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Mini 6.50 Arkema 3 - Any old plastic? FULL STORY HERE

Arkema and Lalou Multi unveil one of the major innovations of their brand new Mini 6.50 Arkema 3 “Innovation” prototype sailboat. The hull and the bridge of this 6.5 m boat were made entirely from a recyclable thermoplastic composite, thanks to the Elium® resin, infused with carbon fibre.

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G New
13 March 2016 11:08 GMT

2012 Laser Radial Gold Medallist at Dinghy Show FULL STORY HERE

Going to the Dinghy Show - Saturday 5 and Sunday 5 March - Then drop into the Fernhurst Books stand (H10). Lijia (Lily) Xu, London 2012 Laser Radial gold medallist, will be on their stand on the Sunday.

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G New
5 March 2016 14:24 GMT

Lijia Xu - Golden Lily, Asia's first sailing gold medalist FULL STORY HERE

Lijia (Lily) Xu won the Laser Radial gold at London 2012, the first ever sailing dinghy gold medal for China and Asia. Her journey to this point is like nothing ever experienced by a British sailing Olympian.

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Gerald New
28 February 2016 18:27 GMT

An Image is not just for Christmas

Photographer Paul Wyeth has a special 20% discount on print orders placed before 18 December . . . You can also order your 2014 Paul Wyeth calendar or create your own calendar from a selection of stunning images. Prices start at just £14 plus delivery. Simply enter the PROMO code PWP13 when you checkout to receive your discount. Click here for details

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19 November 2013 22:32 GMT

Berthon Apprentices' Project - Ripple rebuild FULL STORY HERE

Over the past few months there has been a slight lull in work on Ripple, the Berthon Apprentices' Project of the rebuild of the West Solent One Design. However, since the early summer much has happened. Berthon had a visit from a Devon based yacht designer, Ed Burnett, who has drawn up the new rig and sail plan for Ripple.

3 November 2013 8:59 GMT

Latest Nautor’s Swan, the new Swan 80RS FULL STORY HERE

The latest Nautor’s Swan, the new Swan 80RS (raised saloon) completes the already established and successful 80 foot range. A sophisticated, high performance Swan designed by German Frers for long distance cruising in style, the ultimate cruising yacht.

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Nautor's Swan
20 April 2013 6:59 GMT

New Solent Sunbeams launched for start of 2013 season FULL STORY HERE

Two new Solent Sunbeams were recently launched at Itchenor for the start of the 2013 season. Molly and Alchemy are the fifth and sixth examples of composite GRP Solent Sunbeam completed since the class expansion programme began in 2010. The Sunbeams - beautiful classic racing keelboats date from 1923 and Mark Harvey, co-owner with his wife Nicola of Alchemy, described the Sunbeam as “the queen of the enduring Alfred Westmacott’s Solent classic dayboat class designs.“

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G New
31 March 2013 9:59 GMT

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