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Lifting a Boat

Lifting a boat

Lifting a Boat Lifting a boat is a task that comes round periodically, often at this time of year.  However, for those who have not done it before it may be a bit of a mystery.  Here’s an explanation and

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Autumn Crewing Posts 2017

autumn crewing posts 2017

Autumn Crewing Posts 2017 As the summer seasons draws to a close, there are some Autumn Crewing Posts 2017 from the members that might pique your interest. Looking for experienced AMEL 54 crew member I am finalizing the purchase of

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Ensign Etiquette

ensign etiquette

Ensign Etiquette UK Ensign etiquette derives from UK flag etiquette.  It is a combination of law or ‘what you must do’ and maritime tradition i.e. expectations of behaviour within the sea-faring community.  On a vessel the most senior position for

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Squalls – What are they? Look out – there’s a squall coming your way! Squalls can occur in any hemisphere as a sharp and sudden increase in wind speed. They’re often associated with oncoming changes in the weather like rain

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Excellence of Dart Skippered Charter

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Excellence of Dart Skippered Charter on a Luxury Yacht UK Circumnavigation Learn to sail, take the helm, hone your skills, build your experience, crunch some hours and/or just relax and have fun with your friends aboard the 58 foot luxury

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London Boat Show 2016

london boat show 2016

London Boat Show 2016 London ExCeL The London Boat Show 2016 is about to sail into London’s ExCeL this week.  Starting on Friday 8th January (preview day) and running through until Sunday 17th January, the boat show aims to remind

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Auckland Regatta 2015

Auckland Regatta 2015

Auckland Regatta 2015 The Auckland Regatta 2015, which began in 2008, is organised by both the Bucklands Beach Yacht Club and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. The 2015 event, that lasts three days, will take place from the 20th

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Extreme Sailing Series Muscat

extreme sailing series muscat

Extreme Sailing Series Muscat – Act 2 Act 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series Muscat is well underway.  Having started on 11th March it runs through until 14th March. The action is centered around the beautiful 7km white beach of

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The Dinghy Show 2015

dinghy show 2015

The Dinghy Show 2015 – Alexandra Palace The end of February sees the start of The RYA Dinghy Show 2015.  In it’s regular venue of the beautiful Alexandra Palace, dinghy enthusiasts will flock in their thousands to this very popular

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The Pineapple Cup

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The Pineapple Cup Race A premier selection of worthy craft and crew are once again preparing to test their seafaring mettle against anything that nature and man can throw at them during an 811 nautical mile race from Port Everglades,

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