• On The Lookout!

    A NEW edition of the CCC Sailing Directions for the Orkney and Shetland Islands is being prepared. The editors would be grateful for comments on the text and plans and for photographs that may be […]



    Another year, another Scottish Series and the upcoming 2019 edition promises to maintain the positive upswing which the regatta has been experiencing over recent years with entries up on target.



    It is unlikely that any Clyde sailor will have missed sighting one of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s iconic, formidable yet elegant 70ft vessels that have become synonymous with seascapes on the west of Scotland.

  • J/99 ON TEST

    J/99 ON TEST

    The new J/99 caters for a rise in double handed racing which continues to grow in popularity almost everywhere, especially offshore, as the Rolex Fastnet race sees the two-handed entry more than double.



    Often at the RYA Dinghy Show, the news is of new classes launched, but this year the story was of classes being modernised, or of finding new ways to market themselves. Alan Henderson reports.

  • West Coast LOG

    West Coast LOG

    Last year Mike Johnston and his dog cruised Arran Comrades, his well known Freedom ketch north, the long way up the west coast, with the object of visiting the Orkney Folk Festival at the end […]

  • Gigha goes to Gigha

    Gigha goes to Gigha

    Scott Raeburn has owned Gigha since 2003. It’s a Scottish Island One Design Class and for many years he sailed her on the Clyde introducing his son to sailing on this classic yacht which they […]

  • SailGP Racing Circus Comes To Cowes

    SailGP Racing Circus Comes To Cowes

    SAILGP will make its European debut this summer, touching down in Cowes following the American leg of the global championship’s inaugural season. Tickets for front row viewing of the world’s fastest on-water racing are now […]

  • Inspiration Goes Ballistic In Scotland

    Inspiration Goes Ballistic In Scotland

    INSPIRATION Marine, with offices in Kip and Rhu Marinas, have been appointed Scottish distributors for leisure and commercial Ballistic RIBs. The Ballistic leisure boat range is made up of five models varying in length from […]