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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.

Raymarine Adds Second UK Sales Event after Open House Success
Raymarine Adds Second UK Sales Event after Open House Success
Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Following the success of Raymarine’s recent open house sales event at its headquarters in Fareham, the marine electronics speciliast has announced that it will be running a six-day UK road show, bringing exclusive winter savings on the ...

Torbay Royal Regatta
Torbay Royal Regatta
Monday, 18 February 2019

Three great days of racing for IRC and Cruiser Classes, Sportsboats, PY Dinghies and Junior Classes with racing taking place on the fine sailing waters of Torbay on the English Riviera.

This year features the J/70 UK Class National Championships...

Barrus adds Barton Marine to its chandlery portfolio
Barrus adds Barton Marine to its chandlery portfolio
Monday, 18 February 2019

(Left to Right) – Ben Allen, Suzanne Blaustone

Suffolk Yacht Harbour Invites Entries to 18th Classic Regatta
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Invites Entries to 18th Classic Regatta
Monday, 18 February 2019

Image: Gill Moon

The South Coast Boat Show
The South Coast Boat Show
Monday, 18 February 2019 The South Coast Boat Show is being held at Ocean Village Marina, 17 – 19 May. This new event will feature the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. There will be more than 50 new boats on display...
SMALLEST MOB BEACON
SMALLEST MOB BEACON
Friday, 15 February 2019

While in many areas we are going big, in others small is better. Digital Yacht has teamed up with SIMY to create what they say is the world’s smallest AIS MOB Beacon. The AIS MOB100 Beacon incorporates a 72 channel GPS and AIS SART transmitt...

World Kidney Day Sail 2019
World Kidney Day Sail 2019
Friday, 15 February 2019

The aim of the ‘Sail Day’ on 14 March is Transplantation and Kidney Health Awareness.

Jacquie Dowding, an experienced  professional sailor (and teacher) has brought together four kidney transplant recipients to sail from Southam...

Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Friday, 15 February 2019

Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio.

“The acceptance of the 350hp Verado in the marketplace has been incredible...

April Boatbid Auction - Open for Entries
April Boatbid Auction - Open for Entries
Thursday, 14 February 2019

Entries are now open for our April Boatbid Auction.

The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal
The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 In his capacity as Patron of The Cruising Association, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE RD and bar,  hosted a private visit from The Princess Royal to the CA’s headquarters in Limehouse Basin, London. Sir Robin, accompanied by the CA Pres...
BAG FOR LIFE
BAG FOR LIFE
Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Especially for those turning away from plastic bags, here is a fab hammock bag that will last for a lifetime. Knitted on chunky 25mm knitting needles, this bag is available in ten colours complete with chic copper finish. Ideal for carry...

Southampton’s Sailing Week Regatta
Southampton’s Sailing Week Regatta
Wednesday, 13 February 2019

With over 60 yachts and 600 sailors out on the water, this year is expected to be the biggest year to date for Southampton’s Sailing Week Regatta.

The Regatta will see three days of racing from 16 – 18 September, with the chance to w...

RYA welcomes recent government announcement recognising importance of character building activities
RYA welcomes recent government announcement recognising importance of character building activities
Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Education Secretary, Damian Hinds has announced his vision to help children build character and resilience.

The Department for Education has pledged to work with schools and external organisations, including membership bodies, to enable children...

Combined fleet to compete on 2019 GC32 Racing Tour
Combined fleet to compete on 2019 GC32 Racing Tour
Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Lagos, a popular new addition to the GC32 Racing Tour in 2018, will host the Worlds in 2019. Photo: Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

RAYMARINE NEXT GENERATION
RAYMARINE NEXT GENERATION
Monday, 11 February 2019

The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling. Designed to complement the modern style of Raymarine Axiom multifunction displays, each V...

Local shipwright skills assist in keeping traditional Solent Galleys afloat
Local shipwright skills assist in keeping traditional Solent Galleys afloat
Saturday, 09 February 2019

Haines Boatyard, nestled on the foreshore at Itchenor, is well known for its highly skilled wooden keelboat and GRP dinghy repair and boatyard services. Recently the company has been undertaking some more unusual work in renovating and maintaining...

USA March Boatbid Auction - 1st to 5th March 2019 - Catalogue Highlights
USA March Boatbid Auction - 1st to 5th March 2019 - Catalogue Highlights
Friday, 08 February 2019

Albin 36 Trawler Tri-cabin

GARMIN ALL-IN-ONE
GARMIN ALL-IN-ONE
Friday, 08 February 2019

If you are in the market for a new chartplotter, Garmin’s GPSMAP® 8400/8400xsv series expands its flagship line of all-in-one chartplotters with new sizes, built-in sonar and more. The GPSMAP 8400/8400xsv series is actually an extension ...

Alex’s Oarsome Dream
Alex’s Oarsome Dream
Friday, 08 February 2019

At a naming ceremony at Gosport’s Haslar Marina Oarsome Chance Patron and record-setting solo sailor Alex Thomson named the latest addition to the Dream Yacht Charter UK fleet Oarsome Dream in honour of the company’s charity ...

February 8th to 12th 2019 - Boatbid Auction
February 8th to 12th 2019 - Boatbid Auction
Friday, 08 February 2019

Bidding started at 0900hrs this morning, and you will have the opportunity to bid right up until 1900hrs on Tuesday 12th February 2019. Take a look at our range of vessels for sale, here

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