• Excel Report

    Excel Report

    The first new look, five day London Boat Show drew to a close with buoyant sales reports, strong visitor numbers and many exhibitors requesting space for the 2019 event at ExCel.

  • Superyacht Crew

    Superyacht Crew

    Certification for superyacht crewing is now available from City of Glasgow College, but numerous qualifications are required, as confirmed by the faculty’s head of maritime skills.

  • Test: Sense 51

    Test: Sense 51

    The Sense range by Beneteau is fully ten years old now and it has been a big success worldwide. The concept was very much about producing a different, super spacious and adaptable big yacht.

  • Dinghy ‘Youths’

    Dinghy ‘Youths’

    The 2018 dinghy season in Scotland will start the RYA Youth Nationals at Largs from 30 March to 6 April. After that, there will be plenty of Class Championships and travellers, to look forward to.

  • Build Your Own

    Build Your Own

    When it is too cold for sailing and the nights are long and dark, what are sailors to do? Why not build a proper, elegant wooden tender? It’s not so difficult, as two readers found […]

  • Test: First Foiler

    Test: First Foiler

    Next year sees the famous French based Figaro circuit move, in its 50th year, en masse to the Beneteau Figaro 3; the first ever VPLP design production yacht to be equipped with foils.

  • 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 […]


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