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RNLI rescue five people from capsized sailing dinghies

Volunteer lifeboat crew with Youghal RNLI rescued five people from the water near Capel Island, Ireland, when the two small sailing boats they were in capsized leaving one adult and four teenagers in the water.

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ILCA launches 50th anniversary celebration

Throughout its 50 year existence, the Laser Class has worked to grow to become today the largest adult and youth sailing organization in the world and, significantly, the single-handed Olympic dinghy for both men and women

RS Feva National Championship entry is now open

Entry for the 2021 RS Feva National Championships taking place at Hayling Island SC is now open

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First easing of Covid-19 Lockdown measures for England

As worldwide deaths from Covid-19 reach 2,795,325, with 126,592 of those deaths recorded in the UK, the first tentative steps back to some form of normality take place in England from Monday 29 March 2021

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Kiel Week postponed to September

Kiel Week 2021 has become a victim of Covid-19 again and will be postponed to 4 to 12 September as Germany heads into another coronavirus lockdown situation

5O5 Worlds confirmed for Cork, Ireland in 2022

The Royal Cork Yacht Club will host the 2022 5O5 World Championship, which will take place in Cork, Ireland from 1 to 13 August, 2022

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Hamble Warming Pan this Easter

Hamble River Sailing Club’s 2021 Hamble Warming Pan is scheduled for the Easter weekend, Saturday and Sunday 3-4 April

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Salcombe Gin partner for RS Summer Regatta

If all Covid-19 limits on social contact are removed on schedule, the Salcombe Gin RS Summer Regatta will take place at Royal Torbay Yacht Club on 26 and 27 June

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan title winners Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Trent Barnabas

The Smeg team of Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Trent Barnabas finished winners of the 2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff on Sydney Harbour with 19 points

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RYA issues Covid-19 Roadmap for return to boating activity

Handy Covid-19 Roadmap document published by the RYA clarifying their position on the return to boating activity in England

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan – Team Smeg consolidate lead

The Smeg team of Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Trent Baarnabas scored its third race win of the 2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour Thursday

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship hits the restart button

The JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff 2021 Championship was turned on its head following the disqualification of front-runner tech2, compounded by their retirement from Race 4 after a collision