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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.

Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning
Thursday, 02 May 2019 Bill gets to grips with the big pre-season clean, looking at restoring the teak, cleaning the decks and much more.

With the weather improving and the Easter weekend very warm, my attention has turned to the final push of readiness for the season &n...

Cardiff Marina
Cardiff Marina
Thursday, 02 May 2019

This month we head over to Cardiff Marina, a 350 berth marina in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

Situated on the River Ely within Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Marina is perfectly positioned to provide safe, secure and sheltered moorings for motorboats and yac...

One Ale of a Beer
One Ale of a Beer
Thursday, 02 May 2019

New World pale ales make a great tangy summertime beer.

According to Waitrose, “One topic of conversation that dominates the beer world is the seemingly insatiable demand for New World pale ales. The number one attraction of these beers is...

Men’s Coastal Pants
Men’s Coastal Pants
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

These Coastal Pants from Gill  come in graphite and are an addition to the OS3 range. Designed with coastal sailing in mind, they have a two-layer coated fabric with a durable water repellent finish and a quick drying lining. They also offer ...

Luxury yacht building continues at MDL’s Saxon Wharf
Luxury yacht building continues at MDL’s Saxon Wharf
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

MDL Marinas and Oyster Yachts have signed an agreement which will see the luxury blue-water yacht maker’s presence at MDL’s Saxon Wharf, Southampton continue for the next 10 years.

“Saxon Wharf provides the perfect So...

Poole Harbour Boat Show has big eco ambitions
Poole Harbour Boat Show has big eco ambitions
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Image: Ian Roman

Book your FREE opportunity to try out rowing,  kayaking and sailing in Gosport
Book your FREE opportunity to try out rowing, kayaking and sailing in Gosport
Tuesday, 30 April 2019

With a few spaces remaining to pre-book for rowing and sailing, Gosport Marine Festival is shaping up to offer yet another day of excellent on the water activities for all the family.

Taking place on Saturday 11 May (10-5pm), all the fun is base...

RORC Cervantes Trophy Race
RORC Cervantes Trophy Race
Tuesday, 30 April 2019

115 yachts have entered the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Cervantes Trophy Race, with more than 600 sailors registered to take part. The race from the Solent to Le Havre will start from the Royal Yacht Squadron Line on Saturday 4th May at 0900 B...

Adventurer Sets Sail From Plymouth on Solo Voyage to New York
Adventurer Sets Sail From Plymouth on Solo Voyage to New York
Monday, 29 April 2019

Veteran British adventurer Sir David Hempleman-Adams embarked on his greatest ever challenge – sailing solo across the Atlantic in support of St John Ambulance – on April 28. 

And th...

New Sunbeam launched to join 96-year-old fleet
New Sunbeam launched to join 96-year-old fleet
Monday, 29 April 2019

Minty with Harriet Patterson and Roger Wickens. Image: Solent Sunbeams

GB team for Youth Sailing World Championships announced
GB team for Youth Sailing World Championships announced
Monday, 29 April 2019

Image: Paul Wyeth/RYA

Motion Wing Tip Boot
Motion Wing Tip Boot
Sunday, 28 April 2019

These stylish boots will keep you looking stylish all year long. Warm and dry, this modern take on a practical classic features a waterproof construction throughout and rugged anti-slip rubber where it counts — and they are surprisingly ligh...

Moss Anorak
Moss Anorak
Friday, 26 April 2019

Helly Hansen has revived a classic pull-over in the Moss Anorak. The jacket pays homage to the company’s roots in Moss, Norway, where sea captain Helly Juell Hansen created the first supple waterproof fabrics for his crew in 1877. It is a PU...

Are you looking after the environment as well as your boat?
Are you looking after the environment as well as your boat?
Friday, 26 April 2019

Boat owners are being urged to ‘Protect, Collect and Dispose’ as part of a new initiative promoting best practice for antifouling vessels.

The RYA and British Marine joint environment initiative, The Green Blue, has joined forces wit...

Olympic One-Person Sailing Dinghy Completes Name Change
Olympic One-Person Sailing Dinghy Completes Name Change
Friday, 26 April 2019

In the wake of last month’s termination of its contract with its European builder, the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) announced that, from 25 April 2019, all new, class-approved boats will be sold and raced under the “ILC...

Free RIB rides at the Bike4Bart Watersports Festival
Free RIB rides at the Bike4Bart Watersports Festival
Thursday, 25 April 2019

The second annual Bike4Bart Charity cycle ride takes place this Saturday 27 April at the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation’s Portsmouth Watersports Centre.

Locally based Ballistic RIBS, together with sister company Boat Club Trafalgar...

RYA announce new TYHA partnership set to increase marina activity
RYA announce new TYHA partnership set to increase marina activity
Thursday, 25 April 2019

The RYA are pleased to announce a new agreement with The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA), for the future development of both the RYA Active Marina programme and the TYHA Gold Anchor accreditation scheme.

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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.