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Following media reports this June about non-working imported carbon monoxide (CO) alarms sold on internet shopping sites, the Boat Safety Scheme is cautioning boaters, that choosing the right CO alarm is an especially critical decision as boats can fill in minutes, sometimes seconds, with lethal levels of the highly toxic gas.
The BSS has teamed up with the CoGDEM (Council of Gas Detection & Environment Monitoring) to urge boaters to choose one from the list of CO alarms suitable for boats as recommended by the makers of independently certified products – the list can be found on the home page of the BSS website.
The St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s ‘Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’ 24 June 2018.
Competitors and spectators enjoyed Caribbean like weather at the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s ‘Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’, at Lackford Lake, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.
Café on the Duver is now open in Bembridge Harbour.
A new team has re-opened the café, which is conveniently located at the top of the visitors’ pontoon.
The award-winning Oceans of Hope Challenge, created for people living with MS, is going to Bewl Water in Kent this August.
Brighton based Robert Munns, who lives with Multiple Sclerosis himself was inspired by his experience sailing across the Pacific Ocean and English Channel with the organisation Sailing Sclerosis, on board a yacht named Oceans of Hope. He created the Oceans of Hope Challenge in 2015 to give others with the condition a life affirming experience.
The developer of the new Edinburgh Marina development has confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created as a result of the £500 million waterside development will exceed the figure previously estimated by the City of Edinburgh Council in 2016.
As a result of phase one alone, which includes the new marina and hotel, the number of permanent job opportunities available was previously expected to reach 300 in CEC projections. The latest details released by the developer show that phase one alone will now produce over 400 permanent employment opportunities for the local community.
James Hardiman, MD of Ocean Elements, gives All at Sea giving readers a glimpse of what it is like to compete in an offshore solo race series whilst keeping up a busy working and family life.
Solo offshore racing is more accessible than many realise and you do not need to be vastly experienced or deep-pocketed to get started.
James Hardiman will be writing a regular blog for All at Sea giving readers a glimpse of what it is like to compete in an offshore solo race series whilst keeping up a busy working and family life.
In my blog I will fill you in with all the highs, the lows and the emotional strains whilst giving an insight into the hard work and attention to detail that goes into a solo offshore race campaign.
A popular choice for sailing in warmer weather, the Regatta Visor, with reflective detailing, will help prevent you from overheating, whilst keeping the sun out of your eyes. The visor also protects you from the sun’s rays with its built-in UV 50.
Emirates Spinnaker Tower launched a brand new adrenaline experience at the iconic waterside landmark in Portsmouth.
‘The Drop’ gives brave participants the feeling of freefall as they leap from a platform 25 metres above sea level – but they are jumping safe in the knowledge that a harness and rigging will ensure they have a safe landing.
With less than a month to go before the start of the 11th Cowes Classics Week, entries in the classic keelboat fleets and cruiser classes are already looking to equal last year’s total including the magnificent 8 Metres.
The regatta is on course to attract over 150 yachts, all of whom meet the qualification of being built to designs drawn up before 1968 or in the spirit of tradition. The event looks to be another classic of Classics in a week that will once again provide thrilling Solent race courses and entertainment every evening.
The Devon and Cornwall Police Sailing Regatta Hosted at Brixham Yacht Club on 9 June.
The event was organised by Rob Savage and Ian Tomlinson with help from Brixham Yacht Club. The idea was to encourage members of the Police to get out on the water and experience racing/sailing.
On road, in the air, or on water, rarely does a new form of luxury transport arrive that genuinely changes perceptions, challenges expectations and delivers a new experience. The R35 from Princess Yachts does exactly that and heralds in a new era for the storied company’s product offering and the yacht market as a whole.
The R35 is the first Princess R Class performance sports yacht. Designed and hand-built in Plymouth, it combines revolutionary performance capabilities, stunning design, quality, and race-bred technology to deliver a unique on-water experience at all speeds.