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Antigua Classics the 30th edition

From ACYR:   The end of the ACYR is bittersweet. Yachts are casting off for ports near and far. Four Carriacou sloops and the 65’ Windward Island schooner Jambalaya, that took line honours on the Cannon [...]

  • Spirit of Falmouth

Sailing charity launches crew search for Round Britain Challenge 2017

Release from Turn to Starboard:     Turn to Starboard is launching a recruitment drive with a difference – to find adventure-seeking military veterans for another round-Britain sailing expedition on board a classic tall ship. Last summer [...]

Sea of masts at Antigua Classics

The first of Panerai’s Classic Yachts Challenge for 2017 got underway Wednesday on island time as final members of the fleet pulled in 15 minutes after the close of registration but with plenty of time [...]

The Columbia 29

Nardi's Nod this month is the Columbia 29 - beautiful S&S six berth long keeler from the 1960s. "With her elegant lines, a good turn of speed and comfortable interiors the Columbia 29 was orginally [...]

Do you have what it takes to become a Classics Hero?

From the organisers: We’re looking for classic boat enthusiasts to help protect the future of the Falmouth Classics! The Tilley Endurables Falmouth Classics event has grown from a one day event to a three day [...]

Beale Park’s Richard Howard – 8 Bells

Announcement from Beale Park, which hosts the BOAT & OUTDOOR SHOW over the first weekend in June "With great sadness, we must announce that Richard Percival Howard, Beale Park Chairman of Trustees, passed away peacefully [...]

Tortola Sloop Spring Challenge

WIndies regatta style: Press release from organisers:  Easing the Pace: The VP Bank Tortola Sloop Spring Challenge Enjoying the old & the new at the 46th BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival Teams racing [...]

London Boat Show will be Five days

British Marine Boat Shows, organiser of the London Boat Show, says the 2018 Show, at ExCel in London's docklands will be a five day event. Starting on Wednesday 10 January until Sunday 14 January, the [...]

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The Latest Issue

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 15 – April-May 2017

75 Years of the Folkboat – the world's most popular and versatile pocket cruiser ever. Latter day Vikings cross the Atlantic in a Long Ship. [...]

Sailing with whales – from an editorial: February 2017

Seeing whales at sea in their natural environment is awesome... and respectful   It was on a crossing of the Bay of Biscay on one of those days where a total lack of wind brings [...]

  • London Boat Show 2016

Classic Blunder

These initial blog posts are really to play catch up. As we transition from the normal run of the mill lifestyle to one with a lot less stuff and very different modes of transport. Moving [...]

Sailing to Paradise – Our new Blog

From Van to Vannes….. (and beyond) We’re Al & SJ. Just an everyday UK couple. No different to anyone else. There’s the house. Albeit on a private marina next to a river near Cambridge. Complete [...]

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