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Spirit Yachts using Lignia

At the Southampton Boat Show 2019 we visited the new Spirit CR50 yacht and talked to them about using Lignia on the yacht's deck. Lignia is the new-ish FSC certified timber product which uses sustainable [...]

14th Monaco Classic Week kicks off in style!

  • 73 of the most beautiful classic yachts • The art of life at sea sailing and motor • Ships' chefs in on board bake-off style cuisine competition Wednesday 11th September 2019 - Serenaded [...]

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 [...]

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How do I get ashore Captain?

+44(0)1872 580022 - Email: Skippers@classic-sailing.co.uk How do I get ashore Captain? This might sound a bizzare question. Surely you put [...]

Stentec Navigation’s new AIS

See and be seen For your own safety and the safety of all skippers around you, installing AIS is definitely [...]

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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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