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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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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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Typhoon Multisport 5 Back Entry

Ideal for keelboat sailing, white water kayaking and general watersport use is Typhoon International’s Multisport 5 Back Entry drysuit. Fully breathable and completely waterproof, it has been designed with a hypercurve rear zip position for comfort and to be easier to put on. Latex neck and wrist seals with protective outer covers help to minimise water ingress and reinforced knee ...

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S41 Smartphone

The Cat S41 is a rugged smartphone with a large, powerful battery to keep you connected, no matter what challenges the day presents. As a successor to the Cat S40 it is often used by customers who take part in recreational activities that put their phone under stress such as hiking, fishing and biking. It has a huge 5000mAh battery, ...

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Portsmouth Harbour Multihull Show

The twelfth annual Portsmouth Harbour Multihull Show will take place at Haslar Marina in Gosport on 1 – 3 June. The free event is a great opportunity to compare new catamarans and trimarans and to talk in detail to owners, builders and importers. There will be 15 cruising and performance multihulls will be available to view, including the new Dazcat ...

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Portland Marina dry stack nearing completion

The new 120-boat dry stack facility at Portland Marina is nearing completion, and will be fully operational in time for Easter. Suitable for boats up to 9.9m long, there are spaces designed for RIBs and also boats with cabins. The dry stack service includes unlimited launches through the year, and at £432 per metre for an annual berth it is ...

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