• Upgrading Marina Safety Levels

    Upgrading Marina Safety Levels

    IN SWEDEN they take marina safety seriously, much more so than in the UK, says Lars Erik Akersten, CEO of live saving equipment manufacturer Shore Safety AB. Talking to Yachting Life at Scotland’s Boat Show, […]

     
  • Signals

    Sir, – There is a growth industry appearing that caters for ex yacht owners who still wish to keep in touch. Many seem to miss the thrill of racing yachts, but this can still be […]

     
  • Winter Upgrades At Largs

    Winter Upgrades At Largs

    LARGS Yacht Haven has had a busy start to the winter with the commencement of a major refurbishment programme on the marina. One whole walkway has seen all the original finger berths removed and refitted […]

     
  • New Community Marine Officer For SW Scotland

    A NEW Community Marine Officer (CMO) with a wealth of experience in Scottish sailing and sports coaching at senior level has been appointed in south west Scotland to assist in managing the Crown Estate foreshore […]

     
  • New Homes For Old Boats

    WELL known classic boat Skylark IX and Vic 32 (Vital Spark) almost have something in common. The former has a new home, the latter is on the lookout for one. Skylark was one of the […]

     
  • Plan Ahead For 2020, Year Of Coasts And Waters

    FORMALLY announced at British Marine Scotland’s trade reception held after the opening day of Scotland’s Boat Show, the concept of ‘Year of Coasts and Waters 2020’ was explained by Torquil Macleod of EventScotland. With a […]

     
  • Vote For Your Club Of The Year

    VOTING is now open for the UK Club of the Year Award 2019, supported by Gallagher. The annual award recognises outstanding achievements of sailing clubs across the UK, promoting the hard work and dedication that […]

     
  • Forum Chair

    BARRY Shafe has been appointed as new chair of the Forth Estuary Forum. Barry is the owner of Scotboats, a boat share membership company based on both the west and east coasts. He will start […]

     
  • Racing Fixtures List Returns

    REMEMBER the days of the annual Scottish yacht and dinghy racing fixture list? A boon to most and missed by many. Well its return is imminent, thanks to the initiative of racing dinghy dealer and […]