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  • Video: Dufour 430 Grand Large – the Sailing Today boat test October 16, 2019
    Join Sailing Today editor Sam Jefferson aboard the new Dufour 430 GL – or read the full Sailing Today boat test in the November issue on sale now! Click here to buy your copy or subscribe   The post Video: Dufour 430 Grand Large – the Sailing Today boat test appeared first on Sailing Today.
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  • Dream Yacht Charter announces significant investment in worldwide fleet October 16, 2019
    Dream Yacht Charter’s fleet increased by 228 yachts in 2019, with 59 due for delivery in Q4 including 44 destined for the company’s Caribbean and Nassau bases. The new Caribbean fleet includes five Sun Loft 47 monocats, designed by Jeanneau and architect Philippe Briand to attract younger customers to sailing holidays. Loïc Bonnet, founder and […]
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  • Scotland’s Boat Show takes to the water this weekend October 8, 2019
    Thousands of visitors will head to Kip Marina, Inverclyde this weekend for the 33rd Scotland’s Boat Show (SBS) the largest in Scotland and 2nd largest in the UK. Opening this Friday 11 October, the three-day show promises something for everyone with an interest in the marine and leisure sectors, with displays boats to suit every […]
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  • Yachting industry is flying high, says GlobeSailor boss October 4, 2019
    With more than 5 billion euros in turnover in 2018 the yachting industry has recovered from its recession, reckons charter specialist GlobeSailor, whose own results confirm the return of the public’s enthusiasm for maritime tourism. While the  boat charter industry has shown a 10% increase, GlobeSailor has contributed significantly to this growth with an increase […]
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  • First west-to-east north Atlantic catamaran crossing remembered October 1, 2019
    On 30th September 1959 the 40ft catamaran Rongo sailed into the Conway River in North Wales after crossing the North Atlantic from New York. 60 years ago Rongo was the first catamaran to have made this voyage, sailed by the now world famous catamaran designer James Wharram and his two German companions, Ruth Merseburger and […]
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  • BOAT TEST: HANSE 508 (WITH GALLERY) September 30, 2019
    How do you follow on from the runaway success of the Hanse 505? Hanse’s 508 demonstrates the way forward, reckons Sam Jefferson Musicians can tell you all about the pain of producing a hit album in the wake of writing a masterpiece. It’s often quite difficult. The Happy Mondays, for example, having written their seminal […]
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  • Vote in the British Yachting Awards 2019 – you could win a £330 ACR Resqlink PLB! September 30, 2019
    The past year has been a bumper one for the sailing industry, and Chelsea Magazines is delighted to announce The British Yachting Awards – the ONLY sailing awards that are voted for entirely by consumers – will be held on Monday, 2nd December at the prestigious Royal Thames Yacht Club in Knightsbridge, London, celebrating the […]
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  • Ecologists call for screening and professional cleaning of yachts cruising the Med September 27, 2019
    A Mediterranean wide study has found that 71% of sampled recreational boats hosted alien marine species. Over half carried an alien species that was not yet present in the marina the boat was visiting. The research is published in the British Ecological Society Journal of Applied Ecology. This is the first study in the Mediterranean to […]
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  • Have your say with the British Yachting Awards 2019 issue September 27, 2019
    November’s issue of Sailing Today provides a welcome return of the British Yachting Awards – yes, that’s right, the nominations are in and it’s time for the people to speak. We present the cream of new yachts, gear and people from the past year in sailing and ask you to decide on who should scoop […]
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  • 20-degree sunshine adds extra sparkle to Southampton Boat Show September 17, 2019
    The Southampton Boat Show was opened by Olympic rowing gold medallist James Cracknell OBE on Friday 13 September, with visitors enjoying blue skies and 20-degree temperatures at a show that must be rated one the most enjoyable in recent years. The theme of the show for 2019 is ‘inclusivity’, and the organisers are hoping to […]
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