LARGS Regatta Festival, sponsored by Largs based Saturn Sails, was blessed by glorious sunshine but unfortunately a lack of meaningful wind. In IRC class 1 leader over the two races on day one was Jonathan […]

  • Northern Sailing Magazine’s Future In Doubt

    The assets of the East Kilbride based publishers of Yachting Life have been acquired by an international publisher of transport magazines, the consequence of which is that there is now no production capacity to create […]

  • Joey’s Special Sailing Challenge

      DONATIONS are already coming in for the sailing challenge set up by experienced Argyll sailor Joey Gough with his First 32s5 yacht Tangle o’ the Isles to raise funds for BBC Children in Need […]

  • MAIB Stresses Importance Of Securing A Retractable Keel

    THE MARINE Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued a safety bulletin relating to the securing of retractable keels and retractable weighted centreboards while sailing boats are in use, following a preliminary assessment of the circumstances […]

  • Leisure Marine Industry Update

    BRITISH Marine Scotland will again take part in the Skills Scotland careers event taking place in Glasgow at the SEC centre on 6/7 November, helping to staff the Maritime UK stand to promote career opportunities […]

  • A Testing WHYW

    A Testing WHYW

    Light wind conditions prevailed for this year’s 72nd West Highland Yachting Week making it testing conditions for running the week-long regatta. However racing was achieved on all days but one.

  • RC35 mudhook action

    RC35 mudhook action

    With a clean sweep of four firsts after discard, the Edinburgh based team on Corby 33 Jacob VII clinched victory in the RC35 fleet at this year’s Mudhook Regatta.

  • NI Cruise Log

    NI Cruise Log

    After a frantic few days packing and provisioning, Lyrebird set sail from Rhu in brilliant sunshine and a brisk north easterly wind, not the usual southerly, as sails were set for Northern Ireland.

  • Get afloat at kip

    Get afloat at kip

    Working in partnership with RYA Training providers, RYA Scotland is getting people afloat again at the 33rd edition of Scotland’s Boat Show taking place at Kip Marina on 11-13 October.

  • Southampton preview

    Southampton preview

    Southampton International Boat Show, aligned with organiser British Marine’s latest ‘Futures’ strategy and new title sponsor, Borrow A Boat, will spotlight the accessibility and flexibility of boating.