• Boat Jumble Jan Retires After 20 Years

    Boat Jumble Jan Retires After 20 Years

    THE 20th anniversary of the Craignish annual Boat Jumble and Car Boot sale raised over £1,000 this year and it marked the retirement of Jan Brown who started the jumble in 1999 as a low […]

     
  • Isle Of Harris Marina Overcomes Unique Challenges

    Isle Of Harris Marina Overcomes Unique Challenges

    BACK in January 2017, Inverness based Gale Force was confirmed as the successful bidder for Harris Development’s project to design fabricate and install two yacht and small vessel pontoon marinas, one at Tarbert and the […]

     
  • Fife Regatta Returns In 2020

    Fife Regatta Returns In 2020

    THE PRESTIGIOUS classic Fife yachts will be making a welcome return to the Clyde in 2020, Year of Coasts and Waters. Last seen in their home waters off Fairlie in 2013, it was deemed fitting […]

     
  • Back To Back UK Championships

    Back To Back UK Championships

    LARGS Yacht Haven is preparing for a double bill of dinghy championships this summer. First off is the UK Laser Class Championships on 27 July to 3 August followed immediately by the UK Topper Championships […]

     
  • A New Course For Largs Regatta Festival

    A New Course For Largs Regatta Festival

    FOLLOWING on from a survey of 2018 competitors, the organisers of Largs Regatta Festival have made some improvements to their popular end of summer regatta. The 2019 event will take place from 23-25 August at […]

     
  • SailGP Pushes Yacht Racing Into Overdrive

    SailGP Pushes Yacht Racing Into Overdrive

    THE SAILING year of 2019 kicked off with the loudly trumpeted SailGP grand prix in Sydney. This new ‘made for media’ grand prix circuit uses turbo’d up F50 foiling catamarans which were originally the AC50s […]

     
  • WOA’s First Scottish AGM Voted Best Ever

    WOA’s First Scottish AGM Voted Best Ever

    FOR THE first time ever, the AGM of the Westerly Owners Association (WOA) was held in Scotland! Commodore Mary Buchanan, who is the first Scottish commodore, had invited members at last year’s AGM to come […]