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Man overboard location alert app

OLAS, the man overboard location alert app from Exposure Lights is now available on Android as well as through the App Store. Exposure Lights have also released a daunting new MOB video, showing how easily things can quickly go wrong, even in relatively calm conditions. Exposure’s research revealed that typically in many sailing partnerships at least one person has the ...

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Kraken Yachts Ltd. expands its operation to the UK

Kraken Yachts Ltd. has opened up a new sales head office near Southampton in Swanwick Marina on the river Hamble – adding to its existing central operations and design office in Hong Kong. The new sales office, set up by Kraken Sales Director Mark Williams, will be the central hub for worldwide sales of Kraken Yachts; dedicated to the sales ...

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First attraction announced for new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show

British Marine Boat Shows has unveiled its first attraction for the new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show 2018. At the centre of the Holiday Show will be an interactive area focusing on recreating the spectacular inland waterways whilst demonstrating the variety of overseas and UK holidays available. Surrounding the attraction will be a number of brands showcasing the best of the ...

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America’s Cup starts today! Following Land Rover BAR

The race to Bermuda has begun and Land Rover BAR are aiming to bring the Cup home. There are many ways that you can follow Land Rover BAR and America’s Cup action in Bermuda. Follow Land Rover BAR on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @LandRoverBAR, download the Official Land Rover BAR App for a live racing blog with the original America’s ...

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Mary Rose upper deck dinners

The Mary Rose Museum has launched new corporate event packages which will allow guests to experience Henry VIII’s flagship as never before. For the first time the museum, in the heart of Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, is inviting guests to enjoy a premium silver service dinner on the top deck of the museum. Guests will enjoy first class catering while looking ...

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Evolution of Land Rover BAR’s T2 jacket

Can Spinlock’s technologically advanced lifejacket give Sir Ben Ainslie’s team the winning edge at the 35th America’s Cup? British lifejacket designers Spinlock have created the world’s most technologically advanced lifejacket in a bid to give Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team, Land Rover BAR, the winning edge at the 35th America’s Cup, whilst also ensuring their safety as they fight ...

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America’s Cup Opening Day postponed until Saturday

The America’s Cup Event Authority and America’s Cup Race Management have announced that the strong winds in Bermuda have meant that day one of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and the Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th America’s Cup have had to be postponed. Forecasts indicate that winds may gust over 30 knots during the afternoon and evening, so ...

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NCAS meteorologists to help Land Rover BAR to bring the Cup home

Researchers from one of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science are helping Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR sailing team in their bid to win the America’s Cup sailing competition for Britain. The researchers are helping the Land Rover BAR meteorologists to use a complex weather prediction system to its full potential. The flexible and efficient computer model will provide ...

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