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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.

Sweet Christmas Treats
Sweet Christmas Treats
Thursday, 28 November 2019

Blandy’s Duke of Clarence and the Lyme Bay Winery’s Christmas Pudding Wine are good choices this festive season

Sutton Harbour Marina
Sutton Harbour Marina
Thursday, 28 November 2019

This month we head to the south-west to Devon’s award-winning Sutton Harbour Marina.

Royal recognition for boating’s unsung heroes
Royal recognition for boating’s unsung heroes
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

RYA Family Award winners credit Paul Wyeth/RYA

Ben Ainslie’s INEOS TEAM UK joins Great Britain SailGP Team
Ben Ainslie’s INEOS TEAM UK joins Great Britain SailGP Team
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain SailGP Team talks to the media on stage. Image: Thomas Lovelock for SailGP

OGR opens a CLASSIC Challenge to Whitbread Maxis and W60’s
OGR opens a CLASSIC Challenge to Whitbread Maxis and W60’s
Monday, 25 November 2019

Don McIntyre, Chairman of the Ocean Globe Race announced at the Yacht Racing Forum the addition of a CLASSIC Challenge. This new class will open another eight entries to former Whitbread Maxis over 71 feet and W60 racing...

Class of February 2019 Launch Day
Class of February 2019 Launch Day
Friday, 22 November 2019

Wednesday 4 December sees the end of the 40-week Boat Building course for the Class of February 2019 with the launching of their boats into Lyme Regis Harbour. Six boats will be launched in total, as well as two paddle boa...

British excellence shines at DAME Design Awards 2019
British excellence shines at DAME Design Awards 2019
Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Awards 2019 were announced yesterday with British designed and manufactured products receiving a third of the accolades presented. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accesso...

CA Open Weekend
CA Open Weekend
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 In the absence of the London Boat Show in January, the CA has taken the initiative to open its doors to CA members and non-members as well as to a number of high-profile marine companies to exhibit their products and services at CA House. The CA&rs...
ACR Electronics ResQLink View Personal Locator Beacon Receives DAME Design Honour
ACR Electronics ResQLink View Personal Locator Beacon Receives DAME Design Honour
Wednesday, 20 November 2019

ACR Electronics’ next-generation ResQLink View Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) has received a ‘Special Mention’ in the DAME Design Awards in the ‘Lifesaving and Safety’ Category at this year’s METSTRADE.

The ACR...

23 crews picked from Best in the World for the 7th SSL Finals in Nassau
23 crews picked from Best in the World for the 7th SSL Finals in Nassau
Wednesday, 20 November 2019

An elite gathering of 23 star-studded teams will be competing at the 2019 Star Sailors League Finals in the Bahamas next month, including a number of wildcards drawn from many parts of the world of high-level sailing.

There are legends aplenty i...

December BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Highlights
December BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Highlights
Wednesday, 20 November 2019

On these cold and dark nights, how better to relax by "clicking" through our BoatBid catalogue.
Our December BoatBid goes live on Thursday 6th December at 0900hrs.
Here are a few examples to whet your whistle ...

Sonihull, keeps keel cooler completely clear
Sonihull, keeps keel cooler completely clear
Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Sonihull, the ultrasonic anti-fouling system, has been installed on a Nordhavn 55, by USA distributor PYI Inc., to cure a persistent keel cooler bio-fouling problem.

To cure a recurring problem of marine bio-fouling, a Nordhavn 55 owner from Mai...

Portsmouth bids to host international racing conference
Portsmouth bids to host international racing conference
Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Portsmouth Harbour Marine and Portsmouth City Council are in discussions with MaxComm Communication with the aim of hosting an international sailing and yacht racing conference in Portsmouth in November 2020.

The annual Yacht Racing Forum draws ...

Updated editions of CA Cruising Guides for 2020
Updated editions of CA Cruising Guides for 2020
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 The newly updated 2020 editions of the Cruising Association’s three main inland waterways cruising guides, Cruising the Inland Waterways of France and Belgium, Through the Netherlands via the Standing Mast Routes and The German Rhine, have been...
CLIPPER RACE EMBARKS ON SOUTHERN OCEAN LEG
CLIPPER RACE EMBARKS ON SOUTHERN OCEAN LEG
Sunday, 17 November 2019

Image: Clipper Race

Sailing Around the World – Episode 9 of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Sailing Around the World – Episode 9 of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Friday, 15 November 2019

We can all agree that sailing around the world is no easy feat and that to sail around the world single-handedly takes a special kind of person. In the ninth episode of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston he shares his thoughts on how to pr...

RYA CYMRU WALES WELCOMES FIRST WALES NATIONAL MARINE PLAN
RYA CYMRU WALES WELCOMES FIRST WALES NATIONAL MARINE PLAN
Friday, 15 November 2019

RYA Cymru Wales has welcomed the first Wales National Marine Plan, which provides a 20 year plan for sustainable use of the seas around the Welsh coast, including recreational boating.

The Marine Plan includes provisions to support clean, health...

SailGP to head back to the UK for first European event in Season 2
SailGP to head back to the UK for first European event in Season 2
Friday, 15 November 2019

Tom Slingsby AUS lifts the trophy at The Adrenaline Lounge. Event 4 Season 1 SailGP event in Cowes. Image: Ben Queenborough for SailGP

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