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SS Varvassi

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SS Varvassi The SS Varvassi was a 3.874 ton Greek merchant steamship that became infamous for running aground off the Needles Lighthouse, Isle of Wight on January 5th 1947. The SS Varvassi was travelling from Algiers to Southampton with a mixed

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Summer Solstice Sailing

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Summer Solstice Sailing on the Solent Summer Solstice Sailing.  One of the Lovesail members is planning to organise a round the island social sail on the weekend of the summer solstice.  If you are interested then please log into your

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Round the Island Yacht Race

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Round the Island Yacht Race The annual Round the Island Yacht Race is organized by the Island Sailing Club. Since 2005, it has been sponsored by JP Morgan Asset Management. Beginning and ending in Cowes, the date that it takes

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Round the Island Race

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Round the Island Race, 1st June 2013, Cowes, Isle of Wight The Round the Island Race has been scheduled a little earlier this year on 1st June 2013.  You still have a few days to enter, but standard entries will

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Cowes Week Sailing Regatta

Details about Cowes Week Cowes Week (Isle of Wight, UK) Dates for 2013: 3rd – 10th August 2013.  Here are some statistics to give you some idea of the event. A Regatta has been held in Cowes since 1826 in

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The Old Gaffers Festival

Old Gaffers Festival!   The Old Gaffers Festival.  Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight is the setting for the 3 day Festival running from 31st May – 2 June 2013 Gaffers are sailing boats with a gaff rig, a sailing

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