their friends and family, and throughout March they have decided to reward them ...

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Plymouth prepares to welcome Transat yacht race

Final preparations are well underway in Plymouth as the city’s waterfront area gears up to welcome the famous Transat race with a range of celebrations and events from 24 April to 2 May. The Transat is a solo ocean yacht race that sets sail every four years from Plymouth and, this year, finishes around 3,000nm later in New York City. ...

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Spirit Yachts to showcase James Bond yacht at London on Water

At this year’s London on Water show will be Spirit Yachts’ iconic 54ft yacht, which starred alongside Daniel Craig and Eva Green in Casino Royale©. Officially named Soufrière, the yacht was sold following her movie début and enjoyed subsequent years’ cruising and participating in competitive racing. Soufrière recently returned to Spirit Yachts to complete a refit and is now for ...

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