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Sailor gets a new sponsor

A ROUND-THE-WORLD sailing attempt has been given new sponsorship.

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Sir Ben Ainslie

Ainslie to join BAR Academy in San Diego

Sir Ben Ainslie will join Land Rover BAR Academy for their penultimate 2017 event – Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series.

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Ben Ainslie at the Land Rover BAR headquarters in Old Portsmouth

Sir Ben Ainslie confirms Portsmouth stay despite America’s Cup rules shake-up

LAND ROVER BAR are staying in Portsmouth despite a radical shake-up in the rules of the America’s Cup, Sir Ben Ainslie has confirmed.

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Clipper racers set to begin second leg

CREWS are preparing to set off for the second leg of the Clipper Boat Race today.

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WATCH: Discoverer sets sail ahead of ‘epic adventure’

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America's Cup will not return to Portsmouth until at least 2019

AMERICA'S Cup racing will potentially not return to Portsmouth until 2019 at the earliest.

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Regatta is a big hit

YOUNG people turned out in droves to a recent sailing regatta, according to a club chairman.

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retro september 2017  PrincessAnne - Princess Anne talks to Flying Dutchman Olympic hopefuls at Hayling

THIS WEEK IN 1985: Princess Anne sails through controversy

Princess Anne visited Hayling Island and sailed through a storm of controversy.

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Skipper chosen to lead youngsters on vessel’s sailings

A CHARITY has unveiled its newest staff skipper for their training vessels.

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Sir Francis Chichester on Gipsy Moth IV.

NOSTALGIA: Chance to climb on board one of most famous yachts in history

Gipsy Moth IV will return to Buckler’s Hard for the 50th anniversary of Sir Francis Chichester returning home to the Beaulieu River after his epic voyage to become the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe.

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Yachts taking part in last years Clipper Round the World Race			             	  Picture: onEdition

‘Team spirit’ will keep us buoyant on global challenge

It is an endurance test like no other which has seen sailors lose their lives in the battle against the ocean’s force.

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Royals - The Ducke of Edinburgh sailing off Cowes in his chartered yacht Yeomann XXII

THIS WEEK IN 1979: Racing royals set sail in the Solent

Two of the royal party at Cowes were competing in races.

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Rescue - Helping hands prepare an injured crewman for his airloft to hospital

THIS WEEK IN 1979: Coastguards warn ‘ignorant’ sailors

Coastguards urged the south’s small boat sailors to stay at home after a spate of dramas in the storm-whipped sea.

Portsmouth
HugoBoss IMOCA Open 60 race yacht skippered by Alex Thomson during the start of the 2017 Rolex Fastnet Race. Picture: Lloyd Images

Thomson will step up Fastnet pursuit

ALEX THOMSON is upbeat about his Fastnet prospects in the IMOCA class.

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Alex Thomson's HugoBoss IMOCA Open 60 race yacht. Picture: Lloyd Images

Thomson back on water for Fastnet test

Alex Thomson returned to action in the iconic Fastnet Race yesterday.

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Veterans charity awards club with bench

AFTER 22 years of working together a veterans charity is set to present a club with a bench.

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The BAR headquarters on The Camber Picture: Shaun Roster

Land Rover BAR celebrates two years of training

LAND Rover BAR is celebrating two years of helping trainees and apprentices.

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Action from the third day of Cowes Week. Picture: Sam Kurtul/worldofthelens.co.uk

Never give up is the moral of the story

MIKE WIGMORE lauded a dramatic success after some great drama on the water.

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teacher - Mathematics teacher, Margaret Bruce, ditches life at school to sail with the men on aboard the Noryema in the Admiral's Cup race series

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Mathematics teacher the only British female in a man’s world

Mathematics teacher Margaret Bruce, spent her days overlooking the sea from windows of Bay House School, Gosport.

Cowes Week found her in a unique situation.

Portsmouth

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Ex-power champ ready to row solo

Overcast conditions faced former powerboat champion Tim Brand-Crombie as he prepared for a marathon charity solo row from Southsea to the Channel Islands.

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