A first for Wales: Ferryside Lifeboat to get a rescue hovercraft

The independent Ferryside Lifeboat is to receive funding for a new rescue hovercraft, believed to be the first of its kind in WalesThe Ferryside Lifeboat on exercise. Credit: You TubeA new rescue hovercraft will soon be used to help save those stranded on the Towy Estuary in south Wales. The independent Ferryside Lifeboat has just announced […]

Emirates Team New Zealand fails to sign new America’s Cup framework

The Kiwi team is the only one of the six current competitors not to sign up to the framework and future protocols to deliver the next two America’s Cup competitions The teams that have signed up to the new framework. Credit: America’s CupEmirates Team New Zealand was notably absent as the other five teams currently […]

RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2017

The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts and Yachting, is the only exhibition in the world dedicated to exclusively to dinghies. Held at Alexandra Palace London, on the weekend of 4-5 March, there’s no better place to prepare for the season ahead and celebrate the sport with fellow sailors, friends and the industry. […]

Video of family’s dramatic Atlantic rescue from Dove II is released

The crew of the Tilly Mint, who answered a mayday call from the Coombes family on board Dove II, have released a video of the mid-Atlantic rescue The crew of the Tilly Mint help rescue the Coombes family25 January 2017 It was suppose to be a trip of a lifetime for the Coombes family from […]

Mother of Caribbean Sea murder victim pleads for speedy trial

75-year-old US sailor Silas Duane Boston denies murdering British couple Christopher Farmer and Peta Frampton on his boat in the Caribbean Sea in 1978 The couple were found off the coast of Punta de Manabique, Guatemala. Credit: Javier Alvarez25 January 2017 The mother of Christopher Farmer, who was found dead along with his girlfriend, […]

Henri Lloyd Jacket & Salopette

This fully waterproof and breathable Elite Therm Mid Layer combination jacket and salopettes from Henri Lloyd can be used on its own for 100 per cent waterproof protection in light spray conditions or as part of a layering system. The jacket features a Primaloft lining which ensures warmth without weight and the fleece on the […]

Become a harbour commissioner

One of the Cowes Harbour Commissioners, Ben Board, has taken the decision to resign due to family and work commitments. Cowes Harbour Commission is seeking a new Board member to fill the vacancy and has commenced an open recruitment process for the position. Cowes Harbour is renowned as the world’s most famous sailing destination and […]

Race Calendar Announced for P1 SuperStock UK Championship

P1 has unveiled plans to take its UK powerboat racing series to four countries this summer, with two new venues joining the line-up. Denmark, Scotland, Wales and England will each host a P1 Grand Prix of the Sea event. The first stop in June for the P1 SuperStock teams will be the city of Aalborg […]

Excel Boats announce new Virago RiBs range

Excel Boats’ new Virago 420 on display at the London Boat Show Excel Boats has announced the launch of the new Virago range. The Virago model range features an aluminium hull and deck for added strength and performance. A new console with high-spec trim and additional seating options will make heads turn while offering versatile […]