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Chichester Harbour Race Week 2017

An entry of 330 boats and more than 500 individual competitors from 52 clubs confirmed Chichester Harbour Race Week 2017 as the biggest dinghy regatta on the south coast – and there was glorious sailing for dinghies from the fastest foiling Moths to Optimists. Although the first day’s racing had to be postponed with winds too light and flukey, the rest of the week saw sunshine and generally good ...

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Gold for Fletcher and Bithell at a history-making 49er Worlds

World number one ranked pair Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell won gold in a history-making feat at the 49er World Championships which drew to a close on 2 September in Porto, Portugal. In a week of extremes which saw the first two days hampered by light winds and fog, and the penultimate fraught with too much breeze, the final day’s ...

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FIRST TEAMS CROSS SCORING GATE IN CLIPPER RACE

Qingdao guaranteed itself the first points of the Clipper 2017-18 Race after being the first team to cross the Scoring Gate. GREAT Britain and Sanya Serenity Coast are expected to be the second and third teams to cross the gate. The official positions and points will be confirmed after all teams have crossed, or bypassed, the Scoring Gate in order ...

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Yamaha unveils new VX

The brief was clear – blend together all the advanced technology, superior performance and handling, exclusive innovations and sheer reliability for which WaveRunners are renowned the world over, but in an even more affordable, even more powerful and even more stable 3-seater package. A tough call you might say. The result, Yamaha’s new VX, is set to introduce a whole ...

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Blue Growth UK – Building New Foundations

Cornwall Marine Network and Marine South East, non-for-profit membership organisations working with the UK’s vibrant marine industry, have joined forces to create the beginnings of a new collaboration, Blue Growth UK. Blue Growth UK will enable a growing number of regional marine and maritime cluster organisations across the UK to join with CMN and MSE to work together and jointly ...

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Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series ready to rumble

As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to rumble with plans already in place for the annual Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, 16 – 24 January 2018. The 82nd edition of this Caribbean season opening Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series regatta, organised by Barbados Cruising Club ...

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Star of Dunkirk movie opens to visitors at Buckler’s Hard

Buckler’s Hard visitors will be able to take tours on board HMS Medusa – which took a starring role in the recently released Dunkirk movie – while it is moored at the attraction on September 29. The harbour defence motor launch can be spotted several times in the Dunkirk movie taking soldiers including One Direction’s Harry Styles out to a ...

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Çeşme Marina wins Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice

Çeşme Marina in Turkey has won a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice 2017. The awards will be presented in a special ceremony at
 the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Palace in London on 6 November. Can Akaltan, CMM, General Manager, said: “I am delighted we are one of the winners of the International Green Apple Award for Environmental Best ...

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ROUND BRITAIN CHARITY CREW REACH KEY MILESTONE

A team of injured veterans on a round-Britain sailing expedition has reached the halfway mark in a grueling 2,000-mile sailing expedition around the British Isles. 17 crew members – many with little or no sailing experience – set sail from Falmouth in Cornwall on August 5 on the Turn to Starboard Round Britain Challenge 2017. The intrepid crew are circumnavigating ...

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Birdham Pool Marina unveils plans for new berths for 2018

Birdham Pool Marina has announced plans to construct some new pontoons in the marina which will result in a further 28 new berths of between 6 to 12m being added to the marina. Work will commence on the pontoons this autumn and the berths will be ready by the start of next season. Marina Manager John Hiltunen said: “We are in the fortunate position of being a popular marina ...

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