Tips and hints for Round the Island Race competitors
The weather has improved and it's time now to enjoy the light evenings and weekends. Here are our simple pre-launch tips to help get your boat back on the water
The company will donate two unique trophies to mark the 80th anniversary
A catamaran was rescued by the RNLI after it ran aground on a sandbank off Saltfleet Haven.
A skipper was saved after being thrown overboard when his 32 foot yacht was hit by a large wave.
Ceremony paused as St Catherine’s RNLI lifeboat launched to rescue two crew and speedboat
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Raymarine donates a number of Ray101E Handheld VHF Radios to the Portsmouth & Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards and Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue
Three anglers became stranded after their boat ran out of power
Sailors may have been racing around the Island for 80 years, but competitors in this year's event will have a welcome helping hand, thanks to Raymarine.
Volunteers battle strong winds and choppy seas to stop yacht drifting further out to sea
Yacht suffered steering failure at Ballochmartin bay on Isle of Cumbrae
Torbay's inshore lifeboats save four young adults stranded on cliffs
New Brighton Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat rushes to assist a yacht with three people stuck aboard in the mud of the River Mersey
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Go for the cheapest and hope you don't need to claim, or go for the most expensive because that must be the best? Or take a more logical approach with…
What to bear in mind if you need to make a claim and why insurers make use of the dreaded loss adjuster.
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A detailed survey helps your insurer assess the risk and might lead to a lower premium. But don't expect them to pay up for things that are missed.
Boats vary so much in condition that the valuation will be generally down to you. So is it important to get it right? And what are the consequences of over-estimating?