News from Classic Sailor

Free Racing Coaching from the RORC

From James Boyd:   RORC Easter Challenge - Free expert coaching Friday 14th - Sunday 16th April 2017 Winsome Easter Challenge: The Royal Ocean Racing Club's Easter Challenge offers free expert coaching on the water as [...]

Hanuman overall winner of St Barth’s

Released from J-Class Association 20 iii 2017:  Hanuman won the record six strong J Class at the Saint Barths Bucket, the first regatta of a milestone J Class 2017 season, but the outcome could not [...]

Velsheda Wins Day 3 at Saint Barths.

Released from J-Class Association, St Barth's, WI: Six J-Class yachts were racing. Winning their third race in a row for the J Class at the 30th Saint Barth's Bucket Velsheda's crew extended their overall lead [...]

Crew member dies falling from mast

A British deckhand aged 18 has died after she fell from the mast of the modern replica classic schooner Germania Nova, at Errol Flynn Marina in Port Antonio, Jamaica, WI, on Tuesday, March 14. Bethany [...]

10th edition of Cowes Classics – entries open

Press release from: Charles Stanley Direct Cowes Classics Week Cowes Classics Week is back once again in July 2017 with a newly branded sponsor title, courtesy of Charles Stanley Direct, a new division of Charles [...]

Tally Ho – to a restoration?

The Albert Strange Association is desperate to find a champion for the 47ft Strange yacht Tally Ho, built in Shoreham by Stow and Sons in 1910. Ninety years ago this great ocean racing boat was [...]

Beale Park – it’s in the calendar

The Beale Park Boat Show over the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of June is Britain's most relaxed boat show. Set around the charming lake at Beale Park near Pangbourne on the River Thames it features [...]

The Lynher Barge Conservation Project wins National Lottery support

Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the Lynher River Barge Community Interest Company has received £48,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, The Lynher Barge Conservation Project based at [...]

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The Latest Issue

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 14 – February-March 2017

Eco Trading under sail, Nelson's seamanship, Sea Therapy for military veterans, The artist Wm Wyllie's sailing life and boats We're all at sea this month, [...]

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 [...]

Azores Shipwreck

"Sitting in Ramsgate harbour waiting for a brisk NW wind to drop before crossing the Thames Estuary, I noticed a small gaffer turn into the next berth. I offered to help with the lines and [...]



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