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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.

Olympic One-Person Sailing Dinghy Completes Name Change
Olympic One-Person Sailing Dinghy Completes Name Change
Friday, 26 April 2019

In the wake of last month’s termination of its contract with its European builder, the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) announced that, from 25 April 2019, all new, class-approved boats will be sold and raced under the “ILC...

Free RIB rides at the Bike4Bart Watersports Festival
Free RIB rides at the Bike4Bart Watersports Festival
Thursday, 25 April 2019

The second annual Bike4Bart Charity cycle ride takes place this Saturday 27 April at the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation’s Portsmouth Watersports Centre.

Locally based Ballistic RIBS, together with sister company Boat Club Trafalgar...

RYA announce new TYHA partnership set to increase marina activity
RYA announce new TYHA partnership set to increase marina activity
Thursday, 25 April 2019

The RYA are pleased to announce a new agreement with The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA), for the future development of both the RYA Active Marina programme and the TYHA Gold Anchor accreditation scheme.

SafeTrx launches new feature for groups
SafeTrx launches new feature for groups
Thursday, 25 April 2019

Are you planning an outing with your fellow boaters, windsurfers or jet-skiers this season? The RYA SafeTrx tracking and alerting app has a new feature for groups of water-users, making it easier to keep abreast of individuals’ positions whi...

Are you ready to Push the Boat Out?
Are you ready to Push the Boat Out?
Thursday, 25 April 2019

May is just around the corner and this year promises hundreds of opportunities to try sailing and windsurfing with RYA Push the Boat Out (PTBO)!

If the glorious Easter bank holiday weather has got you thinking about switching off those screens a...

Impressive Car/Boat Collaborations
Impressive Car/Boat Collaborations
Wednesday, 24 April 2019

The most impressive collaborations between prestige car manufacturers and boat builders

 Many well known car manufacturers have branched out and teamed up with boat builders in recent years to co-create some of the best machines to tackle ...

Golden Globe Race Awards £5000 Winner Prize from Boatshed
Golden Globe Race Awards £5000 Winner Prize from Boatshed
Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Boatshed team members travelled to Les Sables d'Olonne for the GGR prize giving and awarded the Boatshed 5000 GBP to Jean-Luc van den Heede for the fastest boat in the 2018 Golden Globe Race.

Vivi Striped Jumper
Vivi Striped Jumper
Monday, 22 April 2019

Cosy jumpers do not come much better than the Vivi striped jumper from Weird Fish. Versatile and easy to wear, this jumper is cut to offer a soft and comfy fit, making it a staple piece you will keep reaching for. Just throw it on with y...

Up-cycled mooring rope
Up-cycled mooring rope
Sunday, 21 April 2019

Marlow Ropes has launched a premium sustainable mooring rope made using 100 per cent recycled plastic. Seven-and-half waste plastic bottles are used to make one metre of Marlow’s 16mm Blue Ocean Dockline. It is available pre-spliced in 12mm ...

ErgoFit+ lifejacket
ErgoFit+ lifejacket
Sunday, 14 April 2019

The ErgoFit+ includes a spray hood design that almost completely seals off the water from the face. This is achieved through improved bladder and spray-hood compatibility, and a design that allows the hood to block off water ingress. The hood...

April 12th - 16th Boatbid Auction - Bidding Starts!
April 12th - 16th Boatbid Auction - Bidding Starts!
Friday, 12 April 2019

Bidding has started ...

FLAGSHIP OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019
FLAGSHIP OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019
Friday, 12 April 2019

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Gill OS2 Range
Gill OS2 Range
Wednesday, 10 April 2019

A favourite with cruisers, the Gill OS2 is also ideal for offshore races such as the Rolex Fastnet. Taking inspiration from the pinnacle Race Ocean collection, which underwent hours of product development and testing, the OS2 is a leadin...

Portsmouth Harbour Marine launched
Portsmouth Harbour Marine launched
Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Pictured are Caroline Dinenage, Cath Longhurst, Dee Caffari, David Williams and Captain Ian McNaught.

Southampton Sailing Week Women’s Cup
Southampton Sailing Week Women’s Cup
Tuesday, 09 April 2019

ABP’s all-female team sail to the start line at the Southampton Sailing Week Women’s Cup 2019.

This September will see the third outing of the Southampton Sailing Week Regatta. The three-day event is set to see 60 yachts and 600 sail...

Fairline Yachts unveils new Squadron 68 model
Fairline Yachts unveils new Squadron 68 model
Monday, 08 April 2019

Fairline Yachts has announced details of its new Squadron 68, set to debut at Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

March saw the last ever Squadron 65 leave the Fairline Yachts Ipswich factory, making way for the  new Squadron 68, the fir...

Try Sailing this May with RYA Push the Boat Out 2019
Try Sailing this May with RYA Push the Boat Out 2019
Monday, 08 April 2019

The RYA’s Push the Boat Out campaign is set to return this May, with more than 350 venues across the UK offering free or low cost, sailing and windsurfing taster sessions.

The national participation campaign aims to get more people sailing...

Wonderbag
Wonderbag
Sunday, 07 April 2019

The Wonderbag is a simple but revolutionary heat retention slow-cooker, which continues to cook food, which has been brought to the boil by fire, cook stoves or any conventional method, for up to 12 hours without the use of any additional fuel sou...

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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.