News 2019-01-14T10:48:37+00:00

News from Classic Sailor

Oceans’ advocate expands message

The World Ocean Observatory (W2O) has launched six new partnership programmes to expand its message of conservation for global maritime resources. Founded 16 years ago with a diverse online platform to communicate the various messages [...]

Imperia goes yearly

Vele d’Epoca di Imperia is back annually. Entries for the 2019 edition are officially open Crew of the 1908 Fife cutter Viola celebrate Vele d’Epoca di Imperia, the most historical Italian meeting of [...]

Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019

Pedro Andrade Wins Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019  –  Poul Richard Hoj-Jensen is Corinthian Champion Lack of a stable wind prevented racing on the final day of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik [...]

Conner inspires Henri Lloyd

Henri Lloyd hopes to re-establish itself as a brand of innovation with a new range of sailing foulies and more casual clothes, inspired by Dennis Conner and aimed at the keen sailor. The Fremantle collection has [...]

Fire destroys Swallow Yachts’ shed

In the early hours of Friday 24th May, firefighters were called to the Swallow Yachts manufacturing facility in Cardigan, Wales where a huge fire had engulfed the workshop where Swallow Yachts' painting and prep were [...]

RNLI’s Float to Live campaign

From the RNLI:  The latest fatality figures show that last year, 128 people lost their lives at the UK coast. Just over half (55%) ended up in the water unexpectedly – many of them walkers [...]

Electric future

SOLAR & ENERGY BOAT CHALLENGE From 2-6 July, 33 teams will be descending on Monaco from all over the world to compete in this unique competition, including 22 universities, to imagine and build the future of [...]

OSTAR is still from Plymouth

Many pages are reporting on the disappointing news that The Transat has moved its race start from Plymouth to Brest stating the loss of 60 years of ocean racing from the city. However, they are failing to [...]

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Bucklers Hard to quadruple moorings

Major £2m investment for Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour on the Beaulieu River   Award-winning Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour is planning [...]

Latest range from Gill

Gill, the marine-focused performance and lifestyle brand, have launched their latest range, inspired by over 40 years of engineering apparel [...]

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Five Broads Hire firms join forces

It's not all about wooden boats A taste of sailing on the Broads with Eastwood Whelpton The companies that offer yachts [...]

Avel 1896 – Star boats

The clipper-bowed late Victorian period yacht Avel slips along in a St Tropez breeze with her crew in the lee scuppers and her helmsman looking [...]

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