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Suzuki’s outboard protection

Suzuki GB has announced a unique ‘new for old’ insurance scheme to provide additional cover for boats powered by its ultimate four stroke outboards. The Suzuki marine insurance has been designed to cover both boat and outboard, giving customers complete peace of mind. A major benefit of this scheme is that if the worst should happen and a Suzuki outboard with ...

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Respect the Water

Respect the Water is the RNLI’s national drowning prevention campaign.  It highlights the risks, helps people to avoid them and gives advice to keep people safe. Respect the Water is at the heart of the RNLI’s prevention work, which is aimed at promoting safety advice to all who visit the coast, from walkers to commercial fishermen.  Around 190 people die ...

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Poole Harbour Boat Show

Visitors to the 2017 Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, will have plenty to keep them occupied this year.  The show, which is free to enter, takes place between 19-21 May. There’s a marina full of boats and more than 200 exhibitors.  There will be Royal Navy and Border Force vessels, four tall ships, thrilling demonstrations (both on ...

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Portsmouth Regatta looks forward to continued growth

Since its rebirth this once Royal regatta has enjoyed excellent support and is now the largest regatta in the Eastern Solent. With the promise of over 60 entrants and good support from commercial partners the 17 – 18 June event is sure to be both a sporting and financial success. Chairman Miles Linington announced continued sponsorship from Kemp Sails, Saulet ...

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Ben Fogle Supports Oyster Project to help clean up the Solent

Ben Fogle returned to the Solent to help Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) – the UK-based marine conservation charity – roll out its plan to restore the native oyster to local waters. The aim is to reintroduce 1 million oysters by the end of the year to help clean up the Solent, which once supported the biggest oyster fishery in Europe. ...

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West Mersea Yacht Club completes major refurbishment

West Mersea Yacht Club has just completed a major refurbishment of its clubhouse in addition to upgrading its facilities both on and off the water. The club aims to provide a warm welcome to visitors and offers new services to benefit both members and visiting yachtsmen and women. Last year the club created a new bar, The Molliette Bar, on ...

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Cloudy Bay sponsors the UK’s FAST40+ Class

Wine producer, Cloudy Bay, adds sponsorship of the growing FAST40+ Class UK circuit to its portfolio of sailing events to further bring to life its invitation to ‘Come Sail Away’. One of the newest and most exciting competitive keelboat racing classes in the UK for decades, the FAST40+ Class, will this year be competing for honours for the overall annual ...

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Artemis Investment Management brings the Red Arrows back to Cowes Week

Artemis Investment Management will once again be supporting Cowes Week, bringing an aerial display by the Red Arrows. Dick Turpin, a partner at Artemis Investment Management LLP, said: “We’ are delighted to offer our support to Cowes Week by ensuring the appearance of the world famous Red Arrows again this year, providing the Cowes Week audience with an unforgettable spectacle.” ...

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Three UK sailing teams take wins at Les Voiles de St. Barth

After three days of tight competition on the waters off the French West Indies island of St. Barth, many of the teams racing in Les Voiles de St. Barth headed into the final day with the hopes of either dismounting class leaders or fending off competitors that were climbing up in the rankings. However, due to lack of wind the ...

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