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.


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.

Young people living in the Solent area are being invited to try sailing with UKSA and the Portsmouth Watersports Centre during the school holidays Picture:: Go sail

Kids get the chance to sail this summer

A SAILING project to encourage children across the Solent to experience life on the water has been expanded.

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Will you be the first to find the shark?

A BOAT club in Portchester is offering a reward for anyone who is able to prove the existence of a great white shark in Solent waters.

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Sailing adventure up for grabs in Gosport

EIGHT young people will be offered the chance to spend a week on a sailing adventure next month.

Land Rover BAR Academy win the Youth America's Cup
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Land Rover BAR Academy bring Youth America’s Cup home

Sir Ben Ainslie revealed he could not be prouder of Land Rover BAR Academy winning the Youth America’s Cup in Bermuda.

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Portsmouth Regatta action. Picture: Alan White/ Portsmouth Regatta

Champagne conditions expected for Portsmouth Regatta

Adrian Saunders is confident this weekend’s Portsmouth Regatta can be the best yet.

Schools Week Championships at Itchenor Sailing Club

Portsmouth Grammar out to defend Feva championship

Itchenor Sailing Club hosts the 65th anniversary of the Schools Week Championships later this month.


Sailor Alex looks to set further benchmarks

ALEX Thomson Racing is celebrating a successful four-year campaign, with its sights firmly set on the future.

The Gosport Peninsula Pursuit


Peninsula pursuit is a fundraising success

ORGANISERS of the second Gosport Peninsula Charity Pursuit have thanked everyone who helped to make the event a success.

Matilda Nicholls, left, with sister Flo

Nicolls sisters continue their rapid rise through the ranks

MATILDA NICOLLS is targeting success in the Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships later in the summer.

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Land Rover BAR and Emirates Team New Zealand do battle in the Americas Cup Challenger Play-off semi-final. Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

Ainslie remains proud as BAR make Cup exit

Sir Ben Ainslie admitted he was bursting with pride despite Land Rover BAR’s efforts to bring the America’s Cup home coming up short.

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Sir Ben Ainslie. Picture: Lloyd Images

Bullish Ainslie back crew to step up

Sir Ben Ainslie reckons his Land Rover BAR team are now prepared for anything Bermuda’s Great Sound can throw at them as their America’s Cup charge reaches crunch time.

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Emirates Team New Zealand capsized against Land Rover BAR.  Picture: Gilles Martin-Raget/ America's Cup

Wild conditions causes Kiwis to capsize against Land Rover BAR

There was huge drama on the Great Sound as Emirates Team New Zealand capsized at the start line in the fourth race of their Challenger Series play-off semi-final against Land Rover BAR.

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Race one before damage to the wing forced Land Rover BAR to retire

Sir Ben Ainslie: Land Rover BAR still believe despite damage to hopes

SIR BEN AINSLIE remains confident his team can put things right after a dismal start to the challenger play-off semi-finals for Land Rover BAR.

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Land Rover BAR will race Emirates New Zealand in the Challenger Series play-offs

Great Sound lacks power as racing is abandoned

The beautiful Bermudian sunshine was out in full force for yesterday’s scheduled launch of the America’s Cup Challenger Series play-offs – but unfortunately the required winds for racing were not.

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Land Rover BAR edge ahead of Softbank Team Japan during their first round-robin race in Bermuda today. Picture: Gilles Martin-Raget

Ainslie up for Emirates Team New Zealand battle

Sir Ben Ainslie said he was up for the battle after Emirates Team New Zealand chose Land Rover BAR as their America’s Cup challenger play-off semi-final opponents.

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Land Rover BAR v Groupama Team France. Picture: Gilles Martin-Raget/ America's Cup

Ainslie outfoxes France after lacklustre start

SIR BEN AINSLIE breathed a sigh of relief after beating France in a gripping affair in the America’s Cup Qualifiers round robin two.

Land Rover BAR v Artemis Racing. Picture: Lloyd images/ Land Rover BAR

America’s Cup racing abandoned due to feeble wind speeds

LAND ROVER BAR’s progress in the America’s Cup Qualifiers was forced to come to a temporary halt after racing was abandoned.

Land Rover BAR in action against Artemis Racing. Picture: Ricardo Pinto/ America's Cup

Ainslie’s crew bounce back with solid victory

SIR BEN AINSLIE hailed Land Rover BAR’s response after their win against Sweden’s Artemis Racing in the 
America’s Cup Qualifiers.

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