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Sailing an Achilles 24 in Scottish waters

Join Rob Bashford as he sails his Achilles 24 through the Caledonian Canal and up the western coast of Scotland in a bid to go "over the top".  Rob gives us a basic lesson in reefing, which is a clue as why he went back the way he came... Full feature in the December-January issue. [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

Oysters Ahoy!

In the October-November issue of Classic Sailor, John Worrall tells of the revival of Oyster dredging by sail. Which culminates with the annual Oyster dredging match off Packing Shed Island.

By |October 24th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |

Launching the Lifeboat.

Dramatic footage of RNLI teams has been making quite a stir on Facebook recently. In our October-November issue, Richard Johnstone-Bryden visits Happisburgh Lifeboat Station to learn the remarkable techniques used by the rescue crews.

By |October 24th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |

Keep Sailing This Winter.

Still thinking of wrapping your boat up and ignoring her till next April? Maybe it's time to think again. Travel Blogger Dylan Winter shows off the beautiful winter sailing to be had at Mylor Yacht Harbour.

By |October 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|