• Sonata, The Iconic Pocket Cruiser Racer

    Sonata, The Iconic Pocket Cruiser Racer

    DESIGNED by David Thomas in 1976 and built by Hunter Boats, the Sonata rapidly became a huge success. In 1977, a windy and rough Cowes Week saw the Sonatas fill, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 positions in […]

     
  • Privilege Catamarans Launch Into UK Market

    Privilege Catamarans Launch Into UK Market

    INSPIRATION Marine Group have been appointed agents for the Privilege Marine range of catamarans in the UK and Ireland. The Privilege company was created by Philippe Jeantot, founder of the Vendee Globe RTW race, who […]

     
  • Craobh Marina Goes 4G

    Craobh Marina Goes 4G

    ARGUABLY Scotland’s most picturesque yacht harbour, Craobh Marina has expanded its reach into the digital age with the installation of an upgraded Wi-Fi system to improve coverage for berth holders and visitors to this spectacular […]

     
  • New Scottish Boat Sales Alliance

    New Scottish Boat Sales Alliance

    SUNBIRD International Yacht Sales and Great Harbour Yachts have formed a new, strategic boat sales alliance to widen the offers of both separate companies and strengthen the service to their clients at both ends of […]

     
  • Mary Elected WOA Commodore

    Mary Elected WOA Commodore

    AT THE Westerly Owners Association AGM, held at RNLI headquarters at the end of January, Mary Buchanan, from Scotland, was elected as commodore, a far cry from Mary’s early years when she learned to sail […]

     
  • New Look Largs Regatta Taking Shape

    New Look Largs Regatta Taking Shape

    A NEW website has been launched for the 2018 Largs Regatta Festival (24-27 August) promoting the new look Largs sailing regatta over the bank holiday weekend in August. www.largsregattafestival.com Scotts at Largs in conjunction with […]

     
  • Superyacht Capital Of The Clyde

    Superyacht Capital Of The Clyde

    THE 40 additional berths promised last year by the new operators of James Watt Dock Marina are now in place, on schedule and, reveals marina manager Graeme Galbraith, this fills the current basin to its […]

     
  • Your Boat In The Palm Of Your Hands

    Your Boat In The Palm Of Your Hands

    PAIRED with an onboard Bluetooth device, Volvo Penta’s new app, Easy Connect, lets boat owners link to their boat via their smartphone. Boat owners can now take to the water with all the information they […]

     
  • Fixed Rate Berth Charging At Portavadie Marina

    Fixed Rate Berth Charging At Portavadie Marina

    IN A RADICAL review of berthing fees, Portavadie Marina will in future charge fixed rates for individual berths regardless of boat length. More sought after berths, such as those on main walkways or hammerheads will […]

     
  • Oban’s Derek, Instructor Of The Year

    Oban’s Derek, Instructor Of The Year

    West coast sailors were to the fore at the sixth RYA Scotland Annual Awards ceremony hosted by sport Scotland at Inverclyde National Centre. DEREK GRIER of Oban Sailing Club (OSC) had much to celebrate in […]

     
 
 
 
 
 
 

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