• CCC Scottish Series

    CCC Scottish Series

    Not for the first time in the history of the Scottish Series, Ireland dominated the top cruiser racer divisions, and the top overall award, the Scottish Series Trophy, AGAIN went across the Irish Sea.

  • Kip Regatta

    Kip Regatta

    The Pelle P Kip Regatta attracted almost 60 boats and the two day event provided ideal racing weather for the fleet with Debbie Aitken’s RC35 Animal celebrating in the sunshine with the overall trophy.

  • Yacht 62 On Test

    Yacht 62 On Test

    The Oceanis Yacht 62 created waves when it came onto the market becoming 2017’s Luxury Cruiser of the Year. Since then Beneteau’s flagship has gone from strength to strength.

  • West Coast Cruise

    West Coast Cruise

    In our REGULAR log FEATURE, we highlight Eager Beaver’s two handed summer cruise with their 1982 Sadler 32 visiting many of the well known anchorages on Scotland’s west coast.

  • life of Gigha

    life of Gigha

    Scott Raeburn continues the history of his 1931 Scottish Island Class racer Gigha with her about to enter and win a major race, followed by an enforced refit of unbelievable magnitude…

  • Euro Champ

    Euro Champ

    Lorenzo Chiavarini claimed his maiden senior major title, finishing top of the European Laser Championships in Porto, Portugal. ‘I still don’t think it has fully sunk in,’ said Lorenzo, 25, from Bellanoch Bay, Argyll.



    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.



    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.



    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.