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Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018

The Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018, run by Wicklow Sailing Club, is a little over five months away and is expecting a strong turn out with very positive interest from the off-shore sailing community in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe. 2018 marks the 40th year anniversary of the biennial race, renowned for being one of the most gruelling ...

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Only a few days to go until Ocean Safety February Open Days

Ocean Safety will be inviting yacht owners to familiarise themselves with their essential on board safety equipment when the company opens its doors to customers at its Southampton depot on 3 and 4 February. Ocean Safety Glasgow and Plymouth will run a similar event on  3 February. Hopefully you have never had to launch your liferaft or seen your lifejackets ...

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Microplastic particles found in Antarctic waters

Microplastic particles have been found in the oceans close to Antarctica, data collected during the Volvo Ocean Race has revealed. The new data comes from the Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme, funded by Volvo Cars. Scientists analysed water samples, gathered at points during Leg 2 of the Race, between Lisbon and Cape Town and Leg 3 from Cape Town to ...

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Ancasta Spring Storage offer gives boat sellers savings of up to £1,300

Ancasta International Boat Sales is offering those who list their boats for sale before 28 February 2018* a free exclusive storage package, saving up to £1,300 per boat. The Ancasta Complete Storage Package is a service that has been specifically designed to provide an easy and stress-free berthing solution whilst a seller’s boat is listed for sale with Ancasta. Packages ...

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Fairline Yachts reveals new website

Fairline Yachts has revealed its new website. The re-designed site mirrors the boat builder’s new direction. The re-imagined website showcases Fairline’s range of yachts – with an emphasis on making discovery and comparison easier for the visitor whilst maximising the impact of Fairline’s imagery. Reflecting its global users’ preferences, the website is optimised for multiple platforms – from high resolution ...

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Introduction to Cruiser Racing

If you are interested is racing your yacht then finding out what you need to know can be a challenge. Yet so many sailors enjoy trying to sail a little faster than another yacht going in the same direction. Chichester Cruiser Racing Club is running a seminar to provide an Introduction to Cruiser Racing, which could help you understand the ...

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Volvo Cork Week entries off to a winning start

Volvo Cork Week has announced the lucky 10 per cent of Super Early Bird entries that will receive a full refund on their entry fee for Volvo Cork Week, which will take place in the Royal Cork Yacht Club from the 16 – 21 July. Off to a winning start are: Colin Galavan and Richard Hayes with CARPE DIUM, Rory ...

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