For one day only the Independent Lifeboat Crews of the United Kingdom will be joining forces from Friday 15th February to raise awareness for the lifeboat stations that operate outside the auspices of the RNLI.
The loss-making Ryde Harbour could be sold to secure its immediate future and to act as a catalyst for the wider regeneration of the seafront area.
After opening for business on 4th January, Race entries on (Monday 21st January) numbered 289. As ever, the Race organisers at the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes are taking a keen interest in who is signing up for the 82nd edition of this iconic Race.
Natasha Lambert, aged only 15, defied her young age to sail single handedly around the Isle of Wight on 27th September 2012. Her huge achievement was recognised at the Island Sailing Club, when she was presented with a Special Award from the Royal Yachting Association.
A ‘big thank you’ was expressed by the Cowes lifeboat operations manager to the crew that carried out a search of the River Medina in darkness and snow blizzard conditions early this morning.
Isle of Wight based One Stop Sailing will once again be exhibiting at the Active Travel Show, part of the London Boat Show.
The Island Sailing Club opened its entries for the 82nd J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race at 12.01 a.m. this morning and can confirm that the first entry to be approved and processed was Redshank, a Devon-based 30 year-old Evolution 26, owned and raced by Stuart Palmer, 47, from Teignmouth in Devon.
Isle of Wight rope holding and personal protection experts, Spinlock, is urging other local firms to make a New Years’ resolution to go global, by signing up to meet international buyers at the 13th annual UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and British Marine Federation (BMF) Meet the Marine Buyer, at the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, Excel on 15 and 16 January.