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Stena Line

Stena Line Confirms End of Historic Dun Laoghaire-Holyhead Ferry Service

Stena Line Confirms End of Historic Dun Laoghaire-Holyhead Ferry Service of its services from Holyhead to Dublin Port. This will see the closure of the neighbouring historic ferry service from the Welsh port to Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The company stated that it will be concentrating on expanding its existing ferry service at Dublin Port while at the same time confirming ...

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RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

Don`t miss the Cruising Experience at RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show Visitors to this month’s RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show are invited to tour the show’s brand new ‘Cruising Corridor’ to find out why dinghy cruising is one of the UK’s fastest growing and most popular boating activities. Taking place at the magnificent Alexandra Palace in London over the weekend of 28 ...

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Captains debate key issues in Italy

The Superyacht Captains’ Forum comprised eight workshops which allowed captains to debate contentious topics with attendant delegates from other sectors of the industry. The closed sessions allowed people to speak freely and below are a selection of the broad points of consensus. How do captains and crew manage a yacht during and post-delivery? Captains and crew should be involved in ...

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Royal Southern Yacht Club

50 is the new 40! The Royal Southern Yacht Club reveals the average age of membership The Royal Southern Yacht Club defies time, getting younger every year, with the average age of its membership now under 50. Chris Mansfield, the newly elected Commodore, has a strong heritage in professional blue water yacht skippering, on boats such as Duet as well ...

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J.P. Morgan – Round the Island Race

J.P. Morgan - Round the Island Race

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race update Entries on target as new sponsor is announced for the Seamanship Award Early Bird Entries close 7 February First entry news Haven Knox-Johnston sponsors Seamanship Award Ian Bowker’s take on the Race from his half-tonner The Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) opened entries to the 84th edition of ...

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RYA pays tribute to Bruce Grant

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Bruce Grant, well known within the RYA and one of the founder members of the RYA North East Region. Bruce was born in Lambeth, south London in September 1945. His parents, Graham and Jo were both doctors at Kings College Hospital. Sadly, Bruce’s health was not good ...

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Dongfeng’s Golden French Connection

Dongfeng Race Team Golden French Connection

Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) has been trying to explain the ‘French factor’ that has helped put his crew top of the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard after three legs – and it seems to come down to pure passion. Caudrelier has chosen four of his countrymen in his race crew squad and their expertise has gone a long ...

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Women’s Keelboat Regatta

Australian Womens Keelboat Regatta

25th Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta – Coming up Women’s Keelboat Regatta at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron in Melbourne is coming up in June and the Silver Anniversary is going to be bigger and better than ever! With teams coming from across Australia and interest being shown from international teams, the fleet is already shaping up to be a competitive one. ...

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Barcelona World Race

Barcelona World Race Cheminées Poujoulat

Barcelona World Race faces most severe test (February 3, 2015; Day 35) – Together with Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam on Cheminées Poujoulat, Guillermo Altadill and Jose Munoz on Neutrogena were today battling the most testing conditions the Barcelona World Race fleet has yet faced, with 40-45 knots of wind and severe sea states of 6-8m waves generated by ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race prepares for brutal beginning

Volvo Ocean Race prepares for brutal beginning the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race began in Alicante, Spain on Oct. 11, and has now completed three of the nice offshore legs. With the fleet in Asia, the fourth leg from Sanya, China to Auckland, New Zealand begins Feb. 8 with an ETA of Feb. 25-Mar. 5. Here Mark Chisnell provides a preview ...

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