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This is where we publish our boat related stories and articles, which range from world circumnavigation to rescue missions, humour and much, much more. So make yourself a coffee and settle yourself down to a good read.

UK IC37 Class gathering momentum
UK IC37 Class gathering momentum
Thursday, 08 August 2019

The recently formed UK IC37 Class Association announces that it has received its first commitment from a UK owner as the One Design circuit being created for 2020 takes shape.

Ian Atkins, a well-known Solent based yachtsman, has committed to the...

ESSENTIAL HARBOUR SAFETY INFORMATION FOR BOAT USERS AT COWES
ESSENTIAL HARBOUR SAFETY INFORMATION FOR BOAT USERS AT COWES
Thursday, 08 August 2019

Cowes Harbour Commission’s number one priority and responsibility is to maintain a safe harbour for all. Equally, it is the responsibility of all boat owners, agents, charterers, marinas, yacht clubs and sailing organisations to ensure that ...

Wizard wins Rolex Fastnet Race
Wizard wins Rolex Fastnet Race
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

The impeccably sailed Wizard beat over 300 other yachts en route to overall victory in one of sailing’s ultimate challenges. © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

UK MARINA OPERATOR OPENS  FIRST LUXURY HOTEL
UK MARINA OPERATOR OPENS FIRST LUXURY HOTEL
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 Yacht Havens Group will make an ambitious move into luxury hotel accommodation with the opening of the Salt House Hotel at Troon Yacht Haven, Ayrshire, Scotland, in early 2020.  With the Salt House Hotel, the Yacht Havens Group ai...
Britain’s best short-handed offshore sailors sought for Mixed Double-handed Offshore European Championship
Britain’s best short-handed offshore sailors sought for Mixed Double-handed Offshore European Championship
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

The hunt is on for sailors to represent Great Britain at the 2019 EUROSAF Mixed Offshore European Championship being held in Italy in October.

The RYA is welcoming applications from British two-person, mixed-gender teams to take part in the even...

VIDEO: A KILL CORD COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE
VIDEO: A KILL CORD COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

The importance of wearing a kill cord is highlighted in dramatic style in a new safety video from the RYA.

Dylan Fletcher marks new frontier in sailing, wins race to 50 knots
Dylan Fletcher marks new frontier in sailing, wins race to 50 knots
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Olympian Dylan Fletcher signs the team’s F50 catamaran after he and his Great Britain SailGP Team broke sailing’s elusive 50-knot barrier hitting 50.22 knots in training as they prepare for the European debut of...

Still time to claim your free ticket
Still time to claim your free ticket
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Since launching the 2019 RYA member ticket offer to the Southampton International Boat Show some 3,750 members have taken advantage of the exclusive offer claiming their FREE ticket to the 2019 show.

With the show a number of weeks away there is...

Young racers to star in SailGP Cowes pre-show
Young racers to star in SailGP Cowes pre-show
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Image: SailGP

Wheelie Bag
Wheelie Bag
Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Travelling to regattas, the dockside or boat park just got a lot more sophisticated, and easier too, with Zhik’s range of boating luggage. The Wheelie Bag, for example, is made with a robust, waterproof 600 denier polyester fabric, and a rug...

VIDEO: 2019 ROLEX FASTNET RACE UPDATE
VIDEO: 2019 ROLEX FASTNET RACE UPDATE
Tuesday, 06 August 2019

As the 48th Rolex Fastnet Race moves through its fourth day, the flood of arrivals continues. The window of opportunity for those pursuing overall victory is narrowing and, after four days, crews still at sea are beginning to tire. Finishing we...

Winners nine and ten announced in 2019 ilovesailing calendar competition
Winners nine and ten announced in 2019 ilovesailing calendar competition
Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Ela Miller’s winning photo

2019 Rolex Fastnet Race
2019 Rolex Fastnet Race
Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Rambler approaches the finish of the 48th Rolex Fastnet Race, one hour, 16 minutes outside the monohull race record. Image: Rolex Fastnet Race/Carlo Borlenghi

European Sharpie Championship 2019 to be hosted at Itchenor Sailing Club
European Sharpie Championship 2019 to be hosted at Itchenor Sailing Club
Monday, 05 August 2019

This August 18th – 24th sailors and crew, with their families and supporters from across Europe will join forces with UK Sharpie Sailors at Itchenor Sailing Club for the 55th European Sharpie Championship. 

The sailing will ...

Be part of the Mercury stand at Southampton Boat Show
Be part of the Mercury stand at Southampton Boat Show
Monday, 05 August 2019

Southampton Boat Show is fast approaching and Barrus are on a mission to find pictures of Mercury outboard engines through the decades.

This year, Barrus’ presence at Southampton Boat Show will be the biggest yet and they want you to be pa...

Vietnam Announces New Team Entry in Clipper 2019-20 Race
Vietnam Announces New Team Entry in Clipper 2019-20 Race
Monday, 05 August 2019

Image: Clipper Race

Maxi Edmond de Rothschild takes title fight to the wire and secures Fastnet victory and the record
Maxi Edmond de Rothschild takes title fight to the wire and secures Fastnet victory and the record
Monday, 05 August 2019

The crew of the 100-foot Ultime trimaran Maxi Edmond De Rothschild celebrate Multihull Line Honours and setting a new race at the 48th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. Image: Paul Wyeth/Rolex Fastnet Race

VIDEO: NEW HUGO BOSS BOAT HITS THE WATER
VIDEO: NEW HUGO BOSS BOAT HITS THE WATER
Monday, 05 August 2019

Image: Lloyd Images

Ancasta gets set for September boat shows
Ancasta gets set for September boat shows
Sunday, 04 August 2019

The team at Ancasta are going to be very busy next month, exhibiting at not one but three boat shows.

Southampton International Boat Show 2019 (13 – 22 September)

Fairline launches new 50ft range
Fairline launches new 50ft range
Sunday, 04 August 2019

Fairline Yachts, announces it is launching a new 50ft range, which is available to order now for delivery in 2020.

The first of the new range, a Squadron 50, will be unveiled at this year’s Southampton Boat Show (13 – 22 September 20...

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