The Brits at Brest

This time last year we were preparing to attend the massive festival at Brest, where so many classic sailors go for the four-yearly jamboree. With Mike Smylie we coordinated the British Village with craftsmanship on [...]

Lionheart Crew Wins America’s Cup J Class Regatta

With a dramatic, high stakes final race which was laden with tension until the final run to the finish on a tight and compact race course off Bermuda's Saint Georges, Lionheart clinched first at this [...]

America’s Cup J Class Regatta First Race cancelled

America's Cup J Class Regatta Race 1 Falls Victim to Light Airs Historic Seven J Class Exhibition Race is America's Cup Prelude Next Best Place To Be. Kiwi Seven Time Cup Campaigner Tony Rae Reflects [...]

Tally Ho has a new owner

The famous Albert Strange yacht Tally Ho, which won the Fastnet in 1927, but which has languished ashore for many years at last has a new owner. Leo Goolden – boatbuilder and yachtsman, bought the [...]

NZ to face USA in 35th America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand defeated Sweden's Artemis Racing 5-2 at Bermuda yesterday to win the right to challenge Team Oracle USA in the 35th America's Cup. In some spectacular racing, including 31-year-old Artemis Racing skipper [...]

Tres Hombres towed to safety by RNLI

The engineless trading Tall Ship Tres Hombres had to be towed into North Shields on the Tyne on Sunday June 4 after the engine on her launch broke down. There was no immediate danger to [...]