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Ramsgate Week 2015

The official start to Ramsgate Week is marked on  27 July at 10am, when the Mayor of Ramsgate fires the canon from the East Pier and welcomes over 300 competitors from across the UK and Europe. The 26 to 31 July will see Ramsgate playing host to the IRC Classes, The QE2 Cup, the prestigious Gold Cup and the Round ...

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Fairline launches East Coast dealership

As part of the annual Ipswich Maritime Festival, Fairline will be officially launching its new East Coast dealership with a weekend of celebrations on 15 – 16 August at Burton Waters, Ipswich. A selection of luxury Fairline models will be on display at the launch, including the Targa 38 OPEN and the Squadron 42. Guests can request a personalised viewing ...

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St Mawes Boat Show coming up

The first St Mawes Boat Show launches on July 25 and 26. The picturesque Cornish harbour will create a chic and scenic showcase for marine and maritime-related businesses from across the Falmouth and Roseland areas – including boat-builders and technicians, ferry companies and watersports experts. There will also be plenty of local food, drink and entertainment. Over the two days ...

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2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship

Sailing teams from around the World will join battle in the 2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship at Rutland Sailing Club, Rutland Water, from the 19 – 24 July. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, President of the Royal Yachting Association, will visit the event on 20 July, and attend a reception to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding ...

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New & Used Boat Show at Port Solent

Berth holders and boating enthusiasts braved chilly weather and the threat of rain for the New & Used Boat Show at Port Solent last weekend. Those looking to make a big purchase had the chance to browse a stunning selection of new and used motorboats and cruising sail boats from Sea Ventures, Princess, Sunseeker and models from onsite brokers, Clipper ...

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Red Ensign opens new sales office

Yacht brokerage Red Ensign has opened a new sales office at Plymouth’s King Point Marina. Red Ensign will be based on the ground floor in the marina building, offering a comprehensive brokerage service for yachts and motorboats. David Triggs of Red Ensign, said: “This is an exciting time for us as we expand the company and open up new facilities. ...

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RYA at Luis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth

If you’re going to the Luis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth this month, make sure you visit the RYA stand for everything you need to get afloat this summer. Discover the appeal of the sport on dry land with free activities to inspire the whole family including the thrill of interactive sailing, windsurfing and powerboating simulators. Feel the ...

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Classic racing in Cowes

Entries are booming this year for Panerai British Classic Week (18 – 25 July), which looks set to be an exciting regatta with many classic yachts coming from around the world to race in the Solent. A six race series gets going this weekend from the Royal Yacht Squadron line. In addition, the special ‘Around the Island Race’ is on ...

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Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta

A major highlight in the Cowes events calendar this year is the Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta from 26th to 31st July, part of the Squadron’s celebrations to mark its bicentenary, 1815 to 2015. The Bicentenary Regatta is shaping up to be an amazing spectacle and has attracted a dramatic line-up of modern, ultramodern and vintage yachts from across ...

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