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SailGP to head back to the UK for first European event in Season 2
SailGP to head back to the UK for first European event in Season 2
Friday, 15 November 2019

Tom Slingsby AUS lifts the trophy at The Adrenaline Lounge. Event 4 Season 1 SailGP event in Cowes. Image: Ben Queenborough for SailGP

2020 GOODALL ROOFING SONATA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
2020 GOODALL ROOFING SONATA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Friday, 15 November 2019 After a gap of 18 years the hugely popular Sonata Class will return to Cowes at the end of August 2020 for the 44th edition of their National Championship. Hosted by the Island Sailing Club with racing taking place from the 23rd-26th August, the Nati...
51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro
51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro
Friday, 15 November 2019

Image: Solitaire du Figaro

Club of the Year 2020 finalists announced
Club of the Year 2020 finalists announced
Wednesday, 13 November 2019

The annual RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award, supported by Gallagher, recognises the outstanding achievement of sailing clubs across the UK and promotes the hard work and dedication that goes into running a successful club.

Th...

Children In Need’s Pudsey visits Hovertravel
Children In Need’s Pudsey visits Hovertravel
Monday, 11 November 2019

As part of Hovertravel’s preparations for fund-raising for Children In Need, Pudsey paid a visit to their headquarters in Ryde today. Thanks to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hovertravel’s car hire partners, Pudsey was able to board the hoverc...

Skippers Alex Thomson and Neal McDonald arrive safely to the Cape Verde Islands
Skippers Alex Thomson and Neal McDonald arrive safely to the Cape Verde Islands
Friday, 08 November 2019

This morning shortly after 08:00 UTC, Alex Thomson and Neal McDonald arrived safely into the Cape Verde Islands on board the HUGO BOSS yacht.

The skippers, who had been racing in the 4,350 mile double-handed Transat Jacques Vabre race from Le Ha...

Sarah Ayton and Sam Whaley to present RYA Dinghy Show 2020
Sarah Ayton and Sam Whaley to present RYA Dinghy Show 2020
Thursday, 07 November 2019

Over 29 February – 1 March, double Olympic Gold Medallist Sarah Ayton OBE will be joining forces with British Sailing Team’s Sam Whaley at Alexandra Palace to host a fantastic range of expert speakers on the Great Hall and West Hall St...

The CA unveils The osCA, sponsored by MS Amlin Boat Insurance
The CA unveils The osCA, sponsored by MS Amlin Boat Insurance
Thursday, 07 November 2019

Last month the Cruising Association announced the launch of a new video log (vlog) category in its annual Log competition for CA members and the CA has now unveiled the accompanying Trophy – The osCA, sponsored by MS Amlin Boat Insuranc...

Turnchapel Wharf Open New Marine Enterprise Units
Turnchapel Wharf Open New Marine Enterprise Units
Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Plymouth’s maritime business park, Turnchapel Wharf, has opened five new marine enterprise units providing workshop and office space for a variety of local companies.

Under the ownership of Yacht Havens Group since 2014, Turnchapel Wharf h...

DOGGY LIFEJACKETS
DOGGY LIFEJACKETS
Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Doggy lifejackets introduced with a new range of Harbour Hounds accessories are outselling human ones in the chandlery at dog-friendly Buckler’s Yacht Harbour.

Four-legged friends will be wagging their tails with delight at the popular dog...

The Poole Harbour Boat Show Returns in 2020
The Poole Harbour Boat Show Returns in 2020
Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Image: Andrew Diprose – dorsetbiznews.co.uk

Melges IC37 fleet growth accelerating
Melges IC37 fleet growth accelerating
Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Since the first UK based Melges IC37 made a dramatic entrance onto the UK IRC yacht racing scene at Cowes Week, the order book for this highly competitive, one design, racing boat has burgeoned. The resultant community will hav...

Hugo Boss decides to cut keel as Doldrums loom for leaders
Hugo Boss decides to cut keel as Doldrums loom for leaders
Monday, 04 November 2019

Image: HUGO BOSS

37 candidates for the Vendée Globe 2020
37 candidates for the Vendée Globe 2020
Monday, 04 November 2019

November 1st, at midnight, was the closing date for applications to enter the next Vendée Globe: To date, 37 have applied to take the start of the 9th edition of this solo non-stop round the world sailing race without assistance which promi...

Commodore predicts bright future for Yacht Club
Commodore predicts bright future for Yacht Club
Monday, 04 November 2019

Top Team. Newly elected Flag Officers to lead the new initiatives, L to R: Helen Verstage, Mike Garvey, new Commodore Bob Trimble, Richard House, Stephen Parry.

Hugo Boss planning safe withdrawal as leaders reach halfway
Hugo Boss planning safe withdrawal as leaders reach halfway
Sunday, 03 November 2019

Alex Thomson and Neal McDonald are working on the safest place to navigate their damaged 60ft monohull, Hugo Boss, after announcing their withdrawal from the 14th edition the Transat Jacque Vabre.

Earlier in the day they informed the race office...

Davies avoids disaster after pirouette in the Canaries
Davies avoids disaster after pirouette in the Canaries
Saturday, 02 November 2019

Image: Team Initiatives coeur

Bill prepares himself and the boat for the winter
Bill prepares himself and the boat for the winter
Friday, 01 November 2019

This month Bill looks at all the main areas of your boat that will need to be winterised to avoid disappointment in the spring.

Image: Shutterstock/Olga Miltsova

The RYA wins World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award
The RYA wins World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

The Royal Yachting Association has been crowned winner of the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award, at the World Sailing Awards in Bermuda.

The award celebrates the effective execution and ongoing delivery of high-impact, highly-r...

Marco Gradoni becomes youngest Rolex World Sailor of the Year
Marco Gradoni becomes youngest Rolex World Sailor of the Year
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Image: World Sailing

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