We are all familiar with sports news telling us that fixtures have been postponed because of bad weather, but how often have you heard the announcer say that racing has been called off because of manatees on the course? Well, that's exactly the headline the promoters of the powerboat racing weekend in Stuart, Florida later this month will be seeking to avoid.
At the opening event of the season in Plymouth, P1 SuperStock teams were given spill kits through a link up between P1 Marine Foundation and The Green Blue.
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P1 SuperStock, P1 Marine Foundation and the National Marine Aquarium joined forces on Sunday 20th May for a beach clean event which involved SuperStock teams and volunteers removing the waste on the beach outside the Aquarium in Plymouth, UK.
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Coastal towns and cities hosting P1’s ‘Grands Prix of the Sea’ powerboat races this year will benefit from a reduced impact on the local environment thanks to a new company policy.
The main site of the P1 SuperStock Plymouth Grand Prix of the Sea event will be located at Plymouth Yacht Haven Marina. The Yacht Havens Group is committed to promoting environmental awareness and good practice in all its marinas. Yacht Havens are currently working with the RYA/ BMF Green Blue to promote environmental awareness to boat owners.
There are a large variety of habitats in Plymouth, including coastal cliffs, rivers, reefs, salt marshes, mudflats, limestone grassland, ancient woodlands, heaths and marshes.