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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.

Rees Leisure scoops all-female sailing cup title
Rees Leisure scoops all-female sailing cup title
Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Southampton celebrated its first all-female sailing competition as TheYachtMarket.com Regatta got into full swing.

The three-day sailing event has been taking place alongside TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show and yesterday saw The Women&r...

Barrus adds two more brands to its chandlery distribution division
Barrus adds two more brands to its chandlery distribution division
Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Barrus has announced the further expansion of its brand portfolio in the marine chandlery distribution market with the introduction of the G-Nautics range of boat accessories and Stazo high-performance boat safety and security systems.

As part o...

Rees Leisure named first ever winners of new regatta cup
Rees Leisure named first ever winners of new regatta cup
Tuesday, 18 September 2018

A brand-new sailing regatta kicked off yesterday as TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show saw action both on and off the water.

TheYachtMarket.com Regatta is a brand-new three-day regatta running at the same time as TheYachtMarket.com Southam...

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede now 9 days ahead despite breakages
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede now 9 days ahead despite breakages
Monday, 17 September 2018

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede was forced to climb up the mast to recover his staysail halyard today but still leads by 9 days – photo Christophe Favreau

Tokyo 2020 test concludes
Tokyo 2020 test concludes
Monday, 17 September 2018

IMAGE: PEDRO MARTINEZ/SAILING ENERGY/WORLD SAILING

No sailing at Paris 2024 Paralympics
No sailing at Paris 2024 Paralympics
Monday, 17 September 2018

Sailing has not been included by the International Paralympic Committee for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

World Sailing has been informed by the IPC that sailing is not in compliance with one or more of the core criteria for Games inclusion a...

Cammas fights back from the brink to clinch GC32 Villasimius Cup
Cammas fights back from the brink to clinch GC32 Villasimius Cup
Monday, 17 September 2018

Light winds on the GC32 Villasimius Cup’s final day may not have provided the same top speed foiling action of the previous three days, but there was high drama across the leaderboard during the day’s three races with first place chang...

Future of Bavaria Yachtbau secured
Future of Bavaria Yachtbau secured
Saturday, 15 September 2018

A private equity fund advised by the Berlin-based investment company CMP Capital Management-Partners will acquire the entire business of Bavaria Yachtbau and continue its operations. It will also acquire all shares in French subsidiary Bavaria Cat...

September Boatbid Auction is Open
September Boatbid Auction is Open
Friday, 14 September 2018

The auction will run from 0900hrs on Friday 14th to 1700hrs on Tuesday 18th September.

New partnership with Duran Duran front man, Simon Le Bon
New partnership with Duran Duran front man, Simon Le Bon
Thursday, 13 September 2018

Simon Le Bon, frontman of British band Duran Duran, is setting sail with the Tall Ships Youth Trust.

Record numbers of volunteers set to clean up UK beaches this weekend
Record numbers of volunteers set to clean up UK beaches this weekend
Thursday, 13 September 2018

The organisers of the annual Great British Beach Clean say they expect to see record numbers of volunteers at more beaches than ever before at this weekend’s UK-wide event.

The Marine Conservation Society has been running the four-day beac...

World debut of production oceangoing yacht with self-sufficient solar-powered propulsion
World debut of production oceangoing yacht with self-sufficient solar-powered propulsion
Thursday, 13 September 2018

The SILENT 55 made her world debut at the 2018 Cannes Yachting Festival.

TheSILENT 55is the first and only ocean going solar-electric production catamaran in the world. The yacht uses silent electric propulsion for unlimited range with...

Laser quest! Brits fill podium as Tokyo 2020 venue turns tricky
Laser quest! Brits fill podium as Tokyo 2020 venue turns tricky
Thursday, 13 September 2018

Image: Sailing Energy/World Sailing

Purrsha fleece
Purrsha fleece
Thursday, 13 September 2018

The nights are drawing in and it is time to set up for the autumn months. Zhik’s Purrsha fleece range is styled to double up as a neat fitting, versatile mid-layer as well as being ideal for casual and outdoor wear. The lightweight perf...

Barrus Enters the Marine Chandlery Distribution Market
Barrus Enters the Marine Chandlery Distribution Market
Wednesday, 12 September 2018

In a previous story Barrus stated that Sailforce was to represent Talamex and Besto Lifesavers as part of Barrus’ new Chandlery Distribution Division. Regrettably this information was incorrect.

SailForce will represent Talamex products on...

Advance show ticket prices end Thursday – book now to save
Advance show ticket prices end Thursday – book now to save
Tuesday, 11 September 2018

With just days to go until TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 visitors can look forward to more than 600 boats, a full marina and 500+ marine brands plus a host of exciting new attractions at this, the 50th show.

Here are just some of...

Great Scott returns as British sailors descend on Tokyo 2020 venue
Great Scott returns as British sailors descend on Tokyo 2020 venue
Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Giles Scott Credit: Richard Langdon/British Sailing Team.

UK Rope Show tour to launch at Southampton Boat Show
UK Rope Show tour to launch at Southampton Boat Show
Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Marlow Ropes is launching its ‘Rope Show’ at this year’s Southampton Boat Show. The Rope Show is a new year-round education initiative for sailors and boat owners throughout the UK.

The Rope-Show will tour the UK’s sailin...

Rolex Fastnet Race change of date
Rolex Fastnet Race change of date
Tuesday, 11 September 2018

The 2013 Rolex Fastnet fleet leaving the Solent. Image: Rolex-Kurt Arrigo

Honda to launch new flagship V6 outboard range at Southampton Boat Show
Honda to launch new flagship V6 outboard range at Southampton Boat Show
Sunday, 09 September 2018

Honda Marine’s top of the range BF175, BF200, BF225 and BF250 outboards have been given a new lease of life with a comprehensive overhaul as part of Honda’s ongoing evolution of its product line up. Making their UK debut at the 2018 So...

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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.