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Raymarine: Teamwork rewarded with 2018 Round the Island Race Young Sailor Trophy

Press Release   •   Jul 09, 2018 17:11 BST

Hattie Rogers (left) and Paige Flide (right) from Hampshire Collegiate School receiving the Raymarine Young Sailor Trophy after this year's Round the Island Race

Proudly sponsored by Raymarine, a division of FLIR Systems, the 2018 Young Sailor Trophy at Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay was presented to the fastest team of young sailors at this year’s race. The recipients, the pupils of Hampshire Collegiate School, IRC Division 3C, completed the course around the Isle of Wight with a finishing time of 10:42:05.

“We are pleased to be able to congratulate this dedicated team of young sailors of Hampshire Collegiate School who demonstrated their strong ability to work together and alongside their skipper, Jonathan Churchill. Awards such as this are a valuable reminder of why we are proud to be part of this iconic race. The Round the Island Race attracts thousands of sailors each year and it’s fantastic to be able to recognise the younger sailors in the fleet,” commented Harry Heasman Raymarine UK Sales & Marketing Manager.”

Well done to everyone who participated in Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay. For full news of the winners of the race, visit https://bit.ly/2zjnnzm

Share stories of your time on the water at Round the Island Race with us, over on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Raymarine/ We would love to hear from you!

For more information about participating in next year’s Round the Island Race, visit http://www.roundtheisland.org.uk

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About FLIR Systems

Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon, FLIR Systems is a world-leading maker of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness, helping to save lives, improve productivity, and protect the environment. Through its nearly 3,500 employees, FLIR's vision is to be "The World's Sixth Sense" by leveraging thermal imaging and adjacent technologies to provide innovative, intelligent solutions for security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. For more information, please visit www.flir.com and follow @flir.

About Raymarine:

Raymarine, a world leader in marine electronics, develops and manufactures the most comprehensive range of electronic equipment for the recreational boating and light commercial marine markets. Designed for high performance and ease of use, the award-winning products are available through a global network of dealers and distributors. The Raymarine-branded product lines include radar, autopilots, GPS, instruments, fishfinders, communications, and integrated systems. Raymarine is a brand of FLIR Systems, a world leader in thermal imaging. For more information about Raymarine please go to www.raymarine.com