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Solitaire du Figaro arrives in Torbay next week

One week to go until the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire Race Village opens on Beacon Quay. The Race Village is free to the public and boasts a range of fun activities to keep the whole family entertained. With try sailing, food experiences, expert sailing talks, live music, martial arts displays and workshops, magic shows, an 80’s disco, ...

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Charity challenge raises £10,000

A group of cycling enthusiasts and British Heart Foundation supporters are celebrating after raising an incredible £10,000 during a mammoth 68-mile cycle ride from MDL’s Penton Hook Marina, near Chertsey-on-Thames, to Ocean Village Marina in Southampton. The bike ride took place on 6 June and was organised by MDL berth holder, Gary Pearson, with the support of fellow cycling enthusiast, ...

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Charter Gipsy Moth IV

Historic yacht Gipsy Moth IV, in which Sir Francis Chichester completed his historic circumnavigation in 1967, will be attending the Festival Des Voiles de Travail in Granville, France between 18 – 25 August, where an exciting charter opportunity is offered, the proceeds from which will go towards yacht’s upkeep. Gipsy Moth IV will be taking part in the festival’s Parade ...

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Alex Smith’s Greatest Iron man Challenge

The Mail on Sunday’s ‘You’ Magazine featured a moving and heart-breaking story about Alex Smith’s four year old son Harrison, who was diagnosed with the incurable wasting disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This Saturday (13th June) Harrison and Alex will endure a monster challenge by competing in a 13-hour ironman triathlon, with Alex pushing, pulling and pedalling his son all the ...

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Discovery Yachts and Berthon team up

Discovery Yachts and Berthon have announced a new partnership which will see the launch of a new waterside, yacht sales, commissioning and refit service for Discovery clients. Berthon and Discovery worked closely for over eight years with Berthon being the preferred broker for pre-owned Discovery yachts during that time, as well as being responsible for a number of refits and ...

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Death of America’s Cup winner

The New York Yacht Club has released a statement in which it “acknowledges with regret the passing of Australian yachtsman Alan Bond, a persistent four-time challenger and 1983 winner of the America’s Cup.” Alan Bond’s America’s Cup team sailed to victory, in Newport, Rhode Island after three unsuccessful attempts. In doing so the team won the trophy from the New ...

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Hannah White, secures Guinness World Records™ Title

Hannah White has become the fastest person to cross the Channel in a single-handed dinghy. She completed the gruelling task in a sailing hydrofoil, a small boat which lifts above the water on two hydrofoils as it gathers speed. Starting from Cap de Gris in France, she landed in Dover after crossing the 24 mile English channel in a record ...

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Royal Southern Yacht Club welcomes Royal patron

The Royal Southern Yacht Club welcomed its Patron, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, for the Commissioning ceremony of the newly completed Prince Philip Yacht Haven. Three years ago, His Royal Highness  lent his name to this project to transform the Club’s waterfront and having been shown the plans on his last visit, was viewing the completed development for the first ...

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Natasha Lambert triumphs again

Natasha Lambert is the inspiring teenager who last year sailed from Cowes around the south coast of England and across to Wales before climbing Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in South Wales. This would be a great achievement for any teenager, but is made all the more extraordinary considering Natasha has cerebral palsy. She has little control over her movements and sails ...

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#SunseekerSummer

To kickstart the summer this month, Sunseeker will share the finest photography of its world leading luxury performance motoryachts across social media channels as part of #SunseekerSummer. Throughout the month of June Sunseeker will share a different image every day across its Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn platforms with the #SunseekerSummer hashtag. The images will feature its entire range of stunning ...

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