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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.

Ropes & Blocks
Ropes & Blocks
Thursday, 28 March 2019

I must confess that for the past few weeks I’ve been strutting the pontoon gleefully looking at all the boats yet to be lifted and cleaned; knowing I have the boat with probably the smoothest and cleanest bum (below water area) in the marina...

2019 RYA Youth Nationals to be largest ever staged
2019 RYA Youth Nationals to be largest ever staged
Thursday, 28 March 2019

Action from the 2018 Youth Nationals in Largs (Credit: Marc Turner/RYA)

Eastbourne Marina
Eastbourne Marina
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Perfect for yachting and motor boat cruising alike, this family friendly, award-winning marina offers a range of facilities and a choice of waterfront cafes, restaurants and bars.

Premier’s Sovereign Harbour marina offers an ideal location...

Brits missing out on best boats
Brits missing out on best boats
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

PlainSailing.com reports slower sales from UK customers in the run-up to Brexit – but the rest of the world are still booking yacht and catamaran charters, so when people in the UK choose to book their sailing holiday, all the best boats wil...

Old and new sign up for unified GC32 Racing Tour
Old and new sign up for unified GC32 Racing Tour
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

The Argo team is looking forward to the challenge of competing with the former Extreme Sailing Series teams in 2019. Photo: Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

Floatable Sunglasses
Floatable Sunglasses
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

With spring here, boaters are enjoying the fairer sailing conditions. With Bollé’s Holman and Brecken floatable sunglasses, wearers can set sail sporting stylish, high-performance glasses. Both pairs, Holman and Brecken, are created w...

Changing Face of Marinas: Lymington Yacht Haven
Changing Face of Marinas: Lymington Yacht Haven
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

In a stunning location on the western Solent, Lymington Yacht Haven is the first marina that comes into sight as you make your way up the Lymington River.

With easy access to the Georgian market town and the delights some of the most stunning sp...

Invasive Species Week
Invasive Species Week
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Floating pennywort can change the availability of oxygen in the water. Image: GBNNS

Push the Boat Out
Push the Boat Out
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

May’s Push the Boat Out proves that whatever your age, background or experience, it has never been easier to get sailing.

For children and young people, sailing and windsurfing can provide a real antidote to the stresses of school, screens...

Get the party started
Get the party started
Wednesday, 27 March 2019

The coolest drinks for parties this spring are pink…

Everything’s coming up pink for spring, from pink house plaques for historic females to gins, vodkas and wines.

80 days to enter the world famous Round the Island Race
80 days to enter the world famous Round the Island Race
Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Image: Paul Wyeth

Cowes Week Ltd continues support of Youth Sailing
Cowes Week Ltd continues support of Youth Sailing
Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Cowes Week Limited, organisers of Lendy Cowes Week, has announced that they will continue their youth initiative which offers discounted entry fees to boats with crews of under 25-yearolds.

The Under 25 Youth initiative, which has been running s...

HRH The Princess Royal accepts Honorary Membership of the Cruising Association
HRH The Princess Royal accepts Honorary Membership of the Cruising Association
Tuesday, 26 March 2019

The Princess Royal enjoyed being shown the CA’s cruising app, CAptain’s Mate, by CA president Julian Dussek. Image: Duncan Smith

Last Squadron 65 leaves Ipswich
Last Squadron 65 leaves Ipswich
Monday, 25 March 2019

Fairline Yachts waved farewell to the Squadron 65 as the last one left the company’s Commissioning & Handover Centre in Ipswich.

The 65ft Squadron ends its 10-year production run to make way for a new large Squadron, which is already u...

Busy season planned for Solent Sunbeam class in 2019
Busy season planned for Solent Sunbeam class in 2019
Saturday, 23 March 2019

The 96-year-old Solent Sunbeam classic keelboat fleet has a busy racing and social schedule lined up for the coming sailing season, starting on Saturday 30th March 2019 an afternoon race around Chichester Harbour. Based at Itchenor Sailor Club, th...

Istvan Kopar secures 4th place in the Golden Globe Race
Istvan Kopar secures 4th place in the Golden Globe Race
Friday, 22 March 2019

Image: Jane Zhou/GGR/PPL

The Ocean Race enters new era with global launch event
The Ocean Race enters new era with global launch event
Friday, 22 March 2019

Boris Herrmann, skipper of IMOCA MALIZIA II. Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe 2018. Photo : Jean-Marie LIOT www.jmliot.com

Thames Valley & London Boat Show at MDL’s Penton Hook Marina
Thames Valley & London Boat Show at MDL’s Penton Hook Marina
Thursday, 21 March 2019

MDL Marinas’ Penton Hook Marina will be hosting the inaugural Thames Valley and London Boat Show from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 April.

This free to attend brilliant event will have over 25 new boat brands on display (afloat and on the hard) a...

Set Sail for the 5th Poole Harbour Boat Show!
Set Sail for the 5th Poole Harbour Boat Show!
Thursday, 21 March 2019

The fifth annual Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, will return to our shores this June, from its award-winning home, the Poole Quay Boat Haven. With over 32,000 people in attendance in 2018 the Show, organised by Poole Harbou...

South Coast Boat Show
South Coast Boat Show
Thursday, 21 March 2019

More than 60 innovative and stunning boats will be on display at Ocean Village Marina  as exhibitor capacity has been reached for the South Coast Boat Show. With over 30 global power and sail boat brands, this event is set to become one of th...

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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.