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Abersoch is a village in the community of Llanengan in Gwynedd, Wales.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
A Bermuda rig, Bermudian rig, or Marconi rig is a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is the typical configuration for most modern sailboats.
BoPET (biaxially-oriented polyethylene terephthalate) is a polyester film made from stretched polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and is used for its high tensile strength, chemical and dimensional stability, transparency, reflectivity, gas and aroma barrier properties, and electrical insulation.
Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation.
Bruinisse is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland, and lies about 19 km south of Hellevoetsluis. In 2001, the town of Bruinisse had 3154 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.71 km², and contained 1248 residences.Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 The statistical area "Bruinisse", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4500.Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Claires Court School is a British all-through independent day school situated in Maidenhead, Berkshire, educating just under 1100 pupils and students aged 3 to 18.
County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland.
County Waterford (Contae Phort Láirge; the English name comes from Old Norse Vedrafjörður) is a county in Ireland.
A daggerboard is a retractable centreboard used by various sailing craft.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a lifeboat by a larger vessel.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
A gennaker is a sail that was developed around 1990.
Gottskär is a village in Sweden in the municipality of Kungsbacka in the county of Halland.
Grosseto is a city and comune in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto.
Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.
is one of the traditional provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), on the western coast of Sweden.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Located on an isolated sandy peninsula known as "Sandy Point," at the entrance to Chichester Harbour, England, the Hayling Island Sailing Club, was founded in 1921.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
A jib is a triangular sail that sets ahead of the foremast of a sailing vessel.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Lake Garda (Lago di Garda or Lago Benàco, Benacus; Lach de Garda; Łago de Garda) is the largest lake in Italy.
A mainsail is a sail located behind the main mast of a sailing vessel.
Marina di Grosseto is a famous tourist destination located twelve kilometers from Grosseto; it is an important seaside resort in Grossetan Maremma.
right A monohull is a type of boat having only one hull, unlike multihulled boats which can have two or more individual hulls connected to one another.
Muiden is a city and former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Oakham School is a British co-educational independent school in the market town of Oakham in Rutland, with a school roll of about 1,000 pupils, aged from 10 to 18.
One-Design is a racing method which may be adopted in sports which use complex equipment, whereby all vehicles, gliders or boats have identical or very similar designs or models.
The Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) or Portsmouth handicap scheme is a term used for a number of related systems of empirical handicapping used primarily in small sailboat racing.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
The Royal Cork Yacht Club is a claimant to the title of the world's oldest yacht club, founded in 1720, although some consider the Neva Yacht Club to be older by two years.
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is the British national governing body for all forms of boating sport, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, and personal watercraft.
RS Sailing is an international designer, builder and supplier of sailboats and dinghies and associated goods and services supported by a worldwide dealer network and class associations.
Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
Sevenoaks School is a highly selective coeducational independent school in Sevenoaks, Kent.
The sport and practice of single-handed sailing or solo sailing is sailing with only one crewmember (i.e., only one person on board the vessel).
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Waterford Harbour Sailing Club is situated in Dunmore East in the west side of Waterford Harbour.
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is a centre for the sport of sailing on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, on the south coast of England.
World Sailing (WS) is the world governing body for the sport of sailing recognized by the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.