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  • DINGHY SHOW BOOKING OPENS

    Move over Christmas, now’s the time to start planning where you’re going to be out and about in 2015. One of the first events on the sailing calendar is the ever popular RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, which returns to Alexandra Palace in London from 28 F...
  • AquaWear gets DAME nomination and METS launch

    Wearable navigation is now a possibility thanks to Digital Yacht’s advanced new AquaWear range of NMEA wireless data servers - bringing all your navigation data right to your smart-phone.  The new WLN20 to be launched at METS 2014 has also been nom...
  • DINGHY SHOW BOOKING OPENS

    Move over Christmas, now’s the time to start planning where you’re going to be out and about in 2015. One of the first events on the sailing calendar is the ever popular RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, which returns to Alexandra Palace in London from 28 F...
  • 2014 Endeavour Champions

    Piping their nearest rivals to the post in the final race of the series was just enough for Matt Burge and Toby Lewis, representing the Osprey class, to secure the 2014 Topper Sailboats-supported Endeavour Championship. A sixth place in the penultimate r...
  • 2014 Endeavour Champions

    Piping their nearest rivals to the post in the final race of the series was just enough for Matt Burge and Toby Lewis, representing the Osprey class, to secure the 2014 Topper Sailboats-supported Endeavour Championship. A sixth place in the penultimate r...
  • The Little Britain Challenge Cup

    The Little Britain Challenge Cup, the biggest sailing regatta for property and construction, has announced that Sunsail Events has agreed a 3 year deal to become a Silver Sponsor and an Official Charter Partner of the Little Britain Challenge Cup for 2015...
  • Push the boat out even further in 2015

    RYA Push the Boat Out 2015 will take place over nine days from 9-17 May, providing taster sessions across the UK in sailing and windsurfing. Over the weekend of 17-18 May 2014, 24,000 people ‘pushed the boat out’ over just two days and similar succes...
  • Push the boat out even further in 2015

    RYA Push the Boat Out 2015 will take place over nine days from 9-17 May, providing taster sessions across the UK in sailing and windsurfing. Over the weekend of 17-18 May 2014, 24,000 people ‘pushed the boat out’ over just two days and similar succes...
  • Salt washed warmer

    Winter is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to add in a few great layering options - such as this Henley. Twisted yarns give off a gritty salt washed look to keep the sailor in you happy. The muted plum colour, simple cut and chunky wool make it an ide...
  • Clear Start watches

    Ronstan has expanded its Clear Start sailing watch range. A new smaller size 40mm watch is perfect for women and youth sailors, with full functionality in a range of bright colours. Meanwhile, two attractive new stainless steel Clear Start models - for so...
  • Aero association

    The RS Aero was unveiled in March and has rapidly gained popularity since that first moment. Several hundred boats have already been ordered, all over the world, with the majority of owners aiming to race their boats. In response to that, a Class Associa...
  • Fishermen urged to read Safety Digest

    Fishing remains one of the most dangerous professions in the UK, with fatal accidents in 2014 already jumping up 25 per cent on last year. The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) is urging fishermen and anyone who works at sea to minim...
  • Sunbeams shine at Mylor

    A select group of fine old ladies of the sea have been celebrating their 90th birthdays throughout 2014. As the classic Falmouth Sunbeams emerge from their racing season, one of the oldest sisters of the fleet is showing off a new facelift completed by t...
  • Contemporary classic

    For a fresh burst of colour to brighten things up as the nights draw in, Gill’s Classic Crew Jacket has been given a re-vamp with some great new contemporary colour options, like this lovely bright blue. Snug fleece on the inside and a waterproof, breat...
  • Prince Philip Yacht Haven work starts

    The first pile has been driven in for the creation of the Prince Philip Yacht Haven. The Royal Southern Yacht Club and its close neighbour, the RAF Yacht Club, have worked together for several years to reach this milestone. The need for this major constru...
  • RYA adds Nuno Navigator

    The RYA has revealed Nuno Navigator, the latest edition to its member reward offers and benefits. This is a marine navigation program for use on laptops and desktop computers with charting, planning and route monitoring facilities based around fast, clear...
  • In-mast furling revolution

    Elvstrøm Fat Furl is a major evolution from traditional in-mast furling mainsails, enabling yachts to carry a much larger mainsail area than a conventional fully battened main, with the benefits of in-mast furling for easy sail handling. With Elvstrøm...
  • Breakwater takes shape

    The Cowes Breakwater Project is beginning to take shape, as Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster has now deposited an initial gravel load totalling 51,000m3 to bring the crest of the gravel core up to between 3.7 and 4.4 metres ab...
  • Help Stop the Quagga Mussel Spreading

    Important advice comes from The Green Blue regarding the discovery of the invasive Quagga Mussel in the Wraysbury River and Reservoir. Jane Swan, The Green Blue Project Manager, says, “The Quagga Mussel is a highly invasive non-native species. It can ...
  • HRH the Princess Royal recognises extraordinary acts of bravery

    Outstanding acts of skill and gallantry during air and sea rescues have been recognised at the annual awards ceremony of the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. The Charity’s Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, made the presentations at this year's Skill and G...