• The Boat Show

    The Boat Show

    Early January will see a London Boat Show like never before as the massive south hall at ExCel houses a unique ‘three in one’ leisure sailing event held over five days.

     
  • Cruising Log

    Cruising Log

    Following a weekend of gentle cruising around Luing and Seil, Andrew Thomson’s main trip of the year on his Hanse 400, Tarskavaig HAD the usual plan of ‘head north and west as conditions permit’.

     
  • On Test: Oceanis 55.1

    On Test: Oceanis 55.1

    Launched in Cannes last year, the new Beneteau Oceanis 55.1 has been designed in line with the new, earlier launched 62 and the 51.1, all about space, luxury and a higher standard of finish.

     
  • On Test: Dehler 46

    On Test: Dehler 46

    It’s a rare privilege to be allowed to share an owner’s first sail on his brand new boat, and in reality the maiden outing of Richard Clark’s new Dehler 46 was much more of an […]

     
  • Icing On The Cruise

    Icing On The Cruise

    Andy Jamieson learned most of what he knows about sailing in Scotland and it has kept him safe everywhere from unchartered waters in Antarctica to Micronesia not to mention USING storm sailing techniques.

     
  • Champs again

    Champs again

    30 Boats from 24 classes came to Largs for the RYA Scotland Champion of Champions on 21/22 October and defending champs Stuart and Richard Urquhart in their National 18 Ultra DID THE BUSINESS AGAIN.

     
  • LARGS REGATTA WEEK REPORT

    LARGS REGATTA WEEK REPORT

    The annual Cumbraes Regatta, part of Largs Regatta Week, was blessed with some of the best sailing weather all summer. To sail in warm sunshine with perfect wind was a joy to the competitors.

     
  • SOUTHAMPTON REPORT

    SOUTHAMPTON REPORT

    The Southampton Boat Show, welcomed close to 500 exhibitors. The event played host to 35 world launches, 12 European, 70 UK and 39 show debuts and more than 106,000 visitors came to the annual boating […]

     
  • CRUISING TO FASTNET

    CRUISING TO FASTNET

    Lintie, a Hallberg Rassy 34, left Craobh in blissfully quiet weather which continued when cruising across the North Channel to Glenarm, after a night in the Ardmores, en route to Fastnet Rock.

     
  • GSS CLYDE REGATTA

    GSS CLYDE REGATTA

    The popular GSS North Clyde Regatta saw a record number of entries. More than 40 boats raced off Helensburgh over the weekend, with four short races and a restricted sail class passage race.