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

boats at christmas

A truly festive feast for the eyes: take a look at our gallery of some of the most beautiful boats decorated for Christmas

The RNLI are always ready to assist those in difficulty at sea. But it's not just people the RNLI help, they've also rescued a horse stuck in a cove and…

A yellow and red narrowboat on a stretch of a canal

It’s that time of year when many narrowboaters moor their vessels and hang up their boating shoes for Christmas. However, planning is essential before leaving your boat in the water…

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,…