The Original Singlehanded Transatlantic Race (OSTAR) and the Twohanded Transatlantic Race (TwoSTAR) will start in Plymouth for Newport, Rhode Island, on Monday 29 May 2017. For further information on these races please click the following link ...... http://rwyc.org/ostar/
Chichester 50th Celebrations 50 years since Sir Francis Chichester returned to Plymouth from his historic single handed journey around the world, there is a re-enactment, in celebration of this anniversary, on Sunday 28 May 2017, Boats and yachts are invited to join a re-enactment flotilla on the day (dressed overall if possible). Please see the poster attached for meeting point for vessels/VHF contact. From 10am Flotilla of Yachts in Plymouth Sound 11:30am Sir Francis Chichester’s son Sir Giles Chichester arrives at The Waterfront steps, West Hoe11:45am Gipsy Moth
2 ships discharging cement simultaneously for their respective receivers, West Country Cement and Aggregate Industries, in the Cattewater Harbour, Plymouth.
M.V. Cemgulf, lying at the recently commissioned West Country Cement import terminal, in the Cattewater. West Country Cement is a joint venture between Glendenning and Fahey and secures a strategic site for the distribution of cementitious products to the region. Cemgulf discharged over 4000 tonnes of cement loaded at Dublin and will be a regular caller at the port in the future.