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Off Skipness Point: A Beautiful Story at Sea told through Twitter
General Boating News Friday 24 October 2014
London based illustrator and map maker Kerry Hyndman took to Twitter to share a stunning series of illustrations telling her grandfather’s story of when he was a boy at sea.          The series is named  ‘Off Skipness Point’...

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San Diego and Bermuda Race Toward Finish Line to Become 2017 America's Cup Host Venue
Sailing Thursday 23 October 2014
  With the host venue for the 2017 America’s Cup still undecided, Bermuda and San Diego, the two remaining candidates, are now making final pushes to secure the 35th event.  ...
Mischievous Mutts Need RNLI Rescue
General Boating News Monday 20 October 2014
    This weekend, two dogs in separate locations in the UK got themselves into trouble, causing the RNLI to come to the rescue.       The first inci...
Sleek and luxurious - see inside the latest Princess 40M ‘Solaris’
General Boating News Monday 20 October 2014
We think you’ll relish this glimpse inside the stately Solaris, the latest Princess 40M from the M Class yacht range. The six cabin yacht was recently delivered to her owner and is the resul...
A Tribute to David Thomas
Sailing Friday 17 October 2014
Referred to as one of Britain’s most influential yacht designers, David Thomas designed some of the best known British boats during his career spanning half a century. His passing this week a...
10 Most Enviable Celebrity Yacht Owners
General Boating News Thursday 16 October 2014
Celebrities are often envied for their luxurious lifestyles, but what really turns us green is looking at the amazing yachts owned by the rich and famous.     See for yoursel...
Duchess of Cambridge Named Royal Patron of Ben Ainslie's New Sailing Charity
General Boating News Tuesday 14 October 2014
Since a young age, the Duchess of Cambridge has been a sailing enthusiast. She recently became the royal patron of the 1851 Trust, the charity set up in conjunction with Ben Ainslie’s America...
RYA’s Push the Boat Out returns for May 2015
Sailing Tuesday 14 October 2014
Over the weekend of 17-18 May 2014, over 24,000 people ‘pushed the boat out’ and took part in sailing and windsurfing taster sessions at sailing clubs and centres across the UK. The sc...
Our Life-Boat Men: Images from the Past
General Boating News Monday 13 October 2014
    A beautiful set of magic lantern painted glass slides offer a rare glimpse at Our Life-Boat Men between the late 19th century and early 20th century.     ...
50ft Crabzilla of Whitstable Harbour Becomes Internet Sensation
General Boating News Monday 13 October 2014
  A recent aerial photo of Whitstable Harbour has the internet wondering whether the seaside town has become the home of a 50ft-wide crab.        While ...
Is this the most beautiful and expensive jet ski ever?
General Boating News Monday 13 October 2014
It may be a design masterpiece, but this luxury personal watercraft from California-based Strand Craft will certainly set you back a pretty penny. Yacht designer Kurt Strand revealed this m...
Scotland's Boat Show Kicks Off
Marine Industry News Friday 10 October 2014
Scotland's Boat Show kicks off today at Kip Marina in Inverkip. Running since 1989, it has become the UK’s third biggest boat show after Southampton and London.     ...
Six ridiculously over-the-top superyacht features
General Boating News Thursday 09 October 2014
Helipads and cinemas are par for the course on the world’s most amazing superyachts but behind the tinted glass and sleek white exteriors lie fantastic, fun and ludicrously extravagant featur...
The Evolution of Tow Surfing
Wednesday 08 October 2014
  The introduction of boats and personal watercrafts (PWC’s) into the world of surfing has been described to have “brought about the only real quantum leap in surfing'...
Legendary all-women team in Volvo Ocean Race wears Helly Hansen
Sailing Tuesday 07 October 2014
Team SCA is the first all-women team to compete in the Volvo Ocean Race for more than a decade. The all-female team selected Helly Hansen as its official clothing partner for its l...
Team Alvimedica Take First Win of 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race and Show the Race's Evolution
Sailing Tuesday 07 October 2014
  In the first In-Port Race of this years Volvo Ocean Race, Team Alvimedica took the surprise win to kick off the fleet’s nine month adventure around the world.    ...
UK Big Wave Surfer Looks for Funding to Help Surf the Biggest Wave on the Planet
Marine Industry News Monday 06 October 2014
World renowned UK big wave surfer Andrew 'Cotty' Cotton launched a campaign to find £10,000 of funding to help him surf the biggest wave in the world and set a new world record. &...
Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation Named Official British Sailing Charity
Marine Industry News Friday 03 October 2014
Following their triumphant world record attempt to organise the world’s largest ever sailing race with 'Bart’s Bash', the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) have been name...
See the gripping teaser film for London Boat Show 2015
Marine Industry News Friday 03 October 2014
Excitement is building for London Boat Show 2015, and this powerful teaser video aims to convey this sense of drama and expectation around the global event. The theme being pushed in the video is: ...
The Iguana Yacht: Part Speed Boat, Part Tank
Motor Boating Wednesday 01 October 2014
  On the water, the Iguana Yacht is a beautiful luxury speedboat, but as it approaches land, its hydraulic powered legs emerge and it ‘walks’ out of the water.   &...
The World's First Floating Garage
General Boating News Tuesday 30 September 2014
  Recently on display at the Monaco yacht show was CRN yachts’ ‘J’ade’, the 60m superyacht feautring the world’s first floating garage.     ...
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