HISTORICAL LINKS LEAD THE ROYAL SOUTHERN YACHT CLUB TO TWIN WITH THE KING’S ROYAL HUSSARS

 

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The Commodore of the Royal Southern Yacht Club and the Commanding Officer of The King’s Royal Hussars (KRH), an Armoured Regiment of the British Army have celebrated their formal twinning at a ceremony held at the Club House in Hamble, Hampshire on Friday 29 July.

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A rise in reports of weever fish stings on Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion beaches

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Weaver fish has three poison spines on its back behind the head. The sting is not usually fatal but can be extremely painful unless treated rapidly. In some cases the sting can cause a very bad reaction, proving fatal where this reaction combines with an existing medical condition.

Date: 28/07/2011

Author: Eleri Davies, Lifeguard Press Officer

RNLI lifeguards in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion have seen a rise of reports of weever fish sting incidences recently as thousands of people flock to the Welsh beaches to enjoy the summer sunshine. Three people were stung by weevers in Tenby yesterday, and a man had a very bad reaction to the weever’s venom on Newgale beach yesterday afternoon.

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Southwold RNLI lifeboat rescues yacht

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Southwold RNLI Lifeboat towing “Bolduster” into harbour (Credit RNLI/Carl Slaymaker)

Date: 28/07/2011

Author: Keith Meldrum, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Southwold RNLI relief lifeboat towed a stricken yacht to safety on Thursday 28 July. The RNLI relief lifeboat, Duckhams 2001, had been on station only two days before responding to its first shout, with new crew member Joe Barnes on board, also for his first shout.

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National Maritime Salvage Conference & Expo 2011

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The American Salvage Association & Marine Log present renowned experts from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and shipping, salvage, and insurance organizations to discuss and debate hot industry topics.

 

This year’s program includes:

* OPA-90: The First Six Months
* Marine Firefighting & OPA-90: Public vs Private Assets
* Responder Immunity
* Environmental Salvage & Updates on the Wreck Oil Removal Program
* Salvage & Salvage Engineering: Hand-in-hand or Oil & Water?
* PLUS: The third day will be devoted to an interactive, practical Training Seminar

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Youth First, Front And Center At Melges 32 North Americans

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Newport, RI – USA – After one full day of racing at the 2011 Melges 32 North American Championship, hosted by Sail Newport in Newport, R.I,. twenty-year-old Ryan DeVos along with tactician Ed Baird on Volpe is officially in charge. Leading by an impressive 8 point margin, DeVos currently reigns over Rod Jabin on Ramrod with tactician Chris Larson in second, and Alexis Michas on Zetiana with tactician Brian Ledbetter is third. “Fortunately, we just happened to be in all the right spots. Today was all about location.” said DeVos.

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Oblique view of the lower mound in Mars’ Gale Crater

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

Rock Layers in Gale Crater

This oblique view of the lower mound in Gale Crater shows layers of rock that preserve a record of environments on Mars. Here, orbiting instruments have detected signatures of both clay minerals and sulfate salts, with more clay minerals apparent in the foreground of this image and fewer in higher layers. This change in mineralogy may reflect a change in the ancient environment in Gale Crater.

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