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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.

Mayflower Marina
Mayflower Marina
Thursday, 28 February 2019

Mayflower Marina is well positioned for all types of boating activity and is fortunate to have some of the UK’s finest cruising waters right on its doorstep.

The marina was originally built in 1972 and since those early days it has undergo...

IN ITS ELEMENT
IN ITS ELEMENT
Friday, 22 February 2019

When it comes to electronics, Raymarine is one of the best-known names in the market, and here we have the Raymarine Element, which is a new generation of advanced, combination sonar and GPS displays. Featuring Raymarine RealVision 3D and new Hype...

Cowes Classics Week welcomes Red Funnel as new signature sponsor and opens for entries
Cowes Classics Week welcomes Red Funnel as new signature sponsor and opens for entries
Thursday, 21 February 2019

Cowes Classics Week runs from 27 July – 2 August, with racing from 29 July onwards.  Run by sailors for sailors, the event is organised by the Royal London Yacht Club supported by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, Royal Thames YC, Cowes Cori...

SIMRAD RS40
SIMRAD RS40
Thursday, 21 February 2019

The Simrad RS40 replaces the RS35 with significantly upgraded VHF radio functionality. It features a sleek design with wireless handset capability, removable fist microphone, Class D DSC functionality and built-in GPS. The Simrad RS40 also answers...

BHG sold to Lymington Marina
BHG sold to Lymington Marina
Wednesday, 20 February 2019

David Martin with his son Paul and Dominic May shake hands on the Berthon Lymington Marina purchase of BHG

Sailability Champions recognised at the RYA Sailability Annual Awards
Sailability Champions recognised at the RYA Sailability Annual Awards
Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Jon Gamon and Conway’s SEAS Group MoreThanSailing

Raymarine Adds Second UK Sales Event after Open House Success
Raymarine Adds Second UK Sales Event after Open House Success
Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Following the success of Raymarine’s recent open house sales event at its headquarters in Fareham, the marine electronics speciliast has announced that it will be running a six-day UK road show, bringing exclusive winter savings on the ...

Torbay Royal Regatta
Torbay Royal Regatta
Monday, 18 February 2019

Three great days of racing for IRC and Cruiser Classes, Sportsboats, PY Dinghies and Junior Classes with racing taking place on the fine sailing waters of Torbay on the English Riviera.

This year features the J/70 UK Class National Championships...

Barrus adds Barton Marine to its chandlery portfolio
Barrus adds Barton Marine to its chandlery portfolio
Monday, 18 February 2019

(Left to Right) – Ben Allen, Suzanne Blaustone

Suffolk Yacht Harbour Invites Entries to 18th Classic Regatta
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Invites Entries to 18th Classic Regatta
Monday, 18 February 2019

Image: Gill Moon

The South Coast Boat Show
The South Coast Boat Show
Monday, 18 February 2019 The South Coast Boat Show is being held at Ocean Village Marina, 17 – 19 May. This new event will feature the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. There will be more than 50 new boats on display...
SMALLEST MOB BEACON
SMALLEST MOB BEACON
Friday, 15 February 2019

While in many areas we are going big, in others small is better. Digital Yacht has teamed up with SIMY to create what they say is the world’s smallest AIS MOB Beacon. The AIS MOB100 Beacon incorporates a 72 channel GPS and AIS SART transmitt...

World Kidney Day Sail 2019
World Kidney Day Sail 2019
Friday, 15 February 2019

The aim of the ‘Sail Day’ on 14 March is Transplantation and Kidney Health Awareness.

Jacquie Dowding, an experienced  professional sailor (and teacher) has brought together four kidney transplant recipients to sail from Southam...

Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Friday, 15 February 2019

Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio.

“The acceptance of the 350hp Verado in the marketplace has been incredible...

April Boatbid Auction - Open for Entries
April Boatbid Auction - Open for Entries
Thursday, 14 February 2019

Entries are now open for our April Boatbid Auction.

The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal
The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 In his capacity as Patron of The Cruising Association, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE RD and bar,  hosted a private visit from The Princess Royal to the CA’s headquarters in Limehouse Basin, London. Sir Robin, accompanied by the CA Pres...
BAG FOR LIFE
BAG FOR LIFE
Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Especially for those turning away from plastic bags, here is a fab hammock bag that will last for a lifetime. Knitted on chunky 25mm knitting needles, this bag is available in ten colours complete with chic copper finish. Ideal for carry...

Southampton’s Sailing Week Regatta
Southampton’s Sailing Week Regatta
Wednesday, 13 February 2019

With over 60 yachts and 600 sailors out on the water, this year is expected to be the biggest year to date for Southampton’s Sailing Week Regatta.

The Regatta will see three days of racing from 16 – 18 September, with the chance to w...

RYA welcomes recent government announcement recognising importance of character building activities
RYA welcomes recent government announcement recognising importance of character building activities
Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Education Secretary, Damian Hinds has announced his vision to help children build character and resilience.

The Department for Education has pledged to work with schools and external organisations, including membership bodies, to enable children...

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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.