Danger down-under

The sinking of the Japanese Fisheries’ trawler, Ehime Maru, after an American submarine surfaced beneath the vessel, is bound to raise concerns amongst all those who go to sea

Price hikes

Cardiff Harbour Authority has proposed harbour dues in excess of the national average


The biggest boat, caravanning, camping and leisure show returns to the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow this month, with a range of dinghies, motor boats, leisure craft, chandlery, and sailing…

MCA to conduct major exercise in North Wales

Exercise Snowdon, a major maritime exercise to be conducted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), is scheduled to take place off Anglesey in North Wales on Wednesday 7 and…

PRB pulling away

The two leading boats in the Vendée Globe have spent the day wallowing in the light airs associated with the Azores anticyclone since yesterday evening. Michel Desjoyeaux (PRB), 1 degree…

PRB retakes the lead

First to pick up the trade winds, PRB has retaken pole from Kingfisher, and leads the Vendee fleet north through the Atlantic

Ellen MacArthur aboard her Open 60, Kingfisher, battled it out with Desjoyeaux’s PRB during the night to find herself in the lead by three miles

IC 45 Winter Series

Day One – Adrian Stead and his team aboard Barlo Plastics, began their Admiral’s Cup campaign in style with emphatic wins in both the opening races of the Clean Marine…

Request for crew denied

The skippers in THE RACE received a request from Cam Lewis, the American skipper of Team Adventure, asking for their agreement for him to replace the crew that have left…

Ovington Marine, known for building racing dinghies and performance keelboats such as the Mumm 30, has secured the contract to build the new Farr 52 One Design

The merger between UK marine wholesalers Sowester and Simpson-Lawrence last year was a coming together of giants and bound to cause a logistical headache. The plan to move Simpson-Lawrence’s £3…

London Boat Show – Day five

Did you brave the show at the weekend? If you want to avoid the crowds, then why not make the most of an evening ticket offer

Record sales

Exhibitors at the show have achieved record sales