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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.

D-Day75: With just 3 days until the beginning of commemorations the UK’s veterans set sail
D-Day75: With just 3 days until the beginning of commemorations the UK’s veterans set sail
Monday, 03 June 2019

Image of the ferry (Mont St Michel), with hundreds of veterans onboard, leaving from Portsmouth today (03/06/2019).
Image: UK Crown Copyright 2019

Enjoy more savings on the Isle of Wight with  Wightlink’s early Summer Break Offer
Enjoy more savings on the Isle of Wight with Wightlink’s early Summer Break Offer
Monday, 03 June 2019

Wightlink has introduced a new early summer break offer, so customers can enjoy £30 off long breaks of five nights or more, and £25 off short stays of two to four nights until 18thJuly. Available exclusively online, it’s perfect ...

Muddy Puddles
Muddy Puddles
Monday, 03 June 2019

What can be more fun for little ones than splashing around in puddles, getting as soaked as can be? Or a day spent afloat – whatever the weather. With Muddy Puddles’ Originals Trousers, which are 100 per cent waterproof, wind...

RYA Membership survey 2019
RYA Membership survey 2019
Friday, 31 May 2019

From March to April 2019 the RYA undertook its biennial membership survey engaging with members, non-members and ex-members to get a better understanding as to what members and people in the boating community know, and feel, about RYA Membership.<...

VIDEO: 2nd Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge
VIDEO: 2nd Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge
Friday, 31 May 2019

The 2nd Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge – The ISAMAC – will start at 6pm on Saturday 1 June 2019 in Kinsale, Ireland.

MALTA ALTUS CHALLENGE WITHDRAWS FROM AC36
MALTA ALTUS CHALLENGE WITHDRAWS FROM AC36
Friday, 31 May 2019

Image: Hamish Hooper

Record results and employment for Princess Yachts
Record results and employment for Princess Yachts
Friday, 31 May 2019

Princess Yachts Ltd has announced record financial results, plus new records for yacht sales and employment at its Plymouth headquarters. The results make 2018 the British manufacturer’s most successful year in its 54 year history.

Financi...

Junction box kits
Junction box kits
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Water and dust proof to IP67 ensures these junction boxes from ASAP Supplies are suitable for the marine environment. They come with up to 10 flexible ports with double-membrane seals and up to 12 connector blocks.

£14.21 – £24...

New Double Ripstop Sailcloth Range
New Double Ripstop Sailcloth Range
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Bainbridge has announced its latest range of woven sailcloth, which maximises the advantages of a double ripstop in an all polyester construction.

HSX-P has been developed to expand the popular Bainbridge HSX range. From the outset the brief to ...

Simrad® Cruise
Simrad® Cruise
Thursday, 30 May 2019

From Simrad Yachting comes the Simrad® Cruise, a chartplotter designed for straightforward navigation featuring a simple, easy-to-use interface, sunlight–viewable display, mounting bracket and sonar transducer.  

 Taking...

VIDEO: Peters & May CEO’s statement about MY SONG loss
VIDEO: Peters & May CEO’s statement about MY SONG loss
Thursday, 30 May 2019

My Song, a luxury superyacht owned by an Italian billionaire Pier Luigi Loro Piana was lost into the Mediterranean after slipping from a cargo ship. The 130ft Baltic 130 Custom sailing yacht was being transported between Mallorca and Genoa when th...

Preview: 2019 RORC North Sea Race
Preview: 2019 RORC North Sea Race
Thursday, 30 May 2019

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2019 North Sea Race has attracted 79 boats for the 1100 BST start on Friday 31 May. Hosted by the Royal Harwich Yacht Club in their fabulous modern clubhouse, the North Sea Race starts outside Harwich and meande...

VIDEO: 11 people survived potential drowning by following the RNLI’s advice to ‘Float to Live’
VIDEO: 11 people survived potential drowning by following the RNLI’s advice to ‘Float to Live’
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Annual coastal fatality figures1 released by the RNLI reveal that, of the 128 people who lost their lives at the UK coast in 2018, 90 per cent were male. Although coastal deaths were higher last year compared to the 2017 figure  of 109, 20...

Port of Southampton welcomes Sun Princess on maiden call
Port of Southampton welcomes Sun Princess on maiden call
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Photo credit: Andrew Sassoli-Walker​

Boating at Goodwood Festival of Speed
Boating at Goodwood Festival of Speed
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Goodwood Festival of Speed is the largest outdoor show in the UK, with over 200,000 attendees. It takes place on the magnificent estate of the Duke of Richmond, north of Chichester.

Goodwood has always been very well known for its motoring, and ...

A SUMMER OF FUN
A SUMMER OF FUN
Thursday, 30 May 2019

If you are looking to get your kids away from the screens, into the fresh air and more active outdoors this summer – then look no further and get OnBoard!

A recent landmark report* has revealed that enjoyment is the single biggest influen...

BATTLE OF THE BUG – CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON
BATTLE OF THE BUG – CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Peter Weide, Director of Marine 16, considers diesel bug fuel treatments – enzymes or biocide. Which one and how do they work?

Gone are the days of filling up your fuel tank and forgetting about it.

Atlantic Rally Challenge succeeds in raising the bar for Boatshed crew
Atlantic Rally Challenge succeeds in raising the bar for Boatshed crew
Wednesday, 29 May 2019

May 29 – and one day remaining of what has turned out to be a truly challenging experience for the crew of Supertaff – with the Azores almost in sight!

Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 28th – after 13 days at sea since leaving Bermuda, the 3-hour watch routine, dwindling supplies of fresh food and battering winds are testing everyone’s resolve. But spirits remain high with the Azores just beyond the horizon.

CA boosts collection of European Inland Waterways Cruising Guides
CA boosts collection of European Inland Waterways Cruising Guides
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 A series of 10 new, full colour guides to moorings on the French inland waterways has been launched by the European Inland Waterways Section of the Cruising Association and is now available to purchase.The guides have been produced by Gordon Knight a...

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