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News from Classic Sailor

Young man falls to his death on Dar Mlodziezy

A young student has fallen to his death while on a training day with the Polish Tall Ship Dar Młodzieży. The 387ft ship, sailing out of her home port of Gdynia had around 150 people [...]

New race from RORC

From Trish Jenkins, (RORC):  The Royal Ocean Racing Club returns to racing on August 1st with Race the Wight.   The RORC will now put in place a mini series of long day races which [...]

Chichester Harbour Welcomes BBC Countryfile

Chichester Harbour Conservancy has welcomed the BBC Countryfile team, for an episode which will broadcast on Sunday 26th July. Filming focused on the unique features of Chichester Harbour as well as some of the key [...]

Cowes Classics Week 2021

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2021 COWES CLASSICS WEEK The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, have new dates for the recently cancelled regatta saying it will now be held from 3 – [...]

Southampton Boat Show postponed to 2021

From the organisers: Following the COVID-19 guidelines regarding large scale gatherings, British Marine will be postponing the 52nd edition of the Southampton International Boat Show until September 2021. However, with today’s (July 3rd) government announcement stating that a timetable for events will be revealed next week, British Marine will be continuing to [...]

A cautious return to cruising

From Peta Stuart Hunt, of the Cruising Association. The CA's COVID-19 map updated on 30 June 2020 Over the past few months, the Cruising Association's RATS (Regulations and Technical Services) group has been [...]

Association of Cape Horners’ New President

30 JUNE 2020 - PORTSMOUTH UK.  THE EARL OF PORTSMOUTH IS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CAPE HORNERS The International Association of Cape Horners whose Patron is HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, [...]

Voiles de Saint-Tropez extends to two weeks

News from Maguelonne Turcat, SNST: Confirmed from Saturday, September 26th to Friday, October 9th, the new format of the Voiles de Saint-Tropez offers an event spread over two weeks, for the modern and classic yachts. [...]

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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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