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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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INEOS Team UK manufactures ‘Britannia’ boat cradles with ELG recycled carbon fibre

As the 36th America’s Cup campaign gathers momentum, ELG Carbon Fibre’s technical partnership with INEOS Team UK continues to flourish. To date, the recycled carbon fibre convertor has processed over 1.2 tonnes of the British Challengers waste materials and used these fibres to produce two cradles for race boat ‘Britannia’. Moulds for the hull regions of the team’s test boats ...

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Applications are now open for Wheelyboat funding

The Wheelyboat Trust and the Angling Trust are delighted to announce the second round of funding for four wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats is now open to angling clubs and fisheries across the UK. The two organisations launched the first round of funding in March 2019, of which three fisheries are to receive their very own Coulam 16 Wheelyboat as a result. ...

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NEW BOAT BOOST FOR ED

Promising Mid Wales sailor Ed Corbett will no longer have to collect a boat in midweek before weekend competitions, thanks to a national programme helping young talent progress in the sport. Llangorse youngster Corbett is one of 13 youngsters from across the UK who have been handed a huge boost in their ambitions to become top class dinghy sailors and ...

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Phil Sharp sets world speed record for the Around Isle of Wight

Subject to ratification by the World Sailing Speed Record Council, Phil Sharp has set a new record for single-handed monohull up to 40ft for the Around Isle of Wight aboard Class 40 race boat OceansLab. Subject to official ratification, the record will have been secured in 5 hours 5 minutes and 4 seconds, averaging a speed of 9.8 knots. The ...

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PREMIER MARINAS GAINS ISO 45001:2018 CERTIFICATION

Premier Marinas has been awarded ISO 45001:2018 certification; an internationally recognised standard for running effective occupational health and safety management systems. This award follows Premier’s ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Certification in 2018 and together these awards affirm the group’s dedication to improving its environmental performance whilst managing its health and safety responsibilities. To gain ISO 45001 2018 certification a comprehensive review ...

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Wightlink’s Fabulous Photo Spots from the Isle of Wight’s Historic Visitors

Wightlink’s Fabulous Photo Spots from the Isle of Wight’s Historic Visitors Anyone seeking outstanding photography locations, all within easy distance of one another, should look no further than the Isle of Wight, which has been considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the UK by its famous visitors for hundreds of years. Visiting today, you can step back in ...

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