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Karpaz Gate Marina

The award-winning Karpaz Gate Marina offers East Mediterranean berthing with a number of on-site leisure facilities and a boatyard. Karpaz Gate Marina opened in 2011 with the aim of establishing North Cyprus as a new sailing destination and attractive long-term base for yachts up to 60m. The marina is perfectly placed as a convenient starting point for boaters to discover ...

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VIDEO: SEASONS IN THE SUN

In six months brothers Jude and Greg as team, Ocean Brothers, will set off to cross the Atlantic Ocean, to raise money for the British Skin Foundation.   It has to be one of the most pleasurable experiences when out afloat. The flickering of the sun as it reflects from the wave tops, making the surface of the water look as if ...

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Gateway to the Solent

MDL’s Southampton marinas, Shamrock Quay and Saxon Wharf Marinas, are ideally located on the River Itchen in Southampton. Both marinas offer easy access to the diverse waters of the Solent and beyond. Steeped in history, they have played a crucial part in the city’s vibrant boating scene for almost 85 years. Shamrock Quay takes its name from the famous J-class ...

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Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay

The Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay, hosted by the Island Sailing Club, was first sailed in 1931, and sailors still compete for the legendary Gold Roman Bowl today. The Round the Island Race in Association with Cloudy Bay really is a ‘Race For All’ with professional sailors racing alongside newcomers to the sport. Not only are ...

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Evolution of Land Rover BAR’s T2 jacket

Can Spinlock’s technologically advanced lifejacket give Sir Ben Ainslie’s team the winning edge at the 35th America’s Cup? British lifejacket designers Spinlock have created the world’s most technologically advanced lifejacket in a bid to give Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team, Land Rover BAR, the winning edge at the 35th America’s Cup, whilst also ensuring their safety as they fight ...

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Yacht Haven Quay, Plymouth

Yacht Haven Quay is the first purpose-built dry stack marina in the UK, offering secure, save and cost-effective berthing to over 200 boats. Located in the epicentre of the south west’s marine scene, Yacht Haven Quay Plymouth offers hassle-free, undercover berthing for RIBs and motorboats up to 11m in length. Part of the multi-award winning Yacht Havens Group, Yacht Haven ...

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Royal Quays Marina

Royal Quays Marina lies close to the mouth of the River Tyne at North Shields near Newcastle upon Tyne. The marina first opened in 1998 and was part of the flagship Royal Quays urban renewal scheme undertaken by the former Tyne and Wear Development Corporation around the disused Albert Edward Dock. The area has been transformed and Royal Quays Marina ...

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Hamble Yacht Services Marina

Hamble Yacht Services Marina is located at the heart of the sailing scene in the UK. Hamble River has long been the favourite of yacht owners and crew as the perfect place to keep a boat. Just an hour-and-a-half from London, Hamble River feeds into Southampton Water and from there to the Solent and beyond. For racing yacht owners, having ...

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Port Solent Marina

Located in the sheltered waters of the northern reaches of historic Portsmouth Harbour, Port Solent is a wonderful destination marina with its modern boatyard and family friendly facilities. Port Solent Marina began construction in 1984 and was officially opened four years later by HRH Princess Anne on 29 July, 1988. A safe and secure locked marina, with 430 berths, a ...

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