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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Mitch Tonks joins the Great British Sailing Tour

With his seafood businesses now well established, and his children all grown up, Mitch Tonks is now able to turn his attention to another of his sea-related passions, sailing. “Sailing is my love, and I’m really excited about welcoming the Great British Sailing Tour to Brixham in July 2021,” he says. “We’ll have special spaces […]

Sailing right around Britain: crew profile

Name: Kate Whyatt Age: 65 Profession: Retired Hometown: Fleet, Hampshire Leg/s booked: All 7 legs of the Great British Sailing Tour Solo or with other people: Solo. Sailing experience: I dinghy sail and have a GP14 and race on a weekly basis. I’d done a bit of sailing in The Solent and the Mediterranean before […]

Leg 5 highlights: Round the Island Race

The Round the Island Race is world-famous event, with some 1600 boats, crewed by some of the biggest names in sailing as well as keen amateur sailors. Starting and finishing at Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the routes skims past The Needles, the island’s iconic rock formations on its western shores, before rounding St […]