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How do I get ashore Captain?

2019-09-10T11:24:05+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Go-To News|

+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 on your best ‘going out’ clothes and step lightly onto the pontoon or quayside?So what if you find yourself on a mooring or at anchor? How does each vessel ferry its guest crew ashore?To save [...]

Flensburg’s America’s Cup exhibition

2019-08-15T11:47:58+00:00 August 13th, 2019|News|

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 America won her later-to-be eponymous cup, the exhibition has been put together with some of the heavyweights of classic yachting [...]

Cowes issues safety codes

2019-08-17T06:05:27+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Life Afloat|

As Cowes Week is set to begin the harbour master at Britain's home of yachting, Capt. Stuart McIntosh, has issued a guide to essential harbour safety for all boat users. Cowes Harbour Commission’s number one priority and responsibility is to maintain a safe harbour for all, the HM says. Equally, it is the responsibility of all [...]

Excelsior’s new boat

2019-08-15T11:48:20+00:00 August 7th, 2019|News|

New Lowestoft-built ship's boat is launched for Excelsior Excelsior Trust – the Lowestoft based sailing charity – has taken delivery of a traditional ships’ boat, built by Lowestoft’s International Boatbuilding Training College.  This boat is an historical reconstruction based upon a drawing held by the Science Museum recording of a smack’s boat in 1937. Excelsior [...]

ACR’s new personal locators

2019-08-17T10:15:18+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Kit|

Press release: ACR Electronics is launching its ResQLink™ PLB 400 series - the ResQLink 400 and ResQLink View Personal Locator Beacons Safety equipment specialist uses survivor feedback to further enhance the world’s best-selling Personal Locator Beacons with new user-friendly innovations  ACR Electronics is launching its next-generation ResQLink™ Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) – the latest evolution of [...]

Harker’s Yard Gigs

2019-08-17T05:36:20+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Heritage, Life Afloat|

Racing to keep up with demand – by Julia Jones How the restoration of Pioneer produced a training scheme for apprentices which has led to a whole new interest in competitive rowing. Apprentice Jake Anderson showing part of Moliette's backbone (stem, apron, forward knee) Sandwiched between two examples of traditional boatbuilding craft at [...]