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OLAS Core MOB

OLAS Core is a small, portable, wireless Man Overboard Alarm system for boats up to 50ft long and up to 15 crew. It triggers a loud, 85 decibel emergency alert within four seconds if there is a man overboard incident. Using wireless technology, OLAS Core creates a virtual lifeline by connecting each crew member wearing an OLAS transmitter, such as ...

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Windfoiling set for thrilling debut at 2020 RYA Youth Nationals

The RYA Youth National Championships will enter an exciting new era in 2020 with the latest Olympic discipline of windfoiling set to make its debut. Windfoiling, an evolution of windsurfing, will replace the RS:X at the Paris 2024 Olympics and will be the third class to ‘fly’ alongside the Nacra 17 and Formula Kite. To ensure that youth racing in ...

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The Great 2020 RYA Joining Point Fees Competition

Throughout 2020 the RYA is giving their 1,300 RYA Affiliated Clubs and 2,400 Recognised Training Centres the opportunity to win their fees for 2021 as part of the great 2020 RYA Joining Point Fees competition. All clubs and training centres signed up to the RYA’s Joining Point programme will be automatically entered in the yearlong competition which will see the ...

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Baltic/Northern CA Information Day

Have you thought about a great exploration? Whether you are intending to sail to these northern waters and want to learn all you need to know or would like to enjoy seeing nature in its raw beauty but from the comfort of a chair in CA’s Assembly Room – this is the day for you. The lead presenter is Mike ...

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Cruising Association Mediterranean Seminar 2020

The Cruising Association Mediterranean Seminar 2020 takes place over the weekend of 14 and 15 March at CA House (Limehouse, London) and, given the amount of uncertainty BREXIT has been causing for those cruising abroad, these presentations will help shed some light on the practicalities and realities of Mediterranean cruising – and give you additional confidence, should you need any. ...

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Barrus Partners with Z Nautic Group

Barrus has introduced Zodiac and Bombard to its growing portfolio of Marine Leisure products with exclusive distribution of the full range in the UK and Northern Ireland. “The range of Zodiac and Bombard RIBs has been a long-anticipated addition to our portfolio,” said Ben Allen, general manager for the Marine Leisure Division, E.P. Barrus Ltd. “We have big ambitions for ...

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Entries for the 2020 Round the Island Race open

Entries for the world-famous Round the Island Race opened midnight, 3 January. The first competitor to sign-up was Martin Thomas, who completed the formalities for his three-year-old Bridgedeck Multihull INXSA in just 179 seconds, winning a bottle of Mermaid Gin for his efforts! Organised by the much-respected Island Sailing Club, the Round the Island Race (RIR) is one of the ...

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Tickets now on sale for 2020 Crick Boat Show

Advance tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Crick Boat Show, saving up to 15 per cent on the entry price. The event, which takes place at Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, will be held 23 – 25 May, with an extra Trade & Preview Day to be held on 22 May. Britain’s biggest inland waterways event, Crick ...

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Portsmouth Sailing Club Centenary

Portsmouth Sailing Club was founded in 1920 and local artist W. L. Wyllie, famed for his maritime paintings and etchings was amongst the founding members. The clubhouse, a Grade 2 listed building, was probably constructed in the early 1800s and many of the timber beams visible inside are from ships broken up at that time. Previously serving as a Consulate ...

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All-new Targa 58 GTB

Fairline Yachts has introduced the all-new Targa 58 GTB – another addition to the successful portfolio of work from celebrated Italian superyacht designer, Alberto Mancini, and the British boatyard. This large express cruiser boasts a highly desirable beach club, making the Targa 58 GTB the first British-born sub-80ft model to feature one. At a glance, the new Targa 58 GTB ...

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