• West Coast LOG

    West Coast LOG

    Last year Mike Johnston and his dog cruised Arran Comrades, his well known Freedom ketch north, the long way up the west coast, with the object of visiting the Orkney Folk Festival at the end […]

     
  • Gigha goes to Gigha

    Gigha goes to Gigha

    Scott Raeburn has owned Gigha since 2003. It’s a Scottish Island One Design Class and for many years he sailed her on the Clyde introducing his son to sailing on this classic yacht which they […]

     
  • Busy Season In Prospect For Enlarged RC35 Class

    Busy Season In Prospect For Enlarged RC35 Class

    THE RC35’s are looking forward to their third season of racing and the class continues to go from strength to strength with three new boats already confirmed for 2019. With the 35’s predicting another exciting […]

     
  • DUSSELDORF BOOT SHOW

    DUSSELDORF BOOT SHOW

    It is only when you move from one huge hall full of boats to yet another huge hall full of boats that the sheer magnitude of Germany’s annual Boot show hits home.

     
  • STORY OF GIGHA

    STORY OF GIGHA

    It’s often said a boat could tell a story or two, especially a classic that’s had an interesting history. This is such a story, of the Scottish Island Class Gigha, built in 1931.

     
  • TEST: OCEANIS 46.1

    TEST: OCEANIS 46.1

    The Oceanis 45 is a hard act to follow, but the new Finot Conq design 46.1 makes significant steps in light, space and ambience inside, coupled with an easy worked deck layout.

     
  • ST KILDA LOG

    ST KILDA LOG

    John Readman (skipper/log author) formed the genesis of a plan to sail to St Kilda, and over the winter he found that his boat partners, Hugh and Carolyn, (they share A Sonar), were also keen […]

     
  • RYAS AWARD WINNERS

    RYAS AWARD WINNERS

    Across the ten categories of the RYA Scotland 2018 Annual Awards there were plenty of inspiring individuals and teams who make a massive difference to the sport of sailing in Scotland.

     
  • TRY FOILING!

    TRY FOILING!

    Having several friends with foiling moths, Dalgety Bay dinghy sailor Keith Bedborough knew a little bit about the concepts, but had never seriously thought about acquiring a foiler…

     
  • Scotland’s Boat Show

    Scotland’s Boat Show

    Despite the tail end of Storm Callum sweeping the country, thousands of visitors headed to Scotland’s Boat Show 2018, the largest Scottish and second largest UK boat show, held at Kip Marina.