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Arun crew to take part in ‘Britain’s favourite yacht race’

Four long term members of Arun Yacht Club will once again be among the 1400+ boats competing in one of Britain’s largest participation sporting events of 2018, the Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay on 7 July. 2018 will mark an impressive 30-year anniversary for Skipper David Robinson as he joins some 12,000 other sailors set to ...

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Another successful year for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Thousands of people flocked to the 11th annual Barclays Jersey Boat Show this Bank Holiday Weekend, for what has been one of its most successful shows yet. Boasting glorious sunshine and high temperatures throughout the three-day show it is estimated that more than 35,000 people visited St Helier Marina and Weighbridge Place to take advantage of all the activities on ...

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Marlow Announces Dutch National Sailing League Sponsorship

Marlow Ropes, through its distributor in the Netherlands On Deck, is to sponsor the Dutch J70 Eredivisie Zeilen (National Sailing League). The competition, that is the qualifier for the Sailing Champions League, brings together the most successful National Sailing League clubs to compete in three Sailing Champions League events. Each club forms a team from its most accomplished sailors to win the ...

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Chichester Harbour Conservancy Welcomes 2018 Patrol Team

Chichester Harbour Conservancy has welcomed its new team of seasonal staff, who will be working in the harbour for the season. Three newly appointed team members – Fran Sprules, Jae Wilkes and Joe Watts – will join returning team members to work around the Harbour seven days a week supporting Chichester Harbour Conservancy’s core team during the busy summer season. ...

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THE DROP TO LAUNCH AT EMIRATES SPINNAKER TOWER

This summer, Emirates Spinnaker Tower will launch a brand new adrenaline experience . ‘The Drop’ will give brave participants the feeling of freefall as they leap from a platform 25m above sea level – but they will be jumping safe in the knowledge that a harness, rigging and giant crash mat will ensure they have a safe landing. Tony Sammut, ...

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Next two spots secured on ilovesailing calendar

Errol Edwards from Bristol and Shaun Roster from Southsea, Hampshire have clinched the next two spots on the 2019 ilovesailing calendar. The two winning entries were chosen from amongst 33 fantastic black and white images submitted in April, with images ranging from spectacular racing shots, to atmospheric seascapes. Commenting on his win Errol said: “I’m very happy that my photo ...

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Take on the Workplace Sailing Challenge this Summer

Fancy going sailing with your workmates? This summer, sailing is part of the national Workplace Challenge which aims to promote sport, physical activity and healthy living across the UK’s workplaces. For the sailing challenge, you can sign up for a six week evening ‘learn to sail’ course with your colleagues at a participating local sailing venue and then put your ...

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Dinghy taster sessions for all at the National Watersports Festival

Visitors to the National Watersports Festival this June will be able to experience dinghy sailing and windsurfing with taster sessions running throughout the weekend supported by the RYA. NWF returns to Rutland Water in the Midlands on 8 – 10 June, celebrating ‘everything watersports’ with stand up paddleboarding, kayaking and diving all on offer along with sailing and windsurfing. There ...

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SAILING Champions League Gets Ready to Rumble in Season Five

SAILING Champions League 2018 kicks off at the end of this month with a semifinal contest in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. This was the venue for last year’s Final which was won by none other than Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the host club for the event. Will the Italians prove unstoppable again on home waters? There are plenty of prestigious clubs ...

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