Former casualties turned Fundraisers present cheque to their rescuers

PR190417 Cheque presentation.

(left to right: Crew volunteers Charlie Allen and Roger Moore; Dan Morton and Jared Colclough; Coxswain, Steve Hockings-Thompson; Second Coxswain, Scott Ranft; Crew volunteers, Tommo Thompson and Harry Griffin.)

PR190417 Richard Smith, Jared Colclough and Dan Morton with their RNLI camper van, Oscar Charlie.

On 12 April, the second anniversary of their rescue, Jared Colclough, Dan Morton and Richard Smith returned to Exmouth lifeboat station to hand over a cheque and to thank Crew volunteers who saved their lives.

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Commodores’ Cup – AY Race Report 1

 

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2016/17 AY Grand Prix Event

10th Commodores’ Cup up and away…
By AY MultiMedia
20th April 2017, Subic Bay, Philippines:
Overnight the class split was adjusted to two IRC Classes and a Cruising Class. This evened up the boats by performance with three yachts in each class. As the morning breeze didn’t materialise, an hours wait followed for the sea breeze to settle in and send the yachts on their way. Similar point to point races were selected, that started with a beat for the entire 6nm length of Subic Bay and return under spinnaker. While the racing class did two laps, the other classes did different return legs and finished in front of the Lighthouse Resort. Some confusion reigned in IRC B and is a perfect example of how to go from first to last, if the course is not clearly understood.

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2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Italian Sailing Series Kick Off in Slovenia

 

2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series consists of the six events through the season.
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April 20, 2017 – Portoroz, Slovenia –  Like the good traditions that used to last, has become a nice tradition for the Melges 24 sailors from all over the Europe to gather to the beautiful Portoroz in Slovenia for the first regatta of the sailing season. For the fourth year in a row Portoroz has been the kick off venue of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series, first introduced by the International Melges 24 Class Association in 2013.  Regatta will start on Friday and will end on Sunday (April 21-23), after a series of nine races with a discard that will enter in play after the conclusion of the fifth race.

 

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Commodores’ Cup – AY Pre-Regatta Report

 

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Welcome to the Philippine Home of Sailing
By AY MultiMedia
19th April 2017, Subic Bay, Philippines:
First it was the Saturday Afternoon Gentlemen Sailors (SAGS) to conduct monthly big boat races in Subic Bay, over 10 years ago and together with the Philippine Sailing Association, went on to create the Commodores’ Cup. Eventually morphing into Subic Sailing, the bulk of the competitors usually come by inviting Hong Kong sailors, after the biannual San Fernando and China Sea Races, held last weekend over the Easter break. Further sailing pursuits came by establishing sailing classes, to train crew and encourage local participation on the recently introduced five event Philippine Grand Pix, run throughout the season. While the Hong Kong entries have tapered off, the Commodore’s Cup now starts with two days of dinghy racing, followed by 9 locally based yachts divided into 2 classes, thrashing it out, at the Home of Sailing in the Philippines.

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Ice breaking rescue vessel Oscar Falkman.

Oscar Falkman

Swedish icebreaking rescue vessel for sale directly from the Swedish Sea Rescue Society. The hull was built in 1985 at Oskarshamn Shipyard and was fitted later at Djupviks shipyard. 21.0 x 6.4 meters. 32 mm thick steel in bow and keel. 6 beds, tow hook, capstan and hydraulic deck crane. Delivery can take place no earlier than September 1, 2017.

 

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