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Sea Isle of Man 2005

The sea has always played a big part in the history of the Isle of Man. Now as part of the Sea Britain national maritime festival the Isle of Man will host a variety of special events to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and the 175th Anniversary of the Steam Packet Company.

The sea started out as the life blood of the island. From fishing boats to Immigration ships like the Star of India. The Isle of Man has seen it all. The founder of the Royal National Lifeboat Insitution lived on the island and was inspired by the the spirit of the Manx people and their relationship with the harsh sea.

Share in the history with the many events around the island. There is something for everyone from Tin Bath Races and High Speed Power Boat Races to calm around the island sailings and public lectures.

Dates: Saturday 19 September 2009 - Sunday 20 September 2009
Description: Honda Formula 4-Stroke IOM Powerboat Championship. .
Event information supplied by the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure (01624 686766)

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