• SCOTTISH SERIES ’19

    SCOTTISH SERIES ’19

    Another year, another Scottish Series and the upcoming 2019 edition promises to maintain the positive upswing which the regatta has been experiencing over recent years with entries up on target.

     
  • 20 YEARS OF OYT

    20 YEARS OF OYT

    It is unlikely that any Clyde sailor will have missed sighting one of Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s iconic, formidable yet elegant 70ft vessels that have become synonymous with seascapes on the west of Scotland.

     
  • J/99 ON TEST

    J/99 ON TEST

    The new J/99 caters for a rise in double handed racing which continues to grow in popularity almost everywhere, especially offshore, as the Rolex Fastnet race sees the two-handed entry more than double.

     
  • DINGHY SHOW

    DINGHY SHOW

    Often at the RYA Dinghy Show, the news is of new classes launched, but this year the story was of classes being modernised, or of finding new ways to market themselves. Alan Henderson reports.

     
  • West Coast LOG

    West Coast LOG

    Last year Mike Johnston and his dog cruised Arran Comrades, his well known Freedom ketch north, the long way up the west coast, with the object of visiting the Orkney Folk Festival at the end […]

     
  • Gigha goes to Gigha

    Gigha goes to Gigha

    Scott Raeburn has owned Gigha since 2003. It’s a Scottish Island One Design Class and for many years he sailed her on the Clyde introducing his son to sailing on this classic yacht which they […]

     
  • Busy Season In Prospect For Enlarged RC35 Class

    Busy Season In Prospect For Enlarged RC35 Class

    THE RC35’s are looking forward to their third season of racing and the class continues to go from strength to strength with three new boats already confirmed for 2019. With the 35’s predicting another exciting […]

     
  • DUSSELDORF BOOT SHOW

    DUSSELDORF BOOT SHOW

    It is only when you move from one huge hall full of boats to yet another huge hall full of boats that the sheer magnitude of Germany’s annual Boot show hits home.

     
  • STORY OF GIGHA

    STORY OF GIGHA

    It’s often said a boat could tell a story or two, especially a classic that’s had an interesting history. This is such a story, of the Scottish Island Class Gigha, built in 1931.

     
  • TEST: OCEANIS 46.1

    TEST: OCEANIS 46.1

    The Oceanis 45 is a hard act to follow, but the new Finot Conq design 46.1 makes significant steps in light, space and ambience inside, coupled with an easy worked deck layout.