• Sun Odyssey: The Eighth Generation

    Sun Odyssey: The Eighth Generation

    IN JEANNEAU’s great scheme of things, their eminent product director Erik Stromberg moves from keelboats to the Prestige motor cruiser brand. However his last yacht development input, the Sun Odyssey 440 launched at Southampton, is […]

     
  • SCOTS RACE ABROAD

    SCOTS RACE ABROAD

    It may be a long way from Scotland to the turquoise seas of Barbados, but that was the journey made by Dumfries sailor Stewart Mitchell, who was part of a strong British team at the […]

     
  • MUDHOOK REGATTA

    MUDHOOK REGATTA

    Sailing consistently well across two days of the Old Pulteney Mudhook Regatta gave Charlie Frize and his new Corby 33 Banshee an overall win in the RC35 fleet; the Clyde’s latest concentration of ‘hot’ racing […]

     
  • HEADING WEST…

    HEADING WEST…

    Tony Howard’s cruise plan had been to visit the Northern Isles. Even Norway was a possibility, but he found himself six weeks off schedule, and crew was no longer available, so he motored out of […]

     
  • GET AFLOAT AT KIP

    GET AFLOAT AT KIP

    Now in its 31st year, Scotland’s Boat Show sees two key changes to the layout, designed to expand on the success of 2016’s ‘Get On The Water’ theme and to encourage more people to become […]

     
  • Stellar WHYW

    Stellar WHYW

    A week of good winds for the 91 boat West Highland Yachting Week fleet was the icing on the cake for the regatta’s 70th anniversary celebrations, and Irish visitor, Magdaleyne lifted the ‘best performance’ trophy.

     
  • 70TH WHYW PREVIEW

    70TH WHYW PREVIEW

    This year West Highland Yachting Week celebrates its 70th anniversary and the regatta, running from 29 July to 4 August is set for a spectacular birthday party, on and off the water.

     
  • 900 MILES, BY DINGHY

    900 MILES, BY DINGHY

    You are going on an open sea journey of 900 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats, but it’s safe to say that not many people would choose a single-handed, 13ft sailing dinghy…

     
  • ENTRY LEVEL LEADER

    ENTRY LEVEL LEADER

    The Jeanneau entry level Leader 30 design is a classic sea kindly hull which is sporty, but makes a virtue of keeping the occupants as dry as possible in all sea conditions.