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Winter warmers

Raise your spirits in the thick of winter with a traditionally summertime icon. Summer and Pimm’s at events like Wimbledon, Cowes Week and Ascot may seem a distant memory, but a warm version using the brandy-based Pimm’s No 3 could help you survive a cold winter. Pimm’s No 1 Fruit Cup, to give it its full title, was invented by ...

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Whitehaven

Located on the west coast, outside the Lake District National Park, Whitehaven is a town and port in Cumbria. Whitehaven was England’s third largest port behind London and Bristol in the18th century, with coal and iron exports bringing wealth to the area. Merchants and sea captains took advantage of the relationships forged with the new Americas and dipped their fingers ...

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Plastic Pollution

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy looks at an issue that affects us all – plastic pollution. ...

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Selecting the best clothing for your sailing lifestyle

Andrew Dudgeon, Henri Lloyd Technical Product Manager, looks at choosing the best attire for your sailing needs and the future technology of marine apparel. Selecting the correct clothing can make a huge difference to a sailor’s comfort and performance, which in turn is vital for the wearer’s confidence, safety and agility whilst on board and overall enjoyment when on the ...

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Skin care at sea

Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face. This month Lizzy looks at caring for your skin whist at sea. Dermatologic care ...

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RYA Review of the year

We take a look back at some of the RYA highlights of 2016. January At the London Boat Show recreational sailor Angus Watson was awarded the RYA Yachtmaster™ of the Year Award for his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills when passing his RYA Yachtmaster™ certificate of competence exam. Amateur round the world yachtsman Angus was presented with the prestigious trophy, ...

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Emsworth

Tucked away in the south east corner of Hampshire on the shore of Chichester Harbour, Emsworth is an attractive, vibrant town. Tucked up in the sheltered left armpit of Chichester Harbour, it is hard to believe that sleepy Emsworth was once home to James Duncan Foster, who built the 110ft Echo, the largest sailing fishing vessel ever built in England. ...

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A taste of Christmas

A delicious drinks basket for the festive period with some of the best tipples reviewed in All at Sea over the year.   Fizz Top of the Pops this year and trending fast is Thomson & Scott’s Skinny Prosecco. It is a quality wine with discernible flavour at 11 per cent abv but crucially only 67 calories per 100ml glass, ...

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Dorset’s Delights

Beautiful Dorset has plenty to tempt boaters, and this month it is Weymouth’s Feast festival and the delights of Poundbury that have caught Penny’s eye. As the Indian summer fades we pull out the winter boots our tastes turn to heartier fare. Using the boat as a handy B&B is a great way to see all those places you did ...

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Champions of tomorrow

While our British Olympians and Paralympians were winning medals on the waters of Guanabara Bay at Rio 2016, the next generation of sailors were honing their skills in their respective youth and junior classes. The British Youth Sailing Team manage sailors from the very start of the Pathway until their final transition into the British Sailing Team. They are supporting ...

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