• Leisure Marine Industry Drives Skills Initiative

    BOAT builders from around Scotland gathered recently at City of Glasgow College to support the launch of a new Modern Apprenticeship in Boat Building and Repair. Semta, the Engineering Skills Council, in cooperation with British […]

     
  • Marine Tourism Heads To Holyrood

    THE RECREATIONAL Boating and Marine Tourism Cross Party Group, hosted by convener Stuart McMillan MSP will be holding a symposium in the Scottish Parliament, on 15 November. Led by British Marine Scotland, RYA Scotland and […]

     
  • Grants Boost Tarbert Shoreside Facilities

    PHASES one and two of an ambitious development plan for Tarbert Harbour, Loch Fyne, have now been completed. With the aid of a £300,000 grant from the ‘National Lottery Community Fund (UK) – Coastal Communities […]

     
  • Roger Goodyear

    TRIBUTES have been paid to the man who was instrumental in developing Portsoy’s annual Boat Festival. Roger Goodyear passed away in June after a short battle with cancer. The legacy of his constant endeavours to […]

     
  • British Sailing Team Named For Tokyo Test Match

    The 17 athletes, including two from Rhu, that will represent Great Britain at the Tokyo 2020 test event have been revealed by the RYA. THE TEST event, dubbed ‘Ready Steady Tokyo’, is a dress rehearsal […]

     
  • Marine Tourism Boost From Cool Route Development

    AS YL went to press Sailing Scotland and Sailing Cruising Scotland (SCS) were in the the final stages of agreement to take on the marketing and development of the ‘Cool Route Project’. With this comes […]

     
  • £10 million investment programme

    DEAN & Reddyhoff and Quay Marinas have signed contracts to merge their businesses. As part of the deal, which was signed on 29 May 2019 for an undisclosed sum, there is a planned £10 million […]

     
  • Glasgow City Boats

    A NEW marine training and sightseeing tour company, run by merchant and royal navy professionals, has set up on the Clyde. Glasgow City Boats is a first of its type for the city. It aims […]

     
  • 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 […]