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The South Coast Boat Show

The South Coast Boat Show is being held at Ocean Village Marina, 17 – 19 May. This brand-new event will feature the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. There will be over 50 new boats on display for serious buyers to explore. The show is timed perfectly for those wishing to get afloat this season ...

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London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands

In the two weeks since the event was relaunched as London Yacht Show, Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline have joined more than 10 brands that have signed up to exhibit their boats & yachts including: Azimut; Bayliner; Bavaria Power & Sail; Chris Craft Boats; Discovery Yachts; Greenline; Hallberg Rassy; Malibu Boats; Sunsail Yacht Ownership and Sealine. Andrew Williams, president, Maritime, Informa ...

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New Marine Section at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed is in its 25th year and is the UK’s largest outdoor event, and it is now adding to the numerous attractions by incorporating a new marine section. The event, from 4 – 7 July,  takes place annually on the Duke of Richmond’s Estate at Goodwood, north of Chichester. Go Earth has been appointed as marine agent ...

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PREMIER MARINAS RETAINS INVESTORS IN PEOPLE GOLD AWARD

Premier Marinas is celebrating, following its recent reassessment for the Investors in People Standard, where it retained Gold accreditation for the second consecutive time. Investors in People provides a best practice standard, offering accreditation to organisations that demonstrate continuous development and which operate with a customer-centred focus. There are four levels of recognition – Standard only, Silver, Gold and Platinum. ...

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HRH The Princess Royal visits RHYC

HRH The Princess Royal, visited the Royal Harwich Yacht Club to celebrate 175 years since the founding of the club and the release of an Illustrated History Book of the Royal Harwich Yacht Club, 1843 – 2018. Celebrations took place at the club where Her Royal Highness was presented with a copy of the book and named a new boat ...

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RMYC Twilights

Contrary to its name, the Royal Motor Yacht Club, based in Poole Harbour, has a long and distinguished history in organising sailing events. This began in the early 1920s with the establishment of the X One Design RMYC Sailing Yacht Class and the throwing open of the class to individual ownership which, by 1924, led to 10 XOD’s being raced ...

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The Round Hayling Challenge

For many, Hayling Island is considered the spiritual home of windsurfing. The Round Hayling Island Challenge (sponsored by the SUP Company) is a great celebration of the sport first staged in 1980, the 14 miles’ circumnavigation can take anything from 60 minutes to 6 hours. Open to Windsurfers, SUPs and a number of canoe classes (OC1, OC2, OC6) the aim ...

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR LOCAL HARBOUR – BECOME A COMMISSIONER

Cowes Harbour is now recruiting for two non-executive Commissioners to join the Board, offering a great opportunity for interested local individuals to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the work of the harbour. We are committed to increasing diversity and are actively encouraging applications from a broad section of the local community and from all those with a keen and ...

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OXFORD PIRATES WIN ‘REACTIVATE YOUR TOPPER’ COMPETITION

On 2 March (3pm) the winners of the 2018 Topper International Limited ‘Reactivate your Topper’ competition will be presented with their new race-ready Topper at the RYA Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace, London. Jonathan Tweedle and his Oxford Pirates team from Oxford Sailing Club, clinched the winners’ title after they ‘reactivated’ four old army Toppers.  “The judges at Topper International ...

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Brace of medals for Brits on Miami World Cup penultimate day

Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell kicked off their 2019 season with 49er class silver at World Cup Series Miami on Saturday – while team mates Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey claimed bronze in the 49er FX. Fletcher, who represented Britain at the Rio Olympics, and Bithell, a silver medallist from London 2012, went into the opening medal race of the ...

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