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Princess Yachts launches the F50 and celebrates F55 ‘Best Flybridge’ Award

Princess Yachts is heading into the yachting season with a double F Class celebration. The company’s renowned flybridge offering is strengthened with the addition of the new F50 whilst the Plymouth-based team has received Best Flybridge up to 60ft in its 2019 Motor Boat Awards. Commenting on the F Class news, Kiran Haslam, Marketing Director, Princess Yachts, said: “Princess Yachts ...

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Kids invited aboard The Ocean Race Learning Programme

The Ocean Race Learning Programme provides stimulating resources to give school children aged 6-12 years of age, a unique insight into the problems and positive, practical solutions to combat the ocean plastic crisis. Building on the programme from the previous edition of the race – already used by over 110,000 children in 41 countries – a new science and sailing ...

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Oyster Yachts celebrates its return to glory with the launch of the Oyster 565

This evening, iconic blue-water yacht manufacturer Oyster Yachts will launch its new “pocket superyacht”, the Oyster 565. The model will sail down the River Thames at sunset, passing under Tower Bridge as the bascules open at 7.30pm and again at 8.15pm for onlookers. A celebratory party will be held on the walkways above, attended by business leaders, media, celebrity guests ...

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Michael Gove urged to follow Scotland’s lead for an all-inclusive money back recycling system

Poll shows overwhelming support in England for Deposit Return Scheme The CEO of the UK’s leading marine conservation charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), has urged Michael Gove to follow the example set by Scotland today in designing an ambitious all-inclusive money-back recycling system for bottles and cans. The Scottish Government announced details this afternoon of the Deposit Return Scheme ...

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Marlow Announces New Youth Sailor Sponsorships and New Kitefoiling Ambassador

Marlow’s commitment to supporting grass roots sailing continues in 2019 with the announcement of two new youth sailing sponsorships and a new kitefoil racer ambassador. James Crossley, who currently holds the Topper 4.2 National trophy and gained great success at the ITCA NS2 in Weymouth, was announced as a Marlow sponsored sailor in March. He achieved third at the Island Barn Barnstormer and ...

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Natasha’s powerful dream gets boost

Dorset based company Fischer Panda are helping young disabled sailor Natasha Lambert by literally powering her dreams. The company has donated a generator that has been installed on the 46ft Catamaran that is currently being adapted for Natasha by Wight Shipyard to sail across the Atlantic Ocean later this year. The generator will power the electrics, water maker, electric winches ...

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PUSH THE BOAT OUT GETS OFF TO GREAT START IN LLANDEGFEDD

A double figure number of new sailors gave the sport a try at the first Push The Boat Out session at Llandegfedd, a great start with more opportunities to come in May. Feedback from those taking advantage of the opportunity to try sailing was very positive, with almost half looking to follow up training or membership opportunities. The club even ...

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Eric Twiname Junior Championships winners crowned

The 33rd Eric Twiname Junior Championships came to a close on Bank Holiday Monday with a new set of young winners crowned. Rutland Water Sailing Club played host to over 330 junior racers across nine fleets who took a range of sailing and weather conditions in their stride. Over three days the junior racers had to contend with light to ...

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Palma Set to Open Season Six of SAILING Champions League

The SAILING Champions League 2019 kicks off with the first qualifier event of the season in Palma de Mallorca. Now in its sixth season, this will be the first time the SAILING Champions League has visited this beautiful Mediterranean island, a Mecca for grand prix sailing. The event takes place from 9th to 12th May and will be hosted by ...

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Another Bumper Year for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Thousands of people flocked to the 12th annual Barclays Jersey Boat Show this Bank Holiday Weekend, in what has been another busy and successful event. With favourable weather conditions for most of the weekend it is estimated that in excess of 35,000 people were encouraged to visit St Helier Marina and Weighbridge Place to take advantage of all the activities ...

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