How to Stay Safe During Winter Water Sports

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Written by Ashley Mann, Deputy County Commander – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. Forget sunbathing and ice cream headaches, water sports are something that can be enjoyed whatever the time of year and have become more increasingly popular through the winter months thanks to advancements in technology that […]

Christmas Presents for Water Lovers

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We’ve all got them – that friend or relative who posts a picture on Facebook at 7 am of them enjoying a SUP yoga session, whilst you’re enjoying a warm cuppa in your toasty bed.   So, what are the top ten Christmas presents for your crazy water-loving friends and family (and for you to bookmark on your partner’s tablet – […]

Monkey Fist Adventures -Brain Waves Challenge

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Aquapac sponsors crew of six ready to row two oceans in order to raise money and gather research for PTSD and early-onset Parkinson’s Disease. Early next year, a mixture of novice and experienced rowers will take part in ‘Brain Waves’. A record-breaking challenge with four team members setting off from Lanzarote in January to row […]

Part 2: Irina Gracheva Takes on the Mini-Transat

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Irina Gracheva, the first Russian woman participating in the transatlantic race Mini-Transat The second leg of Mini-Transat started on the 2nd November at 2:08 pm (WET) from Las Palmas to Martinique. Irina will be sailing a total of 2,700 miles across the Atlantic. During the first leg, Irina encountered some problems which included reparation work […]

Irina Gracheva Takes on the Mini Transat

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There’s nothing mini about the Mini Transat 6.5! Aquapac ambassador, Irina Gracheva will set sail this Saturday.   “Life on board has become easier, drier and more comfortable.”  Irina Gracheva, a 34-year-old Russian, is one of just 87 people who have qualified for this year’s Mini Transat; a biennial solo transatlantic yacht race for 6.5 metre boats over 4,000 nautical miles that […]