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COMMISSIONING DAY FOR HMS PRINCE OF WALES

The Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizbeth Class aircraft carrier has been commissioned into the Fleet today as the largest warship ever built for the nation. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, as the ship’s Lady Sponsor, alongside HRH The Prince of Wales, presided over the ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning, to an audience of 2,000 from industry, allies, ...

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Royal Hospital School Sails to Success

Known for its sailing prowess, Suffolk’s Royal Hospital School has recently sailed to success, winning several high-profile races this year. In November, an RHS team took part in the School Keelboat Racing Championship alongside ten other schools at Queen Mary Sailing Club in London. The school won five of its nine races to finish overall winners. This was followed by ...

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World championship bronze for Britain’s Fletcher and Bithell

Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell rounded off a stellar 2019 season with bronze at the 49er World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. Fletcher, from Thames Ditton, Surrey, and Rochdale’s Bithell, survived a capsize in the drama-filled final race to seal third place. The medals mean that the pair, the current European champions, have finished on the podium at every regatta ...

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Successful year for Fairline Yachts

Fairline Yachts has celebrated what it calls an incredible year with new boats launched and numerous award nominations for its newly arrived F//Line 33 and Squadron 68. This month the 2020 Motor Boat of the Year Awards announced Fairline’s sporty day cruiser, the F//Line 33, as a finalist in the “Superboats” category, along with the luxurious Squadron 68 shortlisted in the ...

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Daniel Craig supports RNLI’s lifesaving mission

James Bond star Daniel Craig is once again showing his support for the lifesavers of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The actor has swapped the tuxedo to don an RNLI T-shirt which was put up for auction on the RNLI’s eBay site with all proceeds going to the charity. Daniel has been a lifelong supporter of the RNLI, with ...

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‘Classics on the Quay’ at MDL’s Hythe Marina Village

On 24 November MDL Hythe Marina Village hosted an automotive extravaganza. Dating from 1914 to 1990 the featured vehicles included Supercars, British Classics, American legends, motorcycles and scooters. There was even a Kenilworth big rig and five fire engines. Starring in the Supercar display area were Bentleys, Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Aston Martins. Visitors were able to view over 280 vehicles ...

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