• Biggest Ever Open Weekend At Port Edgar Marina

    NOVICE and expert sailors, kayakers, paddle boarders and landlubbers alike are invited to join in the fun at Port Edgar Marina when the popular year round leisure destination hosts an action packed Open Weekend over […]

  • British Female Is Youngest Clipper Skipper

    NICOLA ‘Nikki’ Henderson, 23, from Guildford, Surrey, is set to make Clipper Race history after being selected as the youngest ever professional skipper to lead a team in the 40,000 nautical mile Clipper 2017-18 Round […]

  • Plans Floated To Regenerate Nairn Harbour

    WILL NAIRN Harbour be developed sufficiently to merit an entry in a future edition of Welcome Anchorages? Could be, for plans are in place to dredge the old fishing harbour and surround it with amenities […]

  • MAIB Reports On Fatal Accidents In Clipper Race

    THE UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published its final report into two fatal accidents in the 2015-16 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the first in the event’s 20 year […]

  • Snapper Turned Artist

    AS AWARD winning sports photographer, who now paints sailing action as opposed to photographing it, is exhibiting at the 3rd Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair at the city’s iconic Old Fruit Market. Paul Graham, a self […]

  • Northern Boat Jumble

    THE RNLI Kessock Boat Jumble will be held on 29 April at Kessock RNLI Station, Inverness. ‘We are hoping that this will be bigger and better than before as we have attracted commercial exhibitors who […]


    AFTER completing the most incredible Vendée Globe in history, ‘Crazy Kiwi’ Conrad Colman has signed up to speak at Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference on Thursday 23 March 2017. At only 33 years of age, Conrad […]

  • Pelle P Kip Regatta

    THE PELLE P Kip Regatta, the first ‘Major’ regatta of the sailing season, will be held on 13/14 May off Kip Marina, Inverclyde. New for 2017 are title sponsors Pelle P, the iconic Swedish technical […]

  • 707 ‘Scottish’ At Kip 

    THE Royal Western Yacht Club will be hosting the growing 707 fleet for their own Scottish Championships as part of the Kip Regatta in May, as the class starts to establish a west coast/Clyde fleet. […]

  • Sail Scotland AGM At The Beacon

    THE ANNUAL conference of Sail Scotland will be held in the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on 23 March. ‘It will be our first ever full day conference, and it will once again form part of […]