News 2020-06-29T09:25:37+01:00

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Book signing of Les Fêtes Maritimes

Because of Covid restrictions sadly I cannot be in Rochefort this coming weekend, writes Dan Houston, to join the photographer Nigel Pert in signing copies of our collaborative book - Celebrating Trad Boats (or Les [...]

Antibes: An unusual and stunning 25th edition

 Les Voiles d'Antibes regatta 2020 (September 16 - 20) Besides having had to postpone the 25th edition from June until September due to COVID, Les Voiles d'Antibes last week also had to play with the [...]

Council cancels Southampton Boat Show

Giving organisers less than 12 hours notice Southampton Council stopped the BOATS 2020 alternative Boat Show going ahead on the eve of its opening day. Organisers British Marine announced the closure at 2126 last night, [...]

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard reopens

From Portsmouth we have the good news that the heritage maritime sites are reopening on Monday August 24.  "We are delighted to announce that we will be reopening our sites in Portsmouth and Gosport next [...]

Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2021 cancelled

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival planned for February 2021 will not be proceeding, the festival’s General Manager Mr Paul Stephanus announced today. Mr Stephanus said that considerable planning had already gone into next year’s festival [...]

Pilot Cutter enriches Charlestown

Charlestown Harbour welcomes a new boat, Mascotte - the largest surviving Bristol Chanel Pilot Cutter - which also marks the launch of a new charitable sailing charity using Mascotte, called Rich’s Boat. The charity, named after Mascotte's longterm [...]

Club of the Year?

Applications are open for the 2021 RYA Club of the Year Award. Applications are now open for the RYA Club of the Year Awards which celebrate the outstanding achievement and promote the hard work of [...]

New berthing at Bembridge

Duver Marina In the changed environment of social distancing, the impact of which is likely to be long-lasting, the management at Bembridge Harbour have taken the decision, as a direct result of Covid-19, to remodel [...]

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Popular ICOM radios

IC-M423G and IC-M400BB Fixed Marine VHF radios, Back by Popular Demand The IC-M423GE (formerly the IC-M423G) and the IC-M400BBE (formerly [...]

Arthur Beale is Underway Again

We are going to fling open the door to our lovely shop from 11:00 until 16:00 on Monday to Thursday. [...]

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Dinghy Cruising on the Bristol Channel

A TRIP TO BRISTOL WITH MY DAUGHTER. Reproduced with permission from Imray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson Ltd. by Annabel Bowker-Dance Lydney Yacht Club, [...]

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Book of the Brest Festival

Celebrating Traditional Boats – Glorious Brest: the world's largest maritime festival in photographs by Nigel Pert & Dan Houston with a foreword by Sir Robin [...]

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