Main photo: GGR skippers congregate in Les Sables d'Olonne. Back row left to right: Loic Lepage (FRA) Uku Randmaa (EST), Tapio Lehtinen (FIN) Don McIntyre - Race Founder, Abhilash Tomy (Ind) LSDO sport) Are Wiig [...]
Sailors' tailor Henri Lloyd went into administration last week before being thrown a lifeline from Aligro which immediately bought it for an undisclosed sum. However the deal meant the loss of 128 jobs across the [...]
Arnside Sailing Club have relaunched their restored Royal Mersey Rivers Class Yacht Severn with the help of a £5,500 Heritage Lottery Fund grant. The club bought the yacht earlier in the year and brought her [...]
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston receives his steak at the Golden Globe press conference in the Chain Locker pub in Falmouth, at lunchtime today. “I was desperate for a steak because I wanted something to chew,” said [...]
Thrills and spills from last week at Antibes where 82 yachts ranging from 9m Tonfinous to the Big Class beauties like Cambria (1928) or Moonbeam (1920) gathered for the first large classic event of the [...]
An East Anglian scientific organisation plans to conduct a seabed mapping programme, led by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) in Lowestoft, to provide charts which could be accessed by anyone working [...]
Over the bank holiday weekend, 19 Sunbeams enjoyed excellent sailing conditions in Chichester Harbour at a special 95th anniversary regatta. Originally designed by Alfred Westmacott in 1922, the Sunbeam class has enjoyed such longevity that [...]
In our experience of teaching folks to sail, both on our own Traditional Boat Skills courses aboard Amelie Rose and through the RYA YachtmasterTM scheme we’ve come across many “methods” for doing everything from making [...]
The schooner Mariette was built 101 years ago and is still being raced competitively enough to win at regattas against younger boats. So what is she like to crew? David Abramczyk finds out; photos by [...]
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