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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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BAR AT RYA SUZUKI DINGHY SHOW

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Ben Ainslie Racing will be one of the star attractions at the 2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace, London on 28 February – 1 March. Visitors will be given an exclusive insight into the high-tec world of BAR which was conceived in 2011 by four-time Olympic gold Medallist and 34th America’s Cup campaign Sir Ben Ainslie to develop ...

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ISAF Team Racing World Championships

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Following the RYA Selection Trials held at Rutland Sailing Club in January, the Selectors have recommended the teams set to represent Great Britain at the ISAF Team Racing World Championships (19 – 24 July). The ISAF Team Racing World Championships will be held at Rutland Sailing Club, with West Kirby Hawks heading into the event as defending champions, fielding the ...

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Closing Date For Atlantic Challenge Approaches

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The Atlantic Challenge GB Maritime Training Trust, dedicated to the teaching and education of young people through the challenge of the sea, is looking for crew to represent Great Britain at the 2016 International Contest of Seamanship to be held in Roskilde, Denmark. Contest events will  include rowing, sailing and seamanship, in the GB traditional 38ft gig Integrite. As a ...

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Clipper Marine’s SHIELD

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Clipper Marine has launched SHIELD, a care package for boat buyers. The package ensures that before customers take delivery of their boats they have been professionally prepared. SHIELD includes re-antifouling and new anodes fitted, the hull and topsides fully cut and polished and the engine and out-drives serviced and covered by a 3-month warranty. Sailboats will have their rigs fully ...

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Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary Regatta

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The promise of a spectacle of timeless classic versus cutting edge modern is emerging early in the year as the entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary start to lay down the gauntlet for the summer of sailing in England’s Solent in the last week of July. Three majestic J-Class Yachts, Velsheda, Ranger and Lionheart, will line up alongside other ...

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Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

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The biggest changes to the race management structure at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in many years have just been agreed by the organising yacht clubs of Cowes Combined Clubs. Sailing Director Stuart Quarrie says. “The idea is to have consistent race management for as much of the week as possible, in order to give a higher level of continuity ...

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