• Alex Thomson Awarded French Honour

    Alex Thomson Awarded French Honour

    BRITISH skipper Alex Thomson has been awarded the prestigious French National Order of Merit in recognition of his services to the sport of sailing during a career spanning more than 20 years to date. Thomson […]

     
  • Fun Race For Jeanneau Owners

    ON 7 September Euroyachts will be running the 18th edition of their Jeanneau Fun Race. As in previous years the format is a pursuit ‘race’ from Largs to Colintraive with the accent being on fun […]

     
  • Tour d’Clyde To Support RNLI

    AS PART of the forthcoming 2020 Year of Coasts and Waters, a unique charity sailing tour of the Clyde has been proposed with the RNLI as beneficiary. The concept, brainchild of Sir Boyd Tunnock, is […]

     
  • Sunsail Funding For Prestwick SC

    Sunsail Funding For Prestwick SC

    MEMBERS of Prestwick Sailing Club are thrilled to have won Sunsail’s Funding the Future competition for 2018-19. The Ayrshire club’s sailors scooped the £5,000 grant and celebrated at the Andrew Simpson Foundation Watersports Centre in […]

     
  • AC Sailor Takes Falkirk Students Afloat

    AC Sailor Takes Falkirk Students Afloat

    INEOS Team UK’s America’s Cup sailor Neil Hunter, from the Isle of Arran, was recently on hand to inspire pupils in Falkirk. Neil, jumped onboard with pupils who were taking part in the Forth Valley […]

     
  • Irvine Museum Turns The Skills Tide

    Irvine Museum Turns The Skills Tide

    THE SCOTTISH Maritime Museum’s Scottish Boat Building School in Irvine, North Ayrshire, has recruited the first apprentice to embark on Scotland’s brand new modern apprenticeship in boat building and repair. Edel McCarthy, 22, from Paisley […]

     
  • GB Team Wins Race To 50 Knots

    GB Team Wins Race To 50 Knots

    DYLAN Fletcher’s Great Britain SailGP Team has achieved what no other sail racing team in the world has done, breaking the sport’s elusive 50 knot speed barrier during training ahead of Cowes SailGP. The historic […]