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Millionaire dream boats in 007 heaven

May 16, 2013 Comments Off on Millionaire dream boats in 007 heaven

The coast of North Wales will be transformed into a millionaire’s playground with £4 million-worth of seafaring luxury – including James Bond’s favourite cruiser.   Among the stars of the All-Wales Boat Show on July 24-28 will be Sunseeker Cheshire which is showcasing its £300,000 Sunseeker Portofino 40.   Sunseeker cruisers have featured prominently in […]

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Come and grab a world record – in a bath tub

May 16, 2013 Comments Off on Come and grab a world record – in a bath tub

The man who can travel faster in a bath than anyone else on the planet is challenging all-comers to break his world record in North Wales. Current holder Tony Bain will be cheering contestants on from the sidelines at  the All Wales Boat Show, which runs in Conwy from May 30-June1. Up for grabs is […]

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Boat builders go back to the future

Mar 16, 2013 Comments Off on Boat builders go back to the future

A business consultant whose ancestor sailed with Charles Darwin before taking over the Lancashire coastguard has recreated the North West’s traditional salmon fishing boats. Martin Dooley has set up as a boat builder – the trade once practised by his great-great-grandfather –  with his friend Andy Lee-McGurk. And from their premises in Pool Hey lane, […]

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