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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.

Added sparkle
Added sparkle
Thursday, 09 January 2020

Image: Thomson & Scott

February 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue is LIVE !
February 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue is LIVE !
Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Our February BoatBid Auction will be running from 7th to 11th February 2020. This morning the Catalogue for the BoatBid Auction has gone live.
Take a look at the variety of vessels we have to offer:

Baltic/Northern CA Information Day
Baltic/Northern CA Information Day
Tuesday, 07 January 2020

Anchorage with the peaks of Watkins Fjord beyond. Image: Mike Henderson

Cruising Association Mediterranean Seminar 2020
Cruising Association Mediterranean Seminar 2020
Monday, 06 January 2020

Image: Mourtos, Greece/David Whitehead

Barrus Partners with Z Nautic Group
Barrus Partners with Z Nautic Group
Monday, 06 January 2020

Barrus has introduced Zodiac and Bombard to its growing portfolio of Marine Leisure products with exclusive distribution of the full range in the UK and Northern Ireland.

“The range of Zodiac and Bombard RIBs has been a long-anticipated ad...

Entries for the 2020 Round the Island Race open
Entries for the 2020 Round the Island Race open
Friday, 03 January 2020

Image: Paul Wyeth

FastFind ReturnLink PLB
FastFind ReturnLink PLB
Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Orolia has given us details of the FastFind ReturnLink PLB with Return Link System capabilities. The PLB transmits the user’s unique ID and GNSS location via the global network of Cospas Sarsat search and rescue satellites, and then uses Gal...

NEXT GENERATION
NEXT GENERATION
Tuesday, 24 December 2019

ACR Electronics has launched its next-generation ResQLink Personal Locator Beacons. The ResQLink View’s screen displays all the beacon’s operational activities including GPS coordinates, operating instructions, usage tips, transmission...

Tickets now on sale for 2020 Crick Boat Show
Tickets now on sale for 2020 Crick Boat Show
Monday, 23 December 2019 Advance tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Crick Boat Show, saving up to 15 per cent on the entry price. The event, which takes place at Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, will be held 23 – 25 May, with an extra Trade & Prev...
Portsmouth Sailing Club Centenary
Portsmouth Sailing Club Centenary
Sunday, 22 December 2019

Chris Rust helming his Squib

PUT A SOCK IN IT
PUT A SOCK IN IT
Sunday, 22 December 2019

Watersports enthusiasts will be kept warm and protected with NeilPryde Sailing’s 1mm double lined neoprene socks, the Toastie Socks. The socks are perfect for lining any non-slip dinghy boot or waterproof sailing boot.

 £18...

Entries open for IRC European Championship as part of Cork 300
Entries open for IRC European Championship as part of Cork 300
Friday, 20 December 2019

Online Entry is now open for the 2020 IRC European Championship which will take place in Crosshaven, Ireland during Volvo Cork Week as part of the unique celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Royal Cork Yacht Club.

The 2020 IRC European Ch...

RYA reflects on result of 2019 General Election
RYA reflects on result of 2019 General Election
Friday, 20 December 2019

The RYA has welcomed the election of a majority Government and hopes that this will see progress on issues across Government that impact on recreational boating and outstanding issues related to Brexit of concern to its members.

Howard Pridding,...

Clearer vision and perfect parking
Clearer vision and perfect parking
Thursday, 19 December 2019

M300 on the open water

All-new Targa 58 GTB
All-new Targa 58 GTB
Thursday, 19 December 2019

Fairline Yachts has introduced the all-new Targa 58 GTB – another addition to the successful portfolio of work from celebrated Italian superyacht designer, Alberto Mancini, and the British boatyard.

This large express cruiser boasts a high...

Tickets now on sale for 2020 Crick Boat Show
Tickets now on sale for 2020 Crick Boat Show
Thursday, 19 December 2019 Advance tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Crick Boat Show, saving up to 15 per cent on the entry price.  The event, which takes place at Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, will be held 23-25 May, with an extra Trade & P...
February BoatBid Auction - Enter now !
February BoatBid Auction - Enter now !
Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The February BoatBid entry forms are here, and take no time at all to complete.
By completing the form, your entry will be confirmed by email, and your boat will be ready to set sail in to the catalogue.
Our BoatBid catalogue will be relea...

GC32 Racing Tour 2020 announced
GC32 Racing Tour 2020 announced
Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Top level, high speed, high adrenalin flying catamaran competition for both pro and owner-driver teams is again the menu for the GC32 Racing Tour for its seventh season in 2020.

At the beginning of 2019 the circuit for the sole large flying cata...

Fishing Competition in January – proceeds to RNLI
Fishing Competition in January – proceeds to RNLI
Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Open Boat Flounder Competition – Sunday 12 January 2020

Entry fee £10 per person

Emirates brings the America’s Cup World Series to Portsmouth
Emirates brings the America’s Cup World Series to Portsmouth
Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Image: America’s Cup

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