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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.

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...

Daring Dauntless takes the title at Cowes Classics Week
Daring Dauntless takes the title at Cowes Classics Week
Saturday, 03 August 2019

credit Tim Jeffreys

MDL’s Brixham Marina celebrates 30th anniversary with ‘Maritime Brixham’ open art competition
MDL’s Brixham Marina celebrates 30th anniversary with ‘Maritime Brixham’ open art competition
Friday, 02 August 2019

This year calls for a double celebration in Brixham. MDL’s Brixham Marina is turning 30 and to mark the occasion is joining forces with Brixham Art Society, as they celebrate a landmark 70thanniversary, to hold an open art competition on Sat...

MDL’s Queen Anne’s Battery supports local sailor’s offshore and Olympic dreams
MDL’s Queen Anne’s Battery supports local sailor’s offshore and Olympic dreams
Friday, 02 August 2019

Paddy Hutchings on his Mini Transat yacht

Southampton Boat Show Planning
Southampton Boat Show Planning
Friday, 02 August 2019

From my last article, you may recall that ‘The Admiral’ and I took an early season shakedown cruise down the coast. Without doubt it will be remembered as one of our most enjoyable. We were blessed with brilliant blue-sky weather, f...

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