• 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.

     
  • PELLE P KIP REGATTA

    PELLE P KIP REGATTA

    Over 60 boats arrived at Kip Marina for the Pelle P Kip Regatta which saw Christine Murray’s Triple Elf taking the coveted overall winner trophy provided by the Swedish clothing company.

     
  • WINNING TREBLE

    WINNING TREBLE

    Jamie McGarry, Colin Moore and the crew of the Swan 45 Eala of Rhu not only won Class One, but also the coveted Scottish Series Trophy and the Scottish IRC Championship.

     
  • CLYDE 19/24 RESTORED

    CLYDE 19/24 RESTORED

    Restorations come and go, but from a news story perspective, the splash of the Clyde 19/24 Shireen, as she moved down the Holy Loch Marina slip was an awesome sight.

     
  • KEELBOAT CIRCUIT BEGINS

    KEELBOAT CIRCUIT BEGINS

    2017 Scottish Series attracts big IRC, One Design and White Sail classes for a four day race series all preceded by twin venue Icebreaker parties on the Thursday evening at Tarbert and Largs.

     
  • POWER GRAND PRIX

    POWER GRAND PRIX

    It’s fast, furious, free to watch and this season’s P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea will once again deliver powerboat racing and jet ski action at Greenock ESPLANADE over 24/25 June.

     
  • CRUISING LOG

    CRUISING LOG

    It was something that had to be done; one of the few significant bits of Scottish coastline Mike Johnston hadn’t cruised yet. True, he had called at Lerwick and Bressay but only on fleeting visits…

     
  • BOAT BUYING LADDER

    BOAT BUYING LADDER

    Reader Phil Sampson, has bought a new boat and he describes in detail his rise to a Fairline Targa 34, from what was a standing start, after he had convinced his wife that sailing was […]