Young man falls to his death on Dar Mlodziezy

2020-07-22T18:40:06+01:00 July 22nd, 2020|News|

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 on board including students from the West Pomeranian Centre for Maritime Education and Polytechnic Education in Szczecin during a series [...]

Chichester Harbour Welcomes BBC Countryfile

2020-07-22T12:37:16+01:00 July 22nd, 2020|News|

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 projects taking place in the area, notably habitat restoration, scientific research into microplastics and wildlife success. Matt Baker and Anita [...]

Southampton Boat Show postponed to 2021

2020-07-22T12:41:52+01:00 July 6th, 2020|News|

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 explore the options to run an alternative, smaller scale outdoor event. Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine said, “The world is in an unprecedented [...]

A cautious return to cruising

2020-07-01T22:11:59+01:00 July 1st, 2020|News|

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 hard at work researching, collating and compiling weekly updates covering the UK, Europe and the Mediterranean, since the outbreak of [...]

Association of Cape Horners’ New President

2020-07-01T10:41:44+01:00 July 1st, 2020|News|

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, has a new President - The Earl of Portsmouth DL. As Quentin Wallop, he rounded the Horn during the Second [...]

Voiles de Saint-Tropez extends to two weeks

2020-06-25T12:03:01+01:00 June 25th, 2020|News|

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.  The programme differs according to boat category with the aim to optimise registration, organisation of start zones – which will [...]

Cruising in the EU post 31 December 2020

2020-06-25T11:53:34+01:00 June 24th, 2020|News|

The Cruising Association commences a lobbying campaign to extend 90 days cruising allowance An issue that has been bubbling away for some time is the change in access rules for UK citizens travelling in the EU after the completion of our exit scheduled for the end of this year. At present, the UK is offering [...]