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Round the Island Race welcomes RTI TV

Paul Wyeth photographed a mass of RTI 2014 competitors after rounding the Needles during one of the slowest races on record.

Television coverage of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race is being significantly extended in 2015 to include live streaming of the Race to a global audience. A new, dedicated outside-broadcast production unit will provide live, commentated coverage of the starts and early finishes on Race day, 27 June. The programme will be broadcast on EventTV in Cowes, ...

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British Motor Yacht Show

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The third Argentex British Motor Yacht Show avoided becoming a wash out as the last few days of the show took place under blue skies, as the very best of British motor yachts collaborated at Premier’s Swanwick Marina. A stunning collection of yachts from Fairline Southampton, Sunseeker Southampton and Princess Motor Yacht Sales basked in sunshine as each of the ...

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Southampton’s Heritage Steamship set to sail

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SS Shieldhall, Southampton’s heritage steamship, will embark on her 2015 sailing programme with three cruises over the weekend of 30 and 31 May. A morning family cruise on 30 May will see a party of Vikings on board, marking 1000 years of King Canute in Southampton. There will be lots of photo opportunities and hands-on activities, with an added commentary ...

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Torbay Royal Regatta

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The Royal Torbay Yacht Club will host a major sailing regatta forming an integral part of the Torbay Royal Regatta  running from 21 to  26 August. The regatta will offer competitive racing over four days Saturday to Tuesday with classes for IRC yachts, Unrated Cruisers, Sportsboats, Junior Dinghies, Asymmetric and Non Asymmetric Dinghies  followed by the Royal Regatta Anniversary Challenge ...

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Record numbers at Hamble Boat Show

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A record 1,600 people visited the Hamble Boat Show, held at MDL’s Hamble Point Marina. Each year, the free event celebrates the start of the boating season and brings together boating enthusiasts and members of the local community for an action-packed family weekend on and off the water. Visitors enjoyed on-water displays and many more took advantage of the opportunity ...

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New & Used Boat Show

Premier Marinas is holding a New and Used Boat Show at Port Solent Marina on 11 and  12 July from 10am to 4pm. This year’s show is special not just because it will be the first of its kind for many years, but also because it will feature a fantastic selection of new and used boats and marine products for ...

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Round The Island Race 2015 Preview

The 2014 start of the famous J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Image: Patrick Eden

The day is 27 June, the venue is the Isle of Wight, the occasion is the largest participation sailing event in the UK. It is, of course, the world famous J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. Last year actually resulted in the longest race with high performance catamaran Team Richard Mille emerging as line honours winner with a ...

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RTIR Weather Briefing

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Race meteorologist Chris Tibbs gives the Raymarine Weather Briefing at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race and here he offers All at Sea readers essential race advice. In late June around 1600 boats of all shapes and sizes will be out on the Solent for the Round the Island Race. From large classic yachts like Mariquita from ...

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HIGH-TECH DRYING TOWEL

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Developed specifically for the marine and automotive industries is this new high-tech drying towel from Paragon Microfibre. Made in a sandwich method, front and back outer layers are Diamond Weave Microfibre with a highly absorbent premium microfibre inner layer. We are told it is very soft and more absorbent that other drying towels and is built to withstand high levels ...

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FUSION 3D

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If you are in the market for a new lifejacket Crewsaver has confirmed the Crewsaver Fusion 3D lifejacket stockist programme. All stockists will have the entire range of Fusion 3D lifejackets so every boater, from recreational to extreme ocean racing, can be kitted out. The Fusion 3D technology of these lifejackets moulds to the shape of your body and sits ...

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