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Solent

the. a strait of the English Channel between the coast of Hampshire, on the English mainland, and the Isle of Wight. Width: up to 6 km (4 miles)
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I felt we had a clear gameplan and we anticipated what Solent would do.
Known as the mini-Fastnet, since it follows the same course through the Solent down to the 49-metre high Eddystone Lighthouse -- which is mentioned in Herman Melville's epic novel Moby-Dick -- the Myth of Malham was named after the yacht of the same name, a 37'6C sloop built in 1947 that went on to win the Fastnet race that year, and again two years later.
Solent took the lead once again in the third stanza.
Solent NHS Trust, whose consultant had been seconded to care for George, would also not comment on a pending legal issue.
She is a committed supporter of BAR and spent part of her gap year in 2001 as a crew member on the Round the World Challenge boats in the Solent.
As Solent Family Mediation specialises strictly in family mediation, the company is able to deal with any conjugal dispute arising from separation, divorce, civil partnership, cohabitation & pre-nuptial arrangements.
Further joint development is now taking place, based on Unbar's new premium Butchers Pride range of seasonings, as Portsmouth-based Solent seeks to produce even better bangers.
Brabon conceded only one goal from 25 shots when Devils faced Solent and Gosport at Cardiff Bay Arena, but the home team could not force a victory.
History tells that the ship, a favourite of King Henry VIII and one of the first warships capable of firing a broadside of cannons, sank in full view of the King at the Battle of the Solent with the loss of almost all of the crew.
A few years later, a group of Southampton-based volunteers formed the Solent Steam Packet charity and bought the steamer in 1988 for pounds 20,000.
Hundreds of people heading to the Isle of Wight Festival have been held on boats in the Solent amid traffic gridlock on the island.
Solent Ridge: expected to be thereabouts by trainer Ger Lyons