Classic Sailor Magazine – Restructuring

  Classic Sailor Magazine is going through a period of restructuring at the moment following the death of our chairman and benefactor David Walker early in the summer of 2017. David's death has meant that we have not been able to publish an issue over the last winter. Our most recent issue was No18 the [...]

By | 2018-02-22T15:56:24+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 18 – October-November 2017

In the 1926 drawing room play On Approval by Frederick Lonsdale, Maria, a wealthy widow, invites her long-time dinner companion Richard to spend a month at her house in Scotland. If she still likes him after a month together, they will marry... This issue of Classic Sailor features a similar tale, albeit under the travails of [...]

By | 2017-10-11T10:59:16+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 17 – August September 2017

Two of our main news stories this month are the Cheeki Rafiki Trial and the sale of the International Sailing Craft Association boats by auction. Leading features are the overnight endurance race that is the Three Rivers on the Norfolk Broads, a blow by blow account of one man's experience of the storm-ridden OSTAR (yes [...]

By | 2017-09-11T18:56:08+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 16 – June-July 2017

We have some great stories this month. Our coverline: Boats on a budget reflects the amazing bargains that can be snapped up at present - particularly some of the superb seaworthy glassfibre classics from the 1970s/80s... can a sailor, we asked, buy a cabin boat for less than £4K and then run it for under [...]

By | 2017-09-11T18:45:51+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Previous_editions|0 Comments

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. Jumping off the Tall Ship Eye of the Wind, to swim with whales. Folkboats, in GRP or wood, are among the world's best pocket cruisers and a great way to [...]

By | 2017-09-11T18:49:48+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Previous_editions|0 Comments

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     Read the issue online: HERE We're all at sea this month, with our cover featuring how the lugger Grayhound is making a living for her owners by shipping cargo with a paying crew. Horatio Nelson went [...]

By | 2018-03-01T15:10:10+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 13 – December 2016 – January 2017

Our December-January issue – some great winter reading. Containing a broad range of contents, from cruising an Achilles 24 through the Caledonian Canal and up the west coast of Scotland to a comprehensive review of folding knives. Practical articles cover reefing, anchoring techniques for the scope of your cable, restoring a wooden gaffer, trailers and [...]

By | 2017-09-11T12:24:45+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 12 – October-November 2016

Our October November issue – Man on a Mission. Dave Selby is a man after our own heart. His mission is to get more people sailing by showing them boats and sailing need not cost the earth or be the preserve of the super rich. We joined Dave in his Sailfish 18 on his way [...]

By | 2017-09-11T12:24:46+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 11 – August-September 2016

Our August September issue – Bargain Boats. Uncertainty in any market is a boon to the buyer and with as much as we have right now there has probably never been a better time to buy a boat. Read our guide to some of the best glassfibre and wooden boats on sale right now.    Read [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:49:04+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Previous_editions|0 Comments

Classic Sailor Magazine Issue 10 – July 2016

Our July issue – trailer sailing We're looking at the trailer sailer this month, with the start of a four part guide into owning and sailing one. With a cabin and towed behind a family car are they the best way to get away to a different bit of coast each season? Certainly the upkeep [...]

By | 2017-09-11T12:24:46+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Previous_editions|0 Comments