Windsurfer Emma picked for Euros in first competition for eight months

TEAM GB has selected Christchurch’s Emma Wilson for next week’s European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal. The competition will end an eight-month break in major competition for the RS:X class. The last major regatta for the 21-year-old...

Lymington sailor Santi the first British boy on Optimist Euro podium in 20 years

ROYAL Lymington Yacht Club’s Santiago Sesto-Cosby has become the first British boy to finish on the podium at the Optimist European Championships in 20 years. The event was the most important race in the optimist...

Curious seal interrupts rowers on Lymington River to sunbathe on their boats

A PLAYFUL seal delighted early morning rowers in Lymington River on Monday – when it hopped aboard for a spot of sunbathing. The cheeky creature, who was spotted by Lymington Rowing Club coach Kirsten Melin...

Stunning local snaps sail into Royal Yachting Association calendar

STUNNING images of Hurst Castle bathed in sunshine at dawn and two yachts sailing in the Solent have won two local amateur photographers spots in a prestigious calendar. Mark Jardine’s snap of the iconic Milford...

Star swimmer Alice the face of new Paralympics campaign

WORLD record holder and multiple gold medal winner Alice Tai has been signed by Papa John’s to be the face of a campaign aimed at raising £250,000 for ParalympicsGB. Alice, who grew up in New...
The group of friends have prepared for the 3,000 mile journey with 96-hour long training sessions

Friends to row 3,000 miles in Talisker Atlantic Rowing Race for charity

A GROUP of four friends are attempting to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic in a bid to win the Talisker Atlantic Rowing Race and raise money for charity. The event, billed as the toughest...

Sesto-Cosby pips cream of the crop to win Country Cup

LOCAL Optimist sailor Santiago Sesto-Cosby has beaten the best-of-the-best to become the first British sailor to win the Country Cup. Fresh from winning the International Ora Cup last week, 14-year-old Santi finished the three-round race...

Lymington sailor Santiago takes gold at international sailing cup in Italy

LOCAL Optimist sailor Santiago Sesto-Cosby powered through a fleet of 282 boats to win the International Ora Cup in Lake Garda, Italy. After months of being unable to compete, Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Santi, 14,...

‘I’ve never spent so much time at home’ – Christchurch windsurfer Emma Wilson sets...

WITH Covid-19 taking centre stage this summer, Christchurch windsurfer Emma Wilson traded a trip to Tokyo for the comforts of home. Wilson, who is the youngest member of the UK sailing team at 21, was...

Keyhaven Yacht Club opens doors for members after lockdown

KEYHAVEN Yacht Club has opened its doors after the UK lockdown with three successes: a new operating service, secretary and virtual racing. On 4th July, Keyhaven was ready to open the doors to their clubhouse...
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