• Identifying Abandoned Moorings

    Identifying Abandoned Moorings

    A SECOND comprehensive survey is currently being conducted in the Holy Loch by Crown Estate Scotland to identify and remove abandoned moorings. The Clyde’s community marine officer working for Bidwells, who are Crown Estate Scotland‘s […]

     
  • Murray Moves To Owen, NH Sails Close

    Murray Moves To Owen, NH Sails Close

    OWEN SAILS have appointed Murray Caldwell to bring a further level of experience to the team in the loft at Benderloch. Working alongside Diana Shellcock, Murray will manage sail production and repairs, eventually taking over […]

     
  • Keeping Scottish Canals Operational

    Keeping Scottish Canals Operational

    THE FORTH & Clyde Canal was closed to through navigation in February this year, due to operational failure of two busy road bridges, but exacerbated by a series of lesser issues, minor bridge difficulties, cost […]

     
  • Home Crew Wins Team Racing League Event

    Home Crew Wins Team Racing League Event

    THE ROYAL Northern & Clyde Yacht Club hosted seven teams of eight, for the British Isles Keelboat Team Racing League, mid-July weekend event in the club’s fleet of Sonars. The teams were: Royal Thames Yacht […]

     
  • Banshee Completes Mudhook Double

    Banshee Completes Mudhook Double

    AFTER FIVE close races across a mid-June weekend, Banshee with Charlie Frize and crew claimed the RC35 top spot at the annual Mudhook Regatta on the Clyde. It’s the second year in a row that […]

     
  • Mudhook Radar On The 707 Class

    Mudhook Radar On The 707 Class

    THE 707 Class travelled west for the Mudhook Regatta, writes class publicity officer David Smith. Eight 707s started day one in pouring rain, but at least there was a decent breeze. The Robertson family of […]

     
  • Hector Joins The 2018 St Kilda Challenge

    Hector Joins The 2018 St Kilda Challenge

    The second edition of the St Kilda Challenge was again hosted by Comann na Mara in collaboration with their partners bringing an extended event in June 2018. IT’S OFTEN not appreciated when the race officer […]

     
  • Trust Port Status Urged For Oban Bay

    Trust Port Status Urged For Oban Bay

    CONTROVERSY continues over the future management of Oban Bay with opposition to Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) operating the bay under their management as a single harbour authority, writes Alison Chadwick. Although only in the […]

     
  • Selection Of Boat Hoists In DRB’s Storage Yard

    Selection Of Boat Hoists In DRB’s Storage Yard

    ‘WE’RE STILL investing and servicing the boating community in probably the most sheltered position in the UK,’ enthuses Donny Bruce, boss of DRB Marine based at Rosneath on the Gareloch. ‘A new concrete 20 metre […]