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  • GARMIN AUTOPILOT

    Garmin has launched its new GHP Reactor Autopilot Series – its most responsive autopilot on the water. This new kit provides unprecedented performance by integrating a new, solid-state 9‑axis attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) that yields le...
  • Natasha’s Big Challenge

    Natasha Lambert who, despite being severely disabled through athetoid cerebral palsy took part in another major challenge last summer, has presented a cheque for £5,469.20 to the RNLI. The presentation took place at the Cowes lifeboat station Christmas ...
  • Solitaire du Figaro comes to Torbay

    The Solitaire is still as ruthless and dynamic as ever, putting the world’s finest offshore talent through their paces over a gruelling month of solo competition. To mark the race’s 46-year mile stone, competitors will sail a 2015nm course between thr...
  • Gipsy Moth charters

    Gipsy Moth IV, the historic British yacht in which Sir Francis Chichester singlehandedly circumnavigated the globe in 1967, will be available between April and October 2015 for charters in the Solent, longer voyages to France and the Channel Islands and e...
  • Ranger to Rainbow

    Ranger to Rainbow The J Class yachts is a detailed account of the development of the J Class yachts, primarily from 1996 when author, David Pitman, first became involved with the rebuild of Velsheda. He was Secretary of the class for more than twelve year...
  • Gosport Marine Festival 2015

    Gosport Marine Festival 2015 will be taking place on Saturday 13 June at Gosport’s Waterfront Millennium Promenade, Timespace and Haslar Marina. It is a free community event, showcasing the wealth of on-water opportunities available on the Gosport pe...
  • ISAF Sailing World Cup

    The Finn contest at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Melbourne, Australia between Britain’s Ed Wright (pictured), his friend and former countryman now sailing for Australia, Oli Tweddell captivated the crowds. Tweddell, the hometown hero, was sick of fini...
  • Extreme Sailing Champions

    There was late drama at the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series finale in Sydney when GAC Pindar Team Australia capsized in front of their home fans. After an action packed season, though, it was the Swiss team, Alinghi, who were crowned 2014 Extreme Sailing Seri...
  • DONGFENG PIPPED AGAIN

    Bouwe Bekking (NED) and Team Brunel found a very timely change of gear to sweep past Dongfeng Race Team and edge to a 16-minute victory in an incident-packed Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race on 13th December. The wily Dutch campaigner, competing in a reco...
  • Price Freeze & Discount

    Hamble Yacht Services have announced a price freeze and early payment discount offer of 5% on every Dry Sailing contract taken out and paid for by the 31st December.   HYS Dry Sailing prices will remain unchanged for 2015, despite considerable inves...
  • World’s toughest canoe race

    Lecturers from Sparsholt College are taking on the world’s toughest canoe race at Easter in memory of former student James Male, a crew member aboard Cheeki Rafiki when it went missing on its way home from Antigua last May. The team of four have ta...
  • End of an era for Scarborough RNLI

    Scarborough RNLI reached the end of an era in December as the 74-year-old lifeboathouse was officially closed. Watched by hundreds of people, the landmark was commemorated with a service led by lifeboat chaplain Pam Jennings and attended by RNLI perso...
  • RYA REGIONAL YOUTH CHAMPION AWARD

    The RYA is turning the spotlight on 2014’s most promising young sailors, windsurfers and powerboaters by opening nominations for the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards. These regional awards, launched last year, are a fantastic opportunity to recognise ...
  • Watchet Coastguard awarded for life saving efforts

    Simon Bale has been given a Royal Humane Society (RHS) award, which acknowledges acts of bravery in the saving of human life and for effecting successful resuscitations. The award was presented by the High Sheriff of Somerset, Mr Richard Lloyd. On Su...
  • RS Aero 2015 Calendar

    Since the first production boats were delivered in July, the RS Aero Class has quickly gathered momentum and a full schedule through 2015 is planned. RS AERO - UK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 29-31st August (Bank holiday) - Weymouth (WPNSA), DorsetRacing...
  • British Keelboat Academy 2015

    The British Keelboat Academy (BKA) has confirmed the next wave of Britain’s aspiring young keelboat sailors for the 2014 - 2015 season. Split into three individual programmes - One Design, Inshore and Offshore - next year’s academy boasts some of the ...
  • Essex Marina Opens New Dinghy Pontoon

    Fambridge Yacht Haven has installed a new floating tender pontoon, situated on the River Crouch in Essex, after the pre-existing pontoon suffered storm damage earlier this year. The original pontoon was severely damaged in the January storms resulting in...
  • Salty Dog Talk

    Boating people who talk about turning a blind eye, cock-ups or try to give someone a wide berth have an idea where the language started. Others may not realise just how much of our daily chatter is in fact the language of the sea. They can find out where ...
  • New Poole Boat Show

    In 2015, Poole will host its own dedicated boat show on the weekend of May 9 and 10 organised and operated by Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC). The free public event will take place on Poole Quay, and at PHC’s award-wining marina Poole Quay Boat Haven...
  • New Poole Boat Show

    In 2015, Poole will host its own dedicated boat show on the weekend of May 9 and 10 organised and operated by Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC). The free public event will take place on Poole Quay, and at PHC’s award-wining marina Poole Quay Boat Haven...