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RYA CYMRU WALES WELCOMES FIRST WALES NATIONAL MARINE PLAN

RYA Cymru Wales has welcomed the first Wales National Marine Plan, which provides a 20 year plan for sustainable use of the seas around the Welsh coast, including recreational boating. The Marine Plan includes provisions to support clean, healthy, safe and diverse areas, guide future development and support the growth of marine space and natural resources. It recognises the importance ...

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2020 GOODALL ROOFING SONATA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

After a gap of 18 years the hugely popular Sonata Class will return to Cowes at the end of August 2020 for the 44th edition of their National Championship. Hosted by the Island Sailing Club with racing taking place from the 23rd-26th August, the Nationals will be competed in the Solent featuring both windward leeward and longer distance ‘orienteering’ races. ...

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51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro

The start of the 51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro will take place in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc on 30 August 2020. After a highly successful stopover in 2018 and the Tour de Bretagne à la Voile in 2019, Saint-Brieuc Armor Agglomération and its partners have decided to pass an important milestone in 2020. Indeed, the race will set ...

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Club of the Year 2020 finalists announced

The annual RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award, supported by Gallagher, recognises the outstanding achievement of sailing clubs across the UK and promotes the hard work and dedication that goes into running a successful club. The RYA Awards Panel have selected 10 finalists for 2020: Prestwick Sailing Club Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club Delph Sailing Club Draycote ...

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Children In Need’s Pudsey visits Hovertravel

As part of Hovertravel’s preparations for fund-raising for Children In Need, Pudsey paid a visit to their headquarters in Ryde today. Thanks to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hovertravel’s car hire partners, Pudsey was able to board the hovercraft at Southsea and fly across the Solent to meet the team at Ryde. Loretta Lale, Head of Commercial at Hovertravel, explains: “To be able ...

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Sarah Ayton and Sam Whaley to present RYA Dinghy Show 2020

Over 29 February – 1 March, double Olympic Gold Medallist Sarah Ayton OBE will be joining forces with British Sailing Team’s Sam Whaley at Alexandra Palace to host a fantastic range of expert speakers on the Great Hall and West Hall Stages and in the Knowledge Zone  at the RYA Dinghy Show. Sarah is famously known as one of the ...

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The CA unveils The osCA, sponsored by MS Amlin Boat Insurance

Last month the Cruising Association announced the launch of a new video log (vlog) category in its annual Log competition for CA members and the CA has now unveiled the accompanying Trophy – The osCA, sponsored by MS Amlin Boat Insurance, previously known as Haven Knox-Johnston. The CA also confirms that Mark Jardine, managing editor of YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com and vice-chairman of ...

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