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Excelsior launches crowdfunding campaign

The Excelsior Trust, which looks after the 99 year old iconic Lowestoft sailing smack, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to keep her sailing.  The crew are currently in lockdown on board and have been using [...]

Zoom talks from Arthur Beale

Building and Sailing a Traditional Wooden Boat in The Arctic: An expedition to Jan Mayen and East Greenland. London Chandlers Arthur Beale has announced that boatbuilder and arctic sailor Will Stirling will be giving a [...]

Return to the water

Boaters urged to take a considerate and cautious approach as we return to the water. The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) warmly welcomes a return to the water following the Prime Minister’s announcement, on May 10 [...]

Sue Farrer – Eight Bells

We were very sad to hear of the death of Sue Farrer who, with her husband Peter, was a stalwart of the Old Gaffers Association and a huge force for good (and fun) in the [...]

ESailing Championships at RYA Dinghy Show

Press release from RYA: Following the success of last year’s eSailing World and GBR National Championships, the RYA are pleased to once again be partnering with World Sailing and Virtual Regatta, the leading digital sailing platform, for the [...]

Coastguard Form CG66 transfers to RYA

Death of CG66 As the 2020 sailing season approaches, the Regulations and Technical Services committee (RATS) of the Cruising Association (CA) reminds cruising sailors that the voluntary safety information scheme known as CG66 (after the [...]

Fife yachts sale low

Two Fife classic boats were sold at auction in Paris today together raising little more than the lower price expected for the smaller vessel. The beatifully restored 1908 15-M Mariska sold for €320,000 (£272,000) and [...]

National Historic Ships teams up with Pellew people

National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) has announced that the Falmouth Pilot Cutter CIC has joined as a new partner for the final season of the Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership 2 (SHTP 2) project – a [...]

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Bill King on Galway Blazer, 1968 Golden Globe Race

An elegiac film on Cdr Bill King RN who entered the 1968 Golden Globe race in his cold-moulded two masted junk rig schooner Galway Blazer [...]

The Rule of Tenths

The rule of tenths is a ready reckoner which you can use as a rough guide to working out the current height of tide in [...]

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