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19 May 2017

Known worldwide as the oldest international sporting competition, The Americas Cup, affectionately known in the sailing community as the ‘Auld M...

24 February 2016

Italian police said on Monday they had seized a yacht that once belonged to Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini from a businessman possibly linked ...

09 November 2015

A Sail To Southern Ireland For years I have dreamt of crossing the Celtic Sea to Southern Ireland in the Oyster 42 owned and skippered by a frie...

24 August 2015

When you buy a boat you are probably making the largest financial outlay next to purchasing your house. You want and need to get it right and one...

22 June 2015

This year, the first regatta of the 35 th America’s Cup World Series will take place in Portsmouth, Great Britain, between July 23 –...

28 January 2014

As sea lovers winds can be our friends or enemies, filling our sails and helping us to our destinations, whipping up the waves into an angry sea,...

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15 August 2013

Hampshire based global logistics provider PSP is to sponsor a yacht in the Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race . Called PSP Logistic...

14 August 2013

One place in the UK that's renowned for its sailing is the Isle of Wight. Home to some of the country's best sailors, the waters of the Solent...

09 August 2013

As Cowes Week 2013 draws to a close, we take a look at this iconic event and its history. Reportedly, Cowes week can trace it&#...

09 October 2011

On Saturday 5th November 2011, 6 teams of 11 professional sailors will depart from Alicante, Spain, to take part in one of the toughest races in ...

12 August 2011

On Sunday 14th August yachts and crews will be hoisting their sails to take part in the 44th Fastnet Race. Here is the story behind the Rock and...

16 August 2010

Modern navigation relies on information from satellites - GPS. Thanks to modern technology, voyages can be planned in advance with the aid of electron...

20 June 2009

Canal holidays are more popular then they’ve ever been - and with good reason. UK canals are in the best condition of their two hundred yea...

13 October 2008

A hull is the body of a sailing boat. It provides the buoyancy that prevents the vessel from sinking. Traditional sailboats are monohulls, b...

22 August 2008

Sailing is a wonderful hobby, but as with any sport it can be dangerous. From novices to the most experienced sailors, it's vital that you...