• Tiree Launderette

    Kate MacLeod has just recently opened Tiree’s first public launderette and coin-operated shower at the main pier.

     
  • Meet the Trade Reception

    British Marine Scotland invites members to the AGM at 5pm on Friday 12 October in The Chartroom Restaurant at Kip Marina. BMS also invites members and non-members to join them for their annual ‘Meet the […]

     
  • Volvo Penta Pioneers Self-Docking Technology

    THE GOTHENBURG stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race was the scene for the unveiling of Volvo Penta’s self-docking system and in a live demonstration, a 68ft yacht fitted with the technology manoeuvred itself into the […]

     
  • Rosneath Loft Turns To Covers

    AS OF 13 August it was all change at the Sail Loft in Rosneath, with Murray Caldwell heading off to join the team at Owen Sails in Oban. However, Karen Hall will continue at the […]

     
  • Wearing A Lifejacket Could Save Your Life

    STARTLING statistics from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reveal that 13 people, who drowned in 2017, might be alive today had they been wearing a lifejacket or buoyancy aid. These are the findings of […]

     
  • Loyalty Program Launched At Tarbert

    TARBERT Harbour on Loch Fyne has recently launched a program rewarding repeat customers for spending in local businesses. Visiting yachtsmen are invited to start a loyalty card at reception and as they dine and shop […]

     
  • Annual Fun Race To Colintraive

    FOR THE 17th consecutive year Euroyachts will be running their Jeanneau Fun Race event. The format however will stay exactly as it has always been; a pursuit race, which has the boats starting, smallest and […]

     
  • Largs Festival, The Season’s Last Major

    THE NEW look Largs Regatta Festival was about to commence as YL went to press. With a stellar line up of shoreside entertainment, sponsored by Scotts Largs, ranging from live bands, gin and beer fests, […]

     
  • Free To Anchor In Gott Bay, Tiree

    A RECENT report of a yacht owner being asked by Calmac to pay £12 to anchor at Scarinish, Gott Bay, Tiree, within 750m of the Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) owned ferry pier has caused […]

     
  • Hybrid Marine Propulsion Concept Unveiled

    HOT ON the heels of Volvo Penta’s announcement that it will provide electrified sea power solutions by 2021, the company has revealed details of a hybrid powered Inboard Performance System (IPS) concept. Designed to further […]