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The Round the Island Race to enter new era

The Island Sailing Club is inviting tenders for title sponsorship of the Round the Island Race™ from 2017 onwards, as J.P. Morgan Asset Management announces the successful conclusion of its 12 year sponsorship of the Race in 2016. Enjoyed by competitors and supporters alike from around the world, there have been many highlights and race-specific developments as a result of ...

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Planning consent refused

The Royal Yachting Association has  welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to refuse planning consent for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park, which would have been located off the Dorset and Isle of Wight coasts. The decision by Energy Minister Lord Bourne was to refuse the application by Navitus Bay Development Limited for ...

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ilovesailing calendar 2016 winners revealed

After six months of competition, over 200 entries and the crowning of 12 amazing winners the ilovesailing calendar 2016 was officially unveiled at the Southampton Boat Show and are on sale now. April winner, Jane Green from Somerset, along with her husband Clive, joined the RYA at the show to help celebrate the launch and collect her prizes. Along with ...

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Show’s mystery guest

A mystery guest made an appearance at Landau UK’s stand at the Southampton Boat Show. Titan the Robot took to their stand with his usual charisma, creating a real buzz and putting on a great show. Go to the All at Sea Facebook page to find out what Titan had to say to All at Sea’s editor… Landau UK are ...

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MDL Marinas supports Paralympians

The team at MDL’s Hamble Point Marina have welcomed two British Paralympic sailors, Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell, to the marina as they prepare to compete for the opportunity to represent Great Britain in the 2016 Paralympic Games. MDL Marinas is letting the athletes berth their SKUD 18 racing sailing boats for free at the marina at key points throughout ...

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GREAT Britain in second place

All eyes are on the skies as the Clipper teams monitor the clouds for squall activity, gusts, strong winds and thunder and lightning in the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone. Meticulous trimming and helming is key as conditions become more unsteady and tropical as the crews make their way south towards the Equator. GREAT Britain, in second, declared its intention to ...

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Battle of the Classes

The 2015 Battle of the Classes held at the Southampton Boat Show saw entries from 31 dinghy classes and a star studded cast, including 6 current National Champions and many top sailors, all battling it out to see who would be top. The Battle of the Classes is a 100 minute pursuit race, with Toppers setting off first at 13.00 ...

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The Mini Transat begins in 4 days…

All at Sea columnist Lizzy Foreman is mentally and physically ready for the Mini Transat ÎLES DE GUADELOUPE, which begins on Saturday. Lizzy is one of only four women competing amongst 74 solo sailors in the 2015  Mini Transat. “Throughout the year I do regular physical training – running, swimming and core work, with the fitness coaches at Lorient Grand ...

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Latest RYA SafeTrx App

Designed in close co-operation with Coastguard and Search and Rescue organisations, RYA SafeTrx provides all recreational boat users, particularly dinghy cruisers, PWC users, canoers, kayakers, wind and kite surfers and smaller boat users who don’t have or use AIS with a cheap, easy, and reliable means that can inform the Coastguard of their voyage plans and dynamic location in the ...

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Charity makes waves for disabled powerboating

The Wheelyboat Trust will be at this year’s Southampton Boat Show with its most versatile craft developed to date, the Coulam Wheelyboat V20. The small charity has been funding the design and build of unique disabled access boats for more than 30 years, and its latest model is gaining popularity for the opportunities it gives disabled users to take up ...

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