Alex Thomson has smashed the world record for the greatest distance sailed solo in 24 hours as he hunts Armel Le Cléac'h in the Vendée Globe
Discovered in a farmer's storage shed, Bandit - the first keel boat built by legendary New Zealand yachtsman, Sir Peter Blake - has been lovingly restored
From hardcore racers like pop legend Simon Le Bon to George Clooney's love of motor yachts, here is our pick of the celebrities who adore sailing and boating.
In no particular order, we've pulled together some of the best sailing and boat-themed films of the 1980s. Vote, and let us know which one is your favourite!
Fed up with the Christmas festivities? Dream of being on the water instead of cooped up inside? Immerse yourself in one of these 10 sailing novels!
From the Aston Martin AM37 to the Riva 76 Bahamas, 2016 has seen the launch of some stunning boats and yachts. See which ones have made YBW's top 10 this
With the festive season on our doorsteps it's time to start getting into the Christmas spirit. These delicious cocktails are perfect for any party, whether you're celebrating on the high…
Affectionately known as the 'wee guys', the LEGO Coastguard Team is now spreading the coastal safety message across social media.
Keep everyone entertained this Christmas with our updated compilation of the best nautical jokes around..they're guaranteed side splitters!
It is 50 years ago today that the crew of the Greek cargo ship, Nafsiporos gave up all hope in hurricane conditions off Anglesey. That was until RNLI crews came…
YBW's list of the top 10 yacht pioneers in the last 100 years. Who do you think should be on the list? We would love to hear your suggestions.
From inflatable SUPs to engraved compasses we have plenty of gift ideas for boaters this Christmas
A judge has ruled that the USS Sequoia can be sold for $0. The former presidential yacht is currently laid up in a Virginia shipyard following a legal dispute over…
The 200-year-old Standedge Tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is being given a vital check up by engineers from the Canal and River Trust.
With the 2016 edition of the ARC starting on 20 November, YBW has pulled together seven fascinating facts about the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers.
Who wouldn’t want their furry friend on their nautical travels? Make sure you comply with the regulations when taking pets on board before you leave
Don't paint a boat green, no bananas on ships and don't invite the priest: take a look at 13 of our favourite superstitions at sea.
Find out what Ellen MacArthur and Dee Caffari always have on them! YBW asked professional and amateur sailors what they kept in their sailing jacket pocket when they are out…
The 90s gave us some memorable boat-themed film classics. The Hunt for Red October kept us glued to the screen and there was not a dry eye in the cinema…
We've compiled a list of some of the top female sailors in the world. Who would you nominate?