LARGS Regatta Festival, sponsored by Largs based Saturn Sails, was blessed by glorious sunshine but unfortunately a lack of meaningful wind. In IRC class 1 leader over the two races on day one was Jonathan […]

  • Northern Sailing Magazine’s Future In Doubt

    The assets of the East Kilbride based publishers of Yachting Life have been acquired by an international publisher of transport magazines, the consequence of which is that there is now no production capacity to create […]

  • Joey’s Special Sailing Challenge

      DONATIONS are already coming in for the sailing challenge set up by experienced Argyll sailor Joey Gough with his First 32s5 yacht Tangle o’ the Isles to raise funds for BBC Children in Need […]

  • MAIB Stresses Importance Of Securing A Retractable Keel

    THE MARINE Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued a safety bulletin relating to the securing of retractable keels and retractable weighted centreboards while sailing boats are in use, following a preliminary assessment of the circumstances […]

  • Leisure Marine Industry Update

    BRITISH Marine Scotland will again take part in the Skills Scotland careers event taking place in Glasgow at the SEC centre on 6/7 November, helping to staff the Maritime UK stand to promote career opportunities […]

  • Fun Race For Jeanneau Owners

    ON 7 September Euroyachts will be running the 18th edition of their Jeanneau Fun Race. As in previous years the format is a pursuit ‘race’ from Largs to Colintraive with the accent being on fun […]

  • Tour d’Clyde To Support RNLI

    AS PART of the forthcoming 2020 Year of Coasts and Waters, a unique charity sailing tour of the Clyde has been proposed with the RNLI as beneficiary. The concept, brainchild of Sir Boyd Tunnock, is […]

  • Fast Finishes In Three Peaks Race

    THE 42nd Three Peaks Yacht Race had some fast and challenging sailing conditions on the west coast of the UK, and the event rolled the clock back, including a multihull category for the first time […]

  • Sandy Sails Single-Handed To Mirror Champs Win

    THE SCOTTISH Mirror Championship, part of the Northern Traveller Series, was held for the first time since 2014 on the Forth at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club. 21 eager Mirror sailors from across Scotland and further […]

  • Leisure Marine Industry Drives Skills Initiative

    BOAT builders from around Scotland gathered recently at City of Glasgow College to support the launch of a new Modern Apprenticeship in Boat Building and Repair. Semta, the Engineering Skills Council, in cooperation with British […]

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