Although the number of boat fires is relatively rare in the UK, the fire brigade says they quite often have devastating consequences. Find out the dos and don'ts to stay…
OLAS converts your smart phone or tablet to become part of your life saving inventory, sounding the alarm when the worst happens at sea
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued a stark warning to boaters following the deaths of two people on board a motor cruiser in Wrexham Broad
The Port of London Authority has unveiled its latest safety campaign - targeting human error - which has been linked to at least 40% of accidents on the river Thames…
None of us are perfect and we all make mistakes. Find out more about common sailing and boating errors from our experts and what you need to do to ensure…
The sun is breaking through the clouds and winter has finally released its grip on Britain – meaning there’s no better time to start preparing for the new boating season.…
The Lifesaver, a 3 metres of brightly visible yellow line has been created for easy man overboard retrieval using manpower, passerelle or lifting equipment
Users of the River Thames can now download a free Tidal Thames app to keep up to date with navigational information
From 1 February 2017, there will be new UK Coastguard emergency numbers for long range search and rescue
No matter how long you've been sailing we all get those moments when our brains cloud over! Watch these boating hacks to get the grey cells working again!
Keeping a close eye on your rigging is an essential part of boat maintenance and good seamanship
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
Andrew Nathanson is an emergency physician at Rhode Island Hospital, USA, and a sailor. He talks to YBW about the most common sailing injuries and how to avoid them.
Volvo Ocean Race winner, Olympic medallist and Musto ambassador, Ian Walker, gives advice on how to get into sailing and why it is one of the best things you can…
Crewsaver has unveiled the new Euro 100N life jacket designed especially for children. The Supersafe 150N foam life jacket has also been relaunched.
Taking your boat abroad this summer? The RYA is encouraging boaters to make sure unwanted invasive species are not brought back to the UK.
A marine safety alert has been issued by the US Coast Guard after it found more than 60 life jackets which had to be destroyed during a recent inspection.
The Boat Safety Scheme is urging all boat owners to be aware of carbon monoxide safety advice, following the deaths of two people in Norfolk.
The Boating Safety Mobile app aims to help boaters make sure their vessel is seaworthy. It also has an "Emergency Assistance" button.
As sailors and boaters, we have a responsibility to treat the environment with respect. Following these guidelines is good environmental practice for any sailor.