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Bertie makes VIP visit
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 00:00

Bertie makes VIP visitA King Charles spaniel, which has become an internet phenomenon, has now achieved what must be the ultimate photographic opportunity: a chance to pose with crew members aboard Cowes RNLI’s inshore lifeboat.

Owner of four year old Bertie, Steve Powell, explained that while he and his wife ‘Beans’ were sailing their 62ft yacht in the Mediterranean he began taking pictures of Bertie and putting them on the internet.

“At first it was just meant for friends and family,” he recalled. “All of a sudden BuzzFeed and Instagram took it up and there were a lot of comments on Twitter.

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Shout for Littlehampton RNLI
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 00:00
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The volunteer crew of the Littlehampton lifeboat station were launching the lifeboat for training on Sunday morning, when a call came in from the Coastguard requesting assistance to a RIB with 2 people on board that had broken down at Pagham. The station’s Atlantic 75 was launched at 10.30am.

With volunteers Keith Booth at the Helm and crewmen Ivan Greer and shore crew Adam Grummett aboard, the lifeboat headed out into a south-westerly breeze, the sea was calm, the weather was fine and visibility was good. The lifeboat arrived at the scene where the problem with the outboard motor was assessed and rectified by the crew. The crew of the vessel were taken aboard the lifeboat and a member of the lifeboat crew steered the vessel safely back to Littlehampton Marina. At 12.35pm the lifeboat returned to Littlehampton lifeboat station.

 
Founder of Seago Yachting Dies
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 00:00

Sadly Simon Cash-Reed, CEO and founder of Seago Yachting, has died. He served the marine industry for over 30 years with integrity, professionalism and passion. Simon leaves behind his wife Jacky and two daughters, Stephanie and Caroline.

Seago continues to go from strength to strength thanks to its long serving and dedicated team of staff and directors, with his legacy at the forefront of all future decisions.

 
SARAH AYTON ANNOUNCES 50,000 ONBOARD YOUNGSTERS HOOKED ON SAILING
Monday, 22 September 2014 00:00
onboardLast month the RYA announced that half a million youngsters of all ages and backgrounds throughout the country have been introduced to sailing and windsurfing through the RYA OnBoard Programme (OB). Now double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton (OBE) has announced that over the past ten years 50,000 of these youngsters have enjoyed the sport so much they’ve continued to go sailing on a regular basis.

Sarah said: “It was honour to be here with the RYA and the OnBoard programme today. OnBoard is an amazing programme and I’m a great believer that it’s about creating the opportunity but OnBoard goes a step further and it gives the kids an opportunity to carry on sailing. Hopefully they’ll have aspirations to go to championships or maybe one day to compete at the Olympic Games.”

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Ainslie approval for Portsmouth’s progress
Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00

Ainslie approval for Portsmouth’s progress Work on Ben Ainslie Racing’s new headquarters at The Camber in Portsmouth is moving faster than one of the team’s foiling multi-hulls, as Sir Ben discovered when he went to visit.

“It was fantastic to visit the Camber site and see the new base works progressing at great pace. The support of the community has been incredible and we are really excited to see our new home being built in Portsmouth,” said Sir Ben after his visit.

The site has been levelled, site offices have been put in place, hoardings erected and the process of drilling piles is under way.

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