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Natasha’s Big Cheque


Inspirational disabled sailor Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert presented a cheque for £5,469.20 to the RYA Foundation, following her epic ‘Sea and Summit Challenge’. Collecting the cheque on behalf of the RYA Foundation were, Peter Gray, Trustee of the RYA Foundation and RYA Sailability Manager Debbie Blachford.   Debbie commented: “Natasha is a real inspiration and what she has achieved is ...

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Brightlingsea is RYA Club of the Year 2015


Brightlingsea Sailing Club have been crowned RYA Club of the Year 2015. Situated on the Colne estuary in Essex, the club which was also a finalist in 2014, received their award from British Sailing Team’s Nick Thompson and RYA CEO, Sarah Treseder at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show In 2011, Brightlingsea began their transformation from a ‘racing only’ club to ...

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America’s Cup World Series is Coming!


This summer’s ‘must have’ tickets for The America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth are now available. Fans and spectators are encouraged to book their place now to avoid disappointment with event organisers already receiving a large number of ticket and hospitality enquires.   Up to 500,000 visitors are expected to attend the four day sporting and entertainment spectacular from 23 – ...

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EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour Winners


A third place in the final leg was enough to confirm Frenchman Sidney Gavignet and his mixed Omani and European team overall winners of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour for the second year in a row. The event is contested in a fleet of identical Farr 30 yachts along a six-leg, 760 nautical mile course, which stretches each crew ...

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Round Hayling Island Race


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


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


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


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


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


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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