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Free Activity sheets, Bears Eating Peanut Butter - Can it be Barton Newsline?!

by Barton Marine 14 May 2020 12:00 BST
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Do you want a few minutes peace? Bring on Barton Activity Sheets 

Barton Marine wants to help entertain your children and give parents a few minutes peace and quiet!  Given that schools remain closed with many families harbouring at home, keeping children occupied can be difficult.  Going forwards, Barton Marine will be creating weekly activity sheets to play a small part in helping our young sailors stay busy at home.  Download the first few Barton Marine activity sheets below! Just click the images to get your A4 print ready PDF.

Pattern Colouring Sheet
Racing Yachts Colouring Sheet
Amy and Emma Cramphorn with their colouring sheet completed.

Ask the Expert - Facebook Live
15th May 3pm

Sailing guru Christian Brewer will once again be answering your questions about deck equipment, rigging and any other sailing topics on your mind this Friday afternoon at 3pm.  Join him on the Barton Marine Facebook page (

Send your advance questions in via our Facebook page or by emailing   

Catch up with the last Ask the Expert Live session by watching the video below.

Watch the last Q&A Live with Christian Brewer and get your questions in for Friday

Supporting the Re-Opening of the Industry

Barton are currently working with Lindemann in Germany and Barrus in the UK to help yachting businesses re-open following the relaxing of lockdown whilst protecting staff and customers through social distancing.  We want to make sure that boating stays open for all to enjoy.

We have created bright visible floor stickers which are made from high quality, non-slip vinyl with a low tack adhesive to ensure flooring is not damaged when the time comes to remove them.  We think they do the job far better than tape.  Helping boaters keep their distance in chandleries and yacht clubs around Europe. 

If you would like to partner with us to support social distancing in your region, please let us know.

Lions, Tigers, Gorillas, Bears and... Barton 

Check out this great video of "Oberon the Destroyer" busily doing what bears do!  (Eating peanut butter from a pipe).  One of our more unusual but exciting projects has been to support Howletts Wild Animal Park with a number of blocks in size 6 and 7 for cage control.  Making sure the animals have safe access to different areas of their enclosures is vital for their wellbeing.  Like all leisure attractions in the UK, the park is shut to visitors putting a huge strain on finances.  The animals require the same care and attention with food and heating, so we are pleased to be able to support the park with our equipment. Find out more about Howletts Wild Animal Park here.  Discover the Barton range of blocks here.

Rina and Oberon two spectacled bears from Peru.  Oberon, the Master of Destruction, is the bigger bear on the right.  Both enjoying a Peanut Butter treat.
Blocks being used at Howletts Wildlife Park
Blocks being used at Howletts Wildlife Park

The Barton Rising Star

Have you or your sailing children entered The Barton Rising Star 2020 competition?  The extended closing date is the 30th June.

It is easy to enter, by using any camera to record a short video of yourself telling us about your passion for sailing and filling in the entry form.   The competition is open to all sailors aged 12-20 and entry gives you the chance to become a Barton Brand Ambassador with a package of prizes to help you during your sailing season, to boost your C.V. and increase your personal development.  

Please share the competition with all young sailors you know so they have a chance of winning.  Find out more and download the competition entry form by clicking here.

Thanks for reading the May Newsline and remember if you have any product questions never hesitate to get in touch.  

See you soon out on the water,

The Barton Marine Team
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