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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.

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...

SMALL SHIPS RACE DESPITE LIGHT WINDS
SMALL SHIPS RACE DESPITE LIGHT WINDS
Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Image: ASTO/Max Mudie

Heat Mapping updates improve accuracy of RYA’s UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating
Heat Mapping updates improve accuracy of RYA’s UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating
Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Since 2004 the Royal Yachting Association has been collecting information about recreational boating to gain a better picture of the areas most utilised for general boating, racing and passage-making, as well as the distribution of clubs, training...

Fairline Yachts announces accelerated plans for  development of 80ft-plus boats
Fairline Yachts announces accelerated plans for development of 80ft-plus boats
Monday, 07 October 2019

Fairline Yachts has announced it has accelerated the development of its larger 80ft-plus boat range thanks to the strength of sales and customer interest at the recent international boat shows.

Fairline has revealed that advanced plans are under...

New award launched for CA logs
New award launched for CA logs
Saturday, 05 October 2019 In celebration of all things cruising and to mark the start of Autumn, October is the ideal month for cruising sailors to think about compiling their cruising log from the past season’s adventures. Of particular interest to Cruising Associati...
Britannia takes to the water
Britannia takes to the water
Friday, 04 October 2019

Image: Harry KH/INEOS TEAM UK

December BoatBid Auction - Entries are Open
December BoatBid Auction - Entries are Open
Friday, 04 October 2019

The December BoatBid entries are now open. The Auction will run from 6th to 10th December 2019, and the catalogue will go live on 6th November 2019

VIDEO: RYA collaborates with Navionics to develop new training resources
VIDEO: RYA collaborates with Navionics to develop new training resources
Friday, 04 October 2019

The RYA has announced a collaboration with Navionics, which will see the introduction of newly developed print and digital resources for teaching electronic navigation in the classroom.

Team Britannia’s round the world ‘superboat’ hits the water for the first time
Team Britannia’s round the world ‘superboat’ hits the water for the first time
Friday, 04 October 2019

Team Britannia’s round the world superboat has hit the water for the first time, near Portsmouth.

Team GB reveals first athletes for Tokyo 2020
Team GB reveals first athletes for Tokyo 2020
Thursday, 03 October 2019

Image: British Sailing Team

CRUISING ASSOCIATION ENJOYS ALL-ROUND SUCCESS AT SBS
CRUISING ASSOCIATION ENJOYS ALL-ROUND SUCCESS AT SBS
Thursday, 03 October 2019

Image: CA Stand – Lucy Gray/CA

All happenin’ at Barbados Sailing Week 2020
All happenin’ at Barbados Sailing Week 2020
Thursday, 03 October 2019

The Blue Peter – a regular visitor to Barbados Sailing Week – photo Peter Marshall

University Sailing Sustainability Challenge
University Sailing Sustainability Challenge
Thursday, 03 October 2019

Using reusable water bottles is just one target for the sailing clubs

ON BOARD DIESEL HEATER MAINTENANCE
ON BOARD DIESEL HEATER MAINTENANCE
Thursday, 03 October 2019

Matthew Birks, technical expert from Eberspächer, advises on maintaining your on board diesel fuelled air heating system.

If your boat is a working boat or you live aboard we recommend having an accredited dealer inspect your installation a...

Sehr Gut Beers!
Sehr Gut Beers!
Thursday, 03 October 2019

The approach of October reminds me of the annual Munich Oktoberfest, surely the most famous beer festival in the world.

Running this year from 21 September to 6 October, the event conjures up images of clinking steins of beer, raucous singing, n...

Volunteers: boating’s unsung heroes
Volunteers: boating’s unsung heroes
Thursday, 03 October 2019

There is a good chance that you know someone who volunteers, or perhaps volunteer yourself. The RYA works to ensure these hardworking people are recognised for their contribution.

According to Sport England 6.7 million people – 14.9 per ce...

Birdham Pool Marina
Birdham Pool Marina
Thursday, 03 October 2019

Birdham Pool Marina lies within the sheltered, unspoilt waters of Chichester Harbour, just five miles from the quaint yet bustling town of Chichester.

On arrival at the marina, you feel transported a million miles away, yet Birdham is ...

2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards nominees announced
2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards nominees announced
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 The line-up of Rolex World Sailor of the Year 2019 nominees has today been announced by World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, and Rolex, the leading name in prestige watches that includes watches engineered specifically for sailing. ...

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