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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.

Wireless Headphones
Wireless Headphones
Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Whether listening to music, the radio or perhaps a podcast whilst on board, you will be guaranteed to love these Kreafunk aHead Wireless Headphones. They only takes two-and-a-half hours to charge for up to 14 hours of playback time, and with a bui...

Another Bumper Year for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show
Another Bumper Year for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show
Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Thousands of people flocked to the 12th annual Barclays Jersey Boat Show this Bank Holiday Weekend, in what has been another busy and successful event.

With favourable weather conditions for most of the weekend it is estimated that in excess of ...

SESCA’s Open Day Success Despite Chilly Conditions
SESCA’s Open Day Success Despite Chilly Conditions
Tuesday, 07 May 2019

On Sunday, nearly 160 visitors braved the chilly conditions to try their hand at sailing at the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s (SESCA) Open Day at Lackford Lake, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

The event formed part of ...

GREAT BRITAIN SAILGP TEAM FINISH SAN FRANCISCO SAILGP ON A HIGH
GREAT BRITAIN SAILGP TEAM FINISH SAN FRANCISCO SAILGP ON A HIGH
Monday, 06 May 2019

Image: SailGP.Photoshelter.com

Great savings on Mark Warner holidays for RYA members
Great savings on Mark Warner holidays for RYA members
Friday, 03 May 2019

RYA members can now enjoy exclusive discounts on Mark Warner award-winning activity holidays in stunning Mediterranean beach locations.

As the latest organisation to join the RYA’s Member Reward Partner Programme, RYA members can now enjoy...

Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust announces Family Fun Day
Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust announces Family Fun Day
Friday, 03 May 2019

HRCST will be holding an open day on 19 May at the site of its forthcoming National Centre of Excellence for Watersports for All, at Trevassack Lake on the Lizard Peninsula. Visitors can learn about the Trust’s plans to develop the 26-acre d...

Mini Speaker
Mini Speaker
Thursday, 02 May 2019

Another great addition to the on board kit, the Lexon Mino Mini Speaker is a rechargeable speaker that is light and small enough to be carried to and from the boat with ease to ensure everyone can enjoy the on board entertainment for the day. The ...

MS Amlin Seamanship Award Expanded for 2019
MS Amlin Seamanship Award Expanded for 2019
Thursday, 02 May 2019

The MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 is now open for nominations.

Having run for many years as a competition to reward great acts of Seamanship during the Round the Island Race, it is now open throughout the boating season with entries closing on ...

Thames Valley and London Boat Show spectacular success at MDL’s Penton Hook Marina
Thames Valley and London Boat Show spectacular success at MDL’s Penton Hook Marina
Thursday, 02 May 2019

Over 2,000 people attended the inaugural Thames Valley and London Boat Show which was hosted in April at MDL Marinas’ Penton Hook Marina. The three-day event proved a spectacular success with a wide range of boats on display including those ...

Ocean health and sustainability top of the agenda as UKSA partners with Final Straw
Ocean health and sustainability top of the agenda as UKSA partners with Final Straw
Thursday, 02 May 2019

UKSA, the charity and maritime training centre, has announced a new partnership with Final Straw Solent in a bid to increase awareness of ocean health and the devastating impact plastic pollution has on our seas.

Young people training at UKSA wi...

Dog Boating 101: Living Life Afloat with Your Pooch
Dog Boating 101: Living Life Afloat with Your Pooch
Thursday, 02 May 2019

Image source – https://www.flickr.com/photos/garryknight/34546900454

Spring sailing in the Mediterranean
Spring sailing in the Mediterranean
Thursday, 02 May 2019

Sarah Cotgreave, UK Marketing Manager Sunsail, looks at what the Mediterranean offers sailors in the spring.

Spring has officially sprung in the Mediterranean. And, as we see temperatures starting to rise from the bougainvillea-blushed streets i...

Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning
Thursday, 02 May 2019 Bill gets to grips with the big pre-season clean, looking at restoring the teak, cleaning the decks and much more.

With the weather improving and the Easter weekend very warm, my attention has turned to the final push of readiness for the season &n...

Cardiff Marina
Cardiff Marina
Thursday, 02 May 2019

This month we head over to Cardiff Marina, a 350 berth marina in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

Situated on the River Ely within Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Marina is perfectly positioned to provide safe, secure and sheltered moorings for motorboats and yac...

One Ale of a Beer
One Ale of a Beer
Thursday, 02 May 2019

New World pale ales make a great tangy summertime beer.

According to Waitrose, “One topic of conversation that dominates the beer world is the seemingly insatiable demand for New World pale ales. The number one attraction of these beers is...

Men’s Coastal Pants
Men’s Coastal Pants
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

These Coastal Pants from Gill  come in graphite and are an addition to the OS3 range. Designed with coastal sailing in mind, they have a two-layer coated fabric with a durable water repellent finish and a quick drying lining. They also offer ...

Luxury yacht building continues at MDL’s Saxon Wharf
Luxury yacht building continues at MDL’s Saxon Wharf
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

MDL Marinas and Oyster Yachts have signed an agreement which will see the luxury blue-water yacht maker’s presence at MDL’s Saxon Wharf, Southampton continue for the next 10 years.

“Saxon Wharf provides the perfect So...

Poole Harbour Boat Show has big eco ambitions
Poole Harbour Boat Show has big eco ambitions
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Image: Ian Roman

Book your FREE opportunity to try out rowing,  kayaking and sailing in Gosport
Book your FREE opportunity to try out rowing, kayaking and sailing in Gosport
Tuesday, 30 April 2019

With a few spaces remaining to pre-book for rowing and sailing, Gosport Marine Festival is shaping up to offer yet another day of excellent on the water activities for all the family.

Taking place on Saturday 11 May (10-5pm), all the fun is base...

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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.