Battle of Britain Ace to be reunited with his Hurricane at SOPARA on 11th May
Four Battle of Britain pilots who defended the Nation 74 years ago will attend the Support Our PARAs pageant at Old Sarum on 11th May.
Title Solar cycle
Released 31/03/2014 10:00 am
Copyright SOHO (ESA & NASA)
It took 10 years to create this image of our changing Sun. Taken from space by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), it shows a dramatically different picture than the one we receive on Earth.
Altea Takes the Honours at the Melges 24 Slovenian National Championship
31 March 2014 – Portoroz, Slovenia. An up and down breeze that never truly filled in at any point ensured for close knit racing on the final day of European Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Portoroz. Altea’s three victories in a row saw the team open an advantage as Lenny (EST) and Audi (ITA) rounded off the podium.
A very versatile ship used as research vessel of the University of Umeå, environmental protection vessels for the Coast Guard and suitable as a diving vessel, survey vessel and work platform.
LOA: 45.55 metres
Beam: 10.50 metres
Maximum Draft: 3.94 metres
Maximum speed: 11 knots
Double cabins: 11, all with toilet.
Main engine: Hedemora 12V, 1000 bHp.
A British man was rescued from the Pacific Ocean in the early hours of this morning after falling overboard during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Derry~Londonderry~Doire crew member, Andrew Taylor (46) from London went over the side at 00.43 BST last night in rough weather and was sighted again at 01.55 BST before being recovered at approx. 02.13 BST this morning (13.13 local time, 30 March).
Hamble, Hampshire, UK:
Entries of a variety of David Thomas-designed yachts are flowing in steadily for this event being staged in May by the Hamble-based Royal Southern Yacht Club. Several sailors are travelling long distances to attend.