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2019 Rolex Fastnet Race

The third day of the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race has seen the start of arrivals in the monohull fleet. First held in 1925, the race is one of the preeminent stages for offshore racing and the 48th edition is living up to its legendary status. For the second consecutive race, George David and the crew of the 27-metre (88-foot) Maxi ...

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Be part of the Mercury stand at Southampton Boat Show

Southampton Boat Show is fast approaching and Barrus are on a mission to find pictures of Mercury outboard engines through the decades. This year, Barrus’ presence at Southampton Boat Show will be the biggest yet and they want you to be part of it. Year by year, they will be creating a timeline of Mercury outboard engines to display on ...

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Vietnam Announces New Team Entry in Clipper 2019-20 Race

Following a high profile signing ceremony this morning, it has been revealed that the Quang Ninh Province, in northeast Vietnam, has signed a two edition deal with the Clipper Race. The Quang Ninh Province is home to the UNESCO World Natural Heritage site Ha Long Bay and it’s this natural wonder that will be a team entry, named “Ha Long ...

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VIDEO: NEW HUGO BOSS BOAT HITS THE WATER

Alex Thomson Racing has announced the completion of the new HUGO BOSS racing yacht, which it hopes will lead the team to victory in the 2020-21 Vendée Globe round-the-world race. The IMOCA boat, HUGO BOSS, is the product of more than two years of painstaking design and build work undertaken by the ocean racing team, together with more than 100 ...

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Ancasta gets set for September boat shows

The team at Ancasta are going to be very busy next month, exhibiting at not one but three boat shows. Southampton International Boat Show 2019 (13 – 22 September) September will be dominated by the 10-day Southampton International Boat Show, Britain’s largest festival of boating. Ancasta will be out in force representing four of the largest global power and sail ...

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Fairline launches new 50ft range

Fairline Yachts, announces it is launching a new 50ft range, which is available to order now for delivery in 2020. The first of the new range, a Squadron 50, will be unveiled at this year’s Southampton Boat Show (13 – 22 September 2019). Comprising of a Targa 50 OPEN, a Targa 50 GT and a Squadron 50, these yachts build ...

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Daring Dauntless takes the title at Cowes Classics Week

Dauntless, sailed by Richard Acland and his crew, was almost untouchable in the 14-strong Daring Class which finished competing at Cowes Classics Week. Five first places and a throwaway third ensured victory at the top of the leaderboard of the 143 yachts which took part in the 12th edition of the event. Richard was guest helm on Dauntless carrying away ...

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MDL’s Brixham Marina celebrates 30th anniversary with ‘Maritime Brixham’ open art competition

This year calls for a double celebration in Brixham. MDL’s Brixham Marina is turning 30 and to mark the occasion is joining forces with Brixham Art Society, as they celebrate a landmark 70thanniversary, to hold an open art competition on Saturday 7th September. The theme of this one-day painting challenge is ‘Maritime Brixham’ and is open to amateur and professional ...

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