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Kiwis first to fly for America’s Cup

The Kiwis are first to fly! Emirates Team New Zealand are the first international America’s Cup team to fly on the Solent as they prepare for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series – Portsmouth. The first visiting team has arrived in the UK to prepare for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth. Emirates Team New Zealand, ...

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Fete Raises £1000 For The Rainbow Centre

On 4 July berth holders and the local community stepped out into the sunshine to enjoy Chichester Marina’s Nautical Fete which raised over £1000 for the Rainbow Centre; a Fareham based charity that provides support to children and adults affected by Cerebral Palsy, Strokes, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. The free charity event, organised by Premier Marinas and hospitality group, ...

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Summer offers at Sutton Harbour

This summer boat owners can enjoy seven nights for the price of five when they berth at the 5 Gold Anchor rated marina in Sutton Harbour in the city’s spectacular waterfront district alongside the historic Barbican. The Marina at Sutton Harbour offers the perfect place to stay in Plymouth – and summer is the perfect time to visit, with so ...

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National Boat Shows re-brands as British Marine Boat Shows

As British Marine unveils a strong new identity, National Boat Shows has also re-branded to become British Marine Boat Shows. The British Marine Boat Shows’ portfolio contains two world-leading events: the Southampton Boat Show, which this year takes place 11 – 20 September, and the London Boat Show, taking place at ExCeL, 8 – 17 January 2016. Murray Ellis, Managing ...

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The Largest Group On its Way

In the second of three starts, the majority of the 37 boats competing in the Transatlantic Race 2015 launched off the starting line into a brisk southwesterly breeze just after 2 p.m. local time. A line of thunderstorms, which had initially been forecast to come through at mid-day, passed over Newport just as the crews of 20 entries were waking ...

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Festival of boating returns to Southampton

The Southampton Boat Show returns 11 – 20 September and includes one of Europe’s biggest purpose-built marinas. Now in its 47th year, the event will showcase the very best that the international marine industry has to offer with thousands of boats, brands and equipment on display and will feature the very latest world launches from powerboats all the way through ...

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HMS Victory to receive a re-paint

The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth is to complete a historically accurate re-painting of HMS Victory, the most celebrated ship in naval history, in collaboration with expert conservators Crick Smith, University of Lincoln. The re-painting is due for completion in September – including six weeks each for painting the hull on the port and starboard – with visitors ...

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Look for the logo – British Marine

July 1 sees a new brand in the marine market – it is a new brand but from a well established player in the leisure, super yacht and small commercial market – the British Marine Federation has changed to British Marine. In addition the business has a new strap line – Leading the Industr y- a really positive statement about ...

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Gibraltar-Morocco Yacht Rally Raises a Record £6,780.60

The 15th annual Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar-Morocco Yacht Rally has tripled the charity money raised last year and amassed an incredible £6,780.60 for Gibraltar Red Cross. Karl Bisset, Pier Master for Ocean Village Marina, said, “Ocean Village Marina has been hosting and sponsoring the Gibraltar-Morocco Rally for many years and it has gone from strength to strength.  Not only did the ...

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Red Bull Foiling Generation a UK first

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy hosted the Red Bull Foiling Generation from 27 – 28 June for the British qualification rounds. The global sailing series is open to talented sailors aged 16 – 20 who will be racing the innovative Flying Phantom class catamarans. 16 teams were locked in fierce sailing with a thrilling knock out final.  During the ...

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