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RYA Cruising Team issues latest Greek tax update

RYA Cruising Team issues latest Greek tax update

Sunday, 17 December 2017

TE.P.AH to become mandatory for all recreational craft exceeding 7 metres in length in Greek waters.

A new tax payable in Greece for all recreational craft exceeding 7 metres in length has been on the cards for a number of years. Although legislation has been in place since at least 2013, the tax has never been implemented.

Championships Galore at the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018

Championships Galore at the International Paint Poole Regatta 2018

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Image: David Harding – Sailing Scenes

Two medals for GBR Youths in nail-biting Sanya finale

Two medals for GBR Youths in nail-biting Sanya finale

Friday, 15 December 2017

Image: Sailing Energy

Sanya Serenity Coast takes the victory

Sanya Serenity Coast takes the victory

Friday, 15 December 2017

Image: Clipper Race

VIDEO: Team AkzoNobel battles on after ill-fated Southern Ocean gybe damages mast and mainsail

VIDEO: Team AkzoNobel battles on after ill-fated Southern Ocean gybe damages mast and mainsail

Friday, 15 December 2017

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 challenger team AkzoNobel, currently racing through the Southern Ocean from Cape Town to Melbourne on Leg 3 of the round the world race has suffered damage to the yacht’s mast and mainsail when a gybe in very strong winds and gigantic seas went wrong earlier today.

The gybe ripped the mainsail track from the back edge of the mast, broke several of the mainsail’s carbon battens, and punctured the sail itself in several places. It was captured on film by Volvo Ocean Race on board reporter James Blake (NZL).

First GC32 World Championship will be held on Lake Garda

First GC32 World Championship will be held on Lake Garda

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Action at the GC32 Championship in Oman last March. A record-sized fleet is expected on Lake Garda in May 2018. Photo ©: Jesús Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman 2017

Battle for Podium Reaching Thrilling Conclusion

Battle for Podium Reaching Thrilling Conclusion

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Image: Clipper Race

New navigational lights on the Beaulieu River

New navigational lights on the Beaulieu River

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Navigation mark in operation

GBR sailors in push for the podium as Youth Worlds hits half way stage

GBR sailors in push for the podium as Youth Worlds hits half way stage

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Image: Sailing Energy

Anchors aweigh as Oceans of Hope Challenge goes to New Zealand

Anchors aweigh as Oceans of Hope Challenge goes to New Zealand

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Brighton based skipper Robert Munns will travel to New Zealand in November 2018 to take 35 adults with Multiple Sclerosis on his award-winning sailing challenge.

Robert, who lives with Multiple Sclerosis himself, created the Oceans of Hope Challenge to give people the same life affirming experience he gained when sailing with the organisation Sailing Sclerosis, on ‪board the yacht appropriately named ‘Oceans of Hope’, across the Pacific Ocean and English Channel.

Simrad GO12 XSE / GO7 XSR

Simrad GO12 XSE / GO7 XSR

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Simrad GO12 XSE and GO7 XSR are the newest additions to the GO standalone chartplotter series.

Loaded with the latest boating technologies, the GO12 XSE offers a new, 12-inch display option for the GO Series, while the upgraded GO7 XSR features a restyled, glass-helm design, along with radar compatibility, not previously available on the GO7 XSE.

Sail Aid UK receives Charity status and opens Grant Application process

Sail Aid UK receives Charity status and opens Grant Application process

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Sail Aid UK has been granted charity status. Set up in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Irma to pro-actively unite the UK sailing community in a long-term fundraising drive to help the victims of the Caribbean Islands most severely impacted by the September hurricanes, the charity has now opened the Grant Application process. Sail Aid UK is promoting its online merchandise, currently a range of T-shirts that have been specially commissioned, designed and printed to raise funds for Sail Aid UK. These can be purchased online (https://www.sailaiduk.com/shop) and would make a fun extra Christmas present, available in adult men’s and women’s as well as in junior sizes. Anyone can also donate directly to the Sail Aid UK Action Stations Fund here: https://www.sailaiduk.com/page/how-to-help. To make an online donation, click here: bit.ly/DonateToSailAidUK To send in your I’m in! #sailaiduk photo message or to make contact with the Sail Aid UK team please email: hello@sailaiduk.com

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Cowes Week Ltd continues support of Youth Sailing

Cowes Week Ltd continues support of Youth Sailing

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Cowes Week Limited, organisers of Lendy Cowes Week, say they will continue their youth initiative which offers discounted entry fees to boats with crews of under 25-year-olds.

The Under 25 Youth initiative has been making it possible for young people to race at Lendy Cowes Week since 2012. By offering an extremely attractive package to young sailors numbers have, not surprisingly, increased over the last few years, with young crews enjoying both the  racing and the lively apres-sail scene on the shoreside.

New running and sailing event coming to the Solent

New running and sailing event coming to the Solent

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

A new concept for yacht racing and running is coming to the Solent in March 2018.

It is the brainchild of extreme challenge sportsman Scott Dawson who was the first man to run, swim, cycle and sail around the Isle of Wight in aid for the Marine Conservation Society and Meningitis Now. The WIND RUNNER CHALLENGE will see teams of eight race identical yachts across three different race courses, and as each yacht race finishes runners from each team leap off and take part in three different running races.  There is also an après-racing schedule.

Golden Globe Race

Golden Globe Race

Monday, 11 December 2017

Les Sables d’LOnne. The French port in the Vendee region will host the start and finish of the 2018 Golden Globe Race. Image: Alexandre Lamoureux/Les Sables d’LOnne/GGR

Boats and boards awarded to RYA OnBoard sailors

Boats and boards awarded to RYA OnBoard sailors

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Image: Nina Harrison (Scotland)

The All-New Princess V60

The All-New Princess V60

Sunday, 10 December 2017

This latest addition to the award-winning V Class range is a progressive sports yacht that pushes the boundaries in terms of design and innovation with its unique deep-V hull, ensuring fuel and space efficiencies.

Guests benefit from optimum exposure to the elements thanks to the electric sliding sunroof in the open-plan saloon with U-shaped sofa, leading to the aft galley with its generous L-shaped sofa and folding dining table, while the sliding doors open out to the expansive cockpit featuring a wetbar with barbecue and coolbox.

Volvo Ocean Race scientific data reveals millions of tiny plastic particles in European waters

Volvo Ocean Race scientific data reveals millions of tiny plastic particles in European waters

Friday, 08 December 2017

Dee Caffari during the Ocean Summit. 07 December, 2017.Image: Pedro Martinez/Volvo Ocean Race

Queen welcomes Royal Navy’s largest ever ship into the fleet

Queen welcomes Royal Navy’s largest ever ship into the fleet

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Image: Crown Copyright 2017

Inland boating to make an impressive return to London Boat Show 2018

Inland boating to make an impressive return to London Boat Show 2018

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Some of the UK’s finest inland boating companies will form a central part in promoting the best of inland boating on London Boat Show 2018’s waterways attraction, the Lock & Waterside Pub. 

This is the first time in many years that the show has showcased narrowboats and inland boating holidays with an imposing, dedicated feature area. Businesses from the canal network, River Thames, Norfolk Broads and the Fenland waterways will be on hand to provide expertise on the best locations and ideal boats to suit any holidaymaker’s needs.