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Antigua 2020 fleet preview

Notive from the Regatta Committee: Changing the dates of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta from the usual second half of April to the very beginning (1-7 April 2020) has enabled various past participants to come [...]

Children sail to raise money for YMCA

 Thousands raised as local children sail the seas to tackle social issues A relay-style sailing adventure around the UK coastline has raised more than £18,000 so far in aid of the Newark in Nottinghamshire YMCA, [...]

Olaf Harken dies aged 80

• Co-founder of the blocks and rigging multinational dies in Pewaukee Wisconsin. • He is survived by Ruth, his wife of 47 years, three daughters, four granddaughters and a grandson. • Preliminary plans include a [...]

World’s first 3-D printed boat

A 25ft power patrol boat has been 'printed' by the University of Maine at its Advanced Structures and Composites Center in Orono, Maine. The event also unveiled the world's largest polymer 3-D printer which is [...]

British wooden dinghy shortlisted for award

Peter Newbery-Thornton of Devon Wooden Boats is a finalist for the Dinghy of the Year Award for his new Dash dinghy, built in wood as a high performance single handed sailer at his yard in [...]

Brexit and going foreign

The RYA and British Marine, the two largest leisure marine sector member organisations in the UK, have been working closely together to seek and obtain greater clarification as regards the free movement of pleasure craft [...]

Build your own sea chest

Who wouldn't want to own a classic sailor's sea chest - especially if you'd built it yourself. A course is being run which allows participants to do just that - at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime [...]

Turner goes on show at Mystic

An exhibition of the watercolours of JMW Turner has just opened at Mystic Seaport museum in Connecticut. In partnership with Tate-London, from October, 2019, to February 23, 2020, Mystic Seaport Museum presents J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors [...]

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from our friends in industry

New bar and restaurant at Shamrock Quay

Berth holders, tenants and visitors at MDL’s Shamrock Quay Marina will soon be able to enjoy a range of culinary [...]

LIGNIA Wood Company joins Water Revolution Foundation

Global foundation aims to drive sustainability in the yachting industry. LIGNIA Wood Company, the manufacturer of the sustainable real-wood alternative to Burmese [...]

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Latest Features

A Classic Boat?

David Greenwood of finding a boat that matched his desire to cruise the coast and canals, and the depth of his pockets... David at [...]

The Fully-Rigged Ship

The fully-rigged ship was an excellent example of early industrial standardisation, writes Dan Houston. With the trade of the sailor being international there was a [...]

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