Lymington sailing duo search for Olympic campaign sponsors

ROYAL Lymington Yacht Club sailors Vita Heathcote and Ryan Orr are embarking on a campaign to make the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The pair, who have only recently teamed up, race in the 470 class...

New Milton’s Alice Tai breaks new ground at national awards

NEW Milton’s swimming sensation Alice Tai has beaten Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty to become the first para-swimmer to win the British Swimming Athlete of the Year crown at the British Swimming Awards. After winning...

Best friends Vita and Milly nominated for national sailing award

ROYAL Lymington Yacht Club sailors Vita Heathcote and Milly Boyle have been nominated for an accolade at the British Yachting Awards. The pair have been selected alongside Matilda Nicholls for the Young Sailor of the...

Durlston Court sailors impress on national stage with close racing

DURLSTON Court School claimed top prizes in the 2019 Independent Schools Inland Sailing Championships at Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre, Reading. Durlston entered four RS Fevas helmed and crewed by John Cameron and Sean Jardine in...

Windsurfer Emma among first to be picked for Tokyo Olympics

CHRISTCHURCH windsurfer Emma Wilson is one of the first Team GB athletes to be announced for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Wilson, who competes in the RS:X fleet, was among 12 sailors selected in Tuesday’s statement from...

World gold rush in the pool for New Milton swimmers

NEW MILTON’S Alice Tai capped a superb week for Team GB with her seventh gold at the Para-swimming World Championships. The 20-year-old former Bournemouth Collegiate School student teamed up with Steph Millward, Toni Shaw and...

Home support pushes world gold medallist Alice Tai over the line

PARA swimming sensation Alice Tai says the roars of a home crowd helped push her to gold at the World Para Swimming Championships in London. The 20-year-old, born in New Milton and a former pupil...

World cup success on the water for local sailors

LYMINGTON sailors Hannah Snellgrove and Nick Thompson and Christchurch windsurfer Emma Wilson have all taken top-10 finishes in their respective World Cup events in Enoshima, Japan. After claiming fourth in the world championships, Wilson finished...
Mikey Jones and Alice Tai pictured at the 2016 Rio Olympics, both claimed spots in Team GB's squad for the World Championships in London

Team GB pin Para World Championship hopes on New Milton’s Tai and Jones

NEW MILTON’S Alice Tai and Mikey Jones are part of a strong British squad heading to the London 2019 World Para Swimming Allianz Championships, taking place from 9-15th September at the London Aquatics Centre,...

Royal Lymington Yacht Club hosts penultimate Thursday race

A 10-KNOT North-Westerly breeze that gently faded during the evening provided a  welcome to calmer conditions for the 55 Royal Lymington Yacht Club boats contesting the penultimate race of Spencers Estate Agents Thursday Evening...
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