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New family RIBs
Friday, 31 October 2014 00:00
october_boats_ribsLeading RIB manufacturer, Highfield Marine, is extending its line-up into the larger family-RIB market with the launch of four new Ocean Master models for 2015, powered by Honda. The new 6.4 metre OM640 and OM640DL (deluxe) become the first six metre-plus RIBs to join the Highfield range.
 
The Little Britain Challenge Cup
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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 14:41

Sunsail-at-LBCC-2The Little Britain Challenge Cup, the biggest sailing regatta for property and construction, has announced that Sunsail Events has agreed a 3 year deal to become a Silver Sponsor and an Official Charter Partner of the Little Britain Challenge Cup for 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Sunsail operates the only fleet of perfectly matched charter boats in the UK and the Sunsail Match First 40s have competed in their own Little Britain Challenge Cup class for a number of years.  

Sunsail has developed specific charter packages for the Little Britain Challenge Cup that offer excellent value for money and cater for both bareboat and skippered charterers.  Sunsail will work closely with Little Britain to promote the regatta and specifically encourage new entrants to the event.


 
Push the boat out even further in 2015
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 00:00

Push the boat out even further in 2015RYA Push the Boat Out 2015 will take place over nine days from 9-17 May, providing taster sessions across the UK in sailing and windsurfing.

Over the weekend of 17-18 May 2014, 24,000 people ‘pushed the boat out’ over just two days and similar success is hoped for in 2015.
RYA Club Support Advisor Jackie Bennetts said: “Push the Boat Out was a huge success last year, one of our biggest and best yet and it was fantastic to see so many clubs and centres taking part with record breaking numbers of people getting out on the water.

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Salt washed warmer
Monday, 27 October 2014 00:00

Salt washed warmerWinter is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to add in a few great layering options - such as this Henley. Twisted yarns give off a gritty salt washed look to keep the sailor in you happy. The muted plum colour, simple cut and chunky wool make it an ideal winter layer.

RRP: £59.95
www.whitestuff.com

 
Sunseeker show stoppers
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00

Sunseeker show stoppers The Sunseeker 86 Yacht made its world debut at Southampton Boat Show,  promising a flawless design coupled with world-class engineering and powerful performance. Its streamlined profile offers grace and agility.

The large flybridge area provides a beautiful open air space for entertaining; it even offers the possibility of a spa tub!

Below decks, a four-cabin arrangement accommodates up to eight guests, with the focal point, the full beam master stateroom, providing a tranquil and comfortable sanctuary.
The 86 Yacht (pictured) certainly has pace, achieving speeds of up to 30 knots, with excellent fuel capacity offering up to 1,500 nautical miles at 10 knots. Also due to make its world debut is the brand new Sunseeker Manhattan 65.

Exquisite, cutting-edge design encompasses sleek interior styling and an elegant profile that will make it identifiable as not only a member of the Sunseeker range, but more specifically the Manhattan family.

 
Clear Start watches
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00

Clear Start watches Ronstan has expanded its Clear Start sailing watch range. A new smaller size 40mm watch is perfect for women and youth sailors, with full functionality in a range of bright colours. Meanwhile, two attractive new stainless steel Clear Start models - for sophisticated yet functional everyday use - feature Ronstan’s ultra-clear sapphire coated lens for maximum readability and scratch resistance. All models offer large buttons, easy-to-read displays and Ronstan’s advanced Clear Start sail race programming. Shock resistant and waterproof to 50m.

RRP: from £64.99
www.ronstan.com