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The London Boat Show is now open! Come visit us on stand B025 in the south hall. We have loads of great show offers and new products on the stand.
New products from Ultramarine, Seago, Wichard, Blue Performance, Crewsaver and many more. We also have plenty of products on boat show special prices.
There are also plenty of other stands and suppliers in a packed hall full of boats and boating bits. Opening hours are 10-6 each day and the show finally closes on Sunday the 17th.
Jimmy Green Marine operates from 2 retail premises in addition to telephone and internet sales support. Over the Christmas and New Year period the shops and guaranteed telephone support will be subject to varying opening times. Here is a summary.
|New Year’s Eve||Closed||11am-3pm|
|New Year’s Day||Closed||11am-3pm|
From Monday the 4th of January all premises will be open as usual:
Beer Shop: 11-4 Wednesday to Monday
Chandlery: 9-5 Monday to Friday, Saturday 9-2, closed Sundays
Telephone support is guaranteed during the chandlery opening times. Email services are running 24/7 but may not be responded to immediately if sent out of hours. We do operate an out of hours telephone answering service but this is not guaranteed, please leave a message and we will get back to you asap.
We’re exhibiting again this year.
Buy your tix here:
Stand number 612
We are at the boat show.
Usual place in the Ocean Tent.
See you there
The annual POSH regatta was held over the weekend of the 9th and 10th Of May at Paignton Sailing Club. As the venue for the Supernova 2015 Nationals later this year, Team member Iain Horlock took to the water with around 50 other boats for the 2 day event.
Iain was in the non asymmetric handicap fleet of around 15 boats, which included an international moth, a canoe, another supernova, and a group of laser sailors. He ended up 2nd overall, with the international canoe taking an easy first place in force 4-5.
PSC club organised a very slick event, and it will surely be a great event in a months time, with 43 boats already pre-entered.
Having missed their season opener at Stokes Bay, the RS 800 team travelled to Eastbourne Sovereign SC despite the wild forecast for the secong installment of the 2015 Grand Prix series. With the breeze topping 40 knots at times, Saturday was lost to the weather.
Sunday proved a much lighter affair with single string conditions prevailing throughout the day. A solid 6,5,6 result sheet produced the inevitable 6th overall. Phil Walker and John Mather took a deserved victory showing excellent pace and guile in the tricky conditions. Clearly we have a little catching up to do but feel happy with the first event of the year.
More events coming soon…
The 2015 Glyn Charles pursuit race at Hayling Island was well attended on the early May bank holiday Monday. Amongst the 108 strong fleet was Jimmy Green Team Member Iain Horlock in his Supernova.
The race was 2 1/2 hours in total and boats had staggered start times relating to their handicaps. Iain started 36 minutes after the first boats (mirror dinghies) crossed the start line. At this point there were classes starting every minute or two and for the first beat it was very important to get away cleanly. The wind stayed at about a force 2 which meant all the faster boats didn’t have much chance of planing, allowing the slower boats to stay in front. Most of the fleet didn’t even see the two mirrors who stayed far in front of the main contenders around the whole lap of Chichester harbour. Horlock finished 23rd, and was more than happy with that results considering the conditions!
The next event he’s off to is the ‘POSH’ regatta down in Paignton this coming weekend.
The Jimmy Green Marine team will be out and about over the weekend. The RS800 circuit gets under way for Jimmy Green sailors Jamie Trewick and James Green at Stokes Bay SC on the 25th and 26th April. The forecast looks promising for some exciting sailing as the duo look to pick-up where they left off at the end of last season.
Jimmy Green will also have a stand at Beaulieu Boat Jumble on Sunday the 26th of April. Come along and see us for some early season bargains or to discuss your requirements.
Welcome Iain Horlock, the newest member of the Jimmy Green Sailing Team!
The winter season is over and the 2015 season is in full swing!
Iain has recently switched from his previous boat (a contender), to a Mark II Supernova from Hartley boats, and it has already been branded with the Jimmy Green logo in preparation for the upcoming season.
Iain took ownership of the Supernova the day before the new South West winter series started at Roadford Lake on the 8th March. 60 boats turned out for a 2 ½ hour race calculated on average lap times. The boat seemed to be ok and Iain had great fun racing a past national champion round the course, only to be beaten by 5 seconds in the dying moments, finishing 10th overall. A solid start to the season.
The following weekend Iain was off to Starcross for the usually breezy steamer race. This year, conditions were relatively light, Iain managed to stay in front of most of the faster boats to finish 12th out of 80+ entrants.
The final event in the series was the Exmoor Beastie, which always proves to be a tricky event, and this year was no different! After a 3 hour pursuit race in F1-3 Iain was hanging onto 5th place!
As there was no discard and consistency always pays, Iain somehow ended up 3rd overall in the series!