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Spread the word about RYA Membership and earn commission for your marine organisation

To date some 420 boating organisations have signed up to the RYA’s Joining Point scheme earning them commission for promoting the benefits of RYA membership and helping the association grow its membership base. In the last year there has been a 5 per cent increase in the number of clubs, training centres and marine organisations benefitting from the scheme, helping ...

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Young talents ready for Chinese Youth Worlds challenge

Fourteen aspiring young champions are preparing to represent Great Britain at the prestigious Youth Sailing World Championships, which get underway in Sanya, China, next week (11-15 December). The selected squad, competing across nine events, will do battle against more than 380 of the world’s best under 19-year-old sailing talents from 62 nations. Windsurfer Emma Wilson will lead the charge as ...

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First speakers revealed for RYA Dinghy Show 2018

The RYA Dinghy Show presented by Suzuki, in association with Yachts & Yachting and Gill, is the only show in the world dedicated to dinghy sailing. Taking place at Alexandra Palace, London, over the weekend of 3-4 March, the 2018 theme is #dinghysailingforlife – celebrating a lifetime sport for all. If adventure cruising is your thing then Leading Seaman Phil Slade ...

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Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends

Sailors from 62 nations are set to compete in the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships from 9-16 December 2017 in Sanya, China. More than 380 competitors will race across nine youth events over five days of racing in a bid to follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest names in sailing who have competed at ...

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A glimpse of the future at the Nautic boat show in Paris

On 2 December, BENETEAU and PEUGEOT unveiled the result of a unique collaboration at the opening of the Nautic boat show in Paris. The two brands have combined their technological know-how and forward thinking to create a pioneering steering station. The Sea Drive Concept promises to be a fantastic experience for visitors and will offer new perspectives on the future ...

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Team AkzoNobel sailors and AkzoNobel employees join forces at Sea Point beach clean in Cape Town

Volvo Ocean Race campaigner team AkzoNobel reaffirmed its commitment to protecting the world’s oceans from plastic waste this weekend when members of the sailing team and local AkzoNobel employees joined forces at a beach clean in Cape Town. During the two-hour clean-up on 2 December, organised by the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, the sailors and AkzoNobel employees collected ...

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The fourth stage of the Clipper 2017-18 Race gets underway

The fourth stage of the Clipper 2017-18 Race, officially known as Race 4: The Clipper Telemed+ Tasman Test, got underway today from Fremantle, Western Australia, towards Sydney, New South Wales. It is the first of three races that make up Leg 4: The All-Australian Leg. The race to Sydney is expected to take around 14 days, and will challenge the ...

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New brands and new boats at London Boat Show 2018

Visitors to the 2018 London Boat Show – incorporating the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show – will see a wide variety of exhibitors and a full range of boats. In addition to exciting and diverse attractions, this year the event will welcome 23 per cent new companies and brands, with plenty more still to be confirmed.  New companies include ...

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