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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.

Highfield Boats reveals support RIB for new HUGO BOSS campaign
Highfield Boats reveals support RIB for new HUGO BOSS campaign
Friday, 25 October 2019

Highfield Boats, the world’s leading aluminium RIB supplier, was finally able to reveal its brand new ultra-high specification support RIB for Alex Thompson’s next campaign when the new HUGO BOSS IMOCA 60 was christened just a few week...

Solent Sunbeam welcomed at the Classic Yacht Regattas
Solent Sunbeam welcomed at the Classic Yacht Regattas
Friday, 25 October 2019

Dainty passes Elena

Mills and McIntyre up for top gong
Mills and McIntyre up for top gong
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Image: Sailing Energy/World Sailing

Charity’s 200th Wheelyboat will call Anglesey home
Charity’s 200th Wheelyboat will call Anglesey home
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Image: Karl Midlane

VIDEO: METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENON AND LIGHTNING STORM CAPTURED AS CLIPPER 2019-20 RACE APPROACHED PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY
VIDEO: METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENON AND LIGHTNING STORM CAPTURED AS CLIPPER 2019-20 RACE APPROACHED PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

 

After a hard fought and challenging 5,200 nautical miles across the Atlantic, the Clipper Race fleet faced one more hurdle in the last 48 hours as they started to get closer to Punta del Este, Uruguay.

Fourth time’s a charm as Largs gets top marks once again
Fourth time’s a charm as Largs gets top marks once again
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Largs Yacht Haven has been awarded the industry’s top accreditation, the Five Gold Anchor award, for the fourth time in a row.

The Gold Anchor award scheme rates the quality, level of service and overall standard of a marina’s offeri...

Ballistic 7.8m RIBs supplied at short notice for Ready Steady Tokyo
Ballistic 7.8m RIBs supplied at short notice for Ready Steady Tokyo
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

The recent Ready Steady Tokyo, the ‘test event’ for the Games in 2020, saw seven Ballistic RIBs working hard as race support boats for the official race team on the waters of Enoshima Bay.

Set up with a customised fit out for race su...

Gunwharf Quays announces Light Show Spectacular
Gunwharf Quays announces Light Show Spectacular
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Kick start the Christmas shopping season in style and join Gunwharf Quays for a spectacular, free, light show from 15-23 November.

With a theme of ‘Journey into winter’, the display will take spectators on a journey through the beaut...

Ocean Globe Race attracts first entries
Ocean Globe Race attracts first entries
Friday, 18 October 2019

The yawl rigged Swan 55 Galiana under full sail. © Event Media

The Rower announced
The Rower announced
Friday, 18 October 2019

Following the huge success of Mrs Lowry & Son, Genesius Pictures have announced their latest project, The Rower, with filming underway in Scotland and Northumberland and co- produced with Messy Hands Productions.

Testing the power of enduran...

Preparations for Brexit in Brittany
Preparations for Brexit in Brittany
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 Brexit will have a big impact on cruising sailors, introducing more bureaucracy and administrative burdens, particularly for cruising sailors who sail for extended periods of time in EU countries. Two of the most important changes that have been i...
2019 Eric Twiname Team Racing Champions crowned
2019 Eric Twiname Team Racing Champions crowned
Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Image: Paul Wyeth/RYA

UK Swift Trawler Owners Group reaches 50
UK Swift Trawler Owners Group reaches 50
Tuesday, 15 October 2019

The Beneteau Swift Trawler Group UK was set up in 2012 after a chance meeting of two owners at the Southampton Boat Show.

This year members met up at the same show to celebrate ...

Tickets now on sale for RYA Dinghy Show 2020
Tickets now on sale for RYA Dinghy Show 2020
Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the RYA Dinghy Show in association with Yachts & Yachting which returns to Alexandra Palace, London on the weekend of 29 February – 1 March.

With a new layout, expert speakers and even more interactive featu...

FIRST UK FIGHTER JETS LAND ONBOARD HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH
FIRST UK FIGHTER JETS LAND ONBOARD HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH
Monday, 14 October 2019

Image: UK Crown Copyright 2019

Qingdao wins race 2
Qingdao wins race 2
Sunday, 13 October 2019

Qingdao – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race © Sarah Lacey

Business growth leads to tenant property moves at MDL’s Hamble Point Marina
Business growth leads to tenant property moves at MDL’s Hamble Point Marina
Friday, 11 October 2019

Two of MDL’s long-term tenants at Hamble Point Marina, Hyde Sails and Desty Marine, have moved to new onsite premises.

The move by the international sailmaker Hyde Sails, into its new HQ building has been motivated by growth in the busines...

December BoatBid Auction - Enter now !
December BoatBid Auction - Enter now !
Friday, 11 October 2019

The December BoatBid entry forms are here, and take very little time to complete.
On completion of 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 ...

The Peter Harrison Foundation Celebrates 20 Years of Grant Giving to Sailing Charities and Projects
The Peter Harrison Foundation Celebrates 20 Years of Grant Giving to Sailing Charities and Projects
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Peter Harrison KGCN CBE, Founder and Chairman of the Peter Harrison Foundation and The Peter Harrison Heritage Foundation

Beat the Barton Block Clock Enjoyed by Hundreds at Southampton Boat Show
Beat the Barton Block Clock Enjoyed by Hundreds at Southampton Boat Show
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Over 300 visitors participated in the Beat the Barton Block Clock Competition to assemble a size three Barton single block quickest in the Manufacturer’s Showcase, at the entrance to Southampton Boat Show.  The overall winner with a rem...

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