West Highland Yachting Week (WHYW) celebrates its 71st birthday this year and the EVENT, which runs from 27 July to 3 August, remains as popular as ever with a healthy entry list for the ‘moving […]

  • Pelle-P At Kip

    Pelle-P At Kip

    The two-day Pelle P Kip Regatta provided champagne racing weather for the multi-class fleet with Pat Kelly’s J109 Storm celebrating in the sunshine after taking the coveted overall winner’s trophy.

  • Survey Results

    Survey Results

    With fewer new customers buying boats, with less younger customers taking their place, boating trade body British Marine commissioned research into market and industry trends, revealed at the Dinghy Show.

  • Elan GT5 on Test

    Elan GT5 on Test

    Gran Tourismo or the art of going places fast and in comfort, is a concept which Elan bring to sailing from motoring with their Humphreys designed GT5 where comfort is important, as is performance.

  • ‘Tropical’ Storm

    ‘Tropical’ Storm

    They won their class in 2017, but this year the Kelly crew from Rush Sailing Club took Tarbert by storm. The J/109 Irish champions were judged to be the top performing team at the Scottish […]

  • Cruise in Company

    Cruise in Company

    Cruising in company: Micky Finn IV left Rhu early July making passage round the Mull of Kintyre. Impulsive took the Crinan Canal route joining the Tobermory Race. Both then enjoyed a sailing adventure.

  • Rhu Marina Aims For More Awards

    Rhu Marina Aims For More Awards

    SUZANNE BELL, Quay Marinas’ manager at the Crown Estate Scotland owned Rhu Marina has achieved the marina industries’ top management accolade, the Global Marina Institute ‘Certificated Marina Manager’ accreditation, writes Penny French. Suzanne was presented […]



    Another year, another Scottish Series and the upcoming 2018 edition promises to maintain the positive upswing which the regatta has been experiencing over recent years with entries well up on target.

  • Clyde Test: MAXUS 26

    Clyde Test: MAXUS 26

    Northman are growing Polish boat builders who started out as a small family yard, but who are now making steady inroads all around the world with their Maxus range. We tested the 26 on the […]

  • Marine Tourism

    Marine Tourism

    Scotland’s Annual Marine Tourism Conference was brought to the Highlands and Islands for the first time and held at Fort William. The event was opened by Scottish Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop MSP.