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Daily Mail: All aboard for a UK flagship (18/07/12)

By at July 26, 2012 | 9:44 am | 0 Comment

A majestic national flagship to represent  Britain on the world's seas is a major step closer today. In a rare show of unity, both David Cameron  and Ed Miliband have given the project their wholehearted support. The Tory and Labour party leaders hailed the  new ship as an ambassador for UK trade as well as a 'university of the seas',  providing invaluable more...

Commonwealth Flagship , Daily Mail , Press Reports UK

Telegraph: David Cameron and Ed Miliband show rare unity over UK flagship (19/07/12)

By at July 26, 2012 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

David Cameron and Opposition leader Ed Miliband have united in backing plans   for a new national flagship. Both the Prime Minister and Labour leader have backed the £80 million   replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia, which would be a seaborne   ambassador for the country. The project, which could be completed by 2016, would involve the construction   more...

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Sailing Today August 2012: Jubilee Yacht Appeal Feature

By at July 12, 2012 | 1:20 pm | 0 Comment

Our Jubilee Yacht Appeal has featured in the August 2012 edition of Sailing Today: A charity is looking to raise £60m in order to give the Queen the ultimate Jubilee gift - a new yacht. Her Majesty has not had a yacht since Britannia was decommissioned in 1997. However, a new group, the Jubilee Yacht Appeal, has vowed to raise the funds to present her Majesty with more...

Latest Jubilee News , Press Reports UK Petition: Restore the Royal Yacht Britannia to Her Majesty the Queen (19/06/12)

By at June 20, 2012 | 9:36 am | 0 Comment

E-Petition on Restore the Royal Yacht Britannia to Her Majesty the Queen - set up on 19th June 2012 by Michael more...

E-Petitions for a Yacht

A Tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia

By at June 19, 2012 | 5:51 pm | 0 Comment

You Tube: A Tour of the more...

Memories of HMY Britannia

Future Ship Project 21st Century (FSP21)

By at June 14, 2012 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

Future Ship Project 21st Century (FSP21)

Photo: Artist impression from Daily Mail 12 November 2011 The Future Ship Project for the 21st century  (FSP21) – will create the largest and most modern square-rigged education and adventure training and research sailing ship in the world. FSP21 will be a flagship for the nation. For more information see: more...

Future Ship Project 21st Century

Michael Gove Letter

By at June 14, 2012 | 1:53 pm | 0 Comment

The campaign for a new Jubilee Yacht started in early January 2012 following newspaper reports of a confidential letter to fellow ministers by Michael Gove MP, the Secretary of State for Education: 15th January 2012 The Guardian 15/01/2012 Exclusive: Give Queen a new royal yacht for diamond jubilee, says Michael Gove 16th January 2012 The Guardian more...

Michael Gove Letter

Prince Philip’s condition improves considerably in hospital (06/05/12)

By at June 7, 2012 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Buckingham Palace says Duke of Edinburgh is recovering well and has been watching jubilee celebrations on television Read more more...

Diamond Jubilee

YouTube: Video about the creation of the Haribo image of HM The Queen (27/05/12)

By at June 2, 2012 | 10:01 pm | 0 Comment

Watch the creation of a unique portrait of HM The Queen with Haribos in honour of her Diamond more...

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Commonwealth Flagship: A custom-built yacht to promote the Commonwealth

By at June 2, 2012 | 7:51 am | 0 Comment

The Commonwealth Flagship is an initiative by Ian Maiden with the purpose of encouraging trade and cooperation among Commonwealth countries. Please read more about this project on our Press more...

Commonwealth Flagship