Police call off search for missing Hampshire sailor, Hugh Carter

Hampshire Police have called off the search for Hugh Carter who was last seen leaving the Keyhaven Yacht Club, Lymington on 6 November, 201621 November Hampshire Police have called off the search for missing sailor Hugh Carter. They believe Carter might have drowned. The Police said in a statement: “We have carried out extensive searches […]

UK Coastguard and RNLI assist catamaran near the Mersey Bar

The UK Coastguard asked for the assistance of the Hoylake RNLI after a high speed catamaran suffered engine problemsThe RNLI Hoylake was deployed to assist a 46 tonnes, 21 metre high speed catamaran which suffered loss of propulsion in one of its twin engines and was having difficulty manoeuvring. The Dalby Humber had been working […]

RNLI Dover and Dungeness assist Coastguard in cargo vessel collision accident

Two RNLI all-weather lifeboats were launched after a cargo vessel collided with a stone barge three miles south west of DoverVolunteer crew of the RNLI Dover and Dungeness all-weather lifeboats, City of London II and the Morrell, received a request to launch at 8.50am on Sunday 20 November. The UK Coastguard had had been alerted that […]

New adidas trainer made of ocean plastic goes on sale

The adidas UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley is now on sale, with an limited run of 7,000 pairs. It is made of up-cycled ocean plastic and other recycled material. A new trainer made of ocean plastic has been unveiled by adidas. The new footwear is made up of plastic waste retrieved from the Maldives and recycled polyester. […]

Land Rover BAR win in Japan and the World Series!

© Lloyd Images A stunning final day performance from Land Rover BAR took the ultimate round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) in Japan – and with the win they became 2015-2016 ACWS Champions. They did it with a race to spare, creating a sufficient buffer that they could focus on winning […]

Rare label addressed to HMS Titanic to be auctioned

A rare and previously undiscovered parcel label which was set to be delivered on board the infamous ocean liner, the RMS Titanic. The label will be offered as part of forthcoming Stamps & Postal History auction on 29-30 November with an estimate of £12,000. Bought by a collector in England, who initially had no idea […]

Land Rover BAR take the day and increase overall lead

Land Rover BAR increase overall lead on Day One Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Fukuoka. Image: Lloyd Images Land Rover BAR sailed a brilliant opening day at the final round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) in Fukuoka, Japan. Ben Ainslie and his team opened with a wire-to-wire win to put […]

Young people wanted for a sailing opportunity of a lifetime

Morvargh Sailing Project are looking for eight people aged 14-18 to take part in Aspire360 and sail 1,735 nautical miles around the coast of BritainAspire360 is being organised by Morvargh Sailing Project and is open to young applicants from across the UK. It will begin and end in Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, and is expected to take […]

Champions in waiting at final match race showdown

12 of the UK’s best match racing teams will face off this weekend at the RYA National Match Racing Series Grand Final, held at Queen Mary Sailing Club (18-20 November). The best of the best following the 2016 qualifying series will race for the coveted Eacott Trophy and the chance to have their names etched […]

Christmas Gift! Leatherman Skeletool

£63 arthurbeale.co.uk This is l a full-size Leatherman multi-tool featuring a stainless steel combo straight/serrated blade [ideal for cutting through rope], good pliers, a bit driver and the karabiner/bottle opener. The removable pocket clip means it easily clips onto a belt or pack, — no sheath required. Source: New feed