February 2021

Post-BREXIT EU Boating for UK Registered Boats

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What a mess this is!!

Click HERE to read the latest RYA report on this subject.

Most people’s situations are individual. No one-for-all outcome even when they can make up their mind. What a waste of the transition year! For HMRC to impart incorrect advice on two occasions, and to only correct it eleven days before the deadline date is utter incompetence!

Hopefully they will sort it all out eventually!

Rachel Garnham

Pip Hare Completes The Vendée Globe

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British solo skipper Pip Hare, 47, fulfilled the dream that she has held since she was a teenage sailor in her native East Anglia, England when she crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world race at 00:57:30 hrs on the 12th February, emerging from a bitterly cold Bay of Biscay night off Les Sables d’Olonne on the west coast of France to take an excellent 19th place!#

You can watch her RORC “Time over Distance” interview by clicking HERE

The other British sailors, Alex Thomson and Sam Davies, were both forced to retire.

Click HERE for more details.

Full results HERE

The Committee

February 2021

Interested in a CBYA Trip to the Superyacht Cup in Palma?

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Getting fed-up with being locked down?

GOOD NEWS – our lives will be returning to more freedom by summer!

So why not celebrate by signing up for the planned CBYA trip to take in the atmosphere of the Superyacht Cup in Palma, Mallorca, 23rd – 26th June 2021?

Total cost of 480 euros per person based on:

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Luna Rossa Win the Prada Cup

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The Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team has defeated INEOS Team UK to win the Prada Cup and become the Challenger for the America’s Cup. They defeated the British challengers with seven wins,  with INEOS Team UK only being able to secure one win.

Click HERE to see the Luna Rossa celebrations after winning the eighth race.

The official results can be viewed at https://www.americascup.com/en/results

Luna Rossa will now race against the America’s Cup Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand, from 6 – 15 March 2021

For more information, click HERE

The Committee

21st February 2021

BREXIT Update for Boat Owners

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If you own a UK registered boat which is normally in EU waters, this RYA article may be of interest. Click HERE to read it.

Additional relevant information for boat owners can be found HERE.

The Committee

February 2021

5 Clubs Vilajoyosa – Sunday 21st February- Cancelled

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5 Clubs Vilajoyosa on Sunday 21st February has been cancelled due to the evolution of the COVID pandemic. If it is possible to reschedule in the future it will be announced.

Rachel Garnham

Training Officer