News 2018-05-08T16:34:51+00:00

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Children’s authors come together to tackle ocean plastics

Press release from the Marine Conservation Society: 50 of the UK’s best-known children’s authors and illustrators have joined forces to launch AUTHORS-4-OCEANS, a campaign to encourage both the book industry and young readers to ditch [...]

Environmental concerns feature at 50th Southampton Boat Show

50th Southampton Boat Show Southampton, SO15 1AG Friday 14 – Sunday 23 September 2018 10am – 6.30pm from 14-22 September and 10am – 6pm on Sunday 23 September Press release from British Marine: The London [...]

CNN on the Golden Globe Race

CNN on the Golden Globe Race - Shirely Robertson interviews RKJ and others about the original race in Suhaili and the upcoming recreation of the race from the Sables D'Olonne in France... on July 1st [...]

London Boat Show 2019 is cancelled

• NEXT YEAR'S SHOW WILL GO • 2018's FIVE DAY FORMAT WASN'T SUPPORTED • SOUTHAMPTON SHOW WILL BE BOOSTED British Marine, organisers of the London Boat Show have announced that the 2019 show will not [...]

Looe men celebrate a win in the pilot gig championships

2,000 rowers competed in the World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly from May 4 – 6 The men's Pilot Gig rowing crew from Looe, in Currah's Pride, have won the the 29th [...]

Lively Lady to sail at Hamble Classics 2018

Sir Alec Rose’s famous round-the-world yacht Lively Lady will be sailing in this year's Hamble Classics Regatta on 15-16th September at the Royal Southern Yacht Club. Now under the stewardship of Alan Priddy, Lively Lady [...]

Felicity Ann sails again

Ann Davison's famous pocket cruiser is restored in America Ann Davison 1914 - 1992 By Ellinor Walters Felicity Ann - at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding Ann Davison's Felicity Ann, the 1949 [...]

Douglas Innes escapes jail

Sailing School director Doug Innes has escaped jail after receiving a suspended 15-month prison sentence when he and his company Stormforce Coaching were convicted of failing to operate the yacht Cheeki Rafiki in a safe [...]

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  Classic Sailor Magazine is going through a period of restructuring at the moment following the death of our chairman and benefactor David Walker early [...]

Sailing the Schooner Mariette

The schooner Mariette was built 101 years ago and is still being raced competitively enough to win at regattas against younger boats. So what is she like to crew? David Abramczyk finds out; photos by [...]

Ten Top Sheath Knives for safety aboard

Safety knives for sailors – a review by Guy Venables and Dan Houston The simple sheath knife has always been the most important piece of personal kit a sailor can have. [...]

Feature In praise of the She 36

Of all the design offices to rise to prominence in the 20th century, Sparkman & Stephens must rank near the top. From cruising yachts to America’s Cup 12 metres (with an unsurpassed record of six [...]

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