All At SeA MARCH 2012
NEWS MARCH 2012
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Coast Graphics Ltd will specialise in marine branding.
Marine graphics get new look Coast Graphics Ltd is a new and exciting partnership between an established, successful sign company and Hamble-based marine graphics specialists, Rule 26. this new venture brings unrivalled levels of technology, creativity and resource to the marine branding industry. Whilst specialising in large format graphics
KeelBoATS up FoR gRABS YounG sailors are being given a unique chance to apply for a number of fully race prepared etchells, 30 foot keelboats, completely free of charge for the 2012 racing season, including the the British nationals in September, thanks to an initiative and partnership between the uK etchells Class and RYA Racing. talented young sailors will experience top level one design keelboat racing, and be given the resources and training to push their sailing to the highest level. the opportunity is available
Competition closes: 31st March 2012
T&Cs Prize is a RYa Day skipper Practical or Competent Crew Course for one person from sunsail sailing school in Port solent, Portsmouth. Must be taken by the named winner only, no cash alternative will be offered, prize includes welcome meal onboard, breakfast and lunch onboard, one evening meal at sea, skipper, Instruction of RYa 5 Day Competent Crew or 5 RYa Day skipper Practical, with accommodation on board for one person only. Course can be taken over two weekends or one week. Prize must be booked by 30th July 2012 and taken before 28th February 2012. Prize must be taken before 31st october 2012. this voucher is non-transferable or refundable. Dates are subject to availability. Reader Offer: save up to 5% on sunsail sailing schools course bookings until 29th February 2012 only. this discount cannot be combined with any other offers. all offers are subject to availability, applicable to new bookings departing in the next 12 months and are not retrospective. sunsail may withdraw these offers at any time. Full terms and conditions as stated in our 2012 brochure apply.
for marine applications, such as sail branding and hull graphics, Coast Graphics Ltd will also offer a full-capacity event branding service, offering everything from on-site assessments to production, fitting and removal of signs and graphics, as well as the supply of team branded clothing.
Coast Graphics Ltd can accommodate marine projects of any size. the company will also appeal to the general sporting events market, particularly the motorsport market. With 20 years of experience in the motorsport industry, managing director, Malcolm Dunderdale, has the relevant expertise to enable this cross-market expansion.
for 18-24 year olds, and is particularly aimed at British Keelboat Academy members and graduates of the RYA Volvo Youth Programme, although applications from other sailors are welcomed. Applications will be accepted from individuals and teams of three or four sailors (the class maximum weight limit is 285kg so competitive teams will need to be as close as possible to that). to apply send a sailing CV and a brief covering email outlining why you should be given this opportunity. this should be sent to luke McCarthy, British Keelboat Academy Head Coach email@example.com to be considered by a panel from the RYA and etchells class. Be quick! Closing date for applications is 9 March.
Record for Vice Admiral’s tHe Royal Corinthian Yacht Club’s 2012 Vice admiral’s Cup Regatta, to be held between 18- 20 May, looks set to break all previous records with more than 60 entries anticipated. the eighth edition of this hugely popular regatta will feature classes for 44-46ft series production boats, as well as the J/111, the J/109, Quarter ton and Laser sB3 classes. In addition it will provide the inshore element for the 2012 GBR team trials for the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup; the offshore element being RoRC’s Morgan Cup Race on 5 May.
Tunnock’s treats for Scottish sailors Boyd Tunnock.
WeLL-knoWn supporter of scottish sailing, Boyd tunnock, has announced tunnock’s continued sponsorship of the Brewin Dolphin scottish series, scotland’s premier yacht racing event. tunnock’s, famed for its specialty scottish produce including the tunnock’s teacake and Wafer Biscuit, will be acting as course sponsor for the CYCa classes, as well as supplying product for the welcome packs distributed to all participants in the scottish series. Boyd tunnock is not only an event
sponsor, but a regular participant in the scottish series and is due to sail again this year. the Brewin Dolphin scottish series 2012 will take place from 1-4 June in tarbert, Loch Fyne. on sunday 3 June, the Round Inch’ Race in the series will also be open to CYCa handicap boats to enter as a single race, enabling more people to enjoy the event without having to commit to the full regatta. the Round Inch’ Race will be for the ‘tunnock’s Cup’. www.brewindolphinscottishseries.com
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