Wharram Catamarans Gather in Cornwall

The Cornish Wharram ‘Hui’, was a fantastic get together of boats and people on 4-6th August. Every small Wharram Catamaran design was represented from Hitia 14 to Tiki 31. Seven boats arrived, five by sea and two by road. Added to this were the four boats at Wharram head quarters, so a total of eleven [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Go-To News, News|

Tally Ho in the 1927 Fastnet

From our story in the current issue of Tally Ho - her log from winning the 1927 Fastnet and details of the beginning of her restoration with Leo Goolden: "Wet manilla halyards and sheets swell and shorten when wet. Everything on Tally Hoʼs deck was wet after days of rain. The heavy canvas mainsail went [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Sailing backwards

“Every time I hoist a sail, I remember my dad.”  Son to sail his dad’s handcrafted boat backwards as a symbol of his journey with dementia At six years old, Matthew Thomas was taught how to sail by his father, Eric, in a boat he had built in his garage back in 1971. What started [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

270 internationally important boats go to auction

MAIN ONLINE AUCTION (Eyemouth, Cardiff & Lowestoft) Closing 12 Noon Wed 26th July 2017 ... But bids for the whole collection can be submitted up until Noon 21st July 2017 The entire contents of EISCA, Eyemouth International Sailing Craft Association Limited (Eisca), a Scottish registered Charity is for sale: It comprises 270 Boats of Internationally [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Cowes Classics Week Day 3: Tight racing for vintage classes

Fun, if not sun, at the Cowes Classics as the Victorys rock up and tight racing see's Bojar's bowman getting knocked overboard... The Victory class sailed across the Solent today from their very own Portsmouth-based Victory Class Sailing Club which was established in 1934, the same year that the first yachts were built, to make [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Solar & Electric Boat Challenge in Monaco

From Monaco Yacht Club (YCM) Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July 2017 Principality of Monaco shines on Solar! 21 teams from seven nationalities took part in the 4th Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge, organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco in partnership with UIM (International Powerboating Federation) from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July [...]

By |July 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Cheeki Rafiki boss found guilty, but could face retrial

Douglas Innes, who managed the vessel Cheeki Rafiki has been found guilty of failing to ensure the safety of the yacht which capsized in the Atlantic with the loss of four lives in May 2014. In the trial which has lasted longer than a month at Winchester Crown Court his company Stormforce Coaching was also [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Dragon Edinburgh Cup Day 3

13 July 2017 - Cowes, UK - The penultimate day of the Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2017 sponsored by Oliver Morgan Architects and Stoneham Construction Ltd in Cowes, produced one truly extraordinary race which shook the leader board up and leaves four boats in close contention going into the final race. Hosted by the Island Sailing [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Power of the wind exhibition – Barcelona

The Puig Classic Regatta starts in Barcelona today, and to celebrate 10 years of racing Puig the sponsor company has unveiled an exhibition of photos – taking from the best of the series over a decade called ‘With the power of the wind’ . The exposition is at the Maritime Museum in Barcelona until the [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

Artists attend 12-M regatta

From Robbe and Berking, Germany July 2017: Artworks of the "North German Realists" (www.norddeutscherealisten.de ) are highly sought after. Since 1989 this group of artists have met once a year at much-noticed common plein air painting symposia in different locations. While New Zealand and the USA were duelling for the 2017 America's Cup in Bermuda, [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |