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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.

Oil spill exercise on Beaulieu River

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

The Beaulieu River has carried out an oil spill exercise in partnership with marine and conservation agencies to plan its response to a potential emergency.

Experts from the Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Marine Police, Marine Management Organisation, Natural England, Environment Agency, Hampshire County Council and the Beaulieu Estate gathered at a command centre at Needs Ore Point to take part in Exercise Warren.

Royal visitor’s bird’s-eye view of the Solent

Monday, 29 October 2018

HRH the Princess Royal is welcomed to Hampshire’s famous Calshot Spit and the landmark tower

Stamp Your Mark in Sailing History in Transatlantic Race 2019

Friday, 26 October 2018

”Lucky” passes The Lizard
© Lloyd images ltd

Planning permission secures long term location for amazing Second World War survivor

Thursday, 25 October 2018

RML 497 currently berthed on Southampton Water before her 400 nautical mile transfer to The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool. Image: NMRN

Zhik Cru Jacket

Wednesday, 24 October 2018


Designed for milder sailing conditions and casual boating, the Z-Cru is versatile, warm and fully waterproof. Throughout, the jacket is lined with strategically placed mesh and fleece panels for warmth and breathability, and a mesh tailpiece for better air circulation. An internal and external chest pocket and fleece lined, zipped hand-warmers are discreetly placed to continue the sleek lines.

Golden Globe - GGR UPDATES

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

GGR - Stepping back to the Golden Age of solo sailing 30,000 miles non-stop…Alone…With no outside assistance

Seldén SailJuice Winter Series

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Steve Norbury handing over the perpetual trophy. Image: Lloyd Richard

Britain’s new aircraft carrier arrives in New York

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Image: UK Crown Copyright 2018

December Boatbid - Enter now!

Friday, 19 October 2018

December Boatbid - Entries Close - 5th November 2018

Is it the end for red diesel?

Friday, 19 October 2018

Image: Vereshchagin Dmitry /


Friday, 19 October 2018

Half-term Buckler’s Hard visitors will be able to take tours on board HMS Medusa on the Beaulieu River to celebrate the 75th birthday of the harbour defence motor launch on 20 October.

HMS Medusa – which took a starring role in Kenneth Branagh’s recent Dunkirk movie carrying soldiers including One Direction’s Harry Styles out to a destroyer – will welcome attraction visitors from 2-4pm. She will be open again the following day on Sunday 21st, from 10am-4pm.

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Pressing the restart button at Bavaria Yachts and activating the demoulding of the first hull in the production line: Dr. Tobias Brinkmann, Dr. Ralph Kudla, Kai Brandes, Erik Appel and Christian Hartmann (from left). Image: Bavaria Yachts

Nauticalia Unisex Submariner sweater

Wednesday, 17 October 2018


Admiralty-issue to the Royal Navy in both world wars, these pure wool sweaters are every bit as suitable for today’s sailors. They combine the warmth, comfort and rugged durability of pure Merino wool, whilst the neck and shoulder seams are interlinked for strength.

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede first into the Pacific

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Jean-Luc VDH’s Rustler 36 MATMUT seemingly effortless passage across the South Indian Ocean. Image: Jean-Luc Van Den Heede

Triumphant in Toulon

Monday, 15 October 2018