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Five reasons your family should visit the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show (4-5 March) is full of activities to entertain and inspire the whole family! Here’s five reasons why you should head to Alexandra Palace, London this weekend with your ‘tribe’… 1)   Go sailing without getting wet in the RYA Activity Zone (Panorama Hall) Whatever your age, jump on board a sailing simulator and see if you ...

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Family set to launch ‘Emily’s Code’ to save lives

Emily’s Code, which honours the memory of teenager Emily Gardner, is set to launch on 4 March at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show in London. The Code, which was debated  in Westminster Hall, aims to prevent accidents at sea by highlighting key safety messages. Emily Gardner was 14 when she drowned in a boating accident due to an ill-fitting buoyancy ...

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Rooster Sailing showcases Barton Marine’s EasySplice at RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

Barton Marine will be represented by Rooster Sailing for its new EasySplice product at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show on Stand B66 this weekend. Raising valuable brand and product awareness at the show, Barton Marine will be exclusively exhibiting its new EasySplice rope splicer with Rooster Sailing. The EasySplice is a balanced and lightweight tool that enables fast and simple ...

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International sailing challenge

In May 2017, Brighton based skipper Robert Munns is taking 65 adults with Multiple Sclerosis from 15 countries on a sailing challenge in Croatia. The Oceans of Hope Challenge in May will be a flotilla of 10 boats. Its key aim is to bring people together whose lives are touched by MS. The week-long adventure gives participants the opportunity to ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

With the curtain set to rise on the eighth edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth in just over six weeks (10 – 15 April), no fewer than 57 boats are already signed up for the event. Among these will be an impressive and rather unique fleet of Volvo Ocean Race boats, including both VOR 60s and VOR 70s. It’s ...

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JHYC Valentine’s Regatta creates a splash

Two action packed days of racing, three party nights and a Junior Regatta bought together sailors, visitors and residents of Jolly Harbour for an unparalleled weekend. This year saw a record number of entries with the courses being run more closely to Olympic rules including offshore starts to allow for larger boats to compete. The competitive edge of the skippers ...

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Land Rover BAR Academy ready for 2017

The Land Rover BAR Academy is ready for a truly massive second year; competing once again in the Extreme Sailing Series, and then facing their biggest challenge yet in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in Bermuda in June. The team has announced their sailing squad for what should be a fantastic season of racing, as they travelled to Muscat, ...

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Cloudy Bay announces support of sailing in the UK

Cloudy Bay has extended its invitation to “Come Sail Away ” by announcing plans to support the sailing community in the UK, connecting the excitement of events on the water with shared moments ashore, stories with new and old friends, and most importantly, good food and wine. Cloudy Bay is the presenting sponsor of the Round the Island Race for ...

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