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Volvo Noble Marine National Championships

Paralympian medal winner Niki Birrell has announced that not only will he be running the coaching on the warm-up day, but he will also be entering the Volvo Noble Marine National Championships. Niki won’t be expecting an easy ride though, with some of the best known names in RS200 sailing, a good smattering of young hotshots and the RS200 being ...

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Q Class goes online

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The new Q class website is dedicated to bringing back this mid-size Universal Rule Class in a modernised form by identifying the benefits and exploring the rich history of this class. It aims to rebuild interest and competitive participation. Nathanael Herreshoff wrote the original Universal Rule in 1903 in an effort to create safer sailing. The New York Yacht Club ...

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Bullitt GC32 foiling catamarans head for Kiel

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They say variety is the spice of life and after a successful regatta in Cowes, the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour moves on to its third nation of the season with Sailing Cup Kiel in Germany, from 30 July – 2 August. Kiel shares many attributes with Cowes: It is a sailing mecca in the same way as the UK venue ...

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Charity adventurers support lighthouse campaign

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The campaign to save the iconic lighthouse at St John’s point in County Down, Northern Ireland, is gathering pace with the support of a the charity rowing boat crew ‘Lexi May’ and visiting RNLI fundraiser Alex Ellis-Roswell. The four man UK Charity Row 2015 crew are currently 1,350 miles into circumnavigating the UK in their 26-year-old Australian surf boat, Lexi ...

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Bullitt GC32 foiling catamarans head for Kiel

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They say variety is the spice of life and after a successful regatta in Cowes, the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour moves on to its third nation of the season with Sailing Cup Kiel in Germany, from 30 July – 2 August. Kiel shares many attributes with Cowes: it is a sailing mecca in the same way as the UK venue is ...

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British Youth Sailing Team ready for EUROSAFs

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24 members of the British Youth Sailing Team are in Brest, France for the EUROSAF European Youth Sailing Championships where racing gets underway tomorrow. The EUROSAFs, which feature SL16 racing for the first time, will see Europe’s top sailors come together to compete for European honours. Each class has two British representatives, selected off the back of their 2015 RYA ...

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Adventure of a lifetime

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A beautiful Ketch Aurique, Le Bora-Bora, manned by eight teenagers who have just recovered from serious diseases, has berthed at Cowes Yacht Haven on her way from Cherbourg to Dartmouth. Eight more will come aboard in August for a trip on the Mediterranean Sea. The French association, Les Matelots De La Vie (Sailors of Life), has organised the adventure of ...

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World Match Racing Tour heads to Poland

World Match Racing Tour - Stena Match Cup Sweden 2015. Image: Robert Hajduk

Reigning World Match Racing Tour Champion Ian Williams returns to Sopot with his GAC Pindar team top of the 2015 leaderboard and full of confidence for the week ahead (29 July – 1 Aug). Williams, who emerged victorious at last year’s Sopot Match Race, will be looking to extend his lead at the top of the championship leaderboard with a ...

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