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Month May, 2012

Ben Ainslie Wins Record Sixth Finn Gold Cup

Ainslie Wins Finn Gold Cup 2012

Falmouth raised sailor and Olympic hero Ben Ainslie made history in home waters, when he won a record sixth Finn Gold Cup at the Falmouth Finn Festival. Following a week of extremes, fluctuating from no wind at all to strong, challenging conditions, the local hero emerged ahead of the world’s best sailors in the Finn dinghy class to take the world title. Though a

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Categories: Sailing

Thundercats are go at Watergate Bay

Thundercats powerboats at Watergate Bay

A new adrenaline-fuelled surf powerboat racing event comes to Watergate Bay this weekend (Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May) when the Thundercats take to the water for the first round of the 2012 Thundercat National Championships. The event, nicknamed White Out at Watergate Bay, will feature the high powered Thundercats taking part in some thrilling racing. With all the

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Categories: Adventure Sports

Ben Ainslie Meets Oldest Surviving Gold Medalist from 1948

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Britain’s most successful Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie posed for photos with David Bond, aged 90, Great Britain’s last surviving Olympic Gold medallist from the London 1948 Games at the  National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth recently. They were pictured together for the museum's Sail for Gold Olympic exhibition which is currently open to the public. The pair

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Categories: Sailing

New Cycle Trails Planned at Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock_event_cycle_trails

We've been getting excited about the new cycle trails planned at  Lanhydrock, near Bodmin in Cornwall. This will be an awesome facility when finished with trails for riders of all abilities around this vast National Trust estate. Now members of the public are being given the chance to view and discuss the latest plans for the proposed development, which will include a

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Categories: Cycling & Mountain Biking


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