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7 Amazing Facts About Coasteering

Coasteering in Newquay, Cornwall

Have you heard of the fantastic outdoor activity that is coasteering? If not then you are in for a treat! Coasteering is a superb activity that allows you to explore coastal regions of the UK in a controlled but exciting manner. Coasteering has seen a surge in popularity in recent years and has developed greatly since its inception in the 1970's. For those of you who are

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Ainslie’s America’s Cup Bid Ends in Semi Finals

Land Rover BA Sailing Ben Ainslie

Cornish sailor Sir Ben Ainslie's bid to bring home the America's Cup ended when his crew was beaten in the semi-finals by Emirates Team New Zealand. Land Rover BAR’s first Challenge for the America’s Cup ended on 8 June on the Great Sound, Bermuda, at the 2017 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Playoff Semi-finals. Despite the team’s consistency on the start-line,

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New Boat Tour Service in St Ives


St Ives Boat Services has brought the town’s newest and largest cruising boat to the harbour this week with the arrival of The Four Sisters. The new vessel, which comfortably accommodates up to 43 passengers and two crew members, will be the first of its kind to be seen in the Penwith harbour since the mid-1980s when The Cornish Belle previously offered pleasure cruises

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Chris Bertish Crosses the Atlantic on a SUP

Chris Bertish Atlantic SUP Crossing

Chris Bertish became the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard when he landed in Antigua in March after successfully completing a 4,050-mile voyage alone at sea. The South African surfer, who lived in Newquay for several years, secured his place in the history books with his epic journey which took three months to complete. The

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Top Pro Surfers to Return to Boardmasters


Some of the world's top surfers are set to return to Cornwall this summer after Boardmasters was reinstated as a world championship qualifying event. Although music is now a large part of the festival, it began life in 1981 as a professional surfing and extreme sports competition. This year's Boardmasters will again be included as part of the World Surf League

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Cornish Kayaker Supports ‘My Wild Life’ Campaign


Inspirational sea kayak adventurer Erin Bastian is the latest to support Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s successful My Wild Life campaign which aims to increase awareness of the importance of Cornwall’s unique natural environment and precious wildlife to all our lives. The Trust has been protecting Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places for over half a century and knows

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Cornish Rower In Record Breaking Pacific Crossing


A Cornish rower was among an all-female team to become the first crew to row across the Pacific Ocean in a four-man boat. Laura Penhaul from Redruth was part of the coxless crew who set off from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco last April, reaching Cairns in Australia at the end of January. The crew spent 257 days at sea in their 29ft bright pink rowing

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Get Active for Cornwall Triathlon Series

Perranporth Triathlon

Tempus has announced its Cornwall Triathlon Series for 2016 including the Jubilee Pool in Penzance which has been added as a new venue for this year. The series consists of six triathlons across the county between April and September, making it the biggest triathlon series in Cornwall and one of the largest in the South West of England. In addition, Tempus is also holding

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Cycle Company Launches Self Guided Tours

New for 2016 Wadebridge-based Cornish Cycle Tours has launched a series of self-guided group tours for up to 25 cyclists to explore Cornwall by bike. Cornish Cycle Tours offers bespoke group packages all year round and the new Group Tour is designed to appeal to those looking for an active large group holiday, cycle club training or a team-building experience. There

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Newquay Activity Centre Strikes Gold


Newquay Activity Centre celebrated winning a gold award at the Cornwall Tourism Awards in November. The Newquay based activity provider took the highest prize in the Active and Sporting Experience category of the awards, which were held at the Headland Hotel in Newquay on Thursday, November 12. Director Rob Barber and his team collected the award in front of a

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