FROM THE RTI PRESS OFFICE: GOING FOR GOLD

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The delighted skipper, Giovanni Belgrano (centre) and his crew of WHOOPER, IRC Division 3B, Winner of IRC Division 3B, the BCYC TROPHY – First BCYC Yacht, the CHAMPAGNE MUMM CHALLENGE CUP – First Overall IRC Group 3 and the GOLD ROMAN BOWL & J.P. Morgan Asset Management SALVER – First Overall IRC – with Helena Lucas MBE. IMAGE: Patrick Eden.

Golden girl Helena Lucas MBE presents the prizes at the 2015

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race Prizegiving

 

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Team Brunel win absorbing Gothenburg in-port battle

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Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) emerged victorious in the final act of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 today in the Inmarsat In-Port Race Gothenburg (full story below).
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– Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing take overall in-port title
– Team SCA claim third in in-port series behind runners-up Team Brunel
– Drama as MAPFRE edge out Team Alvimedica

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 27 – Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) emerged victorious in the final act of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 today in the Inmarsat In-Port Race Gothenburg.

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Which royal ruled the waves?

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Two European royals went head-to-head here in a battle to rule the waves for the final act of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 today (full story below).
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– Members of Spanish and Swedish royal families join Race fleet
– King Juan Carlos joins Spanish crew for Gothenburg in-port race
– Victoria, Crown Princess, cheers on women’s crew

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 27 – Two European royals went head-to-head here in a battle to rule the waves for the final act of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 today.

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Seahouses Lifeboat Call Out Notification – Delayed update.

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INJURED FEMALE ON STAPLE ISLAND and followed by FEMALE THROWN FROM HORSE NEAR MONK’S HOUSE ON SEAHOUSES BEACH

At 12:20hrs on Wednesday 10 June 2015 Humber Coastguard requested the launch of both Seahouses Lifeboats to the report of a female who had fallen on Staple Island which is one of the Farne Islands. Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat “Peter Downes” was first on scene and the crew administered medical assistance to the casualty, who had suffered a number of injuries. All RNLI Crews are trained as Casualty Care Medics. Helicopters cannot fly over the Farne Islands, as they could risk a bird strike, which could bring down the aircraft.

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FROM THE RTI PRESS OFFICE: Latest news at 1730

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SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS, IRC Division 1B. Photo: Paul Wyeth
1730 News Update

Boats are continuing to cross the finish line in droves and the town is now buzzing with competitors enjoying a post race drink and live entertainment. All but a handful of back markers are now in the eastern Solent, with the smaller boats looking increasingly as though they will take the main prizes in both the IRC and ISC Rating System divisions.

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