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Hayling Island Sailing Club to open its doors

Interested in sailing, paddle boarding, windsurfing, canoeing or sail or motor cruising? Looking for a friendly club that welcomes all generations and abilities as well as families  across a wide variety of water borne activities? Hayling Island Sailing Club’s open day takes place on 28 May. There will be fun activities, a hospitable welcome, café’s and bars, live music and ...

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Six teams to take start of Itajaí In-Port Race

Six teams will be on the start line this afternoon for the Itajaí In-Port Race in Brazil, with Vestas 11th Hour Racing joining the fleet following its dismasting, and subsequent repair and relaunching. Team SHK/Scallywag, who only arrived in Itajaí on mid-afternoon on Thursday won’t be taking part as the team races the clock to prepare for the start of ...

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British Youth Sailing Team confirmed for 2018 World Sailing Youth World Championships

Fourteen of Great Britain’s most promising young sailors have been selected to represent their country at the Youth Sailing World Championships. The talented youngsters, all aged 18 or under, will represent the British Youth Sailing Team in nine classes at the prestigious regatta being held in Corpus Christi, Texas, from 14 – 21 July this year. The sailors picked for ...

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Jodie Kidd joins Alex Thomson

TV personality, presenter and model Jodie Kidd this week joined skipper Alex Thomson on board HUGO BOSS off the coast of Portsmouth. Jodie – known for her love of high octane sports including motor racing and sailing – was onboard HUGO BOSS, the IMOCA 60 race boat belonging to British sailing team Alex Thomson Racing. Jodie joined skipper Alex Thomson ...

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Exclusive visitor offers at The Marina at Sutton Harbour

Boat owners who want to visit Britain’s Ocean City this year can berth in the very centre of Plymouth for less by taking advantage of exclusive visitor berthing offers from The Marina at Sutton Harbour. The Marina at Sutton Harbour is a 5 Gold Anchor award-winning marina, making it one of the top 105 marinas in the world, and is ...

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Renovation of Falmouth Cutter Ship keeps shipwright skills alive

A new project has started – to resurrect a Falmouth Pilot Cutter Ship, rejuvenating some of the traditional skills of wooden ship-building as a community programme. The ambitious project includes teaching a new generation the art of the shipwright before the skills are lost forever. The ship, called Pellew, is being faithfully restored from one of the best documented and ...

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Right Royal Riverfest

Newport’s popular Riverfest is preparing to set sail again, as this popular annual event enters its 11th year. Set on Newport’s historic Quay, in the Isle of Wight’s picturesque market town local residents and visitors will enjoy and wide range of free entertainment. Organised by the Island’s Footprint Trust charity and supported by Newport Parish Council, The Isle of Wight ...

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HMS Forth formally commissioned into the Royal Navy

HMS Forth, the first of the Royal Navy’s next-generation of Offshore Patrol ships, has been formally commissioned into the Fleet. Held at her home base of Portsmouth, the commissioning ceremony for HMS Forth represents the second ship to join the Royal Navy in less than six months. After the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth in December, HMS Forth is the ...

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