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News from Classic Sailor

World’s first 3-D printed boat

A 25ft power patrol boat has been 'printed' by the University of Maine at its Advanced Structures and Composites Center in Orono, Maine. The event also unveiled the world's largest polymer 3-D printer which is [...]

British wooden dinghy shortlisted for award

Peter Newbery-Thornton of Devon Wooden Boats is a finalist for the Dinghy of the Year Award for his new Dash dinghy, built in wood as a high performance single handed sailer at his yard in [...]

Brexit and going foreign

The RYA and British Marine, the two largest leisure marine sector member organisations in the UK, have been working closely together to seek and obtain greater clarification as regards the free movement of pleasure craft [...]

Build your own sea chest

Who wouldn't want to own a classic sailor's sea chest - especially if you'd built it yourself. A course is being run which allows participants to do just that - at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime [...]

Turner goes on show at Mystic

An exhibition of the watercolours of JMW Turner has just opened at Mystic Seaport museum in Connecticut. In partnership with Tate-London, from October, 2019, to February 23, 2020, Mystic Seaport Museum presents J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors [...]

Some news in brief

• UK America's Cup challenge Britannia launches • British Olympic sailing team for Tokyo 2020 announced • More wind farms • Moving a 1700s house... by barge   October 4, Portsmouth UK: Sir Ben Ainslie’s [...]

Foundation celebrates 20 Years and £51m of grants

Peter Harrison Foundation aids  20  Sailing Charities and Projects.  The Peter Harrison Foundation will celebrate 20 years of helping sailing charities with grants of money in November 2019.  Founded by successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, Peter [...]

Small ships race despite light winds

By Max Mudie for ASTO. Given that the remains of Storm Lorenzo were evident both before and after this race, it was always going to be a choice of too much wind or none at [...]

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from our friends in industry

LIGNIA Wood Company joins Water Revolution Foundation

Global foundation aims to drive sustainability in the yachting industry. LIGNIA Wood Company, the manufacturer of the sustainable real-wood alternative to Burmese [...]

Great deals on sailing Eye of the Wind

+44(0)1872 580022 - Email: Windy & Wild Options - for all Budgets   What true sailor wouldn't want to [...]

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Our next boat

Long term cruiser Richard  Toyne on the process of choosing the boat to replace his beloved liveaboard ketch Sigfrid         When Magali and I decided [...]

Moulding an oil tray

How To Series by Jake Kavanagh with Wessex Resins and adhesives The beauty of epoxy is that it makes a tough, non-shrinking connection between various [...]

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