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Queen’s award for MAST volunteers

MAST – Merseyside Adventure Sailing Trust receives UK’s top voluntary services award The Merseyside Adventure Sailing Trust (MAST) was honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services during its sixth Irish Sea Tall Ship regatta. [...]

Sailing charity to host fourth gala dinner

Wanna get togged up and raise some money to help injured Forces veterans through a sailing charity?  ' Course you do! Turn to Starboard is inviting friends, supporters and well-wishers to join them for its fourth [...]

Pip Hare defying the odds in the Fastnet

This year’s Rolex Fastnet race held several surprises, not least how Poole-based round-the-world sailor Pip Hare pulled ahead of the rest of the IMOCA 60 fleet in the early stages of the race. On paper, [...]

Greta Thunberg sets sail from Plymouth

Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old Swedish climate protection activist, set sail from Plymouth this afternoon bound for the New York United Nations Climate Change conference aboard the 60ft (18.28m) foiling high-tech racing yacht Malizia [...]

Flensburg’s America’s Cup exhibition

The Robbe & Berking Yachting Heritage Centre, in Flensburg, N Germany, is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the American schooner America and the birth of the America´s Cup. Opening on August 22nd - the date [...]

RNLI returns boat after two years adrift

James Walker from Lancaster and co-owner Phil Smith were delighted when their boat, which had been missing at sea for nearly two years, was found and returned to them by the RNLI. Fleetwood RNLI launched [...]

Climate change pirates colour Falmouth in pink

Falmouth Week wakes up to a call for Climate Change as 200 Pink Flags are placed on boats overnight Pirate Rebels brave Friday night’s wild weather warnings to board boats under cover of darkness and [...]

Ester sails again

The 1901 rocketyacht Ester – the so-called mini Vasa rescued from the deep in 2015 by Bo Eriksson and friend Per Helgren, has launched after a four year restoration and started some sailing trials at [...]

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Stentec Navigation’s new AIS

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Living in a dinghy

Cruising in a dinghy can get you across seas – and further up creeks than yachts, advises Roger Barnes Heading out to sea: "We [...]

Jetski is a Russian Word

By Sam Llewellyn It is a little-known fact that the jetski, like the tractor and the iron lung, was invented by Stalin - though on [...]

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