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London Dinghy Show Winner of hugely popular Safety Boat

London Dinghy Show Winner of hugely popular Safety Boat

Winner of hugely popular Safety Boat competition announced at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show Saturday 28 February at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, Les McKee from Swiss Cottage was chosen as winner of the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show / Suzuki Marine Safety Boat competition. Picked from amongst a whopping 4500 entries, Les who is a member of the Greenwich Yacht ...

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SSV Tabor Boy Sail Training

S.S.V. Tabor Boy

S.S.V. Tabor Boy Part sail training vessel, part classroom, and part lab, the Tabor Boy is a unique educational asset of Tabor Academy. The Tabor Boy is a ninety-two foot, gaff-rigged, two-masted schooner that has been a part of the school since 1954. She is one of two Coast Guard inspected vessels in her class that operate in the Northeast United States. Where ...

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Projekt Class C ÉTS Montreal

Projekt Class C ÉTS Montreal

Canadian students challenge for C-Class world cup The Rafale C-Class project aims to design and produce a C-Class catamaran in order to race in the next Little America’s cup, taking place on Lake Geneva Lake in September 2015 – the C-Class world cup. Composed of students from École de technologie supérieur (ETS) in Canada, the group is working hard in ...

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Costa Smeralda Yacht Club 2015 Calendar Presented

Costa Smeralda Yacht Club 2015 Calendar Presented

With the start of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s sailing season just a few short days away, the Club’s busy 2015 calendar was presented to journalists and sponsors at a press conference in Milan’s Four Seasons hotel. An impressive list of regattas scheduled to take place from March to November is set to have owners, yachtsmen and some of the world’s ...

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RS Aero UK National Championship

RS Aero UK National Championship

RS Aero UK National Championship and International Open 2015 an International invitation Following on from the launch of ‘RS Aerocup: Barcelona Edition’, were 16 charter boats will be made available to International entrants outside the UK, RS Sailing have made a further exciting commitment. They will generously also make those 16 charter boats available two months earlier, for the inaugural ...

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Greek cruising tax

Greek cruising tax

European Commission has deemed a Greek cruising tax to be lawful The European Commission considers a Greek cruising tax introduced at the end of 2013 to be lawful following concerns from Britain’s Royal Yachting Association (RYA). Although it has yet to be implemented, the new Circulation Tax (TPP) applicable to all boats over 7m sailing in Greek waters, has now ...

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US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman

US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman

Hutchinson and Roble Honored at US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony After having moved to the west coast for the past three years, US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards ceremony returned to the iconic Model Room at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to celebrate the sailing accomplishments of Terry ...

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Dead Fish Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Sailing Venue

Dead Fish Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Sailing Venue

Thousands of dead fish have been found floating in the sailing venue for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The carcasses of twaite shad – small silver fish belonging to the herring family – have filled huge swathes of water in Guanabara Bay, and were even found washing up on the coastline outside Rio’s international airport. They were ...

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London Instructor Training and CPD

The 2015 RYA Instructor Training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme for Thames Valley and London (TVL) Region is now live. The 2014 programme was very well received by TVL clubs and centres and we are pleased to offer an enhanced programme in response to the feedback. A great deal of thought and planning has gone into the programme in ...

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Yachting New Zealand Sailing Team

Yachting New Zealand Sailing Team

Yachting New Zealand has named 15 campaigns in the 2015 NZL Sailing Team All are chasing the ultimate goal of Olympic glory in 2016, but selection comes first and 2015 is crucial in terms of demonstrating form through results on the world stage. Twelve campaigns named today were part of the 2014 NZL Sailing Team, while the other three (Sara ...

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