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Royal visitor’s bird’s-eye view of the Solent

HRH The Princess Royal climbed a 100ft ladder to see for herself the measure taken to maintain safety on the waters of the Solent, one of the busiest waterways in the world where leisure craft and commercial shipping sail. The Princess is patron of the National Coastwatch Institution and was at Calshot Tower where teams of volunteer watchkeepers maintain a daylight ...

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Stamp Your Mark in Sailing History in Transatlantic Race 2019

In nine months’ time, on June 25, 2019, the latest edition of the world’s oldest, most respected and most challenging of oceanic races will set sail from Newport, Rhode Island, bound for the Old World. Organized by the Royal Yacht Squadron, New York Yacht Club, Royal Ocean Racing Club and Storm Trysail Club, the origins of the Transatlantic Race 2019 date ...

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British Marine announces three-year deal with Informa Exhibitions’ London On-Water Boat Show & St. Katharine Docks

British Marine is to partner with Informa Exhibitions to deliver London On-Water Boat Show which takes place at St. Katharine Docks, London each May. The alliance is designed to develop and enhance the event for exhibitors, sponsors and visitors alike and will enable key partners, from yacht builders and brokers to equipment and service providers, to participate in shaping the ...

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Helly Hansen & American Magic to Take on the America’s Cup

Helly Hansen has announced its partnership with New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup. “A warm, dry and comfortable sailing team is one that can perform at its best,” said Terry Hutchinson, Executive Director and Skipper of American Magic. “Having a partner that has been innovating in marine apparel for well over a ...

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Seldén SailJuice Winter Series

The 2018/19 Seldén SailJuice Winter Series, the UK’s biggest winter handicap event, will constitute the same seven events as last year. With more than 160 different classes and approximately 1,000 participants across the series many sailors consider this series one of the main goals of their winter racing. This year sailors will be competing, not just for individual prizes, but ...

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Britain’s new aircraft carrier arrives in New York

The UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has arrived in New York marking the start of an historic visit to the US city. The largest ship in the history of Great Britain’s Royal Navy, which has been home to more than 1,500 military and civilian personnel for the past two months, anchored in New York Harbour under the gaze ...

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Is it the end for red diesel?

A decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union could end the use of red diesel for private pleasure craft in the UK At the moment almost all diesel sold in British marinas is red diesel, taxed either at a lower rate if some of the fuel is used for heating the boat, or at 100 per cent ...

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HMS MEDUSA TO CELEBRATE 75TH BIRTHDAY WITH BUCKLER’S HARD VISITORS

Half-term Buckler’s Hard visitors will be able to take tours on board HMS Medusa on the Beaulieu River to celebrate the 75th birthday of the harbour defence motor launch on 20 October. HMS Medusa – which took a starring role in Kenneth Branagh’s recent Dunkirk movie carrying soldiers including One Direction’s Harry Styles out to a destroyer – will welcome ...

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Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”

The future development of Bavaria is taking clear shape: The yacht builder, respected worldwide for its good price/performance ratio, will once again build its boats one hundred percent in Germany. Bearing the seal of quality “Made in Giebelstadt”, both sailing and motor yachts will be manufactured and handed over to customers in Franconia. The R55 motor yacht, previously produced in ...

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