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The UK-based RORC Rating Office, the technical arm of the Royal Ocean Racing Club, has joined forces with IRC sponsors Spinlock to launch a social media campaign using the hashtag #ThisBoatCan. This initiative is launched on the back of the success of the #thisgirlcan campaign, launched by Sport England and embracing women doing their thing, irrespective of their prowess or ...

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America’s Cup World Series Spectator Plans


A world class and action packed race village is being created for Southsea Common with spectacular viewing opportunities across a range of fan packages. There are still tickets available in both the Waterfront Festival Arena (free to view, tickets available for Thursday and Friday) and Fanzone Arena (paid for tickets, available on all four days), as well as hospitality packages ...

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Bluewater cruising in the heart of London


Discovery Yachts will join a host of global luxury brands at the very first London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show, taking place 8 – 10 April in the heart of London. The bespoke British yacht builder will display its new Discovery 55 Mk.II in St. Katharine docks to provide visitors to the show with a taste of genuine bluewater ...

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Poole Harbour Boat Show


Poole Harbour Commissioners, the organisers of Poole Harbour Boat Show, has announced a number of new sponsors ahead of the inaugural event in May. It has been revealed that Sunseeker, high-end property developer, Excellare, Coleman Insurance, Barclays, Humphries Kirk law firm, Mazars accountancy firm and Bates Wharf marine sales will all provide backing for the Poole Harbour Boat Show. The ...

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Race HUB Clubs


In this year’s J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble and the Royal Lymington Yacht Club will be HUB Clubs for the duration of the Race weekend. The idea, which extends the reach and excitement of the Race ‘in situ’ to these two mainland yacht clubs, grew from competitors saying they were ...

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Southsea Marina Fishing Show


Start off the bank holiday weekend at Southsea Marina Fishing Show! It’s on Good Friday 10-4. There’ll be loads going on. Just Fishing will have a great selection of used boats on display, from a Beneteau Series 7 to a Seahog Trooper, plus Horizon Angling Club will be on hand to talk about their participation in the angling community and ...

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New Commodore at Parkstone Yacht Club


One of the South’s largest yacht clubs, Parkstone Yacht Club based in Poole, recently elected a new Commodore. Bryan Drake stepped into former Commodore, Dick Linford’s shoes after his two year tenure came to an end. The Drake family has a long and active history with the Club and Bryan has been a member for almost 55 years. Bryan has ...

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Powering up Sarissa RIBs


Premier Ribs, the international distributor of Sarissa RIBS, is partnering with BRP to fit the new Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard engine to its new 737 luxury coastal RIB. The Sarissa Rib combines the performance of its race hull designed by Adam Younger a renowned hull designer based in the UK, with a luxurious bespoke hand-built vessel. It offers stability, speed ...

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