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NEW WATER TAXI SERVICE BOOSTS BEAULIEU RIVER ACCESS

Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour is making it even easier for mooring holders and visiting sailors to get ashore from the Beaulieu River with a new water taxi service for the summer. A direct service from Gins Farm in the lower reaches of the Beaulieu River will be offered in addition to the usual water taxi service which operates from Buckler’s ...

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Raymarine: Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay – Raymarine returns to Cowes to host Live Weather Briefing

Raymarine teams with meteorologist, Simon Rowell for the pre-race weather briefing on the eve of the 2018 Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay Top marine meteorologist Simon Rowell will deliver the all-important pre-race weather briefing for the 2018 Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay. Hosted by the Race’s official Technical Partner, Raymarine, competitors will ...

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Princess’s Revolutionary R35

The R35 is the first Princess R Class performance sports yacht. Designed in partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing Technologies and Pininfarina, Princess’s most technologically advanced sports yacht is designed and hand-built in Plymouth. It combines revolutionary performance capabilities, stunning design, quality, and race-bred technology to deliver a unique on-water experience at all speeds. Just as ‘race to road’ principles underpin ...

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Alex Thomson Racing Appoints World Renowned British Boat Builder

British sailing team, Alex Thomson Racing, has announced that it will build a brand new IMOCA 60 race boat in the south of England. The boat, HUGO BOSS, will be constructed by Carrington Boats. Jason Carrington is one of the most accomplished and highly regarded specialists in the industry. The project marks a multi-million pound investment by Alex Thomson Racing, ...

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Unanimous approval for Port’s Milford Waterfront development

The Port of Milford Haven has welcomed Pembrokeshire County Council’s decision to approve a revision to the Milford Waterfront development’s outline planning consent. The Port received a resolution to grant planning consent in 2015, however since then a number of amendments have been made following further feasibility studies and changes in market conditions. Among the main amendments are the retention ...

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Choosing the right CO alarm could be the best purchase you ever make but be aware of false claims!

Following media reports this June about non-working imported carbon monoxide (CO) alarms sold on internet shopping sites, the Boat Safety Scheme is cautioning boaters, that choosing the right CO alarm is an especially critical decision as boats can fill in minutes, sometimes seconds, with lethal levels of the highly toxic gas. The BSS has teamed up with the CoGDEM (Council ...

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Antigua Sailing Day Regatta

The St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s ‘Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’ 24 June 2018. Competitors and spectators enjoyed Caribbean like weather at the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s ‘Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’, at Lackford Lake, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday. This was the 6th running of the event, which was originally conceived to celebrate and coincide with Antigua ...

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Clubs do battle on the English Riviera

West Hoe Sailing Club clinched victory in the latest round of the British Keelboat League as six teams from six clubs did battle in Torbay, Devon. The crews, also representing Royal Western Yacht Club, the British University Sailing Association, Horizons Children’s Sailing Charity, Exeter University Sailing Club and hosts Royal Torbay Yacht Club, took to the glistening waters of the ...

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