1980 boat-themed films

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!

boat sailing in blue sea

At the end of each year, most of us have a list of resolutions which get promptly shelved as soon as the new year starts. These 10 New Year's resolutions…

Tracy Edwards and the Whitbread Round the World Race crew aboard Maiden

Mark Zuckerberg's new yacht rumours, Tracy Edwards' Maiden restored and a new self-docking system is unveiled: see all of YBW's top news stories of 2018

smartphone with apps

These days there are some truly fantastic apps for sailors and boaters. From weather and tides forecast, route planners and marine traffic, to knot guides and real time language translation,…

A motor yacht following a hurricane

As a boat owner, the last thing on your mind when you set sail is that you might need to make an insurance claim. Here's how to prepare for the…

boat called Therapy on water

The Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) have unveiled the most popular boat names for 2018. Has the name of your craft made the list?

Best boat-themed of the 1990s

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…

A catamaran at anchor...boat names

According to sailing legend, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, naming a boat "is very personal" and reflects the owner's aims and personality. Find out if your boat name makes the BoatUS top…

Sailing TV programmes - Howards' Way, Black Sails, The River, Hornblower

Howards' Way, The Onedin Line and The River...YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?