Olla-Podrida: Julian Stockwin Newsletter, January 2012

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January 2012

[Olla-podrida: an affectionate 18th century term for a colourful medley of items]

We’re coming to you a few days earlier with a reminder that you can still enter some great competitions – but don’t delay if you want to have a chance to win! Full details in CONTESTS

1 DISPATCHES
2 AHOY, SHIPMATES!
3 HAVE SOME MADEIRA, M’DEAR
4 JOTTINGS FROM JULIAN
5 OLD SHIPS, 2
6 EDITOR’S CHOICE
7 CONTESTS

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The Official Formula 1 Season Review 2011

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This is an amazingly fast production and launch for any printed paper book. Less than two weeks after the last Formula 1 race of the season and Haynes Publishing are shipping a high quality season review for 2011…….coverage is comprehensive, the images stunning, the text uniquely informative, the reader can smell the tyres and the race fuel, there really is nothing left to say about an astounding season review, delivered to bookshops at a speed worthy of the topic

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MEDAL RACE CONTENDERS AND OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION NATIONS DETERMINED IN PERTH

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Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, 3-18 December 2011, Perth Australia

Under a blue sky and one of the hottest days of the Championships so far, the 2011 470 World Championship title contenders, Medal Race teams and nineteen Olympic qualifying nations were confirmed. Perfect sailing conditions ranging between 12-17 knots were delivered by the Fremantle Doctor out on Success Course for the 80 boats from thirty-nine nations in the 470 Men fleets. The temperature which had heated up a notch or two was matched by the intensity of racing amongst the teams in the concluding two races of the final series.

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Germany at War, Attack & Defence

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Film 1 concentrates on the very heavy artillery employed against Sewastopol. Film 2 covers the Wehrmacht on several fronts and together the film provide film footage not seen since the war when it was used for propaganda and training. An interesting DVD that will be a much valued addition to any DVD war film collection.

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