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UK fined €32m over yacht fuels used in last days as EU member
European court of justice says UK failed to ban red diesel on private pleasure boats within time limit prescribed

Lisa O'Carroll in Brussels

28, Sep, 2023 @2:21 PM

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Sailing coaches help rescue more than 130 people stranded by Greece wildfires
A group of youth sailing coaches have been lauded for helping to rescue a group of people stranded on a beach near Volos

Reuters and Guardian sport

31, Jul, 2023 @12:58 PM

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Dozens of yachts retire from Channel race due to ‘brutal’ gale-force winds
One crew evacuated before boat sinks as more than 80 vessels abandon world’s largest offshore race

Nadeem Badshah

23, Jul, 2023 @6:21 PM

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‘A wonderful moment’: Welsh reservoirs to reopen after 23-year battle
Llanishen and Lisvane reservoirs in Cardiff were bought for housing in 2000 – but locals fought to bring them back for recreational use

Steven Morris

20, Jul, 2023 @2:26 PM

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Boat-wrecking orcas are sadly no socialists | Letters
Letter: Sam Little rebuts the suggestion that killer whales are targeting the superyachts of the very wealthy

17, Jul, 2023 @4:57 PM

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Microplastics found in every sample of water taken during the Ocean Race
Concentrations of plastics in round-the-world race through remote ocean environments found to be up to 18 times higher than during previous event in 2017-18

Yvonne Gordon

05, Jun, 2023 @12:37 PM

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Dark waters: how the adventure of a lifetime turned to tragedy
The long read: The Clipper round the world yacht race was created for amateurs seeking the ultimate challenge. But did they underestimate the risks?

Sally Williams

11, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The life-changing thing I bought for £1
From a racehorse to a steamboat and a house in Sicily, it’s surprising what you can buy for £1. People who bagged the bargain of a lifetime talk about what happened next

Deborah Linton

22, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The shunned Polish communist heroine who sailed solo around the world
New book charts life of Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, feted then cold-shouldered as first woman to make the voyage alone

Shaun Walker in Warsaw

14, Apr, 2023 @10:58 AM

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‘It’s win-win’: how a dangerous sailing race could reveal the ocean’s secrets
After a long hiatus, the epic Ocean Race is back – but this year the teams are gathering crucial data from places even research vessels rarely reach

Yvonne Gordon

25, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Making waves: the female athletes plotting a course for SailGP history | Emma John
Physics-defying, high-speed sport of the ‘Formula One of sailing’ is breaking down barriers on the high seas

Emma John

16, Feb, 2023 @12:08 PM

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‘Surfing in a sewer’: British windsurfer quits for Spain over water pollution
Sarah Jackson, one of the world’s leading windsurfers, has quit the English south coast for Spain after describing training near her home like ‘surfing in a sewer’

Paul MacInnes

26, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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