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High Seas,High Stakes – E-Book coming very soon….October 2016

Posted by alex on October 7, 2016

Alex’s book will soon be available to Download through Amazon as an E-Book for your Kindle or Tablet device..

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High Seas, High Stakes – Book update October 2016

Posted by alex on October 7, 2016

Alex’s book High Seas, High Stakes is currently being converted into an E-Book More news when we have it…………

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You Tube Video of the Round Ireland Race – click here

Posted by alex on July 24, 2012

http://youtu.be/LmzYCBgqBak

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Race Fleet tied up in Wicklow harbour

Posted by alex on June 23, 2012

Alex and his sailing team are now tied up in Wicklow harbour awaiting the start of the Round Ireland yacht race Alex will be sailing under the racing name of TEAM WILD GOOSE Race starts 1200 hrs sunday 24th.  Race safety inspections have all been completed and the team are ready for sea.

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New batch of books just arrived from the printers!

Posted by alex on February 21, 2012

We have just recieved a fresh batch of books from the Fujifilm printers!  To secure your copy just follow the purchase instructions on the home page of this website.  We hope you enjoy the read………..

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Book update – High Seas High Stakes

Posted by alex on September 23, 2011

Alex’s new book High Seas, High Stakes continues to find a healthy audience both here in the UK and abroad To date, copies of the action packed Autobiography have been sent to Europe, USA, Ireland, Norway and even as far afield as Austrailia

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Race victory in Dublin to Dingle race

Posted by alex on June 16, 2011

16th June 2011 : Alex and his Class 40 have just secured a line honours race victory in the Dublin to Dingle offshore race.  Competing against a fleet of nearly 40 other yachts, Alex’s boat renamed Pride of Dalkey just for this event secured the victory being several hours ahead of the next competitor after an initially very close battle along the Irish coastline.

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Book Signing at Solo Racing Conference – 12th March

Posted by alex on March 3, 2011

The conference starts at 10am:  12th March at the Royal Southern Yacht Club Hamble.

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Fantastic book launch at Royal Western Yacht Club

Posted by alex on February 19, 2011

Friday 18th Feb: Alex unvield his new autobiography High Seas, High Stakes to a packed Club house at the Royal Western Yacht Club of England Alex’s talk took the audience on an adrenaline fuelled action packed journey through his life of a pro sailor

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High Seas,High Stakes – out now!

Posted by alex on February 14, 2011

DEVON YACHTSMAN ANNOUNCES NEW AUTOBIOGRAPHY: HIGH SEAS, HIGH STAKES International professional yachtsman Alex Bennett from Devon has today announced the launch of his new autobiography entitled High Seas, High Stakes

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Alex on BBC Radio Devon Friday 22nd October

Posted by alex on October 21, 2010

Alex will be talking to Gordon Sparks on BBC Radio Devon about the forthcoming Round Britain Race prizegiving on saturday The interview is scheduelled for friday morning at 0710 hrs.

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Shetland Round Britain Promo Video

Posted by alex on August 18, 2010

Excellent new promo video of Shetland Round Britain & Ireland Race Two part video click here for links: Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/user/BennettOceanRacing#p/u/1/oUNWpVdZc5g Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/user/BennettOceanRacing#p/u/0/G39YJ13w6Cs

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Alex’s Autobiography out for Christmas 2010

Posted by alex on August 4, 2010

A true story of life and death at sea, Alex Bennett’s autobiography is an adrenaline fuelled, action packed tale of life as a professional offshore yachtsman. A young boy’s dreams of adventures on the high seas grew into a passion for racing and an ultimate ambition – to sail around the world

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Alex on the Radio Thursday 22nd July

Posted by alex on July 21, 2010

Alex will be talking on BBC Radio Devon tomorrow (22nd July ) at 2pm Alex will be discussing he and co-skipper MAlcolm dickinson’s Round Britain Race and whats next !  – listen on FM Radio or Online.

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PODIUM PLACE FOR FUJIFILM IN RBI 26TH JUNE PRESS RELEASE

Posted by alex on June 27, 2010

International yachtsman Alex Bennett from Plymouth and co skipper Malcolm Dickinson have claimed 3rd place in the Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race The hard won victory saw them cross the finish line with Fujifilm at 13:24, Friday 25th June in Plymouth with spinnaker flying trying to make the most of the very light winds.

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FUJIFILM ON THE PODIUM IN RBI 25TH JUNE

Posted by alex on June 25, 2010

Fujifilm caught up Sungard who had set off from Lowestoft with a lead of several hours At 04:30 Alex and Malcolm were taking the lead when the wind completely died The two Class 40′s behind Fujifilm caught up and all four parked up off Salcombe

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ALEX ON BBC RADIO DEVON & SPOTLIGHT TV 9TH JUNE

Posted by alex on June 9, 2010

Alex was interviewed live from Kinsale on the first stopover on BBC Radio Devon this lunchtime by Fitz If you missed it you can listen again online at http://bit.ly/cz263k Alex’s interview is 1.24 in.

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ALEX LIVE ON BBC RADIO DEVON AND RADIO CORNWALL FROM IRELAND 8TH JUNE

Posted by alex on June 8, 2010

Alex has been interviewed live from Kinsale on BBC Radio Devon and BBC Radio Cornwall this morning (8th June) about the first leg of the Round Britain and Ireland Race Listen again on bbc.co.uk/iplayer.

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ALEX ON BBC SW SPOTLIGHT

Posted by alex on June 4, 2010

Alex and Malcolm were filmed by BBC Spotlight for a piece in the regional news programme that went out on Wednesday evening Check it out on the BBC website…. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/sailing/8720605.stm

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Alex talks on BBC Radio Devon 20th May 2010

Posted by alex on May 20, 2010

Alex Will be talking to David Fitzgereld today on BBC Radio Devon just after 2pm Alex will be giving an update on the team’s preparations as we enter the final few weeks before the start of the 2010 Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Yacht race.

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