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Double-handed racing debuts at Lendy Cowes Week

Cowes Week Ltd, the organisers of Lendy Cowes Week, the world’s largest regatta, is delighted to announce that in a new and exciting development the 2018 regatta will see the introduction of a new Double-handed class. Double-handed racing has recently become incredibly successful worldwide, both inshore and offshore and this new class reflects the demand for, and interest in, Double-handed ...

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Invasive Species Week 2018

Invasive Species Week will be back from 23 – 29 March . Throughout the week, the RYA will be joining forces with The Green Blue to focus on a different theme each day – and you can join in by following @CheckCleanDryGB or searching #InvasivesWeek. Invasive non-native species are those that have been transported outside of their natural range and ...

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Marlow Ropes at the RYA Dinghy Show

Marlow Ropes are looking forward to another year of high performance leisure marine action at the RYA Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace on 3 – 4 March at stand G42. Leisure Marine Sales Director, Paul Honess comments: “Marlow have been involved with the RYA Dinghy Show for the last 15 years.  It’s a great event for us as the official ...

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Kayaking the Continent for pancreatic cancer

Anna Blackwell, 24, and Kate Culverwell, 19, both from Oxford, will be setting out on a record breaking, and world first, tandem kayak expedition from England to the Black Sea. The 4,000km adventure will start in April and is expected to take about four months to complete to help raise vital funds and awareness for Pancreatic Cancer Action. Pancreatic cancer ...

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RYA Regional Youth Champions 2018 announced

Ten promising sailors from across the UK have been revealed as the winners of the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards. Each of the regional and home country winners will receive a trophy at the official awards presentation taking place on 4 March at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018. The awards will be presented by 49er World Champion and Rio Olympian ...

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Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge 2018

A new Irish sailing, running and mountaineering race is to be organised in June 2018, from Kinsale to Dingle via three of Ireland’s toughest mountains and some of its most challenging seas. The Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge – the ISAMAC – will start on 16 June in Kinsale with a 12.5km ‘Two Forts’ running race around the town. ...

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The RYA Dinghy Show 2018 at your finger tips

The RYA Dinghy Show presented by Suzuki in association with Yachts & Yachting and Gill is the only show in the world dedicated to dinghy sailing (3-4 March. Alexandra Palace, London). You can now download the official show app, available on Android, Kindle and IOS devices. With two brand new stages, a new line up of speakers and even more ...

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