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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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GPSMAP® 1222/1222xsv

Garmin has announced the addition of a new 12-inch networking chartplotter and combination model to its popular GPSMAP product line – the GPSMAP 1222 Touch and 1222xsv Touch chartplotters. Both with a 12-inch touchscreen display, these new plotters are available with and without built-in sonar. “These new GPSMAPs are designed for the budget-conscious customer who desires premium features typically found only ...

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Zhik Aroshell Jacket and Smock

Zhik’s 2018 range for cruising includes the upgraded Aroshell® Jacket and a new all purpose Smock providing sailors with a range of lightweight, versatile, shell garments for inshore and coastal yachting. The Jacket and Smock both have adjustable inner neck and cuff seals using Zhik’s soft durable Reziseal™ fabric, which gives a watertight seal and prevents spray or rain getting ...

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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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