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Sign up for Bournemouth Bay Run 2024

You can now sign up for the 41st Bournemouth Bay Run in March. Whatever your running ability – fun or competitive – the event on Sunday 24 March is ideal. Set against the backdrop of Bournemouth’s beautiful seven-mile stretch of sandy beaches, there are four races of various lengths on offer. Dedicated runners can participate in […]

Dorset host Extreme E season 1 finale

Extreme E, the sport for purpose electric off-road racing series, has its Season 1 finale, ‘the Jurassic X Prix’ in Bovington on 18-19 December 2021. Alejandro Agag, Extreme E Founder and CEO, said: “I’m very excited by this race location – our first event on UK soil. This move is a poignant shift in our […]

Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre opening soon in Dorset

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) has announced that it will soon be opening the Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre, at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) in Dorset. The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation was set up in memory of Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson to inspire the next generation through sailing. “Andrew was very […]

Bart’s Bash attracts over 400 clubs in two months

Organisers of Bart’s Bash announced the sign up of the 400th sailing club yesterday, only two months after the initial announcement of the event. At a sign up rate that continues to match just short of 7 clubs a day worldwide, the World Record attempt is on track to easily become the largest sailing event […]

Dempsey first ever two-time RS:X World Windsurfing Championships winner

Olympic windsurfer Nick Dempsey has become the first man to achieve two windsurfing World Championship titles. He took gold in the RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Brazil, beating Dutch Olympic champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge. His first gold was on home waters in Weymouth and Portland in 2009. With windsurfing reinstated as an Olympic sport, the […]

Rallye Sunseeker 2012

The 27th Rallye Sunseeker event ( first round of the MSA British Rally Championships), was held in the Wareham Forest. The event started with a civic parade from Poole Quay on Friday and spectators packed the seaside harbour to see the drivers, get closer to the cars and get a few autographs. The racing kicked off from Gore […]