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Talk to the experts at Ocean Safety’s advice hub at The Yachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Ocean Safety’s team of safety experts will be providing an Advice Hub on the company’s stand J275 at The Yachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show, delivering key information and advice on everything marine safety related. The team will provide advice to visiting boat owners and crews about liferafts, lifejackets and man overboard systems, as well as servicing schedules, winterisation and coding. A ...

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Balpha Mast and Barton Marine’s innovative new rigging programme

Visitors to this year’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, can see the new Barton Marine rigging programme of the Balpha Mast in action. Balpha Mast is a foldable mast system for yachts, which allows for easy lowering and raising of masts. Working together, Balpha Mast and Barton Marine have made technical improvements and advancements that refine the core apparatus. The carbon ...

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UKSA receives planning permission to upgrade its facilities in Cowes

UKSA, a charity that uses sailing and watersports as a catalyst to transform young people’s lives, has received planning permission to upgrade its facilities in Cowes.  It will now be able to start planning the build of flexible, modular, modern accommodation to be able to meet future needs for all our students. “This will improve our efficiency and the experience ...

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Swiss seize success from clutches of the Danes in Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff final

Having climbed the ranks throughout the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff Act, Alinghi – the Swiss kings of foiling – seized victory from the clutches of SAP Extreme Sailing Team on the final day of the event. In a nail-biting finish to an incredible four days of racing, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Yves Detrey, Nicolas Charbonnier, Bryan Mettraux and Timothé Lapauw headed into ...

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MDL Marinas to deliver 5-star experience to its members at Southampton

MDL Marinas tells us that within its hospitality lounge overlooking the main boat show marina (E52), Salcombe Gin will be hosting daily taster sessions and teach the art of distilling, while the 5-star Southampton Harbour Hotel spa team offers complimentary head, neck, and shoulder massages. Known across its extensive network of over 120 marinas for its excellent customer service, prime ...

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The Plymouth Seafood Festival

The Plymouth Seafood Festival, which returns to the Barbican and Sutton Harbour on 15 and 16 September, was launched with a cookery demonstration at Rockfish. Organised by the Plymouth Waterfront Partnership and supported by local businesses, the festival showcases the quality fresh fish available in the city. Plymouth is home to the second largest fish market in the UK and ...

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Foiling fleets to fly into Cardiff

From 24-27 August, the Extreme Sailing Series™ super-speed, hydro-foiling GC32 and double-handed Flying Phantom fleets will foil into Cardiff Bay as the headline act of Cardiff Harbour Festival. Making the most of Cardiff’s perfect Stadium Racing setting, the teams will fly around the tricky and tactical course over the August bank holiday weekend, giving their all in front of the ...

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PATHFINDER POWERBOAT CLUBS CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

When Peter White, owner of successful Seafever International Company and author of numerous boat training books, began training for powerboaters on the south coast back in 1993 he soon discovered that their thirst for knowledge, experience and adventure meant he had the nucleus of a power boat club, and under his chairmanship, Seafever Powerboat Club was born. Now under the ...

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Boat show sponsor pledges to get children out on the water

Dozens of young people who have faced tough personal challenges will get the chance to experience the thrill of sailing this September thanks to TheYachtMarket.com. The company has pledged to run a day of sailing for youngsters as part of its inaugural TheYachtMarket.com Regatta. All of those involved will have encountered tough challenges and faced them with strength and courage. ...

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#HowToBuyABoat Campaign Launches

90 percent of first time boat buyers buy pre-owned boats, and many of these first-time buyers will buy through an online marketplace due to ease and convenience of researching online. However, buying a boat can have its challenges and often buyers face uncertainty when knowing what to look for. TheYachtMarket.com provides tips for boat buyers through its new campaign #HowToBuyaBoat. ...

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