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Round Hayling Island Race

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This year’s Round Hayling Island Race takes place on 2 April. The 14 miles circumnavigation can take anything from 60 minutes to 6 hours. This year’s event will also include Open Canoes and Stand Up Paddle Boards with their own course just off the beach. Rob Kent, from Calshot Activity Centre, has won the windsurfing event for the last four ...

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Double Gift Month

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With the RYA Refer a Friend scheme proving popular, they have decided to reward members throughout March with not one, but two thank you gifts. For every member who refers a friend or family member who decides to sign up as an RYA member they will give the referring member an RYA Umbrella and an RYA branded Overboard dry bag. ...

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ilovesailing Calendar Competition

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March signals the return of the ilovesailing calendar competition for 2015 and the 2015 ilovesailing rubber duck has officially been unveiled. Ilovesailing is once again asking sailing fans to post their favourite sailing photos on to the ilovesailing Facebook page and each month from now until 21 August two lucky entrants will be picked to win a place on the ...

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Outdoor Activity Cruises

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From ScicSailing, a specialist in sailing cruises around the Aegean and Mediterranean seas, comes a programme of outdoor activity themed cruises for the 2015 season. They include sailing cruises combined with hiking, cycling, golf, as well as learning how to sail and taking part in the Bodrum Regatta. Their sailing instructor is Serdar Çiςek, coach for the Turkish national team ...

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Building Confidence Through Knowledge

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Go along and see how the RYA Publications team are helping to ‘Build Confidence Through Knowledge’ by creating the most up to date and interactive content at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 from 28 February – 1 March. RYA Publications are constantly evolving and looking to push the boundaries by using digital technology to create the perfect resources and ...

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Henri Lloyd at the RYA Dinghy Show

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Henri Lloyd will be exhibiting their Technical Marine range at the RYA Dinghy Show this year, via their Marine Retailers, Andark Diving & Watersports (F6), Pinnell & Bax (A10) and BKA Clothing Partner. Henri Lloyd will also be retailing the Ben Ainslie Racing official merchandise range on the BAR stand (F12). The BAR merchandise range comprises of a men’s and ...

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Crewsaver return to Dinghy Show

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Crewsaver is returning to this weekend’s RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show with a brand new stand, showcasing the entire Crewsaver Dinghy and Activity Centre ranges. Ross Wilkinson, Managing Director for Crewsaver, says: ‘We are very much looking forward to displaying all of our products at this year’s RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show. We look forward to meeting all of the visitors to ...

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Meet 505 Champions at RYA Dinghy Show

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Since the announcement that Weymouth will host the 505 World Championships in 2016, interest in this International Class has exploded. Many of the UK’s top dinghy sailors have already begun their campaigns and others have boats on order. During the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show (28 February – 1 March, Alexandra Palace, London) two multiple World and National Champions, Ian Pinnell ...

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Club Class at Brighton

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Brighton Yacht Club is offering Brighton Marina boat owners and their crews the chance to take part in a ‘Club Class’. This is a taster course of inshore yacht racing for both novice and improver sailors. The course combines practical sessions afloat, supported by shore-based sessions at the club. Each course is held over five consecutive Saturday mornings, from 8.45am ...

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Round the Island Race

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ENTRIES are on target for another bumper J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. More than 620 boats have already signed up since January when the Island Sailing Club opened entries for the 84th race – one of the biggest sailing events in the world – which will take place on June 27. The first entry, always greeted with ...

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