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Southampton Boat Show, P1 powerboat grand prix and piracy risks

This week Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Shelley Jory-Leigh discuss the risks posed by pirates to vessels and their crews with Sir Tim Clement, former Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet, Royal Navy.

We hear how one of the city’s parks is transformed into a major land and water exhibition centre, hosting the 2010 Southampton Boat Show. And if you had £1m in your pocket, what can you buy at the show?

Powerboat racing is back in Southampton Water this weekend - Team Flying Sparks will be in the studio.

As a crew of young people return to Portsmouth from their circumnavigation of the UK, Alan Priddy tells us about the Aroundandaround project.

Plus the detailed weekend sailing forecast.

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Sat 11 Sep 2010 05:00