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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.

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...

SNORKELLING MASK
SNORKELLING MASK
Friday, 02 August 2019

This mask is ideal for those who want to take up a new activity during the summer holidays. Designed for surface snorkelling for those aged 10 and above, this mask allows users to discover the underwater world easily and comfortably with a 180&ord...

BEACH TOWELS
BEACH TOWELS
Thursday, 01 August 2019

Hitting the water this month? Water lifestyle store Aqua Living has a range of stylish, fast-drying 100 per cent cotton towels ideal for boat and outdoor activities, plus the home. Useful all year round, these soft, highly absorbent towe...

Your perfect sailing spot
Your perfect sailing spot
Thursday, 01 August 2019

From disused quarries, man-made lakes, rivers, estuaries and the coast – the UK has it all.

When most people think of sailing, their first thoughts turn to the sea – and getting on the water by the coast. Despite the fact that the UK...

Rosé reaches new heights
Rosé reaches new heights
Thursday, 01 August 2019

The trend back to buying rosé wines continues, while a new trend for wine on tap grows.

A short report about Miraval Rosé wine in the Daily Telegraph in June said that this French vineyard “has now smashed the price record fo...

Troon Yacht Haven
Troon Yacht Haven
Thursday, 01 August 2019

This month we visit the award-winning Scottish marina, Troon Yacht Haven, which has seen big changes this year.

There are many reasons why Troon Yacht Haven is such a popular marina. Just 10 minutes from Glasgow Prestwick Airport, and around hal...

THE USE OF THRUSTERS ON SMALL BOATS
THE USE OF THRUSTERS ON SMALL BOATS
Thursday, 01 August 2019

Small, shallow draft motorboats with light to moderate displacements are responsive, rewarding and great fun to drive at high average cruising speeds.

But throttle back inside a tightly fitting marina at the end of a long day, perhaps with a spr...

V60-B VHF Radio with AIS
V60-B VHF Radio with AIS
Wednesday, 31 July 2019

If you are in the market for a new VHF radio, B&G has released its V60-B mid-level VHF radio, the first B&G VHF radio with the capability to send and receive AIS position data. It has a large screen, intuitive interface and built-in AIS Cl...

Britain’s Aldridge takes silver in 2019 Kitefoil Gold Cup opener
Britain’s Aldridge takes silver in 2019 Kitefoil Gold Cup opener
Tuesday, 30 July 2019

British Sailing Team rider Ellie Aldridge says she’s ‘excited for the future’ after scooping a silver medal at the opening round of the 2019 Kitefoil Gold Cup.

Darkwood Triumph in RORC Channel Race
Darkwood Triumph in RORC Channel Race
Tuesday, 30 July 2019

77 boats competed in the 2019 Royal Ocean Racing Club Channel Race. The international fleet experienced a variety of conditions and wind angles, testing boat handling and tactical skills. Perhaps the surprise overall winner, from a fleet including...

Sparkling Solent conditions for Cowes Classics Week opener
Sparkling Solent conditions for Cowes Classics Week opener
Monday, 29 July 2019

XOD startline action

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