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GREAT EXPERIENCE: Portland Gig Rowing Club members who took part in the Great London River Race

Afloat: Island crew take on epic Great River Race

SHINING LIGHT: Alex McFarlane with the winner's trophy

Afloat: Trophy time for star sailor Alex

WINNER: Richard Woof on JO 90

Afloat: Bart’s Bash has a competitive edge

CLASS WIN: Bryony Shaw

Afloat: GB stars are out in force

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Pictured, left to right: Portland Town Crier, Rev James Menzies, Portland Town Mayor Rod Wild, two Sea Cadets, Tony Cash, Christine Payne (MNA Welfare rep), Weymouth & Portland mayor Christine James and Standard Bearers

Afloat: VJ Day memorial service and unveiling

GREAT MEMORIES: Iain Percy, left, and Andrew Simpson celebrating Olympic gold

Afloat: Sailors aiming to beat Bash cash record

ON THE WATER: Amy Seabright and Anna Carpenter  Picture: BRITISH SAILING TEAM

Sailing: Weymouth and Portland to host national series

RECIPIENTS: Members of the Portland Royal Naval Association receive charity money at the Corner House Inn

Afloat: RNA mourn death of daily tot of rum ration

COUNTDOWN TO THE GREAT EVENT: Sailing in last year’s Bart’s Bash

Afloat: Countdown to Bart's Bash continues

THIRD OLYMPICS: Windsurfer Bryony Shaw

Sailing: Star names get Team GB call for Rio 2016

ALL ABOARD: Youngsters on board Pelican

Afloat: Cadets enjoy memorable trip on tall ship Pelican

IN ACTION: Jack Cookson

Afloat: Jack’s fine finish at world sailing event

ALL SMILES: Cadets on board the tall ship Pelican

Afloat: Youngsters treated to cruise on tall ship

Afloat: Warriors ready to take on challenge

Afloat: Warriors ready to take on challenge

FIFTH OVERALL: Luke Patience and Elliot Willis

Sailing: Day two conditions prove tricky at Rio Test Event

FRUSTRATED: Giles Scott      Picture: Ocean Images/British Sailing Team

Sailing: British team's campaign heats up in Rio

SAIL STARS: Weymouth Sea Cadets

Afloat: Sea Cadets sailing to top of the class

SUMMER SUCCESS: Portland Gig Rowing Club

Afloat: Portland Gig Rowing club help groups get involved

BREST IN CLASS: Gold medallist Jack Cookson

Sailing: Cookson strikes gold for Britain in France

MEDAL SUCCESS: Jack Cookson took bronze in Portugal

Afloat: Cookson seals bronze in Portugal

SAIL STAR: Jack Cookson

Afloat: County town teenager goes for glory at Euros

EURO TEST: Chesil Sailability members represented Great Britain in Rutland

Afloat: Chesil members savour European challenge

HARDY SOULS: The Weymouth sailors at Salcombe Yacht Club

Afloat: Salcombe success for crew member Sam

WINNER: Terry Curtis flew to victory with his crew Peter Greig in the Osprey fleet

Afloat: Dinghies galore in competitive show

IN THE SQUAD: Bryony Shaw

Afloat: Weymouth's Shaw gets nod for selection Test Event

SUPER SAILORS: The All Saints team of Harry Owens, Elizabeth Bowers and Emma Bishop

Afloat: Students enjoy Rockley Park sailing success

TOP TITLE: Bryony Shaw on her way to the gold medal

Afloat: RS:X European gold for Shaw in Italy


Afloat: Alan's love of boats pays off after restoration

GAMES JOY: Wey Valley School pupils celebrate their Dorset School Games windsurfing success

Afloat: Wey Valley regain Games surf crown


Afloat: Jack aiming to fly high in Phantom

IN THE LEAD: Finn star Giles Scott

Sailing: Scott shows fighting spirit to seize control of Finn class

OPEN JOY: Sam Barker and Simon Northrop

Afloat: Dutch delight for Barker and Northrop


Sailing: Shaw buzzing as World Cup returns to home waters

TOUGH CONDITIONS: Action from the Slalom Series event in Worthing

Afloat: Slalom test for skilled quartet

SUCCESS FOR SAMS: Sam Mottershead and Sam Pascoe

Afloat: Two Sams team up to impress in Rutland

DOUBLE FIRST: Scotty Stallman had a successful time in Cornwall

Afloat: Windsurfers enjoy Cornish festival fun

KEY CLASH: County town captain Simon Mitchem

Cricket: Mitchem stresses derby significance

FOUR TOPS: Oliver, Alex, George and Will

Afloat: Fourth place for Alex at Topper event

GREAT RESULT: Portland’s ladies’ crew leave St Mary’s Harbour

Afloat: Island’s gig crews make club history

KEY AIMS: Jack Cookson

Afloat: Cookson geared up for next phase of big year


Sailing: Pascoe vows to keep fighting for Rio berth

TOPPER RESULT: Castle Cove’s Alex McFarlane

Afloat: Alex is Topper the class with a treble

FRENCH GOLD: Giles Scott

Sailing: Scott storms to claim elusive Hyeres gold


Sailing: Finn ace Scott set to clinch World Cup gold

ON TOP OF THE PODIUM: Scotty Stallman

Afloat: Weymouth youngsters shine at first windsurf event

OVERALL THIRD: Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills

Sailing: Tricky start for Brits at World Cup


Afloat: Happy Jack given GB selection lift

STAR TURN: Stuart Bithell with some of the 420 sailors at the Youth National Championships

Afloat: Best youth sailors in country gather at Academy

IDEAL CLASS: Lasers racing at WPNSA

Afloat: Laser legacy in full evidence at sailing academy

YOUTH CHAMPIONS: Ross McFarlane and Sam Barker

Afloat: Youngsters ready to sail on Weymouth and Portland waters

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