• Instability Blamed For Boat Loss

    Instability Blamed For Boat Loss

    THE MARINE Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published its report on the capsize and sinking of fishing vessel Nancy Glen (TT100) with the loss of two lives, in Lower Loch Fyne on 18 January 2018. […]

     
  • Mayhem At Oban Sailing Club

    Mayhem At Oban Sailing Club

    AN INNOVATIVE scheme to encourage all ages on the water is making waves at Oban Sailing Club. ‘Monday Mayhem’ is the brainchild of Jamie Rodgers, the club’s training convener, who started the scheme last summer, […]

     
  • Metal Hull For Sunseeker Superyacht

    Metal Hull For Sunseeker Superyacht

    RESPONDING to client demand for larger Sunseeker vessels, the British luxury powerboat producer needed to build bigger, but the challenge was finding the right yard specialised in metal superyacht construction to partner with on its […]

     
  • Oyster Launches Its Pocket Superyacht

    Oyster Launches Its Pocket Superyacht

    OYSTER Yachts has launched its new ‘pocket superyacht’, the 565. The entry level 59.3ft sailboat uses the latest generation of Oyster hull shapes, developed by Humphreys Yacht Design. It was designed for friends and family […]

     
  • Laser Clings Onto Olympic Rings, For Now…

    Laser Clings Onto Olympic Rings, For Now…

    THE LASER has retained its Olympic status after World Sailing overruled its own committees and settled for the ubiquitous familiar. At the sea trials for the Singlehanders’ Olympic spot, the RS Aero was the winner, […]

     
  • Cumbrae Offers Intense Yachtmaster Course

    Cumbrae Offers Intense Yachtmaster Course

    SPORTSCOTLAND National Watersports Training Centre has over 40 years of experience and expertise in delivering world class sailing courses and their Professional Yachtmaster Training (PYT) is no different. The aim is to produce well rounded […]

     
  • New Oceanis Joins Flamingo Charter Fleet

    New Oceanis Joins Flamingo Charter Fleet

    FLAMINGO Yacht Charters has taken delivery of a new Beneteau Oceanis 45 yacht to add to the current fleet based at Largs Yacht Haven. Capable of accommodating up to 10 crew on board and with […]

     
  • Lofty Start To Busy Festival Weekend

    Lofty Start To Busy Festival Weekend

    FOLLOWING last year’s new look Largs Regatta Festival, plans are well under way to take the successful sailing and social formula and expand it for the 2019 event. Racing will take place over Saturday and […]