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  • Burnham Week 2014

    Entry is now open for Burnham Week (23-30 August) – one of the east coast’s premier regattas – which incorporates the prestigious Town Cup for big boats on the final Saturday. This popular family regatta, that offers challenging racing and a festiva...
  • Classics under the hammer

    The inaugural Classic Boat Auction, run in partnership with Special Auction Services and Henley Sales & Charter, is to be held at Beale Park near Reading on 7 June. It is thought to be the largest classic boat auction held in Europe for the past 15 y...
  • Casually slim blazer

    Each year pastels and candy colours burst into our wardrobe, injecting bright bursts into our stale winter style and forcing us out of our berry coloured cocoons. This year take it a step further by shrugging off the formalities of suiting with this casua...
  • Squadron’s 200th anniversary

    The Royal Yacht Squadron has confirmed that Rolex will be supporting the Club’s Bicentenary Regatta, the spectacular international sailing event that will celebrate 200 years of the historic club’s existence in July 2015. The multi-format regatta whi...
  • New appointments add value to Cowes Harbour Commissioners

    Cowes Harbour Commissioners (CHC) has appointed two new Board members, Howard Pearce and Andrew Cooper. The new Commissioners will be introduced to stakeholders at CHC's Annual Public Meeting at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes on Wednesday, 18th June fro...
  • BOOST FOR RYA PARALYMPIC PATHWAY

    The RYA has received a boost to its Paralympic Pathway with a brand new fleet of 16 2.4mR one-person keelboats, with the aim of delivering future Paralympic medals for Great Britain. Established as two of the first Paralympic training sites through the R...
  • New home for Legend yachts

    Legend Yachts UK Ltd has been appointed sole distributor of the yachts in the UK and Ireland. The company will be based at Sparkes Marina, at the entrance to Chichester Harbour which is the ideal location for the commissioning, demonstrating, handing-ove...
  • Handmade wash bag

    It is fast approaching holiday season and while you are planning your beach, yacht and evening outfits spare a thought for your battered wash bag, time for an upgrade? It is something that is never considered but a decent wash bag will see you through thi...
  • Sir Ben Ainslie Confirms America’s Cup HQ Plan for Portsmouth

    Sir Ben Ainslie has confirmed he plans to bring an America’s Cup team to the south of England telling BBC Radio Solent he was looking at a number of sites around Southampton and Portsmouth. “We’re waiting for the reports to come though in terms of ...
  • COASTAL BROADBAND SYSTEM

    The new HubbaX4 Duo Marine Broadband System from Buzz Connect uses 3G and 4G mobile connectivity to provide download speeds of up to 100Mbps, up to 15 mile offshore. Usable for onboard communication devices such as laptops, tablets or smartphones, the sys...
  • TALL SHIPS FOR LONDON

    An official countdown to the Tall Ships Regatta was hosted by Royal Greenwich recently, as the the Dutch sailing schooner Tolkien carried guests from Woolwich Pier to Greenwich Pier and back. The Tall Ships Regatta will start from Falmouth in Cornwall on...
  • Guy Newton Design Launched

    With 25 years’ experience in the design industry, the last 16 as senior yacht designer for renowned Dixon Yacht Design, Guy Newton has chosen to branch out and launch Guy Newton Design. With a broad base in product, production yacht design, production e...
  • Calls for search for missing yachtsmen to continue

    A cabinet minister called on the US coastguard to resume the search for four British sailors, warning that it was “too soon to give up” efforts to find them. Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, made the comments after talking to the family of Andrew Br...
  • Calling Cowes Early Birds

    The 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week takes place between 2-9 August, and competitors are being urged to take advantage of the Early Bird discounted entry fee, which ends at midnight on 26 May. There are plenty of entry options available. Entries...
  • Calling Cowes Early Birds

    The 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week takes place between 2-9 August, and competitors are being urged to take advantage of the Early Bird discounted entry fee, which ends at midnight on 26 May. There are plenty of entry options available. Entries...
  • Alicante

    Gearing up for one of the biggest races in the sailing calendar, the Volvo Ocean Race, Musto have created an entire range of clothing around the event. This jacket, dubbed Alicante, commemorates the beginning of the race that is due to kick off from its n...
  • Sandbanks Boat Show Success

    Visitors were not disappointed when visiting the recent Sandbanks Boat Show.  A stunning line up of over 70 new boats were on display for Dorset’s largest boat show.  Amongst the mix were the ‘Best of British’ manufactured boats including ...
  • The Dinghy Bible

    by Rupert Holmes & Jeremy Evans Sold by Adlard Coles Nautical Publishing as the definitive guide to dinghy sailing, The Dinghy Bible covers the basics of getting started, how to rig and launch your boat, safety skills, navigation and weather as well ...
  • Onboard for Scottish Series

    Silvers Marine, the new owners of the iconic Scottish Boatyard Silver Hills, Rosneath, have confirmed their support and sponsorship for the 40th Anniversary of the Scottish Series Regatta.The event, organised by the Clyde Cruising Club, has gained much re...
  • Onboard for Scottish Series

    Silvers Marine, the new owners of the iconic Scottish Boatyard Silver Hills, Rosneath, have confirmed their support and sponsorship for the 40th Anniversary of the Scottish Series Regatta.The event, organised by the Clyde Cruising Club, has gained much re...