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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.

Cannon fire to launch yacht race
Cannon fire to launch yacht race
Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The Sussex coast’s largest offshore yacht race, The Royal Escape Race, starts on Friday 24 May from Brighton’s Palace Pier at 8am.  This spectacular event will be raising money for the disability charity Sussex Sailability.

Spec...

The South Coast Boat Show judged a stunning showcase for power and sail brands
The South Coast Boat Show judged a stunning showcase for power and sail brands
Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Over 60 innovative sail and power boats were on display at Ocean Village Marina last weekend, and what a sight it was with all major global brands represented on the water.

Organised by a consortium of south coast dealers, Ocean Village Marina w...

Try Sailing at the Poole Harbour Boat Show
Try Sailing at the Poole Harbour Boat Show
Friday, 17 May 2019

Image: PHBS

Bilgeway
Bilgeway
Thursday, 16 May 2019

River Canal Rescue has launched Bilgeaway, a product it describes as ‘the world’s first truly environmentally-friendly bilge discharge filter’. Bilgeaway uses a non-toxic solution to extract hydrocarbon contaminants (petrol, dies...

British America’s Cup and Chinese SailGP teams join 2019 GC32 Racing Tour
British America’s Cup and Chinese SailGP teams join 2019 GC32 Racing Tour
Thursday, 16 May 2019

Ben Ainslie and crew. Photo: Harry Kenney-Herbert / INEOS Team UK.

Yacht Club to be one of UK’s best disabled sailing venues
Yacht Club to be one of UK’s best disabled sailing venues
Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Sussex Yacht Club has begun work on its new clubhouse and amenities in Shoreham, with a helping hand from the Leader of Adur District Council.

The new construction will mean Shoreham will become the home of one of the UK’s best disabled sa...

Skagen Offshore Jacket
Skagen Offshore Jacket
Wednesday, 15 May 2019

In need of a new jacket? The Skagen Offshore Jacket, built for professionals but available to all, provides protection against wind and waves with Helly Tech® Performance waterproof, windproof and breathable construction. The jacket is...

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria with Wightlink
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria with Wightlink
Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The 24 May marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria – the second-longest reigning monarch, and regular holiday visitor to the Isle of Wight. Those wishing to mark this occasion can visit a range of places and locations wher...

European silver for Mills and McIntyre
European silver for Mills and McIntyre
Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre scooped silver for Great Britain at the 470 class European Championships.

Nab Tower Pursuit
Nab Tower Pursuit
Tuesday, 14 May 2019

The Nab Tower Pursuit, Gosport Marine Scene’s annual charity pursuit event for sailing yachts of all different shapes and sizes, will take place on 15 June.

The course takes the fleet out to round the Nab Tower and back to finish around Fo...

Britain’s Got Talent’s Derek Sandy to perform on board with Wightlink
Britain’s Got Talent’s Derek Sandy to perform on board with Wightlink
Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Following success in the Britain’s Got Talent auditions, Derek Sandy is set to make an appearance during a series of Wightlink crossings over the next few weekends. An island favourite turned national treasure, Derek is best known for his so...

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

UKSA is partnering with well-known seafront restaurant, The Hut, who will be raising funds for Polly’s Challenge – a unique watersports programme designed for the Isle of Wight’s young people.

The Greek Cruising Tax is now operational but beset with issues
The Greek Cruising Tax is now operational but beset with issues
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 The long running saga of the Greek Cruising Tax, known as the TEPAI, was due for implementation on 2 April following the first attempt to introduce it in 2014. On 9 May the Greek Government finally put the tax into ...
HRH The Princess Royal attends Emsworth Sailing Club centenary
HRH The Princess Royal attends Emsworth Sailing Club centenary
Tuesday, 14 May 2019

The Princess Royal meets junior members, with (left) Michael Geary, Commodore, and Tim Keeping, Rear Commodore

This Girl Can sail with RYA Push the Boat Out
This Girl Can sail with RYA Push the Boat Out
Friday, 10 May 2019

A recent survey has shown the number of females actively participating in watersports is on the rise1. Often perceived as a male-dominated activity, we are seeing more and more women take to the water.

Joining your local club and learning or rel...

Olympic sailors’ show of force for Plastic Free Day
Olympic sailors’ show of force for Plastic Free Day
Friday, 10 May 2019

Image:Nick Dempsey/RYA

July Boatbid Auction - Entries Open
July Boatbid Auction - Entries Open
Friday, 10 May 2019

Summer Sun brings Boating Fun!
Entries for our July Boatbid Auction are now open.
The auction will run from 0900hrs on 12th July 2019 through to 1900hrs on 16th July 2019.

Itiwit 3 Man Inflatable Kayak
Itiwit 3 Man Inflatable Kayak
Thursday, 09 May 2019

Kayaking is the perfect activity for families this summer and this kayak can fit up to two adults and one child. Enthusiasts can enjoy endless hours of fun thanks to the raised seats and ample leg room, meaning comfort is key. There is a...

Gosport Marine Festival is this weekend!
Gosport Marine Festival is this weekend!
Thursday, 09 May 2019

Gosport’s waterfront will spring into action this Saturday as hundreds of people take to the water in rowing boats, yachts, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and more.

“There are so many great things on offer for all the family,” s...

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